News 2008.09.03

MontaVista Vision 2008 Embedded Linux Developers Conference Speakers
MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, announced the lineup of technical experts and special events for the upcoming Vision 2008 Embedded Linux Developers Conference. Technical sessions will be presented by experts from MontaVista, ACCESS, Cisco Systems, Emerson Network Power, Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Intel, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Wipro, Xilinx, and other companies.

Agilent, T-Tech Team on RF Printed Circuit Board Design, Prototyping
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) and T-Tech Inc. announced a joint agreement to offer a solution for fast RF printed circuit board (PCB) design, verification and fabrication. The collaboration combines Agilent’s Genesys RF and microwave circuit design and verification software with T-Tech’s Quick Circuit System for PCB prototyping. The combination is expected to represent the industry’s first complete PCB design, verification and prototyping solution.

Korenix Introduces JetNet4506-M12 M12/IP68 Managed Ethernet Switch
Korenix announced network equipment that is user-friendly, cost-effective and most importantly, measures up to customers’ expectation, releases Industrial 6-Port Managed M12/IP68 Ethernet Switch JetNet 4506-M12 which is specifically designed for the toughest industrial environments. In combination with its IP68 design and the superb management functionality, the JetNet 4506-M12 extends your managing boundaries where no other industrial Ethernet switch can go.

Power Forward Initiative Welcomes Sonics
Sonics Inc. announced that as part of its commitment to power management solutions, it has joined the Power Forward Initiative. Sonics is committed to integrated, industry-wide solutions for low-power design and providing a platform for higher-level exploration and IP reuse. Through the Power Forward Initiative, Sonics will work with a collective of leading technology companies addressing power efficiency across the electronics ecosystem.

IBC2008 Features Xilinx Solutions for Broadcast Applications
Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) announced that its programmable logic solutions for enabling broadcast applications will be showcased at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, Netherlands from September 12 through 16. Xilinx will conduct live demonstrations of new solutions for video and audio connectivity, including: triple-rate support for SD/HD/3G-SDI, audio (de)embedding in HD-SDI, and video over IP; an advanced video development platform for PCI Express(R); and DVB-T/H modulation and IP encapsulation.

VIA Technologies Announces ARTiGO Autumn Sweepstake for HP Mini
VIA Technologies, Inc announced an exciting competition for computer DIY enthusiasts everywhere, with a coveted HP Mini the prize for one lucky ARTiGO owner. Buy a VIA ARTiGO A1000 Pico-ITX Builder Kit before 10th October 2008 to enter this sweepstake. Simply enter your details on the ARTiGO competition website, and your name will be entered into a lucky draw; the first name drawn will win the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC, known affectionately as the HP Mini.

X-FAB Silicon Foundries Ready for Volume 0.35 Micrometer Production
X-FAB Silicon Foundries announced that its Malaysian facility in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia — with its modern 200 mm production line — now is fully qualified for volume production and second sourcing of the company’s 0.35 micrometer high-voltage process technology called XH035. This process technology is ideal for a wide variety of applications including RF and power management, low-power and high-precision mixed-signal circuits, analog front-ends for sensors, mixed-signal embedded systems, systems-on-chip (SoCs) and automotive applications.

Socle Technology Selects Atrenta’s SpyGlass-DFT for IP Verification
Atrenta Inc. announced that Socle Technology Corporation, a leading SoC design services company in Taiwan, has adopted its SpyGlass®-DFT product for IP verification and testability hand-off. Early Design Closure solutions from Atrenta allow design capture, verification, optimization and exploration early in the design flow at the register transfer language (RTL) stage, when it’s faster and easier to correct problems and explore alternatives.