News – 2008.04.17

Zilog Unveils Zdots Module for Rapid Embedded Application Development
Zilog, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZILG), a leading supplier of 8-, 16- and 32-bit embedded Flash microcontrollers, universal remote control and ARM(R) core-based solutions announced its innovative new Zdots(TM) modules. These single-board computer (SBC) solutions enable rapid development and deployment of embedded systems. The peripheral-rich Zdots(TM) SBC streamlines embedded application development for a multitude of applications.

Concurrent Rolls Out RedHawk Linux 5.1 Real Time Operating System
Concurrent (NASDAQ:CCUR), a leading provider of time-critical Linux® operating systems, integrated software and computer solutions for mission-critical applications, announced that it has released a new version of its popular RedHawk(tm) Linux real-time operating system, RedHawk Linux 5.1. RedHawk Linux is widely used in time-critical applications in simulation and training, data acquisition, imaging, financial services and process control.

TRI In-circuit Test Systems Feature ASSET ScanWorks Boundary-Scan
ASSET InterTech, Inc., the leading provider of boundary-scan (JTAG/IEEE 1149.1) systems for test, in-system programming (ISP) and embedded instrumentation applications such as design validation, test and debug, and Test Research, Inc. (TRI), a major provider of circuit board test and inspection equipment, have reached an agreement whereby ASSET’s ScanWorks technology will be integrated into TRI’s in-circuit test (ICT) systems.

Ramtron Introduces FM25H20 2-Megabit Serial F-RAM
Ramtron International Corporation (Nasdaq: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) and integrated semiconductor products, has unveiled the industry’s first 2-megabit (Mb) serial F-RAM memory in an 8-lead TDFN (5.0 x 6.0 mm) package. Manufactured on an advanced 130 nanometer CMOS process, the FM25H20 is a high-density nonvolatile F-RAM memory that operates at low power.

Virage Logic Debuts SiWare Logic 65nm CPF ULP Standard Cell Libraries
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), the semiconductor industry’s trusted IP partner and pioneer in Silicon Aware IP(tm), announced the availability of Common Power Format (CPF) enabled 65-nanometer (nm) Standard Cell logic libraries. Virage Logic’s 65nm Ultra-Low-Power (ULP) product offering will help enable customers to manage low-power design projects targeting applications in the rapidly expanding mobile consumer market.