EDA News – 2008.04.13

Laker, NexusRoute Simultaneously Share OpenAccess Run-Time-Model
Pyxis Technology, Inc. and Silicon Canvas, Inc. announced the first multi-vendor solution to use the OpenAccess Run-Time-Model (OA-RTM) to enable the simultaneous execution of two commercial tools within the same Unix process.

Elma Electronic Introduces SerDes Test Modules for VPX Systems
Elma Electronic has announced new SerDes Test Modules for VPX systems. The SerDes modules are designed to plug into VPX backplanes and directly test the channel compliance. They can be used to test VPX switch and node cards and/or the backplane channels without requiring external equipment or special test fixtures.

Technosoft Introduces MCK28335 Motor Control Kit
The new Technosoft MCK28335 kits with source code and MATLAB libraries are complete motion control development and evaluation packages based on TI’s latest floating-point digital signal controller: TMS320F28335. With this embedded floating-point processor, users will significantly save development time and effort.

PFU Systems Introduces Plug-N-Run G5 COM Express Basic Module
PFU Systems announces the availability of the latest in its line of Computer On Module (COM) products and plans for a major expansion of the line later this year. PFU introduced the Plug-N-Run(tm) G5, a COM Express Basic form factor module using the latest Intel® Core(tm)2 Duo technology.

STMicroelectronics Unveils 1.1, 2.1 Mbyte ARM9 Microcontrollers
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) has increased the on-chip Flash capacity of its STR91xFA ARM966E-S based MCU family by introducing 1.1 Mbyte and 2.1 Mbyte variants, delivering higher memory density than any other ARM9, or ARM7-TDMI, based standard MCU currently available.

PMC-Sierra Heads to Embedded Systems Conference
PMC-Sierra will exhibit at booth #1922 at ESC, April 14 – 18, featuring its turnkey network attached storage (NAS) solutions for small and medium businesses (SMB). PMC-Sierra will also display a wide range of solutions.