News 2008.10.01

AXIOMTEK Debuts MPC150-810-DC-FL Medical Grade Panel Computer
AXIOMTEK has introduced the MPC150-810-DC-FL, a new slim medical-grade panel computer which equipped with a 15-inch high brightness (350nits) XGA LCD and ATX100W DC power supply (18VDC to 28VDC) via DC jack. The MPC150-810-DC-FL is powered by a LV Intel® Pentium® M 1.4GHz or ULV Intel® Celeron® M 1GHz/0KB processor to minimize thermal emissions. The fanless design & waterproof enclosure (front panel: IP65, whole enclosure: IPx1) ensure the MPC150-810-DC-FL to operate reliably and quietly in medical and healthcare environments.

u-blox Rolls Out Low Voltage NEO 5D, NEO 5G GPS Receiver Modules
u-blox announced the release of two new revolutionary low voltage GPS modules NEO 5D and NEO 5G. They are the world’s first modules to operate at 1.8 Volt, which reduces power by 40% or more compared to its predecessors and enable a high level of performance with the lowest possible power consumption.

Texas Instruments Reduces Design Time, Cost for Video Systems
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced a comprehensive system-level solution to simplify customer development of digital video products that includes free optimized software codec bundles and production-quantity availability of several digital media processors based on DaVinci[tm] technology. Customers designing with DaVinci technology have easy access to a comprehensive suite of production-qualified audio and video bundles that can be easily integrated into their various video applications.

GateRocket Introduces RocketDrive for Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGAs
GateRocket® Inc. announced availability of its RocketDrive® for Virtex®-5 FPGAs from Xilinx. The RocketDrive cuts verification and in-system debug time for advanced single or multi-FPGA based projects while adding significant value through seamless integration to a design team’s existing design verification environment, without a change in design flow or verification methodology.

Aonix Announces ObjectAda Real-Time for LynxOS 4.2 RTOS
Aonix announced the release of ObjectAda for Linux hosts targeting PowerPC embedded and real-time systems running the LynuxWorks LynxOS 4.2 RTOS. With enhanced edit, build, and debug facilities, ObjectAda speeds Ada application development using Linux, the preferred environment of engineers building large and complex systems. Thanks to such time savings, ObjectAda developers can reduce time to market and development costs over less functional toolchains.

Wavesat, WirelessLogix Team on WiMAX Chipset Interoperability
Wavesat Inc. and WirelessLogix announced that they have successfully completed interoperability testing between Wavesat’s Odyssey[tm] 8500 chipset and WirelessLogix’ WiMAX data collection solutions. This new diagnostic support for Wavesat’s Odyssey chipset will provide WiMAX engineers with the ability to perform testing using Wavesat-based devices and the WirelessLogix’ XCAL-X real-time data collection tool and XCAP-X analysis tool.

Arrow Electronics to Demonstrate at ARM Developers Conference
Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) continues its active involvement in the ARM community by participating in the 2008 ARM Developers’ Conference, being held Oct. 7-9 in Silicon Valley at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Arrow engineers will share their expertise via presentations and panel discussions, as well as highlight new tools for developers.

Rhonda Joins Tensilica Xtensions Partner Network
Tensilica,® Inc. announced that Rhonda Ltd., a Russian software development outsourcing company, has joined Tensilica’s Xtensions[tm] Partner network as the first authorized software design center. Rhonda offers the full cycle of software development from project management through design and test to documentation and maintenance. They are the largest software house in the Russian Far East and have extensive expertise in embedded software for mobile handsets.

Aonix Delivers PERC Ultra Java Virtual Machine, Expertise to TECOM
Aonix® announces its participation in TECOM, Trusted Embedded COMputing, an Information Technology for European Advancement (ITEA) project chartered to create solutions and architectures for integrity and security requirements. TECOM, budgeted at 1516639 €, is developing a trusted secure execution environment capable of withstanding the increasing number of external security attacks. Aonix will provide the PERC Ultra virtual machine and its expertise in security and complex embedded systems to the TECOM project.