News – 2007.02.05 – Early Edition

Agilent Debuts High-Frequency SPICE Simulation Technology
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) announced a breakthrough in high-frequency SPICE simulation technology. The simulation technology is part of the Advanced Design System’s new Signal Integrity Designer Premier software suite, providing the high-speed digital board designer with accurate time-domain response.

KUKA Robotics to Demonstrate New Wireless Robot Control Concept
KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, announced it will be demonstrating a new wireless robot control concept on their booth #4139 at ATX West Expo in Anaheim, CA February 13-15, 2007. The company will be showcasing an application using a KR16 robot and KRC 2 Controller being controlled by individuals utilizing a Wii controller & Bluetooth technology. This concept cell was designed to show the next step in the trickle down of robotic technology to consumers from the industrial robot market.

Portwell Introduces New 1U Communication Appliances
American Portwell Technology, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the industry of Communication/Internet Security Appliances, announces NAR-5620/5622, a new energy efficient, high-powered 1U CA platform that complements Portwell’s expanding portfolio of existing communication appliances. Combining the latest Intel(R) 3100 Chipset with the Core(TM) Duo, Pentium(R) M or Celeron(R) M mobile processors, NAR-5620/5622 optimizes computing power and energy efficiency to provide the perfect solution for software providers who need a platform with both greater computing performance reliability and manageability, greater power efficiency, higher throughput, faster memory and I/O bandwidth, and faster data movement.

Portwell Rolls Out NAR-7090 2U Communication Appliance
American Portwell Technology, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the industry of Communication/Internet Security Appliances, announces NAR-7090, a new high computing power and high bandwidth dual Intel(R) Xeon(R) 64-bit processors platform that extends the power of Portwell’s existing communication appliance portfolio. Using the Intel 5000P chipset to support Intel Xeon 5000 and 5100 series dual-core processors with 1333 MHz front side bus, NAR-7090 facilitates the ultimate computing and I/O performance for software providers who need a platform with both greater computing performance reliability and manageability, greater power efficiency, higher throughput, faster memory and I/O bandwidth, faster data movement, and protection against drive/data failure.

ScratchGard Screen Protectors Offer Invisible Protection
ScratchGard Overseas, a fully owned subsidiary of Scratchgard UK, launched Scratchgard(TM) Screen Protector kits. Scratchgard screen protectors are made using propriety technology and laser cut process. The easy to install adhesive film protects delicate, and often expensive, displays on screen input devices that are subject to heavy usage.

Parco Completes Largest Civilian UWB RFID Installation
Parco Wireless Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the largest civilian ultra-wideband (UWB) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) enabled location tracking system installation in the world at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. The system covers 2.5 million square feet at this 926-bed facility.

mPaper Delivers Newspaper to Mobile Devices
Pressmart and IMImobile announced the availability of “mPaper.” This unique collaborative technology will enable news publishers an opportunity to tap the fastest growing mobile mass market of young and technology savvy subscribers who wish to read news and access their favorite newspaper content while on the move. mPaper opens a new window of opportunity for content publishers as well as news carriers to offer newspapers on a mobile screen in their original format.

Bookham Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Q2 2007
Bookham, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKHM), a leading provider of optical components, modules and subsystems, announced financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2007, ended December 30, 2006. Revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2007 was $56.3 million, compared with $56.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2007 and $60.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2006.

Broadcom Combines Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and FM on Single Chip
Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, announced the industry’s most advanced single-chip connectivity solution that combines the company’s market-leading Wi-Fi(R), Bluetooth(R) and FM receiver technologies onto a single silicon die. This combination of popular radio capabilities in a new ultra-low power 65 nanometer CMOS system-on-a-chip (SoC) allows OEMs to provide the richest connectivity features without a prohibitive impact on product cost, size or battery life. No other silicon provider can match Broadcom’s positions in both the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi markets, or offer the low-power benefits enabled by the advanced 65nm process in which this chip was developed.

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