EDA News – 2008.02.21 Late Edition

Strategy Analytics Publishes Automotive Wireless Applications Report
The Strategy Analytics report, “Automotive Wireless: Applications Demand Must Drive Technology Choices for the Vehicle,” indicates that increased demand for infotainment, voice communications, navigation and media content-on-the-move between the office, home and portable/wireless devices results in additional wireless technologies.

AXIOMTEK Debuts PANEL1158-831 Kiosk Panel Computer with Core 2 Duo
AXIOMTEK is pleased to introduce an industrial-grade 15-inch kiosk panel computer, PANEL1158-831. With superior Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo processor and super slim mechanism design, the panel PC performs well for critical environments.

ST HiTj TRIACs Enable Smaller Heatsinks, Higher Power Density
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) announced a new series of high-temperature TRIACs, which maintain full specified performance up to a junction temperature of 150 degrees C, and which deliver outstanding turn-off capability – ideal for appliance motor-control applications, in particular – at their maximum temperature.

AXIOMTEK Introduces ICO-100 Embedded Field Controller for Monitoring
AXIOMTEK announced a new compact size yet fanless embedded field controller designed for remote management and monitoring applications. With the ultra low power AMD LX800 processor onboard, excellent stacking mechanism design and smart software, the ICO-100 presents cost-effective, high reliability and expansion capability.

Gleichmann Presents NEC 15.3-inches TFT Display with 16:9 Format
Most applications for process visualization or presentation of images are still designed with 4:3 format. Nonetheless, the interest for 16:9 format is constantly growing, because the 16:9 format is more natural to the human eye’s field of vision and therefore offers an enormous variety of applications.

Synfora Adds PICO Platform to Xilinx ESL Initiative Program
Synfora, Inc., with its PICO Platform solutions, has joined the Xilinx ESL Initiative. The addition of Synfora’s algorithmic synthesis technology to this program continues to emphasize Xilinx commitment toward driving technological innovations and solutions that promote high-level, electronic system level (ESL) design.