News 2008.09.30

Zilog Launches Encore! 32 Series Microcontroller
Zilog, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZILG) introduced its new Encore! 32[tm] Series Microcontroller for home or industrial control, connectivity and security embedded applications. Zilog is a leading supplier of embedded System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for consumer and industrial applications, and an industry leader in remote control and universal infrared database solutions.

IAR Systems Introduces Version 5.20 of IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM
IAR Systems has announced the launch of version 5.20 of IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM®, its integrated development environment (IDE) for building and debugging embedded applications. This latest version of the IAR Systems tools for ARM based devices includes a significant number of improvements focusing on the ARM Cortex-M3 core.

TI Rolls Out TMS320C6745 DSP, TMS320C6747 DSP, OMAP-L137 Processor
Engineers of audio, medical, industrial and emerging applications have traditionally implemented floating-point digital signal processors (DSPs) because they offer dynamic range and high precision for data accuracy and easy algorithm programmability. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) announced three new devices that transcend traditional floating-point processors, enabling engineers to easily design more portable, connected, cost-efficient and high-precision end products.

Freescale Semiconductor Unveils Customer Specific Products Business
Freescale Semiconductor has launched a Customer Specific Products (CSP) business that provides custom system-on-chip (SoC) solutions based on its industry-leading SoC platforms – Power Architecture® processors, ColdFire® controllers and i.MX platforms based on ARM® technology. Freescale is the only company in the industry to have three distinct processor platforms with proven technologies spanning high performance, low power, multimedia acceleration and embedded control.

National Instruments Announces 2008 NI Technical Symposium
National Instruments announced open registration for the 2008 NI Technical Symposium, a series of free, full-day technical conferences that feature the latest developments in design, control, automation and test. The conferences, which take place in 28 cities in the United States, Mexico and Canada from October through December 2008, will deliver new product demonstrations, hands-on tutorials and technology presentations to more than 4,000 engineers and scientists.

VMETRO Unveils XMC-FPGA05F FPGA Module with Fiber Optic Transceivers
VMETRO, a leader in embedded computing solutions based on standards such as VXS, VPX, XMC and FMC that utilize multi-gigabit serial interconnects, announced a new generation user programmable FPGA XMC/PMC module with fiber-optic transceivers. The XMC-FPGA05F, a follow-on to the very successful PMC-FPGA03F, incorporates the Xilinx® Virtex®-5 FPGA with four front panel fiber-optic transceivers in air- or conduction-cooled versions.

TRANGO Hypervisor for TI OMAP 2430 SoC Becomes CSPN Compliant
TRANGO Virtual Processors, the leading provider of embedded virtualization IP, announced that the TRANGO Hypervisor for the Texas Instruments OMAP 2430 System on Chip (SoC) is compliant with the CSPN (First Level Security Certification) criteria, established by the French National Security Agency (DCSSI, Central Directorate for Information Systems Security).

TelcoBridges Announces WiMAX VoIP Platform
TelcoBridges[tm] Inc. announced at WiMAX World, its ready-to-deploy service delivery platform for advanced voice services over WiMAX. Through a combination of TelcoBridges’ award winning Tmedia[tm] hardware, and its ExpresSCE+[tm] application software, TelcoBridges is now making it easier for solutions providers to deliver pre-packaged voice services and value-added services such as voice mail, conferencing, fax server, IVR services, and IP-PBX, with a higher level of voice quality via WiMAX.

Tensilica Becomes Member of Atrenta SpyLinks Partner Program
Atrenta® Inc. and Tensilica® Inc. announced that Tensilica has joined Atrenta’s SpyLinks[tm] partner program and has deployed Atrenta’s SpyGlass® suite to optimize synthesizability, power management, constraints management, design for test, and timing for new processor cores.

Seiko Epson Selects eSOL for Photo Fine Player
eSOL, a leading developer of real time embedded software solutions, announced that its products were selected for the newest P-6000 and P-7000 models of Photo Fine Player, the multimedia storage viewer released from Seiko Epson Corporation. eSOL products have been used in previous models of Photo Fine Player, including P-5000 and P-3000. Because of the proven credibility and functionality of eSOL products, Seiko Epson decided to continue using these products with its newest models.