EDA News – 2007.03.23

Design Automation Conference Reveals Technical Program
The Design Automation Conference (DAC), the electronic design automation (EDA) industry’s premier event, released the complete technical program for the 44th DAC, to be held June 4 – 8, 2007, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. This year’s technical program features 161 papers selected out of 713 submissions, and is supplemented by eight special sessions, seven full-day tutorials, eight panels, 18 pavilion panels, and seven hands-on tutorials. The technical breadth of the program will offer insights and information on the latest advances in EDA for the approximately 11,000 attendees that visit DAC each year, including academics, researchers, developers, designers, managers, and executives in EDA, chip, and electronics companies.

Kyocera Wireless, PCTEL Team on Voice Call Continuity
Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global supplier of CDMA wireless devices and accessories, and PCTEL Inc., a leader in wireless broadband solutions, announced their collaboration on a Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution for dual-mode Wi-Fi/CDMA handsets. The solution, which incorporates PCTEL’s Roaming Client – Voice Enabled (VE), is being demonstrated on a prototype Kyocera handset. VCC technology allows a dual-mode handset to make seamless handoffs of active calls while moving between Wi-Fi and CDMA air interfaces.

PFU Systems Unveils Universal LITE Carrier Board
PFU Systems announces the availability of the Universal LITE Carrier Board combining all of the interfaces commonly found on today’s basic computing platforms in an affordable off-the-shelf product. The Universal LITE Carrier Board is designed to eliminate the design risk and much of the remaining cost in developing an embedded solution.

Lyrtech Rolls Out Quad Dual-Band RF Transceivers
Kane Computing Ltd (KCL) announced the launch of Lyrtech’s Quad Dual-Band RF Transceiver as part of a solution dedicated at developing and optimizing the signal processing capabilities of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) systems operating in the 2.4-5 GHz bands (WiFi, 2.4Ghz ISM, etc.).

Universal Debug Engine Supports Infineon XC2200 MCU
pls Programmierbare Logik & Systeme unveiled a debug tool, which is specially-tailored to support the individual features of Infineon’s new scalable XC2200 microcontroller family.

Verdane Capital Invests in Radiocrafts
Radiocrafts AS, a leading supplier of wireless radio frequency (RF) modules to the professional market for communication in the license-free frequency bands has received growth capital from Verdane Capital. The new funding is a part of the strategy to further expand the sales and marketing activities of Radiocrafts in the global market.

DNF StorBank-XL 40t Storage Device Supports NAS, iSCSI
Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of complete technology solutions and professional services, announced the availability of the StorBank-XL(TM) 40t from DNF Storage. The StorBank-XL(TM) Storage is an innovative hybrid technology of NAS and iSCSI (File and Block modes). This evolutionary storage offers advanced features, high performance and extended reliability in one single system. Easy setup, friendly GUI and high redundancy are a few key highlights of the StorBank-XL(TM) Storage. The flexible integrated NAS solutions can be configured for mass storage or high performance implementations.

AXIOMTEK Launches Industrial Panel Computer for POI, HMI
AXIOMTEK, a world renowned provider of industrial and embedded systems and computers, is pleased to launch a 15-inch, fanless operation, high performance, rugged-design panel PC featuring ultra low voltage Intel(R) Celeron(R) M 1GHz/0KB processor. The PANEL2155-810-FL1GE is an industrial grade panel computer and has excellent graphic performance, DualView function, and multiple I/O. It is a cost-effective, full-function ideal for POI (Point of Information), and excellent HMI (Human Machine Interface) applications.