News – 2008.02.21 Late Edition

AXIOMTEK Introduces ICO-100 Embedded Field Controller for Monitoring
AXIOMTEK, as a trusted embedded computing platforms provider, announced a new compact size yet fanless embedded field controller designed for remote management and monitoring applications. With the ultra low power AMD LX800 processor onboard, excellent stacking mechanism design and smart software, the ICO-100 presents cost-effective, high reliability and expansion capability.

ST HiTj TRIACs Enable Smaller Heatsinks, Higher Power Density
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) announced a new series of high-temperature TRIACs, which maintain full specified performance up to a junction temperature of 150 degrees C, and which deliver outstanding turn-off capability at their maximum temperature. The high-junction-temperature TRIACs will enable manufacturers to lower their costs by using considerably smaller heatsinks, and also allow the end product to benefit from more reliable operation in hot environments.

AXIOMTEK Debuts PANEL1158-831 Kiosk Panel Computer with Core 2 Duo
AXIOMTEK introduced an industrial-grade 15-inch kiosk panel computer, PANEL1158-831. With superior Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo processor and super slim mechanism design, the panel PC performs well for critical environments. It adopts unique industrial-grade plastic front bezel which meets NEMA4/12 (IP65) compliant, and offers high computing power, reliable quality, anti-corrosion, and better heat dissipation.

Strategy Analytics Publishes Automotive Wireless Applications Report
The new Strategy Analytics report, “Automotive Wireless: Applications Demand Must Drive Technology Choices for the Vehicle,” indicates that increased consumer demand for infotainment, voice communications, navigation and media content-on-the-move between the office, home and portable/wireless devices results in additional vehicular wireless technologies.

Synfora Adds PICO Platform to Xilinx ESL Initiative Program
Synfora, Inc., the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools used to design systems-on-chips (SoCs) and FPGAs, announced that Synfora, with its PICO Platform solutions, has joined the Xilinx ESL Initiative. The addition of Synfora’s algorithmic synthesis technology to this program continues to emphasize Xilinx commitment toward driving technological innovations and solutions that promote high-level, electronic system level (ESL) design.

Gleichmann Presents NEC 15.3-inches TFT Display with 16:9 Format
The 16:9 format is not yet established in industrial use. Most applications for process visualization or presentation of images are still designed with 4:3 format. Nonetheless, the interest for such displays is constantly growing, because the 16:9 format is more natural to the human eye’s field of vision and therefore offers an enormous variety of applications.