EDA News – 2006.11.15

  • Hikvision, TI Power Hie Electronics’ Video Surveillance Products
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and Hie Electronics, Inc., a new company developing next-generation, digital video surveillance applications for extended data storage devices, today announced the selection of Hikvision to provide the compression cards in Hie Electronics’ video surveillance products. Hikvision is a leading provider of video surveillance products in China and has significantly advanced the development of China’s video surveillance industry.
  • Virage Logic, MIPS Technologies Offer Core-Optimized IP Kits Online
    Virage Logic Corp. (Nasdaq:VIRL), a pioneer in Silicon Aware IP(TM) and leading provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) platforms, and MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS) today announced instant, easy access to a series of jointly developed Core-Optimized IP Kits via Virage Logic’s website. Leveraging Virage Logic’s Area, Speed and Power (ASAP) Memory(TM) and ASAP Logic(TM) High-Speed (HS) IP, the series of Core-Optimized IP Kits introduced earlier this year provides MIPS Technologies’ customers with IP that is specifically tuned to enhance the performance of MIPS(R) processor cores.
  • TI Extends PIQUA IP Quality Management for Carrier Infrastructure
    Further demonstrating its commitment to improving all forms of Internet Protocol (IP)-based communications, Texas Instruments, Incorporated (TI) [NYSE:TXN] today extends its PIQUA(TM) software with its first implementation in media gateways for carrier networks. TI’s PIQUA system of IP quality management elements enables service providers and carriers to deliver an advanced level of quality to consumer and business subscribers migrating to Internet and IP-based services.
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  • Celestica, Freescale, Wavesat Offer Production-Ready WiMAX Reference Design
    Customer premises equipment (CPE) manufacturers can now deliver WiMAX-enabled products to market even faster with a production-ready reference design from Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) (NYSE:FSL.B), Wavesat and Celestica. Celestica, a world leader in electronics manufacturing services (EMS), has joined a pre-existing collaboration between Freescale and Wavesat to enhance a comprehensive platform for the rapid creation of WiMAX-enabled products. The three companies plan to demonstrate the platform at the Freescale Technology Forum in Bangalore, India on Nov. 14 and 15.
  • WIN Enterprises Unveils SOM ETX Module with AMD Geode LX800 Processor
    WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces the MB-07302, an ETX system on module (SOM) featuring the AMD(R) Geode(TM) LX800 processor. The SOM-ETX module (95 mm x 144 mm) attaches to a larger standardized carrier board to provide OEMs with speed and flexibility in bringing products to market with different processors. WIN Enterprises also announces the IP-09026, a 5.25″ disk-size ETX evaluation carrier board that accompanies the MB-07302 to enable rapid testing and prototyping.
  • TI TMS470 Automotive MCUs Offer Higher Integration and Performance
    Addressing the increasing complexity of highly integrated body applications, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE:TXN) announced the sampling of the TMS470PLFx1 generation of software and pin-to-pin compatible automotive MCUs. These are the first TI MCUs to incorporate a comprehensive set of intelligent peripherals dedicated to body applications and offer a high degree of message handling capabilities.
  • Celoxica Showcases FPGA Acceleration at Supercomputing Show
    Celoxica (LSE:CXA), a leader in electronic system level design for the acceleration of embedded systems and high-performance computing, is demonstrating the acceleration of compute intensive oil exploration applications at Supercomputing 06. The real-time demonstration shows massive performance acceleration using a combination of FPGA based co-processors, high speed interconnect and Celoxica’s enabling design tools and IP.