News 2008.05.26

STMicroelectronics Rolls Out 65nm SPEAr Basic Customizable Chip
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in system-on-chip technology, announced a new member of its SPEAr® family of configurable System on-Chip ICs. Manufactured in state-of-the-art low-power 65nm process technology, the new SPEAr Basic device addresses a wide variety of embedded applications, including entry-level printers, fax machines, digital photo frames, Voice-over-IP and other equipment.

CoFluent Studio V3 Leverages Eclipse Modeling Framework, Ecore Standard
CoFluent Design, an electronic system level (ESL) company that delivers model-based software solutions for early system architecture exploration and performance analysis, announced version 3.0 of CoFluent Studio[tm], the world-first ESL graphical modeling and simulation framework built on Eclipse technologies. CoFluent Studio V3 leverages the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) and the Ecore standard to define its meta-model format, the internal description of models created by users.

STARC STARCAD-CEL 2.0 Features Sequence PowerTheater, CoolTime Tools
Sequence Design, the EDA leader in Design for Power (DFP) solutions, announced that its PowerTheater and CoolTime low-power tools have been integrated into the latest release of the Japanese Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC) advanced design flow, STARCAD-CEL Version 2.0. STARCAD-CEL Version 2.0 has been updated to emphasize low-power design, particularly RTL power analysis and reduction, and power integrity at physical implementation. Publishes Wearable Electronics Systems Demand Analysis Publications, the electronics industry market research and knowledge network, announces the availability of a new report entitled “Wearable Electronics Systems Global Market Demand Analysis: Health Care Solutions.” Wearable solutions being developed today to support monitoring of biophysical conditions can address many of these emerging issues across a broad cross-section of user groups. to Debut New Tools at Power Architecture Conferences, the open organization that develops and promotes Power Architecture[tm] technology, announced it will demonstrate three important new tools at its Power Architecture Conferences in Munich, Germany and in Paris, France. The Solutions Portal, the Power Architecture Early Tools Development Matrix, and the Target Debug Capabilities Specification will help speed the creation of high-performance, next-generation electronic products.

Actel to Present Power Management Solutions at MicroTCA Summit
Speakers from Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) will explore power management challenges and integrated system management at the MicroTCA Summit. Actel will showcase its Fusion-based Micro Telecommunications Computing Architecture (MicroTCA) solutions. With unprecedented levels of integration, Actel’s mixed-signal Fusion Programmable System Chips (PSCs) deliver superior system and power management functionality in the smallest form factor available for TCA management applications.