News – 2007.11.02

JEDA Announces OCPchecker Verification Library for OCP System Designs
JEDA Technologies announced the availability of OCPchecker, a system-level verification library for Open Core Protocol (OCP) based system designs in SystemC. OCPchecker comprehensive protocol correctness and configuration parameter consistency checks allow OCP system designers and architects to create stable virtual systems faster than in-house solutions. The library enforces OCP compliance checking, pinpoints protocol violations, and collects functional coverage information under system-level simulation.

Ardence Releases Phar Lap Embedded Tool Suite v14
Ardence, a Citrix Company, a leader in managed control of hard real time embedded systems, announces release 14.0 of the Phar Lap Embedded Tool Suite, its real-time operating system. Since its initial release, this award-winning platform has thousands of deployments, enabling hundreds of companies to quickly and easily deploy high performance embedded products on x86-based systems. As with previous versions, ETS remains one of the industry’s most reliable and user friendly high performance real-time operating systems. The latest version features updated support for the Microsoft Visual Studio product suite, as well as enhanced debugging capabilities.

Mentor Graphics Reveals Details of Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ:MENT) announced details of the 6th Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum (IESF 2007) for the automotive industry. This year’s event is being held at the Hyatt Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan, on Tuesday, December 4th, 2007.

Advansus Rolls Out Q965 TPM-secured Mini-ITX Motherboard
Advansus, a joint-venture company of ASUS and Advantech, unveils the first Q965 Mini-ITX motherboard. This exciting new entry into the Mini-ITX market is scheduled to show-off its full strength at the Embedded Technology 2007 show coming up in Japan.

IBASE Introduces MI930 Mini-ITX Motherboard with AMD M690T
IBASE Technology Inc. (TASDAQ: 8050), a worldwide leader of high-quality industrial computers, now offers a high-performance and long life cycle MI930 Mini-ITX motherboard based on the latest AMD M690T + SB600 chipset. With anticipated supply life of five years, the MI930 is best suited for applications in the medical, industrial automation, point-of-sale and gaming sectors where long availability is a must have.

Mimer SQL Real-Time Edition Features Run-time Sharing
Mimer Information Technology announced the release of Mimer SQL Real-Time Edition. With this product it is for the first time possible to share real-time data and non-real time data at run-time using one single database manager. This opens up a new field in industrial application development, where efficient and predictable real-time data access can be seamlessly combined with administrative databases.

Dolomite Drives Microfluidics Lab-On-A-Chip Revolution
In the world of scientific instrumentation, there is a big change happening. Just as complex electronics circuits have been scaled down to fit into tiny microchips, a similar transition is occurring in the world of chemistry. This lab-on-a-chip technology is called Microfluidics. It is an exciting new field of science and engineering that enables very small-scale fluid control and analysis, allowing instrument manufacturers to develop smaller, more cost-effective and more powerful systems. With lab-on-a-chip technology, entire complex chemical management and analysis systems are created in a microfluidic chip and interfaced with electronic and optical detection systems.

Intel Gives Multi-core Alignment Award of Excellence to Kontron
Kontron was honored for its continued commitment to the development of multi-core platforms during the Intel Communications Alliance (ICA) Executive Summit on Wednesday October 24th in Scottsdale, Arizona. Intel selected Kontron to receive its “2007 Multi-core Alignment Award of Excellence” in the Alliance Hardware Member category.