News – 2008.05.06 Late Edition

Sentilla Launches Pervasive Computing Platform at JavaOne Conference
Sentilla unveiled its pervasive computing platform, a breakthrough in Java technology that paves the way for Java developers to solve problems as never before. Sentilla’s innovation allows tiny, dime-sized computers to run the same Java platform that powers computers tens to hundreds of times larger. Pervasive computers are used to prevent structure collapse, protect borders, reduce pollution, locate energy waste and discover countless problems before they impact human life or the planet.

Texas Instruments Rolls Out TPA2014D1 Class-D Audio Amplifier
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) introduced a monolithic, filter-free Class-D audio amplifier with an integrated boost converter for portable applications including wireless handsets, personal navigation devices, portable gaming and wireless speakers. Addressing the need for louder volume and higher output power from the speakers, the TPA2014D1 provides up to 1.5 W across an 8-Ohm load, ensuring that volume is maintained even when the battery discharges to its minimum voltage.

STMicroelectronics Unveils STW55NM60ND Super Junction FDmesh MOSFET
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in semiconductor devices for power applications, has announced a new family of fast-recovery MOSFETs that combine enhanced switching performance with on-resistance improved by more than 18% over existing devices, to meet the needs of efficiency-focused applications, including renewable-energy controllers.

Centec Networks Selects IDT Search Accelerators for Routing Switches
IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, announced that its search accelerator has been exclusively chosen by Centec Networks, for use in its E300M and E600M series routing switches which are used in conjunction with their CTC6024 24G advanced packet processing engine.

Strategy Analytics Publishes Report on Mobile Internet Device
Sales of Mobile Internet Devices will exceed $17 Billion annually by 2014, but Intel products will take a minority share, according to “Mobile Internet Devices: Heavyweights Do Battle For $17 Billion Prize,” released by the Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices. MIDs represent the latest attempt by computing, mobile and consumer electronics companies to create a market for handheld gadgets that support the complete range of Internet applications familiar to PC users.

Accellera Forms Verification Intellectual Property Technical Subcommittee
Accellera, the electronics industry organization focused on Electronic Design Automation (EDA) standards, announced that its Board of Directors answered electronic design verification tool users’ requests by approving the formation of a new verification standards committee. The Verification Intellectual Property (VIP) Technical Subcommittee (TSC) is chartered to define standard technology and/or methods to realize a modular, scalable and reusable generic verification environment.

3Leaf Systems Selects Virage Logic Intelli DDR Memory Controller
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), the semiconductor industry’s trusted IP partner and pioneer in Silicon Aware IP[tm], announced the selection of its Intelli[tm] Double Data Rate (DDR) Memory Controller interface solution by 3Leaf Systems, a provider of next-generation server virtualization solutions for enterprise data centers, to deliver a silicon proven, high-performance DDR memory controller IP solution.