News – 2007.12.07 – Early Edition

Avnet Electronics Marketing Offers IBM Foundry Solutions
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a part of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has expanded its engineering services capabilities with the addition of IBM Foundry solutions. This is a result of the expanding relationship that Avnet has with IBM. Under the terms of the new agreement, Avnet will now offer IBM Foundry solutions in North America.

Qualcomm’s BREW Platform Features Opera Mini Web Browser
Opera Software announced that its Opera Mini browser is now available on phones enabled with Qualcomm’s BREW® platform. Built on Opera’s technology, Opera Mini has already been embraced by more than 27 million cumulative users who view more than one billion Web pages every month.

Kontron Discusses Carrier Board Design Services Program
Kontron strengthens its position as a top outsourcing partner for customer specific embedded computer technology. One of the highlights are carrier board designs for computer-on-modules (COMs) with application specific interfaces and industrial functions for automation, entertainment, gaming, telecommunication, medical applications, test and measurement, transportation and POS/POI. The designs are based on the COM standards: COM Express(TM) / ETXexpress, microETXexpress, nanoETXexpress, ETX®, X-board® and DIMM-PC.®

Kontron Debuts nanoETXexpress-VX8 Credit Card Sized Computer-On-Module
Kontron introduced the first nanoETXexpress computer-on-module to pack low power VIA Eden ULV processing performance and high-end graphics capabilities as well as PCI Express and Serial ATA interfaces on a credit card footprint of merely 55 mm x 84 mm.