EDA News – 2008.04.22

Sun Microsystems, JCF Unveil Java Card Platform Specification 3.0
Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) and the Java Card Forum (JCF) announced the availability of version 3.0 of the award winning Java Card(TM) platform specification, to help kickoff the SIMPosium 2008 Conference in Berlin.

CSR Introduces RoadTunes Handsfree Bluetooth In-car Design
CSR announced the launch of RoadTunes. RoadTunes is a feature rich, fully interoperable Bluetooth handsfree package for Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) and in-car systems. RoadTunes boasts a less than six-week average integration time and at $6 is available from today at the industry’s lowest cost.

Virage Logic Intelli DDR Memory Controller Interface Improves Efficiency
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL) announced that the Intelli(tm) Double Data Rate (DDR) memory controller interface can provide up to a 20 percent efficiency gain for high-performance applications, while still maintaining low-power.

SYSGO Unveils PikeOS Board Support Package for Freescale MPC8379EMDS
SYSGO announced the availability of a PikeOS Board Support Package for Freescale MPC8379EMDS, a Modular Development System (MDS) board using the MPC8379e, a PowerQUICC® II Pro Communications Processor based on a high performance Power Architecture(tm) e300 core.

Adeneo, Cogent Debut Windows Embedded CE 6 BSP for CSB737 Development Kit
Adeneo and Cogent Computers Inc. announced the availability of a Board Support Package (BSP) for Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0 for Cogent CSB737 development kit. The Windows Embedded CE 6.0 BSP enables application developers to port their Windows Embedded CE-based software onto the CSB737 platform.

Kontron Offers VITA 38 Standard VME Multi-core Systems
Kontron provides VME ecosystems with a unique feature: variable computing capacity. Implementing now VITA 38, the IPMI standard in a VME envelope, Kontron’s PENTXM2 and PENTXM4 6U VME multi-core CPU boards with Intel® Xeon® processors can populate a complete VME rack.

Sybase Information Anywhere Afaria Supports Symbian Devices
Sybase iAnywhere announced that its Information Anywhere® suite Afaria® component, which provides leading-edge mobile device management and security capabilities, now supports the latest mobile devices based on the Symbian platform.

NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition Supports DPO3000 Oscilloscope
National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) announced support for new Tektronix (NYSE: TEK) value line oscilloscopes in the latest version of LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition, an interactive PC-based measurement software for quickly acquiring, analyzing and presenting data without programming.

Semico Research Creates Field Programmable Computing Array Category
MathStar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MATH) announced that research analyst firm Semico Research Corp. has included the company’s flagship Arrix family of field programmable object array (FPOA) semiconductor devices in a new category of products called field programmable computing arrays (FPCAs).

Actel, Pigeon Point Systems Team on TCA Management Solutions
Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) announced it has partnered with Pigeon Point Systems, the market leading supplier of TCA management components, to deliver system management platforms for higher performance applications.

Bay Microsystems Selects IDT Route Accelerator
IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI) announced its Route Accelerator (RA) has been selected for use with Bay Microsystems 40Gbps Chesapeake network processor. The RA is based on a unique algorithmic search architecture.

Savant Protection Locks Down Virtual Environments
Savant Protection, Inc. announced that its award winning Savant end-point security solution has been proven to provide the optimum level of security for system virtualization by eliminating unauthorized modifications or changes to systems, devices, OS and application sets.