News 2008.10.08 Late Edition

Abatron Debugging Tools Support RMI XLR, XLS Processors
Abatron AG announced that it has added full on-chip development support for RMI Corporation’s multi-core, multi-threaded XLR Processor® and XLS Processor[tm] Families. Abatron’s high-speed debugging tools provide a complete solution for board debug and application development. Abatron, AG, a privately held Swiss Company, develops and produces high quality, high-speed BDM and JTAG Debug Tools (BDI Family) and is making available the Abatron BDI3000 debugger tool through Ultimate Solutions, Inc.

Code Red, WITTENSTEIN Integrate Red Suite with State Viewer
The new Red Suite[tm] v1.6.2 professional development environment, from Code Red, integrates WITTENSTEIN Eclipse based ‘State Viewer’ plug-in, delivering rapid board bring-up and simple debugging of RTOS based projects on Cortex[tm]-M3 and other new-generation 32-bit microcontrollers. The first demonstration of the enhanced capabilities of the Red Suite development environment will take place on Stand 413 on the MCU Launchpad at the ARM Developers Conference to be held in Santa Clara, USA, from the 7th to 9th October.

VisualOn Creates Multimedia Software Solution for TI OMAP35x
VisualOn, Inc. announced a multimedia software solution for Texas Instruments (TI) OMAP35x applications processors, providing developers with impressive levels of value and performance for their multimedia-enabled consumer devices and industrial. VisualOn’s integrated multimedia software solution supports all the essential functions needed to enable video for ARM-based applications as well as the ability to support larger screen sizes and higher resolution video.

Cadence Optimizes Custom Litho Source Illumination
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) announced the availability of software that optimizes custom lithographic source illumination, a new capability in its integrated source mask optimization (SMO) technology family for IC manufacturing at 22 nanometers and beyond. Optimized custom litho source illumination delivers the superior process window and improved two-dimensional image fidelity required for 22-nanometer semiconductor manufacturing.

TDK-Lambda Rolls Out 300W EFE-300, 400W EFE-400 Power Supplies
Taking digital control to the next level, TDK-Lambda’s revolutionary EFE Series of embedded frontend power supplies delivers industry leading power density, high efficiency and enhanced reliability. The first products in the range are the 300W EFE-300 and the 400W EFE-400 single output supplies that deliver 133% peak power capability for 10 seconds and offer a class leading efficiency of up to 90%.

Corelis to Demonstrate JTAG, Boundary Scan, I2C Products at Tradeshows
Corelis, Inc. announced that it will exhibit the latest ScanExpress JTAG/Boundary-scan development and test software as well as Corelis’ ScanExpress JET Functional Emulation Test suite at upcoming tradeshows in Santa Clara, CA, USA and Munich, Germany. Show attendees will see ScanExpress JET, which is fully integrated with Corelis’ industry-preferred ScanExpress automated boundary-scan test & development tools for unmatched test coverage on microprocessor-based boards.