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Agilent Technologies Introduces Power Integrity Solution to Solve Key Challenge in Designing Power Distribution Networks

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today introduced its power integrity solution to quickly and accurately solve the perforated-plane power integrity challenge. Available in Agilent’s Advanced Design System 2011 Momentum, the solution is used for designing a power distribution network with the heavily perforated power and ground planes found in modern printed circuit board designs.

Traditionally, boards have had dedicated power and ground planes … Read More → "Agilent Technologies Introduces Power Integrity Solution to Solve Key Challenge in Designing Power Distribution Networks"

Swissbit announces world’s first 1GB & 2GB DDR3 RS-UDIMM Rugged Small Outline Memory Module

Bronschhofen, Switzerland – February 2, 2011 – Swissbit is proud to announce world’s first DDR3 RS-UDIMM (Rugged Small Outline unbuffered ECC DIMM): This small form factor (38 x 67.5mm) memory module has been developed with special focus on rugged industrial and embedded system for tough environmental conditions requiring exceptional resistance to shock and vibration.

Swissbit’s DDR3 240-pin 72-bit RS-UDIMMs are electrically compatible to the JEDEC DDR3 72bit SODIMM and target the latest Intel based embedded platforms as well as other DDR3 ECC capable applications for speed grades of  … Read More → "Swissbit announces world’s first 1GB & 2GB DDR3 RS-UDIMM Rugged Small Outline Memory Module"

AdaCore Releases New GNATemulator Tool for Efficient Embedded Software Testing

PARIS and NEW YORK, February 1, 2011 – AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada development tools and support services, today announced the release of GNATemulator, an efficient and flexible emulator solution for testing embedded software applications. Based on the QEMU technology, a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer, the new GNATemulator tool allows software developers to compile code directly for their target architecture and run it on their host platform, through an approach that translates from the target object code to native instructions on the … Read More → "AdaCore Releases New GNATemulator Tool for Efficient Embedded Software Testing"

Xilinx Acquires AUTOESL To Enable Designer Productivity And Innovation With FPGAs And Extensible Processing Platform

SAN JOSE, Calif, Jan. 31, 2011 –Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX ), the world’s leading provider of programmable platforms, today announced the acquisition of high level synthesis leader AutoESL Design Technologies, Inc.

Expanding Xilinx’s technology foundation and product portfolio to include high level synthesis will enable the company to deliver the benefits of programmable platforms to a broader base of companies where system architects and hardware designers are accustomed to designing at a higher level of abstraction in C, C++ and System C. It will also enable Xilinx to address growing customer demand for tools that … Read More → "Xilinx Acquires AUTOESL To Enable Designer Productivity And Innovation With FPGAs And Extensible Processing Platform"

Xilinx Experts to Discuss Through Silicon Vias, Signal Integrity, Design Methodologies and FPGA-based SoC Development at DesignCon 2011

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced itsparticipation at DesignCon 2011 in Santa Clara, California from January 31 through February 3,2011. Throughout the week, Xilinx experts will share their insight about overcoming designchallenges, improving signal integrity problems, understanding Through Silicon Via (TSV) processes,and meeting chip to chip I/O demands. Xilinx will also be exhibiting demos with MoSys, SiSoft, andAgilent, all featuring Xilinx’s Virtex®-6 HXT FPGA. Xilinx Senior Vice President and Chief ofTechnology Officer, Ivo Bolsens, will keynote on how the industry is entering an era of crossover SoCs.

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Synopsys Collaborates with Industry Consortium on Solutions to Model Latest 28-nm Parasitic Effects

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced new extensions to its open source-licensed Interconnect Technology Format (ITF) which enables modeling of more complex device structures and interconnect layers for parasitic extraction tools at 28-nanometer (nm) and below process technologies.  Synopsys collaborated with the members of the Interconnect Modeling Technical Advisory Board (IMTAB) of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO) to define these new extensions, which have been ratified by IMTAB members including Altera Corporation, AMD, Apache Design Solutions, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, … Read More → "Synopsys Collaborates with Industry Consortium on Solutions to Model Latest 28-nm Parasitic Effects"

GateRocket SoftPatch for FPGA Debug and Verification Wins 2011 DesignVision Award For Best IC Design Tool

BEDFORD, MA – Jan. 31, 2011 – GateRocket, Inc., the leading supplier of verification and debug tools for advanced FPGAs, announced today its SoftPatch enhancement to its Device Native FPGA verification solution has won the 2011 UBM Electronics DesignVision Award for Best IC Design Tool.  The award will be presented at DesignCon on Tuesday, Feb. 1 in Santa Clara, Calif.

SoftPatch is a new feature for GateRocket’s RocketVision® FPGA debug platform. It enables designers to patch their FPGA hardware with an edited RTL software block and see the effect on … Read More → "GateRocket SoftPatch for FPGA Debug and Verification Wins 2011 DesignVision Award For Best IC Design Tool"

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