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Atmel New Evaluation Kits Target Wireless ZigBee PRO and RF4CE Applications

ESC Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, May 4, 2011 – Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced the availability of the ZigBee RF4CE wireless evaluation kit designed for ZigBee PRO and ZigBee RF4CE application development and prototyping. Atmel is also launching the REB231ED-EK evaluation kit with antenna diversity support for the Atmel AT86RF231 device. 

The kits support ZigBee application profiles such as Smart Energy, Home and Building Automation, Remote Control, as well as IEEE 802.15.4 and proprietary wireless applications. ZigBee-compliant software stacks are available … Read More → "Atmel New Evaluation Kits Target Wireless ZigBee PRO and RF4CE Applications"

Synopsys’ DesignWare SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller IP Receives USB-IF Certification

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that its DesignWare® SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI (Extensible Host Controller Interface) IP has successfully passed the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) SuperSpeed USB certification. The xHCI specification provides a standardized method for SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) host controllers to communicate with the USB 3.0 software stack. To achieve certification, the IP must support the new U1 and U2 power modes as … Read More → "Synopsys’ DesignWare SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller IP Receives USB-IF Certification"

ZMDI’s Sensor Signal Conditioner ZSSC3170 for Automotive Applications Shrinks Board Space and System BOM

Dresden, Germany, May 5, 2011 – ZMD AG, a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, today introduced a single-chip sensor signal conditioner IC for resistive bridge sensors. This new single chip solution is ZMDI’s first device combining a fast and precise sensor conditioning IC with a robust LIN transceiver. The ZSSC3170 is designed for direct 12V supply provided by the vehicle power system. It enables the development of a complete sensor application with a single IC and helps to save component costs and board space.

The ZSSC3170 targets air-conditioning, … Read More → "ZMDI’s Sensor Signal Conditioner ZSSC3170 for Automotive Applications Shrinks Board Space and System BOM"

Veridae Systems Simplifies Validation and Debug of Complex FPGA-based Systems with the New Corus Suite

SAN JOSE, CA –– May 2, 2011 –– Veridae Systems today announced the Corus validation and debug software suite for complex FPGA-based systems. The Corus software suite is the first on the market to deliver a synchronized view of multi-FPGA systems both on- and off-chip, across devices and timing domains. With access to any observed signal, any time, designers and validation engineers can quickly pinpoint failures and fix root causes. The enhanced visibility delivered by Corus allows debug problems that previously required weeks, or even months, to be resolved in hours.

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Mercury Computer Systems Selected to Deliver Multiple High-Speed Satellite Communications Subsystems

CHELMSFORD, Mass. – May 5, 2011 – Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mc.com), a trusted provider of commercially developed ISR subsystems, announced that it will provide a leading prime contractor with Ensemble and Echotek® Series products for use in a high-speed satellite communications system tasked with transferring more ISR data from UAVs to ground forces. Mercury’s proven ability to deliver high-processing in an open architecture and scalable small … Read More → "Mercury Computer Systems Selected to Deliver Multiple High-Speed Satellite Communications Subsystems"

Express Logic Introduces Memory-Protected Application Modules for ThreadX® RTOS

SC-Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, May 3, 2011?Express Logic, Inc., the worldwide leader in royalty-free, real-time operating systems (RTOS), today announced the introduction of ThreadX® RTOS Memory Protection for downloadable application modules. Downloadable application modules, introduced earlier this year, enable ThreadX-based applications to execute functions dynamically loaded from local mass storage or a network. Memory protection for these modules adds a level of safety and security that enables developers to protect other modules and the ThreadX kernel itself against unintended damage from errant external access.

Express Logic achieves memory protection with minimal software or … Read More → "Express Logic Introduces Memory-Protected Application Modules for ThreadX® RTOS"

SandForce® Adopts Real Intent’s Advanced Sign-off Verification Software for SSD Processors

Sunnyvale, California – May 3, 2011 – Real Intent Inc., the leading provider of software products that accelerate Advanced Sign-Off Verification of electronic designs, announced that SandForce® Inc., has selected Real Intent’sAscent™ Lint and Meridian™ CDC solutions for verification and sign-off of its leading edge Solid State Drive (SSD) processor designs, based on the results of a competitive evaluation. Both products are currently in production use at … Read More → "SandForce® Adopts Real Intent’s Advanced Sign-off Verification Software for SSD Processors"

Mistral now a part of Texas Instruments’ Elite Design House Network

Bangalore, 4th May, 2011: Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading technology design and systems engineering company, has joined Texas Instruments’ (TI) Elite Design House Network. Mistral is now a part of a niche group of international companies that offer system-level design services and products, providing accelerated product innovation and time-to-market to product developers. 

TI’s Elite Design House (EDH) is a network of members who provide design feasibility, research, complete system/product design, hardware/software system integration, prototyping, manufacturing, and product life-cycle management services to a worldwide customer base. The EDH has 24 member companies … Read More → "Mistral now a part of Texas Instruments’ Elite Design House Network"

Cortus, MagnaChip and Taegee Team Up to Create 32Bit ASMCU IP for Touch Screen Applications

Cortus S.A., MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation and Taegee Company, Ltd., have collaborated to develop an advanced, low power, 32bit microprocessor based ASMCU (Application Specific Microcontroller) and associated IP for use in products such as tablet computers, smart phones, laptops and other widely-used touch screen applications.

Montpellier, France, 4th May 2011 – Cortus S.A., MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation and Taegee Company, Ltd., have collaborated to develop an advanced, low power, 32bit microprocessor based ASMCU (Application Specific Microcontroller) and associated IP for use in products such as tablet computers, smart phones, laptops and other widely-used touch screen applications.

Cortus … Read More → "Cortus, MagnaChip and Taegee Team Up to Create 32Bit ASMCU IP for Touch Screen Applications"

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