EDA News – 2006.09.22

  • How to Quickly Complete Designs with PSoC Express Seminar
    Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:CY) today announced that it will present seminars for designers interested in learning about Cypress’s PSoC Express code-free, visual development software. The free seminars will include a general overview of Cypress’s PSoC(R) (Programmable System-on-Chip(TM)) mixed-signal array architecture as well as technical PSoC Express training.
  • TI Supports Mexican Embedded Technology Industry, Sponsors MexEEdev
    Supporting the continued evolution of Mexico’s embedded technology industry, Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) today announced its platinum sponsorship of the Mexico Electronics and Embedded Developers Forum (MexEEdev), Mexico’s foremost technical conference. MexEEdev will take place October 12 -14, 2006, in Guadalajara, Jalisco.
  • Aehr Test Systems Ships FOX-1 Full Wafer Parallel Testers
    Aehr Test Systems (Nasdaq: AEHR), a leading manufacturer of parallel test and burn-in systems, today announced that it has shipped its first FOX-1 full wafer parallel tester to a leading IC manufacturer. The shipment also included a single touchdown full-wafer contactor.
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  • TI Debuts 26-Watt PoE Controller for IP Surveillance Cameras and Phones
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a 26-watt Power over Ethernet (PoE) controller that allows Ethernet-powered devices, such as IP surveillance cameras, WiMAX access points and conference IP phones, to use twice as much power from a standard Ethernet cable – without the need of an AC line. TI will demonstrate the new power management integrated circuit (IC) in a high-power PoE reference design at the ASIS International security conference in San Diego, September 25-28.
  • Xilinx Takes Aerospace and Defense Solutions to MAPLD
    Xilinx, Inc. today announced that its industry-leading programmable logic solutions designed specifically for the aerospace and defense market will be showcased at the ninth annual MAPLD Conference, September 26-28, 2006 in Washington, D.C. Xilinx will feature its newly revised TMRTool, designed to address the special needs of FPGAs in high-radiation environments. Xilinx will also demonstrate its partial reconfiguration capabilities based on the Virtex(TM) QPRO(TM) device. Partial reconfiguration allows customers to save on device count, size, power and cost by allowing predefined portions of an FPGA to be reconfigured while the remainder of the device continues to operate.
  • Ubiwave and Atmel Showcase Ultra Low Power Sensor Network
    Ubiwave, the leading provider of reliability-critical, low-power wireless sensor networking systems, and Atmel will demonstrate a live ultra low power sensor network based on the recently launched UbiNet(TM) for Atmel platform at the ZigBee Alliance Open House conference in Seoul, Korea. The UbiNet for Atmel wireless sensor networking platform was launched on September 21, 2006.
  • UbiNet Wireless Sensor Networking Combines with Atmel 802.15.4 AVR Z-Link

    Ubiwave, the leading provider of reliability-critical, low-power wireless sensor networking systems, today launched the UbiNet(TM) wireless sensor networking platform based on the Atmel(R) 802.15.4 AVR(R) Z-Link(TM) platform consisting of the AT86RF230 2.4 GHz transceiver and the ATmega1281V micro controller.