EDA News – 2008.03.13

ISQED Panel to Discuss Electronic System Level 2.0
CoWare, Inc., the leading supplier of platform-driven electronic system-level (ESL) design software and services, announced that a panel to be held Tuesday, March 18, during the International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) will discuss “Electronic System Level (ESL 2.0) — Is Anybody Using It 2.0?”

Ambric to Demonstrate teraOPS class Am2045 MPPA at SPIE 2008
Ambric®, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company shipping the world’s first one teraOPS-class Am2000(tm) chip family of highly scalable, massively parallel processor arrays (MPPAs), will be exhibiting and delivering a paper at SPIE Defense+Security 2008.

Cypress Announces Designing with USB in Embedded Systems Webinar
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:CY) announced a free online seminar that introduces embedded system designers to development with the USB protocol. The 60-minute webinar entitled “Introduction to USB Development in Embedded Systems,” will be presented in conjunction with Electronic Engineering Times.

Trendsmedia, Beacon Events Reveal Details of WiMAX World Asia
Event organizers Trendsmedia and Beacon Events announced that leading business executives will be keynoting the 2nd Annual WiMAX World Asia Conference & Expo, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on March 18-20, 2008.

eASIC Corporation Raises $48 Million
eASIC Corporation, a provider of zero mask-charge ASIC chips, announced it has raised $48M in late stage financing. The financing round was lead by Advanced Equities Incorporated.

Future Horizons Publishes Semiconductor Applications Markets Report
Future Horizons released the 2008 edition of its annual Semiconductor Applications Markets Report. The report identifies applications that are expected to drive semiconductor market growth through to 2012 and quantifies system volumes, semiconductor content and revenue for each application.

ABI Research Publishes Report on IP Multimedia Subsystems
IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is expected to provide mobile telephone operators with a forecasted $300 billion in extra revenue over the next five years, according to a new study from ABI Research.

ISaGRAF 5 Control Software Fully Supports TenAsys INtime RTOS
ICS Triplex ISaGRAF Inc., the leading automation software technology partner, announced that their ISaGRAF 5 control software now fully supports TenAsys’ INtime real-time operating system (RTOS).

GE Fanuc Introduces IS-100, IS-200 Industrial Grade Servers
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms announced the IS-100 and IS-200 industrial grade servers. Both products benefit from GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms’ industry-leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) programs, which ensure IS-100 and IS-200 hardware continuity over five years.

TED Rolls Out TB-5V-LX330-EX Virtex-5 FPGA LX330 Evaluation Platform
Tokyo Electron Device Limited (TED) has announced the inrevium “TB-5V-LX330-EX” evaluation platform for ASIC prototyping with the Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA LX330, which is the industry’s high density and high performance FPGA in the market.

Tensilica Supports MPEG-4 AAC-LC, aacPlus Multi-Channel Decoders
Tensilica®, Inc. has become the first processor IP (intellectual property) company to announce the approval and availability of MPEG-4 AAC-LC, aacPlus(tm) v1, and v2 multichannel decoder implementations from Dolby Laboratories, Inc (NYSE:DLB).

Advansus Rolls Out i965GM-DCQI Intel GME965 Mini-ITX Motherboard
Advansus, a joint-venture motherboard manufacturer of ASUS and Advantech, announces the roll out of i965GM-DCQI, an Intel® GME965 Mini-ITX motherboard designed for high definition video gaming machines and digital signage systems.