News – 2007.07.20

ZiLOG Rolls Out AcclaimPlus! ASSP for Connectivity Anytime, Anywhere
ZiLOG(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: ZILG), a leading provider of 8 and 16-bit integrated flash microcontrollers (MCUs), universal remote control solutions, and 32-bit ARM- based, application specific standard products (ASSPs) for the secured transactions market rolled out AcclaimPlus!(TM), a new connectivity ASSP that improves time-to-market and provides design engineers with 16-bit performance in an 8-bit footprint. AcclaimPlus! is a high performance, system-on-a chip (SoC) that provides an easy-to-implement, embedded drop-in Ethernet capability that can quickly turn any device into a connectivity solution. Backward-compatible with the company’s award-winning eZ80Acclaim! family of 8-bit MCUs, AcclaimPlus! delivers a substantial increase in performance over the earlier generation.

MagnaChip Creates HD QVGA Cell Phone LCD Driver Chip
MagnaChip Semiconductor Ltd., a leading global designer, developer and manufacturer of image sensor solutions, mixed-signal and digital multimedia semiconductors, announced that it has begun to ship a new cell phone LCD driver chip to the
world’s leading cell phone display module makers.

TI Unveils Multi-Channel, 24-bit Industrial Analog-to-Digital Converters
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced a pair of multi-channel, 24-bit industrial analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), which combine outstanding DC accuracy and AC performance with cost-effective integration. The ADS1274 (4-channel) and ADS1278 (8-channel) provide a delta-sigma, simultaneous-sampling measurement system for demanding multi-channel signal acquisition applications, such as vibration analysis, medical monitoring, industrial and energy metering equipment.

Telechips Multimedia Development Kit Features CSR Bluetooth, WiFi
CSR announced that Telechips’ latest multimedia software development kit features wireless connectivity using CSR’s BlueCore4-ROM for Bluetooth and UniFi-1 Portable for WiFi technologies. BlueCore will allow users to wirelessly connect to stereo Bluetooth headphones, and UniFi will allow connection to access points for downloading music or video files, or to a PC for file transfer.