News 2008.08.14

VxWorks, Wind River Linux Support Intel EP80579 Integrated Processor
Wind River (NASDAQ:WIND) announced support for the recently unveiled Intel® EP80579 Integrated Processor product line with its market leading VxWorks real-time operating system and Wind River Linux, a commercial-grade Linux solution. The Intel EP80579 product line is the first in a series of Intel® architecture-based system on chip (SoC) processors delivering excellent levels of performance-per-watt for a variety of market segments.

Innovasic Ships Pin Compatible 80C186EB, 80C188EB Embedded Processors
Innovasic Semiconductor, a leader in extended life semiconductor solutions, announced production units are shipping for the IA186EB and IA188EB. The IA186EB and IA188EB are form, fit, and function compatible with the original Intel® 80C186EB, 80C188EB, 80L186EB, and 80L188EB 16-bit high-integration embedded processors. Additionally, they have been upgraded to operate at 5.0V or 3.3V. The Innovasic version operates up to 66 MHz at 5.0V and up to 55 MHz at 3.3V.

ADLINK Unveils DPAC-1000 Distributed Programmable Automation Controller
ADLINK Technology, Inc. (TAIEX:6166) announced the DPAC-1000, its latest Distributed Programmable Automation Controller (DPAC) designed specifically for remote data acquisition systems with standard serial communication ports (RS-232 or RS-485). ADLINK’s series of DPACs offer a distributed control solution for digital and analog I/O and motion control, while enabling a 15 to 20 percent cabling reduction compared to other Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) solutions.

AXIOMTEK Rolls Out PANEL1178-841 Multimedia Panel PC
AXIOMTEK is pleased to introduce a new 17″ multimedia panel PC, the PANEL1178-841, which is powered by a high performance Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo processor with the Intel® Q965 Express chipset. The PANEL1178-841 adopts a rugged industrial-grade front bezel, and is equipped with a 17″ SXGA TFT LCD with a resolution of up to 1280 x 1024 pixels. The PANEL1178-841 features two 1394a ports, two Gigabit Ethernet, a built-in speaker, a WLAN module (optional) and up to 3GB of dual channel DDR2 system memory.

GE Fanuc Debuts Programmable DSC-2300 Series Signal Conditioning System
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms announced the DSC-2300 Series high performance signal conditioning systems. Developed to satisfy the growing customer requirement for powerful, modular signal conditioning solutions that are programmable and network-centric, the DSC-2300 is housed in a compact 3U, 16-slot rack-mountable chassis.

ITTIA DB-SQL Database Features New Query Optimizer, Enhancements
ITTIA, a leading provider of software and services for intelligent embedded data management and low-latency event processing, announces new advances in its lightweight ITTIA DB-SQL database library, including a new query optimizer. Enhancements to the SQL engine improve index utilization and add support for parametric queries and statement caching.

Analog Rails Announces Semi-Automatic IC Design Environment
Analog Rails will release a IC Design environment on August 31, 2008. Analog Rails(TM) is a complete semi-automatic IC design environment targeting the entire analog circuit design flow. It is the most automated solution in the “custom” IC industry. Along with unified, correct by construction schematic and layout, Analog Rails features automatic layout, which includes an automatic placer, router, parameterized cells, and differential structures.

Synopsys DesignWare IP for PCI Express Wins Gold at Intel Developer Forum
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, announced that Synopsys’ DesignWare® IP for PCI Express® with PCI-SIG® I/O Virtualization (IOV) technology has completed testing at Intel’s labs and will be used as the gold standard to demonstrate single root IOV (SR-IOV) running on the latest Intel hardware platforms at next week’s Intel Developer Forum (IDF).

Synopsys to Demonstrate DesignWare IP Solutions at Intel Developer Forum
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) will be demonstrating its complete DesignWare® IP solutions for PCI Express®, USB and SATA at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco, California on August 19, 2008. Furthermore, the DesignWare IP for PCI Express with PCI-SIG I/O Virtualization technology will be featured in the Intel Lab sessions at IDF.