News – 2007.06.19

Tilcon, Telelogic Team on Embedded Graphical Display Solution
Tilcon Software Limited, a global leader in multi-platform graphical user interface (GUI) technology for embedded devices and Telelogic (Nordic Exchange/MidCap/TLOG) (STO:TLOG), the leading provider of software solutions that align advanced systems and software development with business objectives have formed a technology partnership that has resulted in the integration of their respective technologies.

Xilinx Introduces Single-Channel LogiCORE FlexRay Controller IP
Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX), announced immediate availability of the industry’s first single-channel LogiCORE(TM) FlexRay(TM) controller IP, optimized for the Xilinx(R) Automotive (XA) Spartan(TM)-3 generation devices. FlexRay, a time-triggered and deterministic communication protocol from the FlexRay Consortium is quickly gaining traction in the industry as an automotive networking standard, capable of up to 10Mbps (megabits per second) baud rates. The IP Core seamlessly works with the middleware stack and drivers developed by Vector, an industry leader in automotive development tools and software components. Xilinx has also recently completed work with Vector to develop and release low-level drivers for its CAN LogiCORE IP for the automotive market.

VaST Creates Virtual Processor Model for Freescale’s e200z6 Core
VaST Systems, the leader in electronics virtualization, announced the development of a virtual processor model of Freescale’s e200z6 core built on Power Architecture(TM) technology. This development is part of VaST’s Universe Initiative structuring collaborative development of high-performance and accurate models of semiconductor IP for pre-silicon software development. The VaST solution, requested by a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier, exemplifies the industry focus on providing leading microcontroller (MCU) products with accompanying design and software development solutions for the automotive industry.

Freescale Introduces SMARTMOS Analog Products for Engine Control
Today’s vehicles require sophisticated engine control solutions to meet consumers’ performance, fuel efficiency and environmental expectations. To address these challenges, Freescale Semiconductor, the leading supplier of semiconductors to the automotive industry, is introducing six standard SMARTMOS(TM) analog products designed for engine management applications. Reveals Program for Power Architecture Developer Conference, the open collaborative organization that enables, develops and promotes Power Architecture(R) technology, unveiled a robust technical program for the first-ever vendor-neutral Power Architecture(TM) Developer Conference, to be held in Austin, Texas, September 24 – 25, 2007. More than 65 hours of technical sessions, panels, hands-on labs, poster presentations and discussions with market leaders are slated for the two-day event.

National Instruments NIWeek to Feature Technical Summits
National Instruments (Nasdaq:NATI) announced four technical summits on graphical system design; RF and wireless communications; sound and vibration; and vision to take place at NIWeek 2007, the company’s 13th annual customer and technology conference. The summits feature targeted keynotes, product technical training and demonstrations by NI developers and industry-leading researchers. Attendees can see demonstrations of the summit content on the exhibition floor at corresponding pavilions.

WIN Enterprises Rolls Out COM Express Module with Intel Core 2 Duo
WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded solutions, announces the MB-07315, a COM Express CPU Module that will support the Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo Pentium(R) M and Single Core(TM), plus the Celeron(R) M enabling a range of system level solutions. The Intel processors are coupled with the Intel(R) 945GM system chipset.

MontaVista Enables Real-Time Linux for Intel IXP435 Network Processor
MontaVista(R) Software, Inc. a leading provider of Linux(R) for intelligent devices and communications infrastructure, announced the availability of MontaVista Linux Professional Edition 5.0 for use on the Intel(R) IXP435 Multi-Service Residential Gateway Reference Platform. MontaVista Linux Professional Edition 5.0 and its real-time capabilities are optimized specifically for the platform, providing the software base for next-generation broadband applications.

Praxis Selects AdaCore’s GNAT Pro for Air Traffic Control System
AdaCore, provider of the highest quality Ada tools and support services, announced that Praxis has selected AdaCore’s GNAT Pro for the implementation of the UK’s next-generation Interim Future Area Control Tools Support (iFACTS) air traffic control system for its client NATS. iFACTS will use a new program that is being designed and implemented from the start with the SPARK Ada language, a choice based on Ada’s proven strength in developing large, long-lived, high-reliability systems. The program will be using the GNAT Pro native toolset on IBM AIX workstations as the development environment. AdaCore’s unparalleled support is one primary reason that Praxis chose AdaCore. AdaCore provides state of the art Ada compilation systems and support for this and many other native and embedded platforms.

LSI Networking Selects VaST Virtual Prototyping
The LSI Networking group has achieved substantial performance improvements on new devices using VaST virtual prototyping solutions. The VaST tools help analyze and optimize the architectures of microprocessor based systems and now are the preferred solution for architecture analysis and pre-silicon software development for the LSI Networking group.

Aonix, Fujitsu Target Real-Time Java Market in Japan
Aonix(R), a provider of solutions for mission-critical applications development, announced a Memorandum of Understanding has been reached with Fujitsu Limited and NTK Aviation America for mutual cooperation in providing products, services, and support for applications related to real-time Java in Japan. On the basis of this relationship, Fujitsu is considering the application of Aonix PERC technology to future airborne computer systems.

Infineon to Distribute VaST Systems Virtual Prototypes
VaST Systems and Infineon Technologies have reached an agreement that expands the use of VaST products and includes distribution of Virtualized Hardware to Infineon customers. The Wireless Business Unit has achieved substantial reductions in development time for leading edge products. VaST solutions are now being expanded to Infineon Automotive and Communication business units and their respective key customers.