News – 2008.02.20

MIPS Develops First 65nm IP for High-Definition Multimedia Interface
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MIPS) unveiled the industry’s first 65nm IP offerings for HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface). MIPS Technologies’ solution is uniquely optimized for HDMI connectivity in low power, portable transmit applications-including digital still cameras, camcorders, portable media players, game consoles and cell phones, as well as digital home receive applications such as high-definition DTVs and display units, A/V receivers and set-top boxes.

AdvancedIO Systems Rolls Out V1021 10-Gigabit Ethernet XMC/PMC Module
AdvancedIO® Systems, the leading provider of configurable 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) connectivity for real-time computing systems, announced the release of the V1021 configurable 10GbE connectivity and packet processing XMC/PMC module. The V1021 provides high bandwidth data-pipe performance with flexible processing functionality in a single chassis slot.

PLDA Announces PCIe GEN 2 FPGA IP Core for Altera Stratix II GX
PLDA, the industry leader in the high-speed bus IP market, announced the immediate availability of their PCIe Gen 2 FPGA IP, designed for Altera Stratix® II GX FPGAs. The PLDA PCIe IP Core is 100 percent compliant with Revision 2.0 of the PCIe specification. With the announcement, PLDA extends the performance and advantages of its PCIe for ASIC IP core into FPGAs.

AMD Rolls Out Open Source Performance Library
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that it has open sourced it’s AMD Performance Library (APL). Now referred to as “Framewave version 1.0,” the goal of this new open source project is to further enable the performance-optimized APL and expand its functionality beyond the existing core media capabilities, ensuring developers have an accelerated conduit to high performance application development.

Ekinops Adds New Features to 360 Optical Transport Platform
Ekinops, a provider of innovative optical transport, DWDM and aggregation solutions for service providers and enterprise networks, has integrated a number of major new features into its Ekinops 360 platform. Its enhanced capabilities are designed to meet carriers’ ever-growing needs and will provide them with a highly flexible, compact and powerful solution. The new features improve operational productivity, while helping lower capital expenditures.

Lattice 17K LUT LatticeXP2-17 FPGA Enters Volume Production
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) announced that the 17K LUT LatticeXP2-17 device, one of five members of its third-generation non-volatile LatticeXP2(tm) FPGA family, has been fully qualified and released to volume production. The LatticeXP2 devices provide the “instant-on” and reduced footprint benefits of earlier Lattice non-volatile devices, while also enhancing design security, RAM back-up and live update capabilities.

Johnson Medtech’s Nanomotion Actuators Power Surgical Robot for MRI
Johnson Medtech, the medical products network of Johnson Electric, one of the world’s largest providers of motion actuators, announced its participation in creating the neuroArm, the world’s first MRI-compatible image-guided surgical robot capable of both microsurgery and stereotaxy. Actuators that utilize revolutionary ceramic motors designed by Nanomotion of the Johnson Medtech network enable the neuroArm to safely operate within an MRI.

EMA Introduces TimingDesigner Design Kit Program
EMA Design Automation(tm), one of the world’s largest Electronic Design Automation Value Added Resellers, announced a vendor participation program where part manufacturers can contribute kits to EMA’s TimingDesigner® Design Kit library. GSI Technology became the first participant by contributing kits for its SigmaQuad(tm) family of memory devices.

Altera to Showcase SDR, Military Solutions at Software Radio Summit
At the Software Radio Summit, Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) will showcase how its programmable logic solutions bolster software-defined radio (SDR) designs and other military applications to meet size, weight and power (SWaP) requirements. Conference attendees visiting Altera’s booth will see demonstrations of products that enable SDR designers to…

CPU Tech to Showcase SystemLab PS Real-Time Simulator at AUSA
CPU Technology, Inc.® announced it will participate at the AUSA Winter Symposium, February 27-29, 2008 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in booth number 2304 where the company will demonstrate the simulation of large scale, combat vehicle electronics with its SystemLab PS(tm). The models will be running actual system software at real time speeds with visibility into every circuit, every SRU, every LRU and every line of software.