News – 2006.09.28 – Early Edition

  • LG.Philips LCD Develops World’s Slimmest Panel for Mobile Phones
    LG.Philips LCD (NYSE:LPL) (KRX:034220), the world’s leading innovator of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) technology, announced today that it has developed the world’s slimmest TFT-LCD panel, measuring only 1.3mm in thickness including the module, for super-slim mobile phones.
  • Atmel and Magellan Develop Next Generation GPS Chipset
    Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Magellan(R) announced today the availability of a new GPS chipset that integrates the world’s latest GPS correlation technology with an ARM926EJ-S(TM)-based microprocessor. This new device includes an extended instruction set with DSP extensions and a rich set of peripherals, designed to simplify the design, and drive down system costs, for the rapidly expanding market for Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs), car navigation, and recreational applications.
  • Texas Instruments Invests in Southwest Academy of Nanoelectronics (SWAN)
    Addressing the long-term research needs of the semiconductor industry, Texas Instruments, the State of Texas, the Nanoelectronics Research Corporation (NERC) and The University of Texas System announced a $30 million investment in university nanoelectronics programs. Starting with the establishment of the Southwest Academy of Nanoelectronics (SWAN), headquartered at The University of Texas at Austin, the effort will attract top academic researchers to develop and commercialize new nanoelectronics materials and devices that hold the promise of taking the electronics industry beyond today’s chip technologies. Texas Instruments is the lead corporate investor in the effort, with a $5 million contribution.
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  • Ardence Adds Intel Core 2 Duo Support to RTX 7.0 for Embedded Windows
    Ardence, the global leader in developing software platforms for the on-demand world, today announced that version 7.0 of RTX, its market-leading real-time solution for Embedded Windows, has been tested and validated to support the new Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo processors. In addition, Ardence, a General Member of the Intel(R) Communications Alliance, is working closely with Intel to add Intel(R)-specific enhancements to its product line. This includes integration with the Intel(R) Virtualization Technology and Intel(R) Active Management Technology (Intel(R) AMT).
  • IBM, Intel Geneseo Proposal Extends PCI Express Computing Standard
    IBM and Intel Corporation, with support from dozens of other companies, have developed a proposal to enhance PCI Express technology to address the performance requirements of new usage models, such as visualization and extensible markup language (XML).
  • MEN Micro D601 Single Board Computer Features Conduction Cooling
    The D601 single board computer (SBC) from MEN Micro, Inc., a leading supplier of industrial real-time and embedded computer products, features Intel(R) Pentium(TM) M processors and conduction cooling for fanless operation in military, aerospace and various industrial control applications.