EDA News – 2006.12.06

  • Mentor Graphics Unveils UI Technology for Consumer Electronic Devices
    Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) announced the availability of technology that enables the rapid creation, customization and deployment of advanced user interfaces (UI) for consumer electronic devices. The new technology is integrated with the Mentor Graphics Nucleus(r) operating system (OS), the most widely used commercial embedded OS for mobile phones and consumer devices.
  • Samsung Creates Thinnest Cell Phone with Agere’s Chip Packaging
    Samsung Electronics has delivered to market the thinnest cell phone ever made. Incorporating Agere Systems’ (NYSE: AGR) innovative chip packaging design, Samsung could make Ultra Edition 6.9 (X820 bar design) and Ultra Edition 9.9 (D830 clamshell design) cell phones, the thinnest ever among its form factors.
  • Analog Devices’ Blackfin Powers 3Way Networks’ Home Base Station
    Leading 3G niche infrastructure manufacturer 3Way Networks announced that it is using Analog Devices’ (ADI) Blackfin(r) processor to power its new home base station (HBS) solution. The 3Way HBS solution is designed to allow mobile operators to offer converged voice, video and data solutions in the home. By leveraging the price/performance attributes of the Blackfin processor, 3Way is able to offer European customers a cost-effective solution. Commercial shipments will start at the beginning of next year.

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