News 2008.12.02 Late Edition

AXIOMTEK Rolls Out SHB102 Single Board Computer
AXIOMTEK introduces SHB102, a new quad-core PICMG 1.3 full-size CPU card. Built on the Intel® Q45 Express chipset and ICH10DO, the SHB102 supports the 45nm Intel® Core[tm]2 Quad processor up to 1333 MHz FSB in LGA775 package with four dual-channel DDR3 DIMM sockets up to 16GB. The integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 provides excellent graphics and 3D performance with a maximum dedicated frame buffer video memory up to 256MB.

Emerson Network Power Introduces Intelligent VS AC-DC Power Supply
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity[tm], announced the addition of the Intelligent VS (iVS) AC-DC power supply to its line of fully-configurable modular power supplies. Capable of delivering up to 4920 Watts of high-density output (12W/cu-in), the iVS is the industry’s first fully-programmable and intelligent high-power standard power supply.

Agilent Debuts Hardware-Based Mask Limit Testing for Oscilloscopes
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) announced the industry’s first hardware-based mask limit testing application for general-purpose oscilloscopes. Hardware-based mask testing helps users test hardware in seconds instead of the hours it takes with software-based solutions. The Agilent application is ideal for engineers working in manufacturing and R&D who need to validate the quality and stability of electronic components and systems.

ASML, Brion Team on LithoTuner Computational Lithography for Fab
ASML (NASDAQ:ASML)(Amsterdam:ASML) and its subsidiary Brion Technologies announce LithoTuner[tm], a new suite of products that integrates computational and wafer lithography to improve semiconductor manufacturability. LithoTuner Pattern Matcher and LithoTuner Pattern Matcher FullChip take scanner matching to a whole new level, with improvements ranging from 30-70% over current scanner matching techniques.

ARM Licenses SPIRIT Voice, Audio Software
SPIRIT DSP announced that ARM (LSE:ARM)(Nasdaq:ARMH) has selected SPIRIT Voice and Audio software to evaluate the multimedia performance of its next-generation processors. Fully optimized for ARM® processor-based devices, awarded multiple industry awards and being used by more than 200 customers, SPIRIT software significantly increases VoIP and multimedia quality and power-efficiency on all embedded platforms: mobile phones, MIDs, PMPs, STBs, etc.

GateRocket CEO, CTO to Speak at FPGA Summit
At the first annual FPGA Summit coming to San Jose next week, GateRocket executives Dave Orecchio, CEO; and Chris Schalick, CTO will participate in tutorial and technical sessions on the thorny issue of FPGA verification and debug. Orecchio is hosting tutorial session T3B at 2:40 PM on Wednesday afternoon with experts from Mentor Graphics, GateRocket, Altera, Agilent Technologies and Xilinx. The FPGA Summit runs Dec. 9-11 in San Jose, Calif.

Virtutech to Present at IP-Based Electronic System Conference
Virtutech, Inc. announced that Technical Marketing Manager Jakob Engblom will participate in a panel discussion entitled “When will the Virtual Software Platform hook up to the Virtual Hardware Platform?” during the IP-Based Electronic System Conference and Exhibition (IP-08), December 3-5, 2008 at the World Trade Center in Grenoble, France. The panel will address the differences between fast functional PV virtual system platforms and cycle-accurate virtual hardware platforms.