News – 2008.01.29 Late Edition

Global Graphics Launches Partner Program for Harlequin PLUS Embedded SDK
Global Graphics (Brussels:GLOG) has launched a new partner program for printer/MFP manufacturers under which they can evaluate Global Graphics’ new version of its embedded technology – the Harlequin PLUS Embedded SDK – on multiple evaluation platforms to familiarize themselves with its high-quality, performance, facilities and the flexible APIs that make it easy for them to integrate into their products.

RadiSys Debuts Promentum ATCA-4310 10-Gigabit ATCA Single Board Blade
RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS), a leading global provider of advanced embedded solutions, announced the launch of the Promentum® ATCA-4310 10-Gigabit AdvancedTCA single-slot processor blade. This feature rich product is ideally suited for compute intensive applications where transaction and subscriber load can increase dramatically in short intervals, such as IP Multimedia Services (IMS), Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), and Wireless Control Plan based applications.

Digi Connect WAN GPRS Router Takes on Cellular Modems
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) introduced the Digi Connect® WAN GPRS, a second generation (2G), commercial grade, GSM GPRS Class 10 cellular router that provides secure connectivity to remote sites and devices. It adds a cost optimized solution to Digi’s industry-leading line of commercial grade cellular routers and Drop-in Networking solutions. It is ideal for applications requiring connection speeds of up to 40 kbps such as remote asset monitoring, meter reading, vehicle tracking, security and many more.

RadiSys Unveils Promentum ATCA-7220 OCTEON PLUS Packet Processing Module
RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a leading global provider of advanced embedded solutions, introduced its Promentum(tm) ATCA-7220 Dual OCTEON(tm) PLUS Packet Processing Module, the industry’s first blade to enable highest density of Gigabit Ethernet interfaces in a single slot. With significantly higher processing power and bandwidth access than other platforms available today, the new Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) module enables a complete solution for packet processing applications.

Foresight Nanotech Institute, Battelle Reveal Nanotechnology Roadmap
The potential for nanotechnology to “build molecule-by-molecule” has been greatly discussed with one question invariably being asked: How do we get from here to there? Foresight Nanotech Institute, a leading nanotechnology think tank and public interest organization, and Battelle, a leading global research and development organization, have officially unveiled “Productive Nanosystems: A Technology Roadmap.” Productive nanosystems are molecular-scale systems that make other useful materials and devices that are nanostructured.

SemiSouth Receives Patents for SiC Power JFET
SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc. a leading provider of silicon carbide (SiC) based semiconductor technology, announced award of its tenth and eleventh U.S. Patents. Further solidifying its leadership position, SemiSouth now owns or has exclusive license to a total of 11 patent awards in the field of SiC Power Electronics.

Magma Rolls Out Talus QDRC for Physical Design Verification
Magma® Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq: LAVA), a provider of chip design software, announced Talus® QDRC, a physical design verification product that improves productivity and time to market for 65- and 45/40-nanometer (nm) designs by identifying and correcting design rule violations during implementation. Unlike prevailing DRC methods that require streaming data from an implementation database, Talus QDRC decreases overall design costs by addressing Design Rule Check (DRC) problems before they delay design tapeout.

Red Bend Debuts MAST Linux Mobile Phone with Over the Air Customization
Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management, unveiled the industry’s first Linux mobile phone with software that can be fully customized over the air. Red Bend has partnered with industry-leading companies—including Digital Airways, Opera, Synchronica, Trolltech and Zi—to showcase a new concept in customizing mobile software where features, applications and services can be deployed and updated easily and securely over the air on consumers’ handsets using Red Bend’s vRapid Mobile(tm).

ZMD Launches Multi-Sensor Interface Circuit Family
ZMD AG and ZMD America introduced the Multi-Sensor Interface Circuit (MUSic) family of semiconductors for microcontroller-based consumer, medical and industrial systems requiring multiple sensor control. As consumer and industrial systems incorporate greater numbers of sensors, the importance of multi-channel and multi-use sensor interfaces becomes more crucial. The ZMD MUSic product family addresses this trend by levering ZMD’s extensive expertise in delivering high-performance sensor signal conditioning IC’s.

ZMD Announces ZMD21013 MUlti-Sensor Interface Circuit
ZMD AG and ZMD America announced the high-precision, low-power, low-voltage multi-channel ZMD21013 sensor signal interface circuit. The device is the first member of ZMD’s new MUlti-Sensor Interface Circuit (MUSic) semiconductor family focusing on multiple sensor-controlled, battery-powered, microcontroller-based mobile electronic products.

Incotex Automated Meter Systems Leverage TI Controller Technology
Improving energy efficiency for electric metering systems by up to 30 percent and helping streamline utility business operations, Incotex Co. Ltd., Moscow is leveraging multiple technologies from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE:TXN) in its meter management solutions now being implemented throughout Russia, Kazahstan, the Ukraine and Belorussia. TI’s MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) and TMS320C2000(tm) digital signal controller (DSC) technologies help utility companies comply with environmental protection standards, minimizing power leakages while also advancing customer service with automatic outage detection and more accurate, timely readings.