News – 2007.01.19

  • Acrosser Opens Office in Argentina
    Acrosser Technology Company announced the opening of Acrosser Argentina. This is another milestone in the company’s progressive history. Founded in 1987, Acrosser was a pioneer in the embedded computing industry; developing the ROM/SRAM disk card which solved many inherent disk drive instability problems. With nearly 20 years of success Acrosser has established itself as a leader in the production and design of single board (SBC) and industrial computers, as well as industrial and embedded PC’s.
  • Fujitsu Debuts Compact Optical Transceivers for GPON Transmission
    Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the development of the world’s first optical transceiver technology capable of operating across a temperature range of -40C (-40F) to 85C (185F). These devices, which can also receive burst signals widely with varying optical power, are designed for application in Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) systems that are being deployed primarily in North America to enable high speed broadband access.
  • AXIOMTEK Launches Cost-Effective Industrial Mini ITX Board with AMD LX
    AXIOMTEK, as a trusted Applied Computing Platform provider, is pleased to express a cost-effective Mini ITX motherboard, the SBC86620. This extremely low power Mini ITX SBC supported AMD Geode(TM) LX family processors which is around 0.9 watt only. This Mini ITX motherboard lowers the total cost of ownership by dramatically reducing customer’s system implementation costs and improving time-to-market by standard I/O outlets.
  • OPTi Files Patent Lawsuit Against Apple for Predictive Snooping
    OPTi Inc. (OTCBB:OPTI) announced that it had filed a patent infringement lawsuit on January 16, 2007 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Apple Inc. (“Apple”) for infringement of three U.S. patents. The three patents at issue in the lawsuit are U.S. Patent No. 5,710,906, U.S. Patent No. 5,813,036 and U.S. Patent No. 6,405,291, all entitled Predictive Snooping of Cache Memory for Master-Initiated Accesses.
  • National Technical Systems Increases Aerospace Test Capabilities
    National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced the addition of a new high power variable frequency programmable power supply capability at their Fullerton, CA test laboratory. The AC/DC programmable power supply is capable of supplying 90 kVA. This capability is necessary to support RTCA/DO-160D/E, MIL-STD-704D/E and ABD0100.1.8 (Airbus) requirements.
  • Cswitch, SoftJin to Open Off-Shore Development Center in India
    SoftJin, a customized EDA (Electronic Design Automation) tool development company, and Cswitch Corporation, a semiconductor company developing next generation of configurable solutions, announced the companies are setting up of an Off-Shore Development Center (ODC) in India to focus on developing customized EDA tools for customers and for in-house use of Cswitch. Under the terms of the agreement, SoftJin will have a dedicated team developing a variety of system and user tools and provide other design-related services for Cswitch’s Configurable Switch Array technology.