News – 2008.01.17

ClearSpeed Develops Parallelizing Compiler with CoSy Compiler
ACE Associated Compiler Experts bv, the world leader in professional compiler development tools, is proud to announce that its compiler development system CoSy has been successfully used by ClearSpeed Technology in the development of a high-performance, parallelizing compiler for its accelerator product line that includes the CSX600, a multi-threaded array coprocessor.

PI Introduces Piezoelectric Stacked Actuators, Linear Amplifiers
Piezo specialist PI has introduced 4 new series of high-force, high dynamics piezoelectric stacked actuators and a new line of linear amplifiers. While most low and medium force actuator applications are covered by the company’s patented PICMA® multilayer technology, the PICA(tm) stacked actuator technology enables applications where extremely high forces and dynamics are required or high levels of customization are needed.

Ethernet Direct Offers IntraVUE Lite for PLC, Process Control
Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of Industrial Networking and communication solutions, offers the most powerful graphical support software for Industrial Ethernet. Ethernet Direct now offer several different versions of IntraVUE that can match customer’s applications as well as budget. Ethernet applications in the Industrial market are continually evolving. Moving from traditional IT based high level communications to real time applications in separate and sometimes isolated networks, Ethernet support by local resources is now becoming more important.

Ethernet Direct Announces 16-port Industrial Managed Gigabit Switch
Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of industrial networking and communication solutions, offers one of the most powerful Industrial Managed Gigabit switch HMG-1628, a 16-port 10/100TX + 2 port Gigabit copper with SFP ports. Increased use of bandwidth has created significant demands for Gigabit Ethernet technology, and Ethernet Direct’s HMG-1628 Industrial managed Gigabit ethernet switches are engineered with state of the art design that supports both Gigabit SX and LX or flexible SFP form factor to keep your network secured, reliable and a good choice for scalable backbone construction.

Samsung Selects Macrovision Connected Platform for Set-Top Box
For consumers and device enthusiasts looking for the next device for their digital home, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Macrovision® Corporation (NASDAQ:MVSN) are bringing together their technologies to create next-generation set-top boxes with the capability of downloading, finding, and managing digital content seamlessly throughout the home. Macrovision’s announcement in November 2007 of a licensing agreement with a leading set-top-box manufacturer inaugurated the relationship between the two companies.

Mentor Graphics Precision RTL Plus Supports Altera Stratix III FPGA
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) announced that its Precision® RTL Plus product includes the industry’s first vendor-independent physical synthesis to support the Altera® Stratix® III product family of high-performance, high-density field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). Altera’s internal testing found that designs that benefit from Mentor’s Precision RTL Plus product achieved performance improvement of over eight percent for Stratix III designs, compared to Precision Synthesis. Therefore, the Precision RTL Plus product can help users achieve faster timing closure, which could lower overall FPGA design development costs.