EDA News – 2007.01.04

  • eASIC Announces Availability of Embedded ARM926EJ Processor
    eASIC Corporation, a provider of Structured ASIC devices and Configurable Logic IP, announced the immediate availability of an ARM926EJ processor, offered in eASIC’s Nextreme 90nm product family. Now, FPGA, ASIC and System-on-Chip designers can benefit from a low-cost, fast-turnaround design with no-minimum order quantity. Under the agreement signed between ARM [(LSE: ARM); (Nasdaq: ARMHY)] and eASIC, this partnership will enable a broad range of users to have access, for the first time, to a 32-bit CPU core on a configurable fabric, while meeting the power, price and performance requirements of their Structured ASIC or Platform Designs.
  • UMC Characterizes 65-nm Library with Magma SiliconSmart
    Magma(R) Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of semiconductor design software, announced that UMC (NYSE:UMC)(TSE:2303), a world-leading semiconductor foundry, has characterized its internally developed libraries for 65-nanometer (nm) and smaller process geometries using Magma’s SiliconSmart(TM). The libraries support composite current source (CCS), effective current source model (ECSM) format and are developed to give customers timing and noise enhancements in their nanometer designs.
  • Toshiba Rolls Out USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drives
    Toshiba Storage Device Division (SDD), the industry pioneer in mobile storage products, will capitalize on its 2.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) technology expertise and consumer brand leadership with a new line of USB 2.0 portable external hard drives in 100GB, 120GB and 160GB1 capacities. Available in North America, Toshiba’s new personal storage line of 2.5-inch HDDs provides a unique solution for data back-up by enabling automatic power-on and save capabilities for worry-free content management.
  • Lattix Unveils LDM 3.0 Software Architecture Management Solution
    Lattix Inc., the leading provider of innovative software architecture management solutions, announced the release of its newest solution, Lattix LDM 3.0. With this major release, Lattix enables managers, architects and developers to visualize, specify and maintain the architecture of a complex enterprise software system.
  • Microcross Rolls Out GNU X-Tools v4.0 Embedded Development Tools
    Microcross released GNU X-Tools(TM) v4.0 professional embedded development tools for six (6) microprocessor families: ARM, M68K/ColdFire, MIPS, PowerPC, SuperH, and XScale. GNU X-Tools(TM), now in its sixth release over seven years, is setting the benchmark for quality, low-cost, and professional development tools for embedded systems. The GNU X-Tools(TM) are based the Free Software Foundation GNU tools; Microcross’ value add is in the productizing of stable releases of GNU tools for embedded development. The GNU X-Tools(TM) are built, patched, tested, branded and supported by Microcross for Linux and Windows hosts.
  • Big Faceless PDF Library 2.7.6 Supports Duplex Printing
    Big Faceless Organization (BFO), provider of high quality Java software components, have released version 2.7.6 of the Big Faceless PDF Library to coincide with Adobes introduction of duplex printing in Acrobat 8.0. The PDF Library can also boast a large speed increase when reading documents – around 25% for large files – as well as numerous bug fixes.
  • AXIOMTEK Introduces 15-in TFT Fanless Touch Panel Computer
    AXIOMTEK has announced a new GOT (Graphic Operator Terminal) system to complement its fanless touch panel computer product line. The company is a leading supplier of applied computing platforms for advanced communication, industrial, and human machine interface applications. The new 15″ TFT fanless touch panel computer, the GOT-3150T, supports an ultra low power consumption processor and supports a wide operating temperature range of -20°C to + 55°C for harsh industrial-grade environments.
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