News – 2007.09.06 – Late Edition

Altera, PLDA Team on Audio Sample Converter IP Core
Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) and PLDA SAS announced an expanded collaboration to bring flexible solutions to the professional audio/video broadcast market. The initial result of this collaboration is the introduction of the first of a new line of intellectual property (IP) cores and the audio sample converter (SRC), which is now available free of IP license fees to qualified customers of Altera’s Stratix(R) and Cyclone(R) FPGA device families.

eSOL Debuts RTOS, Development Tools for TI’s DaVinci Processor
eSOL, a leading developer of real-time embedded software solutions, announced that its flagship eBinder integrated development environment (IDE) and its PrKERNELv4 real-time operating system (RTOS) suites are now available for Texas Instruments’ (TI) new TMS320DM355 low-power digital media processor based on DaVinci(TM) technology.

QuickLogic Rolls Out UART Core for Bluetooth 2.1, EDR Support
Underscoring its commitment to the mobile electronics market, QuickLogic(R) Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK), the lowest power programmable solutions leader, announced a new UART (universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter) proven system block for use with its innovative Customer Specific Standard Product (CSSP) platforms. The high-performance core supports the full 3 Mbit/sec required for Bluetooth 2.1 and Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) operation.

Altera Announces High Definition Quality Initiative
Aimed at accelerating the adoption of high definition (HD) broadcast systems design in the market place, Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) announced its High Definition Quality Initiative (HDQI). Backed by an ecosystem of partners with expertise in the HD space, the initiative’s objective is to enable designers to quickly and cost-effectively address the rapidly growing need for high-quality HD systems. 4i2i, ATEME, Let It Wave and PLDA are among the initiative’s founding members.

ITTIA Database Simplifies Development on Roper Mobile’s DAP Handhelds
Companies are increasingly turning to mobile devices to collect and access information outside the workplace. As companies come to rely on this information to keep business moving, it becomes increasingly important that data stored on mobile devices be reliable and accessible. Rugged handheld computers from Roper Mobile Technology, combined with ITTIA Database technology, make it possible to collect data in the most adverse conditions without fear of losing data and having the power of full data management.

Apple, iBiquity Digital Announces iTunes Tagging for HD Radio
Responding to the desire of millions of people who discover music via their favorite local radio broadcasts, Apple, iBiquity Digital, and major radio broadcasting groups unveiled the result of an industry-wide initiative to create a new, free service called “iTunes Tagging.” iTunes Tagging is designed to make music discovery, purchase and listening even more fun and simple for all. iTunes Tagging enables consumers using HD Radio receivers that have been equipped with a special Tag button, to “tag” songs that they hear on the FM dial for subsequent purchase via iTunes.

CacheLogic Velocix 2.0 Features Advanced Video Streaming Capabilities
CacheLogic, provider of the world’s leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, launches Velocix 2.0 with the introduction of its Velocix Video family of delivery services. Velocix Video offers a full complement of download, progressive download (watch while you download), live and on-demand streaming asset delivery services for all video forms, including High Definition.

CacheLogic Adds Flash Streaming to Velocix Video
CacheLogic, provider of the worlds leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, a new generation of CDN (Content Delivery Network) services designed to meet the rich media needs of the 21st century Internet, announced the addition of Adobe(R) Flash(R) streaming services to its Velocix Video product family. Velocix Flash Streaming provides both live and on-demand delivery of multimedia content from a series of globally deployed Adobe Flash Media Servers integrated within the Velocix Network.