EDA News – 2008.04.02 Late Edition

u-blox Launches LEA-5T Precision Timing GPS Module
u-blox, the leading Swiss provider of GPS receiver technology, introduced the LEA-5T, a high performance, precision timing GPS module capable of a (compensated) time pulse accuracy of up to 15ns.

Siemens Wireless Announces MC75i, TC65i, TC63i, MC55i M2M Modules
Siemens Wireless Modules announced at CTIA Wireless 2008 the introduction of four new scalable M2M modules to fit a wide range of applications and business needs. This entirely new product platform – comprised of MC75i, TC65i and TC63i modules – offers optimized performance, a more compact size and enriched features.

Kontron Debuts ETXexpress UGM Evalboard for Optimizing Embedded Systems
Kontron has developed the ETXexpress UGM Evalboard for evaluating the optimal embedded system configuration of CPUs and GPUs. It can be paired with high-end PEG Universal Graphic Modules (UGM) and COM Express(tm) conforming ETXexpress computer-on-modules as needed and aids in fast application validation.

SigmaTel Joins Embedded Alley Solutions Partner Program
SigmaTel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGTL) announced that it is participating in Embedded Alley (EA) Solutions’ Silicon Vendor Partner Program in order to provide an embedded Linux solution on SigmaTel’s STMP3700 product family and next generation processor families.

ADLINK Rolls Out Express-MLC COM Express with Intel Atom Processor
ADLINK Technology, Inc. announced Express-MLC, the newest member of its Computer on Module (COM) Express® family. The Express-MLC, measuring 95×95 millimeters, is a COM Express type 2 compatible design based on the Intel Atom(tm) processor Z500 series with the new Intel System Controller Hub (SCH) US15W.

Artimi A-150 UWB WiMedia MAC Receives Wireless USB Certification
Artimi, developer of high-speed wireless semiconductors for portable consumer electronics, announces that the Artimi A-150 has passed USB-IF compliance for Certified Wireless USB peripheral silicon. The chip is certified as a silicon building block for wireless USB devices.

Portwell Rolls Out PEB-2736, UMPC-2710 Boards Based on Intel Atom Z500
Portwell Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market, announced the new PEB-2736, utilizing the Intel ECX form factor, and the new UMPC-2710, both based on the Intel Atom processor Z500 series and the Intel System Controller Hub US15W.

Empower to Showcase EDK6446 Development Kit, Euler Embedded Software Platform
Empower Technologies (“Empower”) (TSX.V: EPT) will introduce the EDK6446 Development Kit and Euler Embedded Software Platform at the Embedded System Conference Silicon Valley 2008. Empower Technologies will be exhibiting at the Embedded System Conference Silicon Valley 2008 on April 15 – 17, 2008.

Dolomite to Present Microfluidic Technology at Embedded Masterclass
Leading microfluidics company Dolomite, will be presenting their latest technology at the UK Embedded Masterclass on May 13th in Bristol. Dolomite will also be exhibiting their latest droplet generation chipset and microfluidics edge connectors.

Boundless Technologies Offers ADDS 6700 Thin Client with Matrox EpicA
Matrox Graphics Inc. and Boundless Technologies announced the availability of Matrox EpicA graphics cards and EpicA software with Boundless Technologies’ ADDS 6700 thin client. With this combined offering, users benefit from significant productivity gains associated with the effective use of more screen real estate.