News – 2008.04.03 Late Edition

LeCroy Launches Six M-Type Oscilloscopes
LeCroy Corporation announces it is expanding the M-Type oscilloscope lineup to include six new models ranging from 200 MHz to 2 GHz. Designed to be the most capable instruments available in their class, the oscilloscopes come standard with a full set of analysis tools including WaveScan(TM), an advanced search and analysis feature; WaveStream(TM), a fast viewing mode; and LabNotebook(TM), a unique tool for documentation and report generation.

Mobius Microsystems Announces CMOS Harmonic Oscillator Technology
Mobius Microsystems, Inc. announced the world’s most accurate, monolithic, all-CMOS frequency generators, utilizing the company’s patented CMOS Harmonic Oscillator (CHO(tm)) technology. The company disclosed the details of the innovation, and unveiled a portfolio of current and upcoming products, at the 6th Annual Globalpress Electronics Summit in San Francisco.

Siemens Wireless, Psion Team on Ikon Rugged PDA with Integrated HSDPA
Siemens Wireless Modules, a leading manufacturer of wireless modules and devices, and Psion Teklogix announced at CTIA Wireless 2008, their partnership in bringing Ikôn, the first rugged PDA to integrate HSDPA technology, to the enterprise marketplace. Ikôn integrates Siemens’ MC75 and HC25 modules for GPRS and HSDPA capabilities and combines a sleek, compact and powerful design with robust functionality including Bluetooth®, WiFi and GPS.

Indirect Tire Pressure Monitoring to Capture 50% of Market by 2013
The Strategy Analytics report, “TPMS Market Update: Indirect Systems Meet TREAD Act Requirements,” offers an updated market forecast because a new indirect TPMS system, supplied by NIRA Dynamics, will soon be installed on US-sold Audi models. The current Tire Pressure Monitoring System market is dominated by direct systems which utilize pressure sensors on each tire. To date, these have been the only systems to meet the legislative requirements of the United States TREAD Act.

Mobius Unveils MM8511 Frequency Source for Spread Spectrum Clocking
Mobius Microsystems Inc. announced the first product to utilize the company’s patented CMOS Harmonic Oscillator (CHO(tm)) technology. The MM8511 device is designed to fulfill the industry’s need to address system-level EMI issues with a single, highly accurate frequency source. Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) has been a long-standing concern for system designers. EMI occurs when an electronic device generates unwanted harmonics in the frequency spectrum.

LinuxWorld 2008 Features Mobile Linux Conference
IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and events around the globe has announced that LinuxWorld Conference & Expo® will include a new event, the Mobile Linux Conference, to address the increasing penetration of Linux into the mobile handset marketplace. During the conference, attendees will receive in-depth technical training, strategic insights, and hands-on experience in mobile Linux from industry experts.