EDA News – 2008.04.04

Elma Electronic Announces LED Lightpipes
Elma Electronic offers new lightpipes that provide distinct color output. The Elma lightpipes have optional barriers that prevent color mixing from adjacent rows. Each pipe in the LED array can block interfering light from other pipes. Sometimes these pipes are too close together and the colors can blend.

RadiSys Introduces Procelerant Z500 Module with Intel Atom Processor
RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a leading global provider of advanced embedded solutions, announced the introduction of the RadiSys Procelerant® Z500 module, a 85mm x 70mm module compatible with the Type 2 COM Express pin-out.

TI Debuts Multi-Carrier, Multi-Standard Platform for Base Stations
With its eye on customers’ development costs and challenges, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) [NYSE: TXN] announced a scalable, programmable development ecosystem enabling base station OEMs to support multiple carriers of established and evolving wireless standards from a single platform.

Silicon Laboratories Unveils Si2161, Si2165 Digital Video Demodulators
Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, announced the Si2161 and Si2165 digital video demodulators, the smallest, lowest power and highest performance demodulator solutions to support DVB-T, DVB-C and fixed reception DVB-H in a single chip.

PLX Selects Cadence Incisive Palladium II Accelerator Emulator
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) announced that PLX Technology has adopted the Cadence® Incisive® Palladium® II Accelerator/Emulator for its advanced system-level verification needs. PLX® cited the ease of use of the Palladium II system.

Texas Instruments ESC Booth Features Radiocrafts Modules
Radiocrafts AS, a leading supplier of wireless RF modules for communication in the license-free frequency bands, will present new additions to their wide range of RF modules at the Texas Instruments (TI) booth (#1708) at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in San Jose, California, April 17, 2008.