News – 2008.03.05 Late Edition

Texas Instruments Launches TAS3308 Audio System on a Chip
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) [NYSE: TXN] announced a new addition to its line of high-performance digital audio processors. The new TAS3308 audio System on a Chip (SoC) is a single-chip solution that offers exceptional processing power for audio equipment manufacturers to create demanding applications such as digital television (DTV) audio subsystems, mini/micro component systems, 5.1 speaker bars and other consumer audio electronics.

Tektronix Creates World’s Fastest TriMode Measurement Switching Probe
Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced the world’s fastest probe to complement the world’s fastest four-channel real-time oscilloscope. At 20 GHz, the new P7520 probe matches the DSA72004 Digital Serial Analyzer (DSA) oscilloscope for bandwidth, providing electrical engineers with the most advanced oscilloscope and probe combination.

Protecode Inc Joins Eclipse Foundation
Protecode® Inc., the innovator of protecoding and Intellectual Property (IP) management solutions, announced that they have joined the Eclipse Foundation, a not-for-profit, open source community, whose projects are focused on building an open development platform that helps cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products and services.

Netronome Systems Selects Denali Software Design IP
Denali Software announced that Netronome Systems, Inc., has selected Denali’s Databahn DDR memory controller IP, integrated DDR hard PHY, and PCI Express controller IP for their high-performance network processors. Netronome’s next-generation high-end network flow processors enable manufacturers to accelerate application level processing in several Layer 2-7 markets including switching and routing, network security, broadband, test and measurement, and wireless.

Newark Stocks Sola/Hevi-Duty’s Latest Industrial Power Supplies
Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, announces that it is now stocking three solutions just introduced by leading industrial power manufacturer, Sola/Hevi-Duty.

Kontron Rolls Out AM5010 AdvancedMC Single Board Computer
Kontron introduced the market’s first complete single board computer on the AdvancedMC (AMC) form factor. The Kontron AM5010 represents a space-saving and cost effective solution by including CPU, graphics and hard drive on one double-width mid-size AMC. Designed with Intel® multi-core processor technology, ATI graphics and substantial I/O capabilities, the AM5010 is a perfect fit for compute-intensive applications.

Kontron KT780/ATX Motherboard Features AMD Phenom Quad Core Processor
Kontron announced the KT780/ATX motherboard that offers the AMD AM2/AM2+ socket supporting AMD Phenom(TM) Quad Core processor performance and the latest AMD chipsets with high-end graphics features for full 1080p High-Definition Video in a cost-effective basic motherboard design. The Kontron KT780/ATX is specially designed for high-volume OEM systems that have fast innovation cycles and therefore reduced requirements on long-term availability.

Kontron Introduces OM6062 Industrial MicroTCA Integrated Platform
Kontron introduced the Kontron OM6062, a double-width industrial MicroTCA integrated platform that supports up to six AdvancedMC modules. This is Kontron’s latest open modular solution; ideal for applications that demand processing power, high throughput and low latency. Target applications include, but are not limited to, image processing, motion control and process control in the industrial and medical markets.