News – 2008.03.27 Late Edition

AVIX-RT Introduces 32-bit AVIX32 RTOS
AVIX-RT, a manufacturer of embedded software solutions, announces the introduction of AVIX32, a 32 bit version of its advanced RTOS targeting Microchip PIC32 MIPS based microcontrollers. Based upon its counterpart AVIX16, offering the same advanced features, AVIX32 is an RTOS targeting the recently introduced Microchip PIC32 family of microcontrollers. With the introduction of AVIX32, virtually all 16 and 32 bit Microchip microcontrollers can take advantage of the unique features.

AXIOMTEK Rolls Out PANEL2170-831 Ultra Slim Industrial Panel Computers
AXIOMTEK introduced two ultra slim 17″ industrial panel computers, PANEL2170-831 and PANEL2170-831-FL1.06G, which support a Socket M (478-pin) Intel® Core(tm)2 Duo / Core(tm) Duo/ Core(tm) Solo processor with FSB 533/667 MHz and a superior ULV Intel® Celeron® M 423 processor (1.06 GHz) respectively. With fanless cooling system and industrial-grade mechanism (IP65 front panel, IPx1 whole enclosure), the panel computers are extremely high reliable, rugged and noiseless.

AVIX-RT Announces AVIX16 RTOS Version 2.2
AVIX-RT, a manufacturer of embedded software solutions, announces the availability of version 2.2 of its RTOS, AVIX16. AVIX16 is an RTOS targeting 16 bit microcontrollers belonging to the Microchip PIC24F, PIC24H, dsPIC30F and dsPIC33F families. AVIX16 builds upon the powerful architecture of those microcontrollers and offers a number of unique features the most advanced being its interrupt handling mechanism.

Strategy Analytics Publishes Mobile Linux Report
Mobile Linux is well poised to take on the surging smartphone market according to “Mobile Linux: Google and Motorola Hold the Short-Term Keys to Success,” from the Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies Service. Mobile Linux offers an attractive package in terms of customization, cost, developer community, time to market, security and multi chipset support to handset manufacturers and mobile operators, according to industry analysts Strategy Analytics.

Dolomite Creates Flow Focusing Chip for Monodispersed Droplets
Dolomite have announced the development of a new technology that enables the rapid and controllable generation of monodispersed droplets. Dolomite claim that this new technology has the potential to accelerate drug discovery and enable novel materials fabrication. With lab-on-a-chip technology, entire complex chemical management and analysis systems are created in a microfluidic chip and interfaced with, for example, electronics and optical detection systems.

STMicroelectronics Selects Brion Tachyon OPC+ for 45nm Chip
Brion Technologies announced that STMicroelectronics is producing 55 nanometer (nm) and 45nm devices using Brion’s Tachyon(tm) OPC+ optical proximity correction (OPC) solution. STMicroelectronics’ adoption of Tachyon OPC+ combined with their current use of Tachyon Lithography Manufacturing Check (LMC), a model-based, full-chip, through-process-window lithography verification solution, for production at 90nm, 65nm and 45nm nodes provides ST an integrated solution.