EDA News – 2006.10.27

  • Freescale Improves Testability, Manufacturability with Cadence
    Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) announced that Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL, FSL.B) is continuing its successful migration to Cadence(R) Encounter(R) Test to improve the testability and manufacturability of its nanometer products. This move reflects the close relationship between the two companies at all levels as Freescale builds upon its long-term commitment to streamline design technology operations and establish common tools and methodologies based primarily on Cadence platforms for its broad line of semiconductor applications.
  • Kontron Introduces CP6923 GBit Ethernet 6U CompactPCI Switch
    Kontron announced today the latest member of the 6U CompactPCI product family for communication networks – the CP6923. The Kontron CP6923 is a high-end solution with superior features at a low cost. It provides built-in switching capabilities for CPCI installations at an unmatched price-to-performance ratio by implementing the latest technologies including the highly compact Broadcom BCM56502 Gigabit Ethernet switch chip.
  • Kontron Debuts KT965/FLEX Embedded Motherboard with Core 2 Duo E6400
    Kontron – a leading embedded computer technology company – announced the Kontron KT965/FLEX embedded motherboard. The Kontron KT965/FLEX is the first of a series of two new long life motherboards from Kontron based on the latest Intel(R) Q965 Express chipset that supports the high-performance low power Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo E6400 processor. The Kontron FLEX-ATX motherboard will be followed in Q1 2007 by the ATX form factor based KT965/ATX.
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  • Kontron Launches ETX-CD Computer-On-Module with Intel Core Duo
    With the launch of the Kontron ETX-CD based on the Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor at the autumn European trade fairs, Electronica (hall A6, booth A6.706) and SPS/IPC/Drives (hall 7, booth 7-306), Kontron underscores the long-term availability of the worldwide top-selling Computer-On-Module (COM) standard ETX(R). This and other planned additions to the ETX product line represent Kontron’s commitment to offering extensive investment assurance and upgrade possibilities on existing ETX-based designs.
  • Mentor Graphics to Keynote at Global Signal Processing Conference
    Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced that Walden C. Rhines, the company’s chairman and CEO, will presents a keynote speech on what’s next for the digital signal processor (DSP), based on the DSP’s history and evolution at the Global Signal Processing Conference and Expo (GSPx) in Santa Clara on October 31, 2006.