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Advantech Accelerates Network Platform Evolution with Multi-core Solution Innovations for Security Applications at RSA 2011

Irvine, California, February 15, 2011 – Advantech a global manufacturer of telecom computing blades and multi-core network processor platforms, will showcase several new products at the RSA Conference 2011 in San Francisco.  Advantech will demonstrate multi-core solutions that are available in a range of form factors, including fanless entry-level x86 systems through to cost-optimized Packetarium and high-end ATCA-based platforms.

“Our solutions are ideal for Unified Threat Management (UTM) and other security application OEMs that are facing scalability and throughput challenges … Read More → "Advantech Accelerates Network Platform Evolution with Multi-core Solution Innovations for Security Applications at RSA 2011"

Renesas Electronics Introduces R-Car M1 Series of Integrated SoCs Developed for Mid-Range Automotive Infotainment Systems

Dusseldorf, 16 February 2011 – Renesas Electronics and its subsidiary, Renesas Mobile Corporation, today announced the first release of the R-Car series of systems-on-chip (SoCs), the R-Car M1 series, offering low power consumption for next-generation dashboard-mounted car navigation systems and supporting advanced human machine interfaces (HMI).

The new R-Car M1 series of SoCs are the first members of Renesas Electronics’ R-Car series, which represent the integration of the company’s SH-Navi series (see Note 1) and … Read More → "Renesas Electronics Introduces R-Car M1 Series of Integrated SoCs Developed for Mid-Range Automotive Infotainment Systems"

TYAN Launches Quad Socket G34 Server for AMD® Opteron™ 6100 Series Processors

Fremont, California – February, 15th, 2011 – TYAN, an industry-leading server platform manufacturer, and a subsidiary of MiTAC International Corp., today launched a new 4U server system designed for CPU-intensive and HPC applications that supports four AMD® Opteron™ 6100 series processors. TYAN offers both the 4-way S8812WGM3NR motherboard, as well as the B8821F48W8R server platform.

Quad Socket G34 Motherboard – S8812WGM3NR

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Maxim extends TacTouch(TM) family with 4- and 10-finger multitouch capacitive touch-screen ICs

BARCELONA, SPAIN—February 15, 2011— At Mobile World Congress 2011, Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) is demonstrating the MAX11855 and MAX11871, projected capacitive touch-screen controllers offering 4-point and 10-point touch detection with industry-leading sensitivity and noise immunity performance. Building on the Company’s reputation for differentiated analog and mixed-signal performance, Maxim’s TacTouch family of capacitive touch-screen controllers addresses the various performance and price points demanded by OEMs. The latest TacTouch products offer superior sensitivity and noise immunity, making them the only devices capable of touch detection from a ballpoint/stylus and gloved hands.

Bart DeCanne, … Read More → "Maxim extends TacTouch(TM) family with 4- and 10-finger multitouch capacitive touch-screen ICs"

60V Input, 50µA Dual Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller Features -55°C to 150°C Operating Junction Temperature Range

MILPITAS, CA – February 16, 2011 – Linear Technology Corporation announces the H- and MP-grade versions of the LTC3890/-1. This high voltage dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller draws only 50µA when one output is active and 60µA when both outputs are enabled. The 4V to 60V input supply range is designed to protect against … Read More → "60V Input, 50µA Dual Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller Features -55°C to 150°C Operating Junction Temperature Range"

Open Kernel Labs Fortifies Enterprise Mobility with SecureIT Mobile Enterprise

Chicago – February 14, 2011 – Open Kernel Labs (OK Labs), the leading provider of embedded virtualization software for smartphones, tablets, and other connected devices, today introduced SecureIT Mobile Enterprise, a software and services solution based on the company’s OKL4 Microvisor. The OK Labs solution enables the mobile/wireless ecosystem – device manufacturers (OEMs), mobile network operators (MNOs), integrators and enterprise IT – to build, acquire, and deploy wireless communications devices based on Android and … Read More → "Open Kernel Labs Fortifies Enterprise Mobility with SecureIT Mobile Enterprise"

Nextreaming releases Smooth Streaming Player SDK for Android and iOS

Mobile World Congress Barcelona (Spain), Feb. 14th 2011 /Targetwire/ – Nextreaming, leading provider of multimedia software for handsets, announced the commercial availability of the latest NexPlayer™ SDK for Android and iOS, now supporting also adaptive streaming according to the Smooth Streaming standard. The Player SDK includes the latest features as defined by IIS, being compliant with the already available Smooth Streaming services.

The player is showing premium … Read More → "Nextreaming releases Smooth Streaming Player SDK for Android and iOS"

Audience Announces a New Voice Processor Offering Wideband HD Voice for Mobile Devices

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/  Audience, Inc., a global provider of intelligent voice and audio processing technology for mobile devices, today announced its latest generation earSmart™ voice processor that delivers wideband high-definition (HD) voice quality, while suppressing background noise, for clearer communications and the best calling experience in any environment.  

The eS310 chip is the first of the company’s next-generation voice processors based on reverse-engineering the human hearing system.  Audience’s earSmart chips distinguish and interpret sounds as people do naturally, to isolate the voice signal and suppress surrounding … Read More → "Audience Announces a New Voice Processor Offering Wideband HD Voice for Mobile Devices"

MIPS Technologies Gains Further Traction in Mobile Baseband Designs

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona – February 14, 2011 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications, today announced that Mobile Devices, Inc., a Taiwan-based fabless designer of baseband systems-on-chips (SoCs), has licensed the MIPS32® M14Kc™ core for development of SoCs targeting wireless and mobile applications. The award-winning M14Kc core leverages advanced code compression technology to deliver high performance of 1.5 DMIPS/MHz while reducing code size by up to 35%, translating to significant silicon cost savings. 

“As … Read More → "MIPS Technologies Gains Further Traction in Mobile Baseband Designs"

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