News – 2007.11.29 – Late Edition

IR’s SupIRBuck DC-DC Regulators Simplify Embedded Power Designs
International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE:IRF), a world leader in power management technology, introduced the SupIRBuck(TM) family of versatile wide input, single output synchronous buck voltage regulators for high density, high performance data center applications.

Cadence, Micronas Improve Development Process with Verification Audit
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), the leader in global electronic-design innovation, announced that Micronas has selected the Cadence® Incisive® Plan-to-Closure Methodology and Incisive Enterprise Manager for verification planning after a joint full functional verification audit helped discover and correct process flaws and areas of improvement for Micronas’ overall product development process. In addition, the audit helped bridge communications gaps and improve planning for various project development teams within differing times zones. As a result of the audit, Micronas chose Incisive Specman Elite® Testbench automation. Using Specman Elite’s automation capabilities supported Micronas’ wide efforts of reducing their design cycle times.

OKI Rolls Out ML8511 SOI-CMOS Technology-based UV Sensor ICs
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6703) announced it has started volume shipment of its ultraviolet (UV) sensor ICs, ML8511, starting this month. OKI plans to ship over 100 thousand chips to Hong Kong and the Chinese markets this year.