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Altera Unveils 28-nm Device Portfolio Tailored to Customers’ Diverse Design Requirements

San Jose, Calif., January 24, 2011—Delivering the industry’s most comprehensive set of device options tailored to customers’ diverse design requirements, Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced its portfolio of 28-nm devices. Altera is providing customers clearly differentiated solutions across the new Read More → "Altera Unveils 28-nm Device Portfolio Tailored to Customers’ Diverse Design Requirements"

Azuro CTS Adopted by SiBEAM for Complex Multi-mode SoC Design

SANTA CLARA, CA – January 19, 2011 – Azuro, Inc., a leading provider of advanced clock tree synthesis and timing optimization tools for digital chip design, today announced that SiBEAM has adopted Azuro’s PowerCentric™ clock tree synthesis (CTS) solution.

“CTS has become one of the critical bottlenecks in physical design. It typically takes a lot of effort to ensure that clocks are balanced correctly across all operating modes and corners,” said Bernard Shung, Vice President of IC Engineering at SiBEAM. “Azuro CTS works directly from the multi-mode sign-off constraints, and delivers superior timing to … Read More → "Azuro CTS Adopted by SiBEAM for Complex Multi-mode SoC Design"

High-performance PICMG 1.0 Slot CPU with Intel® GM45 Mobile Chipset

Munich, January 2011 – DSM Computer’s current industrial Slot CPU 96M4296o conforms to the proven and still very popular PICMG 1.0 Standard. The compact CPU card is equipped with an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (Penryn) processor with the 667/800/1066 MHz front-side bus or a Celeron™ processor and the Intel® GM45/ICH9M chipset with the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD. The module can be equipped with two DDR3 SO-DIMM memory modules that have a maximum capacity of 8 GB. This makes … Read More → "High-performance PICMG 1.0 Slot CPU with Intel® GM45 Mobile Chipset"

Dual Output Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller with Digital Power System Management via I2C/PMBus Interface & Onboard EEPROM

MILPITAS, CA – January 24, 2011 – Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3880/-1, a dual output high efficiency synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with I2C-based PMBus interface for digital power system management. The device combines best in class analog switching regulator performance with precision mixed signal data conversion for unsurpassed ease of power system design and … Read More → "Dual Output Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller with Digital Power System Management via I2C/PMBus Interface & Onboard EEPROM"

Virtualisation: LynuxWorks Announces LynxSecure Support for 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family

SAN JOSE, Calif., Consumer Electronics Show—January 24, 2011—LynuxWorks™, Inc., a world leader in the embedded software market, announced LynxSecure 4.0 support of the new Intel Core i7 and i5 processor families. LynxSecure is a separation kernel and embedded hypervisor that provides an environment in which multiple guest operating systems and their applications can execute at the same time, in their own virtual partitions, without compromising security, reliability or data integrity.

“The 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 and Core i5 processors deliver an incredible performance breakthrough by utilising the latest innovations in multi-core processor and graphics … Read More → "Virtualisation: LynuxWorks Announces LynxSecure Support for 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family"

Curtiss-Wright Controls New Vortex SAN Recorder Kit (SRK) Adds Data Recording Capability to Single Board Computers

DAYTON, OH – January 21, 2011 — Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a leading designer and manufacturer of rugged deployed subsystems for the aerospace and defense market, has announced the availability of its new Vortex SAN Recorder Kit (SRK) software-based data recording solution for embedded defense and aerospace systems. The Vortex SRK speeds and simplifies the addition of high performance data recording and storage functionality to open standards-based laboratory and deployed … Read More → "Curtiss-Wright Controls New Vortex SAN Recorder Kit (SRK) Adds Data Recording Capability to Single Board Computers"

Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock of Cree’s LMR4 LED Lighting Modules in Europe and Around the World

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its stock of Cree’s LMR4 LED light modules is available in Europe and around the world. The LMR4 modules are designed to simplify the creative … Read More → "Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock of Cree’s LMR4 LED Lighting Modules in Europe and Around the World"

Powerful USB Digital Pattern Generators Shorten Time-to-Market

Pittsford, NY, USA:  Saelig Company, Inc. (Saelig) (www.saelig.com) has introduced the GP-24116 and GP-24132, which combine a high-speed digital pattern generator, logic analyzer and bi-directional protocol (SPI/I²C) host adapter with either 16MB or 32MB of internal memory.   GP-241xx devices offer high-speed programmable bidirectional interfaces that allow the stimulation and analysis of digital electronic systems and ICs, providing flexible and powerful access to electronic devices under test.  </ … Read More → "Powerful USB Digital Pattern Generators Shorten Time-to-Market"

Spreadtrum Standardizes on Cadence Design Flow and Achieves One-Pass Silicon Realization for Its First 40nm Product

SHANGHAI, Jan. 20, 2011 – Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ: SPRD), a leading provider of baseband and RF processor solutions for the wireless communications market headquartered in Shanghai, migrated to the Cadence® Silicon Realization flow and successfully taped out its first 40-nanometer low-power chipThe chip, a GSM/GPRS/EDGE/TD-SCDMA/HSPA mobile phone baseband, was taped out with one-pass silicon success.

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