News – 2006.09.27 – Early Edition

  • IBASE Debuts Motherboard with Core 2 Duo Processor, Q965 Express Chipset
    IBASE Technology, a leading manufacturer of embedded computing platforms, announced the MB898, an ATX industrial motherboard supporting the latest Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo processor E6400 and the Intel(R) Q965 Express chipset. The new motherboard provides customers with design capability to create new solutions for multimedia, industrial automation, medical, and gaming applications. End users will experience revolutionary performance, unbelievable system responsiveness, and energy-efficiency built in, with up to 40 percent faster performance than previous generation processors, thanks to the Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo processor E6400.
  • Mentor Graphics Rolls Out EDGE Development Suite for $2995
    Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced the EDGE(TM) Development Suite, a bundled version of its EDGE Development Tools, including integrated development environment (IDE), software simulator, compiler and debugger, priced at only $2,995. The Suite lowers the price barrier for development tools, allowing developers to cost-effectively experience the benefits of a proven, commercial-grade development package, based on Eclipse, for the most popular 32-bit processor architectures.
  • Mentor Graphics Nucleus IPv6 Software Receives TTA’s IPv6 Certification
    Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced that, through its collaboration with customer LG-Nortel, the Nucleus(R) IPv6 software has been certified by the Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA), a Korean organization that develops new standards and provides testing and certification for information technology (IT) products. Now, developers can feel confident that the networking applications they build using the Nucleus IPv6 software are stable, reliable and can fully communicate with other Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)-compatible devices, worldwide.
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  • Jazz Semiconductor and Acquicor Technology to Merge
    Jazz Semiconductor announced today that it has entered into a merger agreement with Acquicor Technology Inc. under which Jazz will merge with a wholly owned subsidiary of Acquicor in an all-cash transaction valued at $260 million, subject to adjustment based on Jazz’s working capital and for possible future contingent payments. Following the merger, Jazz will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Acquicor and will continue to operate as Jazz Semiconductor. Completion of the merger is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2007.
  • MEN Micro’s F17 cPCI SBC Features Intel 2.16 GHz Core 2 Duo Processor
    As one of the first CompactPCI single board computers (SBC) featuring the Intel(R) 2.16 GHz Core 2 Duo processor, the F17 from MEN Micro delivers the high throughput and rugged operating capabilities needed for the most demanding embedded communication and industrial control applications. MEN Micro is a leading supplier of industrial real-time and embedded computer products.
  • Intel Expands Core 2 Duo Processors for Embedded Applications
    Intel Corporation today announced expanded life cycle support for the Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo E6400 and T7400 processors for embedded applications, ranging from bank ATMs to point-of-sale cash registers. Based on the revolutionary Intel(R) Core(TM) microarchitecture, these two Intel dual-core processors expand the portfolio of high-performance, power efficient solutions with long life cycle support for 5 to 7 years for its embedded customers.
  • RadioScape Ranks 36th in Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100
    RadioScape, a world leader in digital multimedia head-end and receiver technology, has been ranked as the 36th fastest growing technology company in the UK in the Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100. This is the second time that RadioScape has appeared in the league table; it was ranked 16th in 2002. Full details of the league table can be found in the Sunday Times of the 24th September 2006.
  • WinSystems Debuts Fanless 1 GHz Ultra Low Power Celeron-M Industrial SBC
    WinSystems announced their EBC-855-G, an EBX-compatible, Intel 1GHz ultra low-power, Celeron(R) (Dothan core) single board computer (SBC). It operates over an industrial temperature range of -40° to +70°Celsius. Target applications include MIL/COTS, industrial automation, medical/diagnostic equipment, communications, security, test and measurement, and outdoor transaction terminals. The board has been designed with parts designated for long-term availability in the embedded market and is priced at only $595 (quantity = 1).
  • Ikivo Powers Over 100 Million Mobile SVG Handsets
    Ikivo AB, the leading provider of SVG software solutions for mobile devices, announce today that their Mobile SVG Player clients have been shipped in more than 100 Million handsets worldwide and estimate that more than 150 million handsets with Mobile SVG Tiny clients have been shipped globally.