News – 2007.03.02 – Early Edition

TI Code Composer Studio Saves Time for DaVinci
In an ongoing effort to provide leading development tools that advance electronics manufacturers’ ability to harness the power of digital signal processing technology for the next generation of exciting applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced a new version of its Code Composer Studio(TM) Platinum Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The new Code Composer Studio Platinum, version 3.3 (CCStudio v3.3) raises multiprocessor support and analysis features to a much higher level to meet the rapidly evolving needs of advanced embedded system development. With enhanced features such as a new unified breakpoint manager, cache visibility tools, and fully integrated profiling and code coverage, CCStudio v3.3 gives DSP developers the means to analyze system operation more effectively, saving development effort and helping speed time to market for new products.

picoChip, Semtech to Enhance Femtocell Reference Designs
picoChip announced that it will be working with Semtech to enhance its market-leading femtocell reference designs with Semtech’s advanced packet timing solution. The addition of ToPSync(TM) to picoChip’s portfolio will enable support for those OEMs and carriers that have selected the IEEE1588 protocol. The two companies will work together to solve the challenging synchronization problems faced by operators implementing femtocell architectures to dramatically cut the cost and complexity of rolling out such networks.

IPextreme, Freescale Offer ColdFire IP Webinar
IPextreme(R) Inc, a semiconductor intellectual property (IP) licensing company, and Freescale Semiconductor announced a joint web seminar featuring the V2 ColdFire(R) IP Core now available through IPextreme. The webinar will illustrate how system-on-chip (SoC) developers can integrate the ColdFire V2 Processor into their designs faster while maximizing benefits of this versatile IP Core.

Software Acumen to Attend INCOSE
Cambridge-based Software Acumen have announced their support for the INCOSE Spring Conference 2007 (SC07) to be held from 16-18th April 2007 at the Swindon Marriott, Swindon, England.

Optima Rolls Out S-Series Cabinets
Optima EPS, an Elma Company, offers S-Series cabinets with flexible design options. The modular approach allows variation in sizes, depths, and options for customized solutions based upon a proven, standard product base. The S-series offers a wide range of bezel styles and options for; frame size, mounting rails, base, top panel, bottom panel, side panel, doors, color and accessories.

EION Upgrades VIP 110-24 Fixed Wireless Access Products
EION Wireless, a global provider of broadband wireless and communications products and WiMAX technologies, is announcing the release of a significant upgrade to its popular VINE based VIP 110-24 fixed wireless access products. Release 2.1.0., the feature key being released with the upgrade, contains new features that add to the usability and extend the applications of the radio.

Excel Software Announces Safe Activation Service
Excel Software is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Safe Activation service for online license activation, registration and management of customer data. Safe Activation is used in conjunction with QuickLicense for secure, flexible licensing of Macintosh and Windows content. In addition to trialware and traditional software applications, the system can be used for other types of content including Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, Photoshop plugins and Adobe Director multimedia content.