News – 2007.09.28 – Early Edition

ARM Developers’ Conference Features ARM, Synopsys Low Power Events
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, and ARM [(LSE: ARM); (NASDAQ: ARMHY)] invite you to attend two special events at ARM Developers’ Conference, October 2-4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center: a Low Power Industry Experts Panel and special evening reception with the Full Disclosure Blues Band.

TI Targets Secure Electronic Government ID Market
To address the highly demanding requirements for secure identification documents, such as the electronic passport (e-passport), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced that it is applying core capabilities in contactless and power efficient microcontroller technologies along with advanced embedded memory for next generation government identification (ID) products that deliver greater speed, performance, and productivity in issuance and use to customers.

TrendChip, Ralink Unveil 802.11n Wi-Fi ADSL2+ Gateway Reference Platform
TrendChip Technologies Corporation, a leading xDSL IC developer and provider, and Ralink Technology Corporation, a leading wireless LAN chipset solutions, have jointly announced the launch of an industry leading 802.11n WiFi ADSL2+ gateway reference platform that integrates a full spectrum of ADSL2+ technologies developed by TrendChip with the advanced 802.11n draft 2.0 wireless LAN technology developed by Ralink Technology Corporation.

Wipro Acquires OKI’s Wireless Unit, to Establish Development Center
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6703) and Wipro Technologies, the global IT services arm of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) announced their strategic partnership in the area of design services for the semiconductor market. As part of this partnership, Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oki Techno Centre Singapore Pte. Ltd.(OTCS) including its own Intellectual Property Rights in an all cash deal over a period of one year. Wipro will also establish a dedicated Development Centre for OKI.

Agilent Updates Advanced Design System EDA Software
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced availability of the Update 3 release of its Advanced Design System (ADS) high-frequency electronic design automation (EDA) software. The addition of serializer/deserializer (SERDES)/Verilog analog mixed-signal (AMS) co-simulation, and other signal integrity capabilities, gives designers a more complete signal integrity design flow for serial links, and confidence that analog and digital components will work together.

Connect One, Wi2Wi Debut iWiFi Embedded Serial-to-WiFi Device Server
Connect One, the Device Networking Authority, and Wi2Wi, an industry leader in small form factor, multiple radio wireless SiP devices and modules, released Secure Socket iWiFi, a new embedded serial-to-WiFi device server that quickly and easily connects devices running machine-to-machine (M2M) applications to 802.11b/g wireless LANs. By using state-of-the-art packaging and coexistent innovations, Connect One and Wi2Wi have established a new price point for iWiFi connections, offering the lowest cost WiFi connectivity available. In addition to breaking the price point for WiFi connectivity, Secure Socket iWiFi set new standards in protecting M2M applications from network attacks.

TeamF1 Becomes Founding Sponsor of MIT Kerberos Consortium
TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, announced it has signed on as a founding sponsor of the MIT Kerberos Consortium, a non-profit group with a vision of promoting an environment where fully functional and interoperable Kerberos-based authentication and authorization will be as ubiquitous as TCP/IP-based networking itself.

Saelig Offers HF-6080 Affordable Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
HF-6080 Spectrum Analyzer is a new, economical, full-featured EMC measurement device for evaluating emissions from 1 MHz to 7 GHz. Finally answering the requirements of electronics engineers and environmental measurement technicians, HF-6080 is an easy-to-use, affordable portable unit with a USB2.0 interface, offering instant spectrum analysis and display with dynamic range from -90dBm to +10dBm, or to +30dBm with optional precision attenuator.

JVC Introduces First Plug-and-Play HD Radio Receiver
JVC Mobile Entertainment announced that it is offering the industry’s first plug-and-play HD Radio receiver. The new transportable for car and home, KT-HDP1, is currently shipping to Best Buy stores across the country.