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Sigma Designs Launches First Studio-Grade Set Top Box SoC

MILPITAS, CA–(Marketwire – January 3, 2011) – Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for delivering entertainment and control throughout the home, today set a new bar for advanced connected media players, Blu-ray players and IPTV set-top box (STB) SoCs with the introduction of its SMP8910 media processor. The SMP8910 is the first chip to integrate VXP studio quality video processing and the most flexible 3D video processing into a high-performance media processor.

The SMP8910 provides more than 6,000 DMIPS via a dual-core 1004K … Read More → "Sigma Designs Launches First Studio-Grade Set Top Box SoC"

GiDEL Announces the Availability of TotalHistory™ a New Level in ASIC Prototyping and FPGA Debug

Kane Computing are pleased to announce that GiDEL has recently launched TotalHistory™, the most advanced debugging feature available in today’s ASIC Prototyping solutions and FPGA based systems.

TotalHistory is a software only solution enabling users to define a list of signals in the design which they want to trace at full system speed. There is practically no limit on the number of signals traced. The user can then view the trace using a waveform viewer to debug and validate the design. Optionally, an API is available for queries by advanced users.

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GiDEL Announces Its Third-Generation ASIC Prototyping Systems Based on on Altera’s Stratix IV E FPGAs

Kane Computing are pleased to announce that GiDEL recently launched the PROC_SoC3-4S™ and the PROC_SoC10-4S™ ASIC Prototyping Systems utilizing the industry’s largest FPGAs – Altera’s Stratix® IV E FPGA featuring 820K logic elements (LEs).

The PROC_SoC3 and PROC_SoC10 are GiDEL’s third-generation ASIC Prototyping Systems. Featuring the industry’s largest and fastest FPGA, the Stratix IV E FPGA-based PROC-SoC ASIC Prototyping Systems are designed to debug and verify today’s most advanced SoC designs. The PROC_SoC3-4S is able to support designs … Read More → "GiDEL Announces Its Third-Generation ASIC Prototyping Systems Based on on Altera’s Stratix IV E FPGAs"

Atheros Debuts Industry’s Most Flexible Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Solution for Tablets and Portable Consumer Electronic Devices

SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – January 3, 2011) – Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR), a global leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications, today unveiled the industry’s highest-performing and most flexible wireless solution for tablets and portable consumer electronic (CE) devices. Extending Atheros’ popular line of combination products for computing and consumer devices, the new AR6233 offers both 802.11n Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.0 technologies on a system-in-package (SIP) solution — the compact form factor preferred for CE designs.

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Software and Hardware Ecosystem to Unleash the Power of AMD Fusion Technology

SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwire – January 4, 2011) – AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced broad support for the AMD Fusion Family of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) from the software and hardware ecosystem community. Working closely with software vendors, developers and motherboard suppliers, AMD has built a coalition of industry innovators committed to providing devices and applications that leverage the combined x86 computing power and discrete-level graphics performance of AMD … Read More → "Software and Hardware Ecosystem to Unleash the Power of AMD Fusion Technology"

AMD Introduces Its Fastest Quad Core and New Six Core Processor Models

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AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced new desktop processors including AMD’s fastest quad-core desktop processor. These processors join AMD’s award-winning 8-series chipset and recently launched AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 series graphics for PCs that enable vivid high-definition experiences in 3D with GPU-accelerated multimedia performance. With these latest technologies, gamers and PC enthusiasts can enjoy The Ultimate … Read More → "AMD Introduces Its Fastest Quad Core and New Six Core Processor Models"

Icon Labs Launches Floodgate-Packet Filter, the First Embedded Firewall with Dynamic Filtering

West Des Moines, IA  (Jan. 4, 2011) – Icon Labs ( www.icon-labs.com) a leading provider of embedded networking and security technology, today announced the availability of Floodgate-Packet Filter TM, an embedded firewall that allows networked devices to control the packets they process.  Floodgate protects against potentially malicious attacks … Read More → "Icon Labs Launches Floodgate-Packet Filter, the First Embedded Firewall with Dynamic Filtering"

Cypress TrueTouch™ Solution Drives Multi-Touch Touchscreen In Hot New IS03 Smartphone from KDDI

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 4, 2011 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced that its TrueTouch™ touchscreen solution implements the brilliant multi-touch touchscreen in the hot new IS03 smartphone from KDDI. The new phone, manufactured bySharp Communication Systems Group, offers a highly responsive and accurate 3.5-inch LCD display screen.

The IS03 is based on the Android™ 2.1 operating system and allows users to enjoy dozens of Android applications. It offers e-mail support, fast web browsing, GPS support, … Read More → "Cypress TrueTouch™ Solution Drives Multi-Touch Touchscreen In Hot New IS03 Smartphone from KDDI"

Cadence Silicon Realization End-to-End Verification Wins Design Tool and Development Software Category

SAN JOSE, Calif., and BRACKNELL, UK , 20 Dec 2010 — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a global leader in electronic design innovation, is pleased to announce that the Cadence® Virtuoso® Accelerated Parallel Simulator has won the Elektra Electronics Industry Awards 2010 as the best design tool and development software. The Elektra Awards, established in 2003 and organized by Electronics Weekly and Reed Business Information in Europe, gives the industry an opportunity to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies across Europe. 

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Cadence Silicon Realization End-to-End Verification Wins Design Tool and Development Software Category

SAN JOSE, Calif., and BRACKNELL, UK , 20 Dec 2010 — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a global leader in electronic design innovation, is pleased to announce that the Cadence® Virtuoso® Accelerated Parallel Simulator has won the Elektra Electronics Industry Awards 2010 as the best design tool and development software. The Elektra Awards, established in 2003 and organized by Electronics Weekly and Reed Business Information in Europe, gives the industry an opportunity to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies across Europe. 

Read More → "Cadence Silicon Realization End-to-End Verification Wins Design Tool and Development Software Category"

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