News – 2007.03.21 – Late Edition

ADLINK Debuts PCI-8144 4-Axis Stepper Motor Control Card
ADLINK Technology Inc. announced the PCI-8144, a cost-effective 4-axis stepper motor control card with four pulse output channels. The PCI-8144 delivers high-frequency pulse rates of up to 2.4 MHz, supporting high-speed motors at higher resolutions with faster acceleration. Up to 12 PCI-8144 control cards can be configured to control up to 48 axes from a single host system. The PCI-8144 also offers precise synchronization across all axes to ensure simultaneous starts and stops for accurate motion of complex systems.

OCP-IP Releases OCP SystemC Channel 2.2
Open Core Protocol International Partnership (OCP-IP) announced the availability of the SystemC Transaction Level Model (TLM) Channel version 2.2. The new release provides full support of OCP 2.2 including support for the new 2D bursts and pipe-lined thread busy features. The latest enhancements further improve model interoperability, ensuring maximized productivity in system level modeling.

Paratek Unveils Adaptive Impedance Matching Module for Mobile Handsets
Paratek announces the introduction of a revolutionary new product that will improve RF performance of next-generation mobile handsets. The Adaptive Impedance Matching Module (AIMM(TM)) will give mobile phones the ability to adapt for changing real-world conditions that degrade handset performance. AIMM, designed for rapid insertion into wireless handheld units, is based upon Paratek’s ParaScan(TM) RF tuning material and the recently-introduced ParaTune(TM) family of passive tunable ICs.

Innovative Silicon to Disrupt Embedded Systems Conference
Innovative Silicon (ISi), the developer of Z-RAM high-density memory intellectual property (IP), announced that it has been selected to exhibit in the Disruptive Zone in booth 3068B at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley, April 3-5, 2007, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. The new Disruption Zone showcases only 16 companies whose products are slated to change the future of the embedded industry with groundbreaking improvements in embedded design or embedded systems performance.

iVivity Selects Mentor’s Ethernet IP Cores for iDiSX State Machine
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) announced that iVivity, a leader in I/O and application processors for networking and storage applications, has selected Mentor Graphics’ 10/100/1000 Mbps and 10G Ethernet Intellectual Property (IP) cores for the iVivity iDiSX architecture. Mentor’s industry-leading Ethernet IP family was chosen due to its robust characteristics, including standards-compliance and ease of integration.