EDA News – 2006.10.11

  • Mercury Computer, Barco Team on Sensor Visualization, Data Fusion System
    Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) and Barco Federal Systems announced a collaboration to design and develop a forward-deployable system for counter and human intelligence (HUMINT). Mercury and Barco have completed initial concepts in conjunction with the Battle Command Battle Lab at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
  • Telelogic Integrates Rhapsody UML 2.0 Tool with MathWorks Simulink
    Telelogic (Stockholm Exchange:TLOG), the leading provider of software solutions that align advanced systems and software development with business objectives, today announced a powerful new direct product integration between the industry’s fastest growing Model-Driven Development environment, Telelogic Rhapsody(R), and the industry’s leading solution for Model-Based Design, Simulink(R) from The MathWorks.
  • Libya, Kyrgyzstan Expand with EION Wireless’ Libra MAX Platform
    EION Wireless, providers of intelligent broadband wireless backhaul and access solutions, today announced that its Libra MAX platform has been chosen for two nationwide WiMAX network expansions in Libya and Kyrgyzstan.
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  • Adept Scientific, Kane Computing Support Embedded Control System Designers
    Adept Scientific, distributors of the VisSim(TM) range of modeling and simulation software, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Kane Computing, experts in DSP-based embedded systems, to support the VisSim/Embedded Controls Developer (VisSim/ECD) product in the United Kingdom. Potential customers will be able to purchase VisSim/ECD directly from Kane Computing, who will provide a comprehensive added-value service including pre- and after-sales support.
  • Excel Software Releases QuickLicense for License Protection, Management
    Excel Software is pleased to announce the QuickLicense system to manage the secure, flexible licensing of Windows and Macintosh software. QuickLicense is used to configure hacker-proof evaluation, lease or full licenses, then manage each license and customer data to reduce cost and increase sales. With minimal programming, developers get flexible control over how many days or executions are allowed, which computers or users can run the software, the security features that protect it and how the registration process works.
  • EION Wireless Introduces Libra MAX WiMAX Platform
    EION Wireless, a global provider of Broadband Wireless Access and Backhaul products, today announced the Libra MAX(TM) product family. The Libra MAX architecture, a versatile platform for WiMAX broadband wireless networks and for integrating EION’s IP Intelligence, is an evolution of the field-proven Libra MX products purchased by EION from Wi-LAN Inc. in April 2006. Dual-mode operation, part of the Libra MAX architecture, means operators can roll-out industry standard 802.16-2004 WiMAX interoperable public networks as well as proprietary Turbo W-OFDM networks when service requirements dictate greater security and performance.
  • IMEC’s Europractice Offers TSMC Technologies to European Companies, Academia
    IMEC, Europe’s largest independent research center in the field of nanoelectronics and nanotechnology, and TSMC, the world-leading semiconductor foundry, today announced the extension of IMEC’s Europractice service with the offering of TSMC’s technologies. Subsequent to the close collaboration between IMEC and TSMC on advanced technology research and development (TSMC is a core partner within IMEC’s (sub-)32nm CMOS research platform) both companies will offer TSMC’s Cybershuttle(SM) Multi Project Wafer (MPW) platform for prototyping and production services to European companies and academia.
  • Ramtron Launches 64kb, 3-volt FRAM-Enhanced Processor Companion
    Ramtron International Corporation (Nasdaq: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of non-volatile ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) and integrated semiconductor products, has launched the FM3130, a 64 kilobit, 3-volt FRAM-Enhanced(TM) Processor Companion product that combines the benefits of non-volatile ferroelectric RAM with an integrated real-time clock/calendar (RTC) in one tiny package. The FM3130 has been streamlined to further reduce system cost and board space in consumer and computing markets, supporting commonly-needed system functions in applications such as printers and high-definition televisions (HDTVs), without the need for discrete components.
  • AdaCore Adds Remote Programming to GNAT Programming Studio IDE
    AdaCore, the leading provider of commercial Ada development tools, is pleased to announce the launch of its Remote Programming solution, an advanced feature of the company’s GNAT Programming Studio (GPS) 4.0 Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The GPS Remote Programming facility provides a secure, efficient, and flexible way for software development teams to reduce costs by taking full advantage of their desktop computers and networks.
  • Crossware ARM and ColdFire Development Suites Support C++
    Crossware, a leading embedded software tools developer, has added C++ language support to its ARM and ColdFire Development Suites. This allows developers to program in both C and C++ to suit the needs of the particular application under development. As C++ is an object-orientated language, it makes programs easier to understand, maintain, enhance and upgrade.