EDA News – 2008.01.29 Late Edition

SemiSouth Receives Patents for SiC Power JFET
SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc. announced award of its tenth and eleventh U.S. Patents. Further solidifying its leadership position, SemiSouth now owns or has exclusive license to a total of 11 patent awards in the field of SiC Power Electronics.

Digi Connect WAN GPRS Router Takes on Cellular Modems
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) introduced the Digi Connect® WAN GPRS, a second generation (2G), commercial grade, GSM GPRS Class 10 cellular router that provides secure connectivity to remote sites and devices. It adds a cost optimized solution to Digi’s industry-leading line of commercial grade cellular routers and Drop-in Networking solutions.

Foresight Nanotech Institute, Battelle Reveal Nanotechnology Roadmap
Foresight Nanotech Institute, a leading nanotechnology think tank and public interest organization, and Battelle, a leading global research and development organization, have officially unveiled “Productive Nanosystems: A Technology Roadmap.” Productive nanosystems are molecular-scale systems that make other useful materials and devices that are nanostructured.

Global Graphics Launches Partner Program for Harlequin PLUS Embedded SDK
Global Graphics (Brussels:GLOG) has launched a new partner program for printer/MFP manufacturers under which they can evaluate Global Graphics’ new version of its embedded technology – the Harlequin PLUS Embedded SDK – on multiple evaluation platforms.

Red Bend Debuts MAST Linux Mobile Phone with Over the Air Customization
Red Bend Software unveiled the industry’s first Linux mobile phone with software that can be fully customized over the air. Red Bend has partnered with industry-leading companies to showcase a new concept in customizing mobile software where features, applications and services can be deployed and updated easily and securely over the air on consumers’ handsets using Red Bend’s vRapid Mobile(tm).

RadiSys Unveils Promentum ATCA-7220 OCTEON PLUS Packet Processing Module
RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS) introduced its Promentum(tm) ATCA-7220 Dual OCTEON(tm) PLUS Packet Processing Module, the industry’s first blade to enable highest density of Gigabit Ethernet interfaces in a single slot.

Magma Rolls Out Talus QDRC for Physical Design Verification
Magma® Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq: LAVA) announced Talus® QDRC, a physical design verification product that improves productivity and time to market for 65- and 45/40-nanometer (nm) designs by identifying and correcting design rule violations during implementation. Talus QDRC is deploying today on 65- and 45/40-nm designs.

RadiSys Debuts Promentum ATCA-4310 10-Gigabit ATCA Single Board Blade
RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS) announced the launch of the Promentum® ATCA-4310 10-Gigabit AdvancedTCA single-slot processor blade. This feature rich product is ideally suited for compute intensive applications where transaction and subscriber load can increase dramatically in short intervals.

ZMD Launches Multi-Sensor Interface Circuit Family
ZMD AG and ZMD America introduced the Multi-Sensor Interface Circuit (MUSic) family of semiconductors for microcontroller-based consumer, medical and industrial systems requiring multiple sensor control. The ZMD MUSic product family leverages ZMD’s extensive expertise in delivering high-performance sensor signal conditioning IC’s.

Incotex Automated Meter Systems Leverage TI Controller Technology
Incotex Co. Ltd. is leveraging multiple technologies from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE:TXN) in its meter management solutions now being implemented throughout Russia, Kazahstan, the Ukraine and Belorussia. Incotex’s automated meter management (AMM) systems for electrical power distribution networks are optimized to deliver advanced efficiency capabilities to utility providers and end-users around the world.

ZMD Announces ZMD21013 MUlti-Sensor Interface Circuit
ZMD AG and ZMD America announced the high-precision, low-power, low-voltage multi-channel ZMD21013 sensor signal interface circuit. The device is the first member of ZMD’s new MUlti-Sensor Interface Circuit (MUSic) semiconductor family focusing on multiple sensor-controlled, battery-powered, microcontroller-based mobile electronic products.