News – 2007.05.10 – Late Edition

DAC Offers 6 DFM Hands-on-Tutorials
The Design Automation Conference (DAC), the electronic design automation (EDA) industry’s premier event, will offer six Hands-on-Tutorials on design-for-manufacturing (DFM), throughout the conference, to be held June 4 – 8 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. The tutorials will provide design engineers valuable, in-depth, technical training on various aspects of DFM, one of today’s most challenging design areas.

TimeSys Offers LinuxLink Subscriptions for Intel IXP435 Processors
TimeSys Corporation, the leading service provider to developers in the embedded Linux market, announced the availability of LinuxLink subscriptions for the new Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) IXP435 processor. This processor is a new addition to Intel’s popular line of network processors and TimeSys is the only vendor to provide processor-optimized Linux packages and components for the IXP435. Through the partnership between Intel and TimeSys, customers have access to the LinuxLink service, which allows them to build and assemble their own commercial-grade custom Linux platforms based on the IXP435 processor.

WinSystems Launches 1.8GHz Pentium M EBX Single Board Computer
WinSystems announced the launch of their EBX-compatible Intel 1.8GHz Pentium(R) M single board computer. The EBC-855-G-1.8-1 is a RoHS-compliant, processor- and I/O-intensive board offering -40° to +70°Celsius temperature operation. This SBC’s target applications include a wide range of industries, including automation, medical/diagnostic equipment, communications, security, test and measurement, and outdoor transaction terminals.

Dongbu HiTek Licenses ARM926EJ-S Processor
Dongbu HiTek announced it has licensed the ARM926EJ-S(TM) processor to include in its expanding Intellectual Property (IP) Portfolio. Optimized for Dongbu’s processing at the 130 nanometer (nm) node, the newly added ARM(R) IP enables reduced time and cost in designing System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions that target the increasingly complex mobile handset and consumer products coming to market.

Cadence Announces 22 New Plan-to-Closure Methodology Partners
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), the leader in global electronic-design innovation, announced 22 newly certified Incisive(R) Plan-to-Closure Methodology Verification Alliance Partners. The Plan-to-Closure Methodology-certified partners extend verification resources and expertise for design teams facing verification-resource limitations. Partners are trained and qualified in “high-demand” areas such as SystemVerilog, transaction-level verification, assertion and coverage-driven verification, and system-level verification.

Opera Mini Reaches Over 15 Million Users
Usage of Opera Mini(TM), the Web browser for mobile phones, continues to grow worldwide. With more than 15 million cumulative users, Opera Mini is the most popular downloadable Java software for mobile phones.

Synopsys, HP Award Charles Babbage Grant to Case School of Engineering
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, announced that the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio is the recipient of a Charles Babbage Grant sponsored by both Synopsys and HP. Through the grant, Case’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will receive licenses of Synopsys’ comprehensive electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property, along with curricula, support and professor training, and sixteen dual core HP xw4400 Workstations to outfit the new Synopsys/HP EDA Laboratory.