News 2008.10.13 Late Edition

Ethernet Direct Announces Rhino Embedded Computers for Automation
Ethernet Direct Corporation offers a complete range of Rhino series Embedded computers to cater the Industrial Automation market. Ethernet applications in the Industrial marketplace are continually evolving. Shifting from traditional IT-based high level communications to real time applications in separate and isolated networks, Ethernet support by local resources is now becoming more important.

Aeroflex Rolls Out TM500 LTE Multi-handset Test Mobile
Aeroflex has launched an LTE version of its industry-standard TM500 multi-handset (multi-UE) test mobile designed to enable infrastructure equipment vendors accelerate the pace of their LTE development projects. At the same time Aeroflex has announced that it has won a contract to supply a major European infrastructure equipment vendor with the TM500 LTE Multi-UE test mobile.

SDC Systems Announces Embedded Engineering Workshops
SDC Systems has announced that it is to run a series of embedded engineering workshops. The first of these will focus on the migration of software from a traditional RTOS to the Linux operating system. Working in conjunction with the leading realtime embedded Linux developer MontaVista Software, SDC Systems will hold the half-day seminar at Bracknell on the 4th November.

Data Hunter Introduces Mini-G WiFi Wireless Module
Data Hunter announces Mini-G “WiFi” module, new lowest cost $59 (~41EUR Quan.-1) to $39 (~27EUR Large-Quan.) embedded serial-to-”WiFi” module that quickly and easily connects User devices running embedded applications and machine-to-machine (M2M) to 802.11b/g wireless LANs with very minimal programming. Mini-G is a very compact size of 30×40mm, with battery save modes, embedded antenna or connector for external antenna.

Gleichmann Announces NEC NL8048BC24-04 WVGA TFT LCD Module
The 9.0-inch WVGA TFT LCD module was specifically designed for applications in which an ultra-wide viewing angle and color consistency are important. Features of the wide-format LCD module, which is based on NEC LCD Technologies’ ultra-advanced, super-fine TFT (UA-SFT) technology, include: horizontal and vertical viewing angles of 176 degrees, a luminance of 350 cd/m2, an excellent contrast ratio of 800:1 and a replaceable CCFL backlight with an average life of 50000 hours.

VIA to Demonstrate Industrial Devices at ISA Expo 2008
VIA Technologies, Inc announced its participation in the ISA Expo 2008 automation and control event and will showcase a range of targeted boards, peripherals and complete systems. VIA at booth 1400 to see VIA’s latest Pico-ITX boards – full-featured yet remarkably compact at 10cmx7.2cm, the VIA EPIA-P700 and VIA EPIA-P710 boards boast the latest in energy saving processor design and flexible I/O options, making them ideal for ultra compact industrial environments.

Emerson Network Power to Showcase at 2008 AdvancedTCA Summit
Emerson Network Power announced extensive participation in the AdvancedTCA® (ATCA®) Summit, the industry’s premier event showcasing the latest innovations in ATCA technologies from October 21-23 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

ClioSoft to Present Design Data Management Support for Cadence IC 6.x
ClioSoft, Inc. will be demonstrating design data management (DDM) support for the Cadence® Virtuoso® custom design platform at the 13th Si2/OpenAccess+ conference. ClioSoft and Cadence will jointly demonstrate the seamless integration of the ClioSoft SOS Design Collaboration Platform with the Cadence Virtuoso 6.1.3 release, compliant with the OpenAccess standard. SOS provides management and versions control of design data, streamlining the design process by enhancing communication and facilitating efficient and accurate sharing of design data from concept through tape-out.