News – 2007.02.21 – Late Edition

Blaze DFM Merges with Aprio Technologies
Blaze DFM, the electrical DFM company, announced that they have signed a letter of intent to merge with Aprio Technologies, a technology leader in providing design for manufacturability (DFM) solutions to the semiconductor industry. The integration of Aprio’s analysis and simulation engines into the Blaze product line enables Blaze to offer the industry’s only comprehensive electrical DFM solution. Financial terms of the agreement were not announced. The merger is expected to be finalized within the next few weeks.

PrismTech, Green Hills Unveil SCA-Compliant SDR Operating Environment
PrismTech(TM), a leading provider of advanced software platforms and tools, and Green Hills Software, Inc., the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), announced the availability of the smallest and fastest complete Software Communications Architecture (SCA)-compliant Software Defined Radio (SDR) Operating Environment (OE) running on the most secure, reliable, high-performance real-time operating system (RTOS), INTEGRITY(R).

Magma Drops Anti-Trust Claims Against Synopsys
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) announced that Magma Design Automation has requested that the Court dismiss all antitrust claims against Synopsys. In return, Synopsys agrees not to pursue Magma for malicious prosecution or any other claims related to making these anti-competitive accusations against Synopsys. The Court has been asked to dismiss all of these claims ‘with prejudice,’ meaning they cannot be revived.

ADLINK Offers AdvancedTCA Building Blocks
ADLINK Technology offers a complete line of full-featured AdvancedTCA building blocks for use in high-performance applications. ADLINK provides four distinct functionalities – processor blades, hub switch blades, control modules, and chassis – in various versions to help build AdvancedTCA platforms and get products to market quickly.

ArchPro Enhances Multi-Voltage Design Tools
ArchPro Design Automation announced significant enhancements to its multi-voltage design tool lineup – MVSIM, for verification of power-managed designs; MVRC: a voltage rule checker; and MVSYN: automating the implementation of multiple voltages.

Mercury Computer Directs Software Defined Radio Forum
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) announced at the Fifth Annual Software Radio Summit, that it has joined the board of directors of the Software Defined Radio Forum (SDRF). The SDRF is an international industry association dedicated to supporting the development and deployment of software defined radio (SDR) systems that enable flexible and adaptable architectures in advanced wireless systems.

ISaGRAF Receives IEC 61131-3 Compliance Confirmation
ICS Triplex ISaGRAF Inc., the leading automation software partner, is proud to announce that their award-winning ISaGRAF automation software has received confirmation of IEC 61131-3 compliance from TÜV Rheinland.