News – 2007.02.09 – Early Edition

Evolution Robotics Software Platform Becomes Standard in Taiwan
Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced that it has selected the Evolution Robotics Software Platform (ERSP(R)) to provide a standard architecture for robotic application development in Taiwan.

Panasonic Mobile Selects Mentor Graphics Catapult SL Synthesis Tool
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) announced that Panasonic Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. has adopted Mentor Graphics’ Catapult(R) SL high-level synthesis tool to develop their next generation chip for communication infrastructure equipment. Panasonic Mobile selected the Catapult Synthesis tool based on the product family’s maturity and the productivity improvements it offers by synthesizing pure ANSI C++ descriptions.

Alliance Digital Opens Office in Shenzhen, China
Alliance Digital Inc., a leading China information and communications technology (ICT) market development, representation, and outsourced sales and support services firm announced the establishment of its newest office in Shenzhen, China and the addition of Eric Chadwick as senior vice president.

ITOX Introduces Long-Life COM Express Module
ITOX, a leading provider of embedded x86 products, announced introduction of a long-life COM Express solution supporting Intel(R) dual-core processors. The company’s new G5C900-B-G COM Express module utilizes the Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express chipset supported under Intel’s Embedded Architecture program, and accepts a wide performance-range of Intel mPGA 479 packaged processors. This includes the Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor featuring dual-core architecture, Intel(R) Core(TM) Solo processor, Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor and Intel(R) Celeron(R) M ULV processor.

Power Analog, TSMC to Develop Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS Technology
Power Analog Microelectronics (PAM), a developer of innovative Class-D digital audio amplifiers and high-power LED display driver semiconductors, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (TSMC) announced the joint development of Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS (BCD) technology based on a 0.25-micron high-voltage process specifically tailored to high-performance power analog ICs used in audio and video displays and devices.

Ikivo Creates Open Standards Tools for Rich Media Services
Ikivo AB, the leading provider of standards based rich media software for mobile devices announces the Ikivo IDE and the Ikivo CDK. These tools, which form part of the Ikivo Enrich product family, further extend the tool portfolio available to developers to deploy rich media services based on open standards.

Ikivo Introduces Rich Media Client for Mobile Devices
Ikivo AB, the leading provider of standards based rich media software for mobile devices, announced the availability of the Ikivo Rich Media Client. It is an advanced mobile device client which provides all the necessary features for the rapid development and deployment of rich and compelling mobile media services.

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