News – 2008.03.19 Late Edition

Silicon Laboratories Introduces C8051T630 Small Form Factor MCUs
Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq:SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, announced the expansion of its best-in-class small form factor microcontrollers (MCUs) with the C8051T630 family of 8-bit MCUs. Pin-for-pin compatible with Silicon Labs’ C8051F330 family, the T630 devices are low-cost, feature-rich, EPROM-based MCUs that give customers the ability to easily interchange the two MCU families for a given product platform.

Teradyne Unveils UltraWave 12G Wireless Test Instrument
Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER), the market leader in wireless device test, introduced its new UltraWave(TM) test instrument. UltraWave offers wireless customers 12 GHz source and measurement performance, with greater parallel test efficiency to ultimately lower the cost of test. Combined with the UltraFLEX(TM) test platform, UltraWave covers the entire spectrum of current and emerging connectivity and cellular technologies.

hueggenberg Announces DSP for FPGAs Technical Course
hueggenberg gbr, the experts for technical training courses, announced the upcoming short course on “DSP for FPGAs” presented in Munich on April 15th to 18th, 2008. The topic is digital signal processing for programmable logic technology. “There is a large demand for professional training in this field. We receive numerous inquiries”, describes Joachim Hüggenberg, managing director with hueggenberg gbr.

OSGi Alliance Announces 2008 Community Event
The OSGi(tm) Alliance announced an important OSGi technology conference for 2008 that will expand on adoption and deployment gains made in 2007. The OSGi Community Event is June 10-11, 2008, in Berlin. The conference presents opportunities to learn about and even influence OSGi technology, OSGi Alliance strategy and activities, and worldwide adoption and deployment of OSGi specifications as the platform for universal middleware.

IEC Reveals Winners of 2008 DesignCon Paper Awards
The International Engineering Consortium honored the best authors in the electronic design community with the prestigious 2008 DesignCon Paper Award. The DesignCon Paper Awards serve to acknowledge the winning authors as leading practitioners in semiconductor and electronic design. The Awards also provide incentive to authors to produce high-quality DesignCon papers and present them in a lucid and compelling manner at the event.

Vonaq Rolls Out QuickTest 500 ADSL2+ Tester
Vonaq Ltd, a provider of low-cost handheld telecoms testers, announces the launch of its QuickTest 500 ADSL2+ Tester. Not only does this product provide simple and clear ADSL2+ through to IP Layer test results, it also supports the Vonaq IPTV Test Application including Channel ZAP and QOE functionality.