News 2008.11.13

Renesas Introduces SH74504, SH74513 Microcontrollers
Renesas Technology America, Inc. announced the SH74504 and SH74513, two fast 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) with large amounts of on-chip flash memory and peripheral sets tailored for driver-assist systems that implement the increasingly popular “preventative safety” features of new cars and trucks. The new 240MHz devices use the SH-4A CPU, the most powerful one in the Renesas Technology SuperH® family, and are fabricated with 90-nm process technology.

PLDA Announces Superspeed USB IP Solutions
PLDA announced the immediate availability of a new line of SuperSpeed USB IP products designed for ASIC and FPGA. SuperSpeed USB or USB 3.0 increases the speed of USB to 5 GHz, reducing system latency and increasing performance. This announcement significantly expands PLDA’s presence in the interconnect IP market and extends its existing leadership in the PCI space to this new standard.

Mistral Announces Curtiss Wright VPX6-1952 Single Board Computer
Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has announced the availability of the rugged Intel (Penryn) Core 2 Duo-based Single Board Computer – the VPX6 1952 from Curtiss Wright. The VPX6-1952 is based on the latest processor technology available from Intel, the Intel Penryn processor (on the Montevina platform). Available with embedded video graphics, 4 to 8GB of high-bandwidth SDRAM, the 1952 also comes equipped with a rich I/O complement including dual SERDES Gigabit Ethernet, Integrated Platform Management Interfaces (IPMI), GPIO, Serial channels, USB ports and an XMC site.

Mocana Releases Latest Version of NanoSec RFC-compliant IPsec Solution
Mocana announced a new version of NanoSec[tm], a standards-based, full featured and RFC-compliant IPsec solution, specially optimized for device security applications. Mocana’s latest version of NanoSec, a component of the recently announced NanoPhone Suite for Android[tm], provides developers with the smallest, fastest IPsec implementation on the market, making it ideal for resource-constrained smartphones, intelligent printers, networked medical devices, industrial automation and SCADA applications.