EDA News – 2008.05.02

MagnaChip Announces Ultra Low Noise Process Technology
MagnaChip Semiconductor Ltd. announced that it now offers an ultra low noise process technology with industry leading low flicker noise and no required shift of electrical parameters for industry standard 0.18um 1.8, 3.3, and 5.0 volt and 0.35um 3.3 and 5.0 volt CMOS devices.

MTI Micro Prototypes Embedded Fuel Cell for Handheld GPS Devices
MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc. (“MTI Micro”) unveils a new embedded micro fuel cell prototype design for handheld global positioning system (“GPS”) devices at the 10th Annual International Small Fuel Cells Conference in Atlanta.

Mobile Handset Industry Form Serial Port Memory Technology Working Group
ARM, Hynix Semiconductor, Inc., LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Image, Inc., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, and ST Microelectronics announced the formation of a working group committed to creating an open standard for next-generation memory interface technology targeting mobile devices.

AnalogicTech AAT2601 Power Management IC Simplifies CDMA Phone Designs
Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. (AnalogicTech) (Nasdaq: AATI) announced the AAT2601, the company’s first power management IC designed for the specific requirements of mid-tier CDMA handsets.