News 2008.07.17

ON Semiconductor Acquires Catalyst Semiconductor
ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) and Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CATS) announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Catalyst Semiconductor by ON Semiconductor in an all-stock transaction in which Catalyst shareholders will receive 0.706 shares of ON Semiconductor common stock for each share of Catalyst common stock they own. This represents an equity value of approximately $115 million and an enterprise value of approximately $85 million.

AXIOMTEK Rolls Out IPC910H Core 2 Duo Embedded System
AXIOMTEK, an Associate Member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance (ECA), is pleased to introduce a compact yet high performance embedded computer, the IPC910H, which supports a socket M Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo processor and the Intel® 945GME chipset with two PCI Express slots. The fanless design and unique thermal solution empowered the IPC910H to operate without noise and work reliable in critical environments at temperature from -5°C to 45°C.

Aonix Announces PERC Ultra 5.1 for LynuxWorks LynxOS RTOS
Aonix®, the provider of the PERC product line for embedded and real-time Java developers, announced the release of PERC Ultra 5.1 cross development and target support on the LynuxWorks LynxOS Real-Time Operating System (RTOS). The port, already in use by Aonix and LynuxWorks joint customers in the military and aerospace market, is being deployed in high-availability and mission-critical programs.

eASIC Introduces eDiVeo eDV9100 Audio, Video Codec
eASIC Corporation announced the immediate availability of the eDV9100, the first member of it’s eDiVeo family of low-cost single chip audio and video codecs. The eDV9100 supports MPEG-4 video providing encoding or decoding for full motion VGA. The versatile eDV9100 is ideal for System OEMs, ODMs and Application Specific Standard Product designers that want to rapidly introduce a wide variety of video solutions.

SystemVision Virtual Prototyping Tool Supports Design for Six Sigma
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) announced that its virtual prototyping tool, SystemVision[tm], supports Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodologies to achieve cost-effective design innovation by a model-driven development process. The development process for a product made up of a complex blend of hardware and software, analog and digital signals, sensors and actuators, and a mix of disciplines.

DIANA Project Selects SYSGO PikeOS ARINC-653 Compliant RTOS
SYSGO, leading supplier of software solutions for the world’s most demanding safety and security applications, announced that their PikeOS safe and secure virtualization platform has been selected to support the ARINC-653 test application ported on AIDA, the new platform defined by the DIANA project. This test application is a Flight Management System (FMS).

Mistral Announces Coverity Prevent for C#
Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of complete technology solutions and professional services in the embedded space, has announced the availability of Coverity Prevent[tm] for C# from Coverity, leaders in advanced source code analysis solutions. Coverity Prevent is the market-leading automated approach to identifying and resolving source code defects and sets the standard for improving software integrity.