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Alibre Launches Next Generation 3D Design Software — Alibre Design 2011

Richardson, TX, October 25, 2010 – Alibre Inc. www.alibre.com, the award-winning developer of the world’s most affordable professional 3D design solutions, today announced a huge leap in 3D CAD design performance with the release of its latest version, Alibre Design 2011.  Alibre Design 2011 now makes 3D designing easier and more robust with major enhancements, including a complete top to bottom code re-write, native 64-bit version, powerful sheet metal conversion tools, and a myriad of time saving tools and customization features.  Available immediately for … Read More → "Alibre Launches Next Generation 3D Design Software — Alibre Design 2011"

Avago Technologies First to 28-Gbps Performance with 40-nm SerDes

SAN JOSE, Calif., and SINGAPORE, November 2, 2010 — Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced that it has demonstrated 28-Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) performance in 40-nm CMOS process technology. The milestone equates to higher bandwidth Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) that integrate the SerDes Intellectual Property (IP), increasing the speed of data communication for servers, routers and other networking, computing and storage applications.

“Avago has an established track record of setting new performance benchmarks for embedded SerDes IP, which is closely connected to our unmatched execution in … Read More → "Avago Technologies First to 28-Gbps Performance with 40-nm SerDes"

TI’s free IQmath Library brings ease-of-use and precision benefits of floating point to developers leveraging C2000™ and Stellaris® microcontrollers

DALLAS, TX (November 3, 2010) – Delivering floating-point benefits to developers using fixed-point microcontrollers (MCUs), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced that its free IQmath Library now supports both the 32-bit C2000 and Stellaris MCU platforms. TI’s IQmath Library is a proven, optimized collection of high-precision mathematical functions that allows programmers to seamlessly port floating-point algorithms into fixed-point code. Developers can use the software to achieve execution speeds considerably faster than equivalent code written in standard ANSI C language, which is important to computationally intensive applications such as motor control, digital power, security and human-machine interfaces. The … Read More → "TI’s free IQmath Library brings ease-of-use and precision benefits of floating point to developers leveraging C2000™ and Stellaris® microcontrollers"

EVE to Participate at ARM Techcon

SAN JOSE, CALIF. –– November 2, 2010 ––

Who:  EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification

What:  Will participate at ARM Techcon

When:  Tuesday, November 9, from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:  Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with EVE representatives to learn about ZeBu fast emulation platforms and their flexible support for hardware … Read More → "EVE to Participate at ARM Techcon"

Imagination Technologies Licenses Forte’s CellMath IP and Tools

SAN JOSE, CALIF. –– November 2, 2010 –– Imagination Technologies of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, signed an agreement to extend the license of Forte Design Systems’ software for the continued design and support of its advanced, current-generation POWERVR graphics intellectual property (IP) cores.

Imagination uses Forte’s CellMath Optimizer to help enable its licensing partners to optimize silicon efficiency and performance in their target process technology.  As part of this latest agreement, Imagination will … Read More → "Imagination Technologies Licenses Forte’s CellMath IP and Tools"

Agilent Technologies and Nomor Research GmbH Generate LTE Uplink Inter-cell Interference Signals for LTE Field Trials, Performance Tests

SANTA CLARA, Calif., and MUNICH, Oct. 22, 2010 — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Nomor Research GmbH today announced the availability of a simple, cost-effective method for generating realistic LTE uplink inter-cell interference signals using Agilent’s MXG signal generators.

This is the most cost-effective approach for engineers who need to generate real-world cellular interference signal conditions to validate LTE system performance. The uplink signals are required for LTE field trials.</ … Read More → "Agilent Technologies and Nomor Research GmbH Generate LTE Uplink Inter-cell Interference Signals for LTE Field Trials, Performance Tests"

Mentor Graphics and ARM Join Forces on Memory Test and Repair

WILSONVILLE, Ore., November 1, 2010—Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced it has teamed up with ARM to provide an automated memory test and repair solution for ARM embedded memories and processor cores. The new capability provides full interoperability between Mentor’s industry-leading Tessent™ memory test and repair solution and ARM’s family of cores and embedded memory IP.

“The requirements for embedded memories are increasing as design … Read More → "Mentor Graphics and ARM Join Forces on Memory Test and Repair"

Sidense Exhibiting at International System-on-Chip (ISoC) Conference

Ottawa, Canada and Santa Clara, Calif. – October 27, 2010

What:

Sidense is exhibiting at the International System-on-Chip (ISoC) conference, where they will discuss how Sidense’s 1T-OTP non-volatile memory IP, adopted by many top-tier semiconductor foundries and selected IDMs, can simplify chip designs and extend a product’s life cycle. 

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World’s Lowest-Cost Ethernet AVB End-Point Solution Eliminates Barriers for New A/V Standard

Bristol, UK and Sunnyvale, Calif. – Oct. 27th, 2010– XMOS® and Attero Tech today announced a joint reference design for audio/visual bridging (AVB) applications, featuring the industry’s lowest cost solution for Ethernet AVB endpoints. The low-cost XCore® XS1-L2 dual-core processor is at the heart of the new reference design.

The development of new standards, such as AVB, needs technology that can be adapted quickly. XCore processors … Read More → "World’s Lowest-Cost Ethernet AVB End-Point Solution Eliminates Barriers for New A/V Standard"

AdaCore releases GPS 5.0

NEW YORK, PARIS and FAIRFAX, Va., October 26, 2010 – SIGAda 2010 – AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada language tools and support services, today announced the release of GNAT Programming Studio (GPS) 5.0. This new major version of AdaCore’s graphical Integrated Development Environment (IDE) offers enhanced support for C and C++, more powerful source editing, simpler use, and integration of GNATstack (a static analysis tool that determines a program’s maximum stack requirements). GPS is provided with GNAT Pro on most platforms, for both … Read More → "AdaCore releases GPS 5.0"

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