EDA News – 2008.02.01

Wavecom Acquires Anyware Technologies, M2M Solutions
Wavecom S.A. (Paris:AVM) (NASDAQ:WVCM) (ISIN:FR0000073066) announced it will acquire Anyware Technologies, an industry leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) client-server software solutions.

Intel, Micron Develop Fastest NAND Flash Memory
Intel Corporation and Micron Technology Inc. (NYSE:MU) unveiled a high speed NAND flash memory technology that can greatly enhance the access and transfer of data in devices that use silicon for storage. The new technology is five times faster than conventional NAND, allowing data to be transferred in a fraction of the time for computing, video, photography and other consumer applications.

AR Infotek Introduces Pipal 6002 Embedded System
AR Infotek had developed a new embedded system named Pipal 6002. The Pipal 6002 features a highly performance at same time very low power consuming processor, alongside with the Intel® 915GME + ICH 6M high performance chipsets.

Agilent Infiniium Real-Time Oscilloscopes Break 1 Gpt Memory
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) announced that it broke the one-billion acquisition samples (1 Gpt) barrier for the first time in a high-performance oscilloscope. The new Agilent Infiniium 90000A Series not only offers the world’s deepest acquisition memory depth, but it also offers the world’s first hardware/software integrated triggering system, InfiniiScan Plus.

Breker Verification Systems to Present Coverage-Driven Verification
Adnan Hamid, founder and CEO of Breker Verification Systems (Austin, Texas), will participate in a panel and also present a paper at DesignCon 2008. Breker is a graph-based functional test case synthesis startup and is a major figure in developing coverage-driven verification technology.

Agilent Announces 86108A Precision Waveform Analyzer
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) introduced a precision waveform analyzer designed specifically for engineers involved in design verification and validation of high-speed electrical communications systems and components. With industry-best residual jitter well below 100 femtoseconds and channel bandwidths to 35 GHz, users can be confident that they are seeing the true performance of their signals.

Physware Unveils PhysPack-S 3D Full-Wave Electromagnetic Solution
Physware, Inc. introduced PhysPack-S, a fully automated, high-speed, high-capacity, three-dimensional full-wave electromagnetic (EM) analysis solution for signal integrity.

Agilent Debuts N5183A MXG Compact Microwave Analog Signal Generator
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) announced the availability of a compact microwave analog signal generator that delivers a low cost of ownership and is an extension to the Agilent MXG signal generator platform, providing frequency coverage to 20, 32 or 40 GHz. Featuring fast frequency switching speeds, high reliability and easy self-maintenance, this mid-performance signal generator provides manufacturing and R&D engineers working on broadband components and systems with the performance required to make a wide range of broadband measurements.

Micron Samples 8Gb Single-level Cell High Speed NAND
Micron Technology, Inc. (NYSE:MU) announced that it is the first company to sample an 8 gigabit (Gb) single-level cell (SLC) high speed NAND product. High speed NAND enables data to be transferred in a fraction of the time compared to conventional NAND.