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Xilinx Research Labs Fellow Steve Trimberger to be Honored at ACM Induction Ceremony with 2010 Class of Fellows

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1, 2011 – Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that Xilinx Research Labs Fellow, Steve Trimberger, has been chosen by the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) to be inducted into the class of 2010 ACM fellows for his achievements in computer science and information technology.  

Recognition as an ACM fellow is the most prestigious member grade granted to the top one percent of ACM members for outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.  Trimberger is being honored for his contributions … Read More → "Xilinx Research Labs Fellow Steve Trimberger to be Honored at ACM Induction Ceremony with 2010 Class of Fellows"

MIPS Technologies and Ingenic Semiconductor Collaborate to Bring Android™ ‘Honeycomb’ to New 1GHz MIPS-Based™ Mobile SoC

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 31, 2011 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, and Ingenic Semiconductor, a leading China-based CPU provider for mobile multimedia applications, today announced that they are collaborating to bring Android™ 3.0, also known as ‘Honeycomb’, to Ingenic’s new JZ4770 mobile applications processor, which leverages a MIPS-Based™ XBurst™ CPU running at 1GHz. Honeycomb is … Read More → "MIPS Technologies and Ingenic Semiconductor Collaborate to Bring Android™ ‘Honeycomb’ to New 1GHz MIPS-Based™ Mobile SoC"

NetLogic Microsystems Announces Production Orders into LTE Base Stations for Ground-Breaking XLP® Multi-Core Processors

Santa Clara, Calif. – May 31, 2011 – NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. [NASDAQ: NETL], a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next-generation Internet networks, today announced that it has received, and is now accepting orders for volume production for its best-in-class XLP316L multi-core, multi-threaded processors from customers developing next-generation LTE base stations. NetLogic Microsystems’ industry-leading XLP316L multi-core processor delivers unparalleled performance and sets a new standard for Tier One OEMs developing highly differentiated eNodeB solutions for LTE and LTE-Advanced.

The XLP316L multi-core processor integrates 16 high-performance NXCPUs™ … Read More → "NetLogic Microsystems Announces Production Orders into LTE Base Stations for Ground-Breaking XLP® Multi-Core Processors"

MIPS Technologies Advances ‘Apps on MIPS’ Development

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 31, 2011 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, announced the launch of a new MIPS Application Development (MAD) Program designed to promote rapid development of applications on the MIPS® architecture. The program offers technical support and services for performance testing and compatibility to verify that applications will run as designed on MIPS-Based™ devices. Through the program—the latest offering available through the new MIPS Developer Community& … Read More → "MIPS Technologies Advances ‘Apps on MIPS’ Development"

EnSilica and Evatronix collaborate on USB connectivity for eSi-RISC processors

Wokingham, UK and Bielsko-Biala, Poland – 31st May 2011.  EnSilica, a leading independent provider of front-end IC design services and system solutions, has announced a collaboration with silicon Intellectual Property (IP) provider, Evatronix SA, to offer fully featured eSi-RISC processor SoC solutions incorporating USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 connectivity. The collaboration with Evatronix adds an important building block to EnSilica’s strategy of providing customers with eSi-RISC processor sub-systems complete with integrated peripherals. The collaboration also broadens the Evatronix USB IP sub-system portfolio with RISC processor combinations.

“USB is a key connectivity choice for our customers and teaming-up with … Read More → "EnSilica and Evatronix collaborate on USB connectivity for eSi-RISC processors"

S2C Appoints ChipStart as North American Distributor

San Jose, CA – May 31, 2011 – S2C Inc., a leading rapid SoC/ASIC prototyping solutions provider, announced that ChipStart will distribute S2C’s rapid SoC prototyping products in Canada, New England and Texas.  In addition to selling S2C’s products, ChipStart will supply first line applications support.

Until now, ChipStart has focused on semiconductor IP.  Howard Pakosh, ChipStart’s President and CEO said: “S2C’s products are a natural extension of our product line.  The same engineering team that is deciding … Read More → "S2C Appoints ChipStart as North American Distributor"

MIPS Technologies and Actions Semiconductor Collaborate to Bring Android™ ‘Honeycomb’ to New 1.3GHz Chipset for Tablets

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ZHUHAI, China – May 31, 2011 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, and Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACTS), one of China& … Read More → "MIPS Technologies and Actions Semiconductor Collaborate to Bring Android™ ‘Honeycomb’ to New 1.3GHz Chipset for Tablets"

Magma’s Titan and FineSim Validated for TSMC’s Analog/Mixed-Signal Reference Flow 2.0 for 28-nm Processes

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 31, 2011 – Magma® Design Automation (Nasdaq: LAVA), a provider of chip design software, today announced TSMC (TSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) has validated the Titan™ Mixed-Signal Design Platform and FineSim™ SPICE and FineSim Pro circuit simulation products for inclusion in TSMC’s Analog/Mixed-Signal (AMS) Reference Flow 2.0. The TSMC AMS Reference Flow 2.0 targets its most advanced 28-nanometer (nm) process technology and includes a comprehensive design kit and new advanced custom design methodologies. Magma’s Titan Mixed-Signal Design Platform and FineSim circuit simulator have been applied to support the enhanced flow. With Magma’s … Read More → "Magma’s Titan and FineSim Validated for TSMC’s Analog/Mixed-Signal Reference Flow 2.0 for 28-nm Processes"

Atmel maXTouch Solution Powers ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet Touchscreen

COMPUTEX, Taiwan, May 31, 2011- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that ASUS, a leading computer manufacturer, has selected the Atmel maXTouch(TM) solution to power the touchscreen for the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer tablet.

Running on the Android Honeycomb 3.0 operating system, the new tablet comes with a 10.1-inch, 1280 x 800 IPS panel supporting up to 10-multitouches using Atmel’s maXTouch  device. The Eee Pad Transformer tablet also includes a 1GHz Tegra 2 processor with 1GB RAM, 16GB flash storage, twin cameras with 1.2-megapixels on the front and 5-megapixels on … Read More → "Atmel maXTouch Solution Powers ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet Touchscreen"

ATopTech’s Aprisa Physical Design Solution Included in TSMC Reference Flow 12.0 for 28nm Designs

SAN JOSE, CA – May 31, 2011 — ATopTech, the leader in next generation physical design solutions, today announced that Aprisa™, the company’s place and route solution, is included in TSMC Reference Flow 12.0. TSMC and ATopTech collaborated in the development of Reference Flow 12.0 to address the increasing design challenges for 28nm. Many new technologies–including 28nm design enablement, timing, reliability, low power and design for … Read More → "ATopTech’s Aprisa Physical Design Solution Included in TSMC Reference Flow 12.0 for 28nm Designs"

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