News – 2008.04.02 Late Edition

Kontron Debuts ETXexpress UGM Evalboard for Optimizing Embedded Systems
Kontron has developed the ETXexpress UGM Evalboard for evaluating the optimal embedded system configuration of CPUs and GPUs. It can be paired with high-end PEG Universal Graphic Modules (UGM) and COM Express(tm) conforming ETXexpress computer-on-modules as needed and aids in fast application validation. As a universally applicable development platform for scalable graphic and process modules, the Kontron ETXexpress UGM Evalboard supports fast software validation.

Portwell Rolls Out PEB-2736, UMPC-2710 Boards Based on Intel Atom Z500
Portwell Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market, announced the PEB-2736, utilizing the Intel ECX form factor, and the new UMPC-2710, both based on the Intel Atom processor Z500 series and the Intel System Controller Hub US15W. The new micro-architecture of the Intel platform benefits a range of low-power systems and handheld mobile devices in applications.

ADLINK Rolls Out Express-MLC COM Express with Intel Atom Processor
ADLINK Technology, Inc., a global provider of trusted embedded products, announced Express-MLC, the newest member of its Computer on Module (COM) Express® family. The Express-MLC, measuring 95×95 millimeters, is a COM Express type 2 compatible design based on the Intel® Atom(tm) processor Z500 series with the new Intel® System Controller Hub (SCH) US15W.

SigmaTel Joins Embedded Alley Solutions Partner Program
SigmaTel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGTL) announced that it is participating in Embedded Alley (EA) Solutions’ Silicon Vendor Partner Program in order to provide an embedded Linux solution on SigmaTel’s STMP3700 product family and next generation processor families. With the addition of the Platform Optimized Embedded Linux SDK from EA Solutions, SigmaTel is now able to capture Linux based product designs.

Empower to Showcase EDK6446 Development Kit, Euler Embedded Software Platform
Empower Technologies (“Empower”) (TSX.V: EPT) will introduce the EDK6446 Development Kit and Euler Embedded Software Platform at the Embedded System Conference Silicon Valley 2008. Empower Technologies will be exhibiting at the Embedded System Conference Silicon Valley 2008 on April 15 – 17, 2008 in McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California, booth #2507.

Dolomite to Present Microfluidic Technology at Embedded Masterclass
Leading microfluidics company Dolomite, will be presenting their latest technology at the UK Embedded Masterclass on May 13th in Bristol. In addition to a presentation that will explain how microfluidics is enabling future medical systems, drug discovery systems, DNA analysis equipment and environmental testing, Dolomite will also be exhibiting their latest droplet generation chipset and microfluidics edge connectors.

u-blox Launches LEA-5T Precision Timing GPS Module
u-blox, the leading Swiss provider of GPS receiver technology, introduced the LEA-5T, a high performance, precision timing GPS module capable of a (compensated) time pulse accuracy of up to 15ns. With more than 1.100 exhibiting companies and over 40.000 visitors, CTIA WIRELESS 2008 offers professionals in broadband convergence, enterprise, advertising, social networking and entertainment a unique chance to meet, exchange views and do business.

Siemens Wireless Announces MC75i, TC65i, TC63i, MC55i M2M Modules
Siemens Wireless Modules announced at CTIA Wireless the introduction of four scalable M2M modules to fit a wide range of applications and business needs. This entirely new product platform – comprised of MC75i, TC65i and TC63i modules – offers optimized performance, a more compact size and enriched features. Additionally, the new MC55i module offers improved functionality and an ultra thin form factor while remaining compatible with its predecessors MC55/56.

Boundless Technologies Offers ADDS 6700 Thin Client with Matrox EpicA
Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals, and Boundless Technologies, a leading provider of thin clients, announced the availability of Matrox EpicA graphics cards and EpicA software with Boundless Technologies’ ADDS 6700 thin client. With this combined offering, users benefit from significant productivity gains associated with the effective use of more screen real estate.

Artimi A-150 UWB WiMedia MAC Receives Wireless USB Certification
Artimi announced that the Artimi A-150 has passed USB-IF compliance for Certified Wireless USB peripheral silicon. The chip is certified as a silicon building block for wireless USB devices, giving manufacturers a head-start on gaining product-level Certified Wireless USB status. Artimi provides manufacturers with application-optimized designs and Zero Install, making the integration of Certified Wireless USB into the consumer electronics and peripherals fast and simple.