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Agilent Technologies Launches Online Digital Test Solutions Expertise Center

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced its Digital Test Solutions and Expertise Online Center. The learning site gives customers a range of essential tools on high-speed digital test, including USB 3.0, DisplayPort and HDMI, SATA/SAS, PCI Express®, MIPI and memory.

The highly competitive environment for computer- and consumer-electronics companies requires extremely fast new product creation utilizing more advanced devices To be successful, design engineers require the most current information in standards like USB, SATA, PCI Express, HDMI, … Read More → "Agilent Technologies Launches Online Digital Test Solutions Expertise Center"

VIA EPIA-P830 Pico-ITX: Multimedia Prowess Meets Networking Versatility in the Smallest of Places

TAIPEI, TAIWAN, December 15, 2010 – VIA Technologies, Inc,a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-P830 Pico-ITX board for advanced portable and network connected embedded applications. The VIA EPIA-P830 features the VIA Nano E-Series processor and the latest VIA VX900 media system processor with additional support for dual Mini-PCIe modules, bringing a wealth of 3G and wireless connectivity options.

“Modern enterprise environments in healthcare, logistics and fleet management require more connected and portable devices that don’t hold back on multimedia ability,” said Daniel Wu, Vice President, VIA Embedded … Read More → "VIA EPIA-P830 Pico-ITX: Multimedia Prowess Meets Networking Versatility in the Smallest of Places"

D-Tools Enhances Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program with Logicom Media

CONCORD, CA. DECEMBER 14, 2010 – D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Logicom Media has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. Based in Miami, Florida, Logicom Media delivers solutions for dealers in the Audio & Video Business, focused on products around Media Servers. 

“We are very proud of the Media Players that we have developed and the customer service that we provide,” said Felix Adam, President of Logicom Media. “We look forward to offering this new product information to D-Tools users for inclusion into their professional client … Read More → "D-Tools Enhances Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program with Logicom Media"

D-Tools Enhances Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program with Logicom Media

CONCORD, CA. DECEMBER 14, 2010 – D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Logicom Media has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. Based in Miami, Florida, Logicom Media delivers solutions for dealers in the Audio & Video Business, focused on products around Media Servers. 

“We are very proud of the Media Players that we have developed and the customer service that we provide,” said Felix Adam, President of Logicom Media. “We look forward to offering this new product information to D-Tools users for inclusion into their professional client … Read More → "D-Tools Enhances Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program with Logicom Media"

AppliedMicro Offers Industry’s First Standard 100G OTN Muxponder

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Dec. 14, 2010 – Applied Micro Circuits Corp., or AppliedMicro (Nasdaq: AMCC), today announced the industry’s first standard 100 Gigabit per second (100G) Muxponder (multiplexing transponder) solution for Optical Transport Networks (OTN). The 100G Muxponder can multiplex any combination of 10G and 40G client signals into a 100G OTN signal (OTU4). As a member of AppliedMicro’s family of 100G optical network processors for OTN, the 100G Muxponder solution is designed to help network operators expand the capacity of the Internet … Read More → "AppliedMicro Offers Industry’s First Standard 100G OTN Muxponder"

3A Output, 2MHz Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter Offers Low Noise Operation & Extended Run Time from Batteries or Supercapacitors

MILPITAS, CA – December 14, 2010 – Linear Technology announces the LTC3113, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers 3A of output current from a nominal 3.3V power source, Li-Ion/Polymer battery or up to 1A from dual cell alkaline/NiCad/NiMH batteries. The LTC3113’s 1.8V to 5.5V input range and 1.8V to 5.5V output range provides a regulated output from an input … Read More → "3A Output, 2MHz Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter Offers Low Noise Operation & Extended Run Time from Batteries or Supercapacitors"

Atmel maXTouch Controller Empowers Touch For Sharp SH8128U Smartphone in China

San Jose, CA, December 13, 2010 – Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that Sharp® Corporation has selected Atmel’s maXTouch(TM) mXT224 touch controller to power the SH8128U smartphone. Atmel’s maXTouch solution will offer Sharp SH8128U smartphone users the ability to reject unintended touches, more precise touch performance, and better battery life for an overall better user experience. Available in the China market today, the new Sharp smartphone runs on Tapas OS–an operating system based on Android that is optimized for the Chinese Network. The Sharp SH8128U … Read More → "Atmel maXTouch Controller Empowers Touch For Sharp SH8128U Smartphone in China"

Linux Professional Institute Expands Training Partner Program to Over 300 Organizations Worldwide

(Sacramento, USA: December 13, 2010) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced that in 2010 they grew their training partner program to include 303 participating organizations–up nearly 10% from this time last year. In addition, LPI added partners in 11 additional countries in 2010: LPI now has training partners in 55 countries around the world.

Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI, noted that in addition to the continuing participation of private training companies in LPI’s training& … Read More → "Linux Professional Institute Expands Training Partner Program to Over 300 Organizations Worldwide"

Jasper Introduces Intelligent Proof Kits For Faster, More Accurate Verification of SoC Interface Protocols

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Dec. 14, 2010 – Jasper Design Automation, provider of advanced formal technology solutions, today introduced Intelligent Proof Kits for accelerated certification of advanced SoC interconnect protocols.  Jasper Intelligent Proof Kits encapsulate critical behaviors for popular protocols such as ARM’s AMBA, letting users quickly configure designs to the standard or adapt them to their own custom configuration.  Intelligent Proof Kits are optimized for high-level verification with Jasper’s ActiveDesign™ and JasperGold® formal verification, and designers benefit from these kits especially in combination … Read More → "Jasper Introduces Intelligent Proof Kits For Faster, More Accurate Verification of SoC Interface Protocols"

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