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Thermacore Introduces New Product Line of VME64x/VPX Cold Plates for Demanding Military Cooling Applications

LANCASTER, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Thermacore (www.thermacore.com), a leading provider of advanced thermal solutions, introduces a new line of cold plates that meet the most recent VME64x/VPX standards and supports commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) packaging formats. These high conductance cold plates offer significant improvement in electronics cooling performance as compared to conventional technologies used in demanding military and aerospace applications.

The new line of lightweight, ruggedized cold plates — … Read More → "Thermacore Introduces New Product Line of VME64x/VPX Cold Plates for Demanding Military Cooling Applications"

ARM sponsors National Electronics Week and exhibits mbed racing robots.

16 March – National Electronics Week the UK’s premier electronics trade exhibition (NEW:UK) will take place 12 – 13 April at the NEC Pavilion, the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham UK and will introduce a showcase of cutting-edge technology that is both fun and educational.

“We are delighted to have ARM as an exhibitor and as our main sponsor” said Claire Saunders, NEW:UK event director. “ARM is a leading light in the electronics industry and at the heart of today’s most wanted high tech products.”

Running alongside The Gadget … Read More → "ARM sponsors National Electronics Week and exhibits mbed racing robots."

Green Hills Software Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary of INTEGRITY-178B Operating System with Introduction of New Rapid-Prototype Software Development Platform

SANTA BARBARA, CA — March 16, 2011 — Green Hills Software, the worldwide leader in high assurance operating systems that are FAA/EASA-certified and NSA-evaluated, today announced the ten-year anniversary of the first customer deployment of INTEGRITY®-178B, a multi-level secure, partitioned real-time operating system (RTOS). INTEGRITY-178B is the only operating system in the world that has been proven to simultaneously meet the software safety requirements of RTCA/DO-178B Level A for safety and total reliability, and the information assurance requirements of the U.S. Government’s EAL6+ Separation Kernel Protection Profile (SKPP) for absolute security.</ … Read More → "Green Hills Software Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary of INTEGRITY-178B Operating System with Introduction of New Rapid-Prototype Software Development Platform"

CMP Selects TowerJazz’s Advanced Power Management and CMOS Image Sensor Processes and PDKs to Meet Growing Customer Demand

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. March 16, 2011 – TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced that its advanced 0.18 micron power management and CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology and sophisticated process design kits (PDKs) are now available for prototyping to companies, universities and research labs through the services provided by CMP. 

Since 1981, CMP, an independent non-profit organization, has helped more than 1000 organizations from 70 countries access affordable commercial foundries by consolidating their designs onto Multi-Project wafers. CMP works with several foundry vendors supporting a … Read More → "CMP Selects TowerJazz’s Advanced Power Management and CMOS Image Sensor Processes and PDKs to Meet Growing Customer Demand"

NXP Delivers Industry’s First 10 Gbps CMOS Multiplexer/Demultiplexer Switch

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS and SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – March 15, 2011) – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the availability of the CBTL02043, a multiplexer/demultiplexer (mux/demux) switch featuring the highest speed implementation in the industry. Providing switching speeds of up to 10 Gbps, the CBTL02043 maintains low power consumption and low power loss, and is designed to support rapidly evolving … Read More → "NXP Delivers Industry’s First 10 Gbps CMOS Multiplexer/Demultiplexer Switch"

Multicore Association Releases MCAPI 2.0 to Add Multicore Messaging Flexibility

El Dorado Hills, CA. — March 15, 2011 —The Multicore Association, an industry consortium focused on developing standards that speed time to market for systems using multicore processors, today announced that version 2.0 of its multicore communications application programming interface (MCAPI™) specification has been completed and is available for download from the consortium’s website. This enhanced version adds new features, such as domains for routing purposes, but also highlights the fact that an evolving communications API is a key factor in maintaining value in multicore-enabled system … Read More → "Multicore Association Releases MCAPI 2.0 to Add Multicore Messaging Flexibility"

LatticeXP2 FPGAs Power The First Low Power, Real-Time Video Processing Engine

HILLSBORO, OR – MARCH 15, 2011 – Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that Thruput Ltd has chosen its LatticeXP2TM FPGAs for use in MIDAS, the first low-power, lossless real-time video processing platform.  Boasting an impressive eight dual-link inputs and driving up to three full resolution monitors, the Thruput MIDAS delivers over two billion pixels per second of silent processing power.  The MIDAS toolbox enables users to process outputs at an incredible 48 ms average latency, enabling real-time video cropping, translation, alpha channel layering and color manipulation.  

“The … Read More → "LatticeXP2 FPGAs Power The First Low Power, Real-Time Video Processing Engine"

Synopsys’ CODE V Enhances Aspheric Lens System Design

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the availability of enhancements to its CODE V® optical design and analysis software. CODE V 10.3 delivers new design and analysis capabilities that enable optical designers to more easily take advantage of the unique image quality and cost benefits that aspheres offer.

Aspheric surface shapes are used to help reduce or eliminate imperfect or blurred images in optical systems. While surfaces with spherical shapes are easier to make, many more spherical surfaces … Read More → "Synopsys’ CODE V Enhances Aspheric Lens System Design"

Synopsys Mixed-signal Verification Solution Delivers 5X Speed-up at Amlogic

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that Amlogic, a leading fabless supplier of video, audio and image processing chips, has selected Synopsys’ CustomSim™ solution for mixed-signal verification of its high-performance multimedia system-on-chips (SoCs). Using CustomSim and VCS®, Amlogic observed a 5X improvement in verification throughput compared with competitive solutions, helping to reduce the typical SoC verification cycle from five days to 21 hours.

“Amlogic’s new AML8726-M multimedia SoC combines our proprietary HD multimedia processing engine with … Read More → "Synopsys Mixed-signal Verification Solution Delivers 5X Speed-up at Amlogic"

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