News – 2008.04.23

Kontron Announces KISS PCI 760 1U, 2U, 4U Industrial Servers
Kontron has extended its family of ultra quiet KISS industrial servers with 1U, 2U and 4U versions that support up to the Intel® Core(tm) 2 Quad processor as well as offering advanced remote management features. The new ultra quiet (<35 dB) Kontron KISS PCI 760 industrial servers offer scalable CPU performance ranging from single core and dual core Intel® processors up to the Intel® Core(tm)2 Quad processor Q6700 running at 2.66 GHz.

AXIOMTEK Rolls Out ICO-200 Fanless Remote Field Controller
AXIOMTEK introduces its new fanless remote field controller, the ICO-200, equipped with a low power consumption AMD LX800 processor. This industrial-grade embedded box offers the smart remote management tools (R@Tools) for “Remote Monitoring”, “Remote Alarm”, “Remote Diagnosis” and “Security”, to enable the efficient control and monitoring through a wired or wireless network. The ICO-200 is an ideal solution for unmanned room, factory automation, industrial machine, and more.

Kontron Unveils KISS4U Short, KISS2U with Intel Core 2 Quad Processor
Shortly after the launch of its first quad core KISS4U ultra quiet industrial server, Kontron has extended its family of quad core industrial servers with two new members. The KISS4U Short and KISS2U with integrated Flex-ATX motherboard now feature the Intel® Core(tm)2 Quad processor in space saving “4U Short” and 2U designs. The compact Kontron KISS KT965 Flex servers support the Intel® Q965 Express chipset and LGA 775 socket.

VMETRO Rolls Out ADC510 FPGA Mezzanine Card Module
VMETRO announced the industry’s first FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC/VITA 57) module. The ADC510, available in air-cooled and conduction-cooled rugged versions, integrates two 12-bit 500MHz A/D chips for use in DSP applications such as Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM), and Radar. This innovative design, based on the emerging VITA 57.1 standard, makes it easier for developers to integrate FPGAs into their embedded system designs.

Kontron Equips ThinkIO-Duo DIN Rail PC with New Functionality
The Kontron ThinkIO-Duo DIN rail PC is now equipped with Profinet RT Controller, Profibus DP and CANopen Master functionality for connection to distributed industrial Ethernet devices in addition to traditional fieldbus components. The flexible platform concept enables the development of further project specific protocols without any adjustment to driver software.

Enea, Kontron, SURF, Tail-f Offer Application Acceleration Seminars
Enea® (Nordic Exchange/Small Cap/ENEA), a world leading provider of network software and services, announced that it has joined with Kontron, Surf Communications, and Tail-f Systems to offer a series of seminars focussing on new technology and system integration for next-generation, always-on COTS network equipment. The half-day seminars will examine key open platform technologies such as ATCA, middleware, multicore, and media processing.

Telephonics Selects GE Fanuc for RDR-1700B Multi-Mode Radar System
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms announced that a number of its products have been selected by the Radar Systems Division of Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), for inclusion in Telephonics’ RDR-1700B Multi-Mode Radar Systems. Each of Telephonics RDR-1700B Multi-Mode Radar Systems – which feature maritime surveillance SAR- and ISAR imaging and weather avoidance and which weigh less than 65 pounds.

STARC STARCAD-CEL 2.0 Design Flow Features Atrenta Tools
Atrenta Inc., the leading provider of Early Design Closure® solutions to radically improve design efficiency throughout the IC design flow, announced the integration of its SpyGlass®, SpyGlass-Constraints, SpyGlass-DFT, SpyGlass-Power, and 1Team®-Implement products into the latest production flow from the Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC). Called STARCAD-CEL Version 2.0, the new production flow supports RTL analysis.

Mentor Graphics Takes Next Steps at Military Aerospace Design Automation
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ:MENT) announced that Walden C. Rhines, chairman and CEO, will present the keynote at The Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum (IESF) in Orlando, Florida, on May 1, 2008. The one-day free event in Orlando is specially focused on Military and Aerospace, and also includes a full track focused on Safety Critical Systems and DO-254.

DAC Pavilion Panel Features Jasper Design Automation
Jasper Design Automation, the leader in successful deployment of production proven formal verification solutions, announced that president and CEO, Kathryn Kranen, will moderate a unique panel on today’s consumers. The DAC pavilion panel is entitled, “Today’s Consumers: High Schoolers Spec Your Next Product” and will feature speakers Justin Towers, Jon Michael Guay and Brett Davis, all students at Servite High School in Anaheim, California.