|Aldec Announces 2012 Global Calendar Photo Contest |
July 22, 2011 -- Aldec, Inc. serves verification engineers with Offices and Distributors on six continents, representing nearly 100 countries worldwide. To celebrate the diversity of its global team, Aldec is designing a 2012 Global Calen ... read more
|Xilinx Space-Grade Virtex-5QV FPGA in Production with Mega-Rad Capability |
July 21, 2011 -- Xilinx, Inc. today announced that its radiation-hardened-by-design space-grade Virtex-5QV FPGA is available in production with greater than 1-Mrad(Si) total ionizing dose (TID) capabilities for supporting the broadest ran ... read more
|Calypto Joins ARM Connected Community |
July 20, 2011 -- Calypto Design Systems, Inc. is a new member in the ARM Connected Community. As part of the ARM Connected Community, Calypto gains access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy design platforms that ena ... read more
|Cypress Teams with NVIDIA to Offer Powerful Touchscreen Designs for High-Performance Tablets |
July 21, 2011 -- Cypress Semiconductor Corp. is working with NVIDIA Corp. to develop touchscreen implementations for upcoming Android-based tablets. The designs are based on Cypress's single-chip TrueTouch solution for large touchs ... read more
|Avnet Electronics Marketing and TI to Teach Workshops on Wireless Connectivity |
July 28, 2011 -- Avnet Electronics Marketing and Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI) will be demonstrating wireless connectivity capabilities with the assistance of TI's eZ430-Chronos wireless watch development kit. This latest series of ... read more
|TI Expands ADC Family with Eight Dual-Channel Devices from 65MSPS to 250MSPS |
July 21, 2011 -- Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI) has expanded its line of high-speed, ultra-low-power consumption analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) with eight dual-channel devices available in 12- and 14-bit resolutions at speeds from 65MS ... read more
|Jointwave Provides Low-Power, Low-Latency H.264 Codec for Consumer ASICs |
July 21, 2011 -- Jointwave LLC has signed two licensing agreements to provide its video codec IP cores for consumer ASICs.
"Our H.264 codec has a wide range of applications and uses in the world of consumer electronics, ... read more
|CebaTech Changes Company Name to Altior |
July 19, 2011 -- CebaTech, Inc. today announced that it has changed its name to Altior, Inc. Altior is Latin for "Higher," which reflects the company's progression from offering intellectual property (IP) cores to offering embedded ... read more
|ARM Processors to Ship in Nearly One-Quarter of Notebook PCs in 2015 Featured |
July 21, 2011 -- After more than 30 years of domination by the Intel Corp. X86 microarchitecture, the PC microprocessor (MPU) market finally is set for some real competition, with shipments of ARM processors set to soar in the coming years and p ... read more
|Cognovo Software Defined Baseband Chip Released to Samsung Foundry 450nm Low-Power Process |
July 21, 2011 -- Cognovo, Ltd. builds momentum with the successful tape-out of a software defined modem (SDM) device in Samsung Foundry's advanced 45-nm LP (low power) process. The device, based on Cognovo's latest MCE160 Modem Compute En ... read more
|Cosmic Circuits Partners with Newlinktek for IP Sales in Korea |
July 20, 2011 -- Cosmic Circuits Pvt., Ltd. today announced that it was partnering with Newlinktek, a Korean distribution company for EDA and IP, to reach out to SOC customers in Korea.
Ganapathy Subramaniam, CEO of Cosm ... read more
|Samsung Selects Cypress OvationONS II Optical Navigation System for Samsung Intercept QWERTY Cell Phone |
July 20, 2011 -- Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today announced that Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. has selected the for its Android-based Intercept phones. The OvationONS II sensor will be used in the optical track pad modules inside th ... read more
|QuickLogic's ArcticLink II VX2, VX4 and MDDO Software Support Android 3.0 |
July 19, 2011 -- QuickLogic Corp. has announced that its ArcticLink II VX2 and VX4 semiconductor platforms and MDDO (Mobile Device Display Optimizer) software have been field-proven to support the Android 3.0 mobile operating system.
|RapidIO Trade Association Releases Roadmap to 100 Gbps+ per port with RapidIO 10xN |
July 18, 2011 -- The RapidIO Trade Association announced today a technology roadmap of enhancements with the Serial RapidIO 10xN set of specifications, that moves the protocol to serial lane speed of 10Gbps and higher supporting individua ... read more
|Analog Devices Introduces Precision Op Amp with More than ±30V of Integrated Input Over-voltage Protection |
July 20, 2011 -- Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced the ADA4096-2 dual, precision-micropower operational amplifier (op amp), the first precision op amp with more than ±30V of integrated input over-voltage protection (OVP).
|STMicroelectronics Encourages Fast User-Interface Development for SPEAr Processor with Mentor Graphics Inflexion Technology |
July 20, 2011 -- STMicroelectronics today announced the availability of the Mentor Embedded Inflexion User Interface (UI) software product on the SPEAr (Structured Processor Enhanced Architecture) family of processors, which are based on ... read more
|Pixelworks Sampling New MotionEngine Video Processor with Integrated 2D-to-3D Conversion |
July 20, 2011 -- Pixelworks, Inc. today announced that it is sampling its PA136, a new member of its family of advanced video processor devices for use in advanced TVs, projectors and other display applications.
"For TV ... read more
|Vector Fabrics Takes the Pain out of Parallelizing Code for Multicore x86 Architectures |
July 19, 2011 -- Vector Fabrics BV today announced the availability of its vfThreaded-x86 cloud-based software tool that facilitates the optimization and parallelization of applications for multicore x86 architectures. Aimed at ... read more
|Microsemi Announces Proposal to Acquire Zarlink Semiconductor Featured |
July 20, 2011 -- Microsemi Corp. has made a proposal to the board of directors of Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the company for $3.35 (Canadian) per share in cash.
The pro ... read more
|Microsemi Acquires Technology and Related Assets from Brijot Imaging Systems |
July 19, 2011 -- Microsemi Corp. has acquired the millimeter-wave technology and related assets of privately-held Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc.
Microsemi believes that its existing millimeter-wave technology, coupled with ... read more