EDA News – 2006.12.12

  • Texas Instruments Rolls Out Quad-Port Power over Ethernet IC
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced the industry’s first fully integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE) management device that allows multi-port enterprise systems to deliver up to 25 watts of power over a standard Ethernet cable. Supporting operation at -40 to +125 C, the power source equipment (PSE) manager enables commercial, industrial, medical and military applications to manage Ethernet-powered devices using nearly twice the power as previous IEEE 802.3af-compliant systems.
  • SoftJin’s Programmable Synthesis Engine Integrates with HDL Front End
    SoftJin, a customized EDA (Electronic Design Automation) software development services company, and Verific Design Automation announced that SoftJin’s Programmable Synthesis Engine (PSE), a logic optimization and mapping software product that is customizable for a variety of programmable platform architectures, has been integrated with Verific’s Hardware Description Language (HDL) component software.
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi Sharp Cell Technology Extends RF Shaping Capabilities
    Xirrus, Inc., the only provider of high performance, long range Wi-Fi products, announced the availability of its Sharp Cell technology that further advances Xirrus’ RF shaping capability by sharply defining the edge of the coverage area produced by the Wi-Fi Array. Sharp Cell also limits the RF bleed outside of a building promoting a more secure network and reduces the interference to neighboring Wi-Fi networks.
  • Packet Design Receives Patent for Border Gateway Protocol Routing
    Packet Design, Inc. has won its first patent for a technology that addresses security and reliability issues in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), the routing protocol used by virtually all network routers for communication between service providers and large enterprises.
  • TSMC 90nm RF Process Design Kit Available for Cadence Virtuoso
    Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS), the leader in global electronic-design innovation, and TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE:TSM), the world’s largest pure-play foundry, announced the availability of TSMC’s 90-nanometer RF Process Design Kit (PDK) for the new Cadence(R) Virtuoso(R) custom design platform. The 90-nanometer RF PDK is one in a series of TSMC PDKs supporting the latest Virtuoso platform, a comprehensive system that accelerates silicon-accurate design of analog, mixed-signal, and RF devices.
  • 42Networks Embedded VoIP Module Connects with Dovado Mobile Broadband
    42Networks, a Stockholm and Shanghai based provider of broadband telephony products and services, and DOVADO FZ-LLC, a company based in the Dubai Internet City with its extension in Stockholm, have launched the Dovado WRG (Wireless Residential Gateway) in which 42Networks has integrated its embedded VoIP module.
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  • Innominds Software Opens Second Innovation Center in Hyderabad
    Innominds Software, a leading provider of Outsourced Software Product Engineering, announced the launch of its second Product Engineering (PE) Innovation Center in Hyderabad that will boost company’s fast track growth strategies in Application and Tools Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Mobile and Telecom markets globally. The new Software PE Innovation center spread over 20,000 Sq. Ft facility at the Info City will offer extended product engineering know-how and collaborative research support for Innominds’ growing list of customers worldwide.