EDA News – 2008.05.06 Late Edition

Accellera Forms Verification Intellectual Property Technical Subcommittee
Accellera, the electronics industry organization focused on Electronic Design Automation (EDA) standards, announced that its Board of Directors answered electronic design verification tool users’ requests by approving the formation of a new verification standards committee.

Strategy Analytics Publishes Report on Mobile Internet Device
Sales of Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) will exceed $17 Billion annually by 2014, but Intel-based products will take a minority share, according to “Mobile Internet Devices: Heavyweights Do Battle For $17 Billion Prize,” just released by the Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices service.

3Leaf Systems Selects Virage Logic Intelli DDR Memory Controller
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL) announced the selection of its Intelli Double Data Rate Memory Controller interface solution by 3Leaf Systems, a provider of next-generation server virtualization solutions for enterprise data centers, to deliver a silicon proven, high-performance DDR memory controller IP solution.

Sentilla Launches Pervasive Computing Platform at JavaOne Conference
Sentilla unveiled its pervasive computing platform, a breakthrough in Java technology that paves the way for Java developers to solve problems as never before. Sentilla’s innovation allows tiny, dime-sized computers to run the same Java platform that powers computers tens to hundreds of times larger.

STMicroelectronics Unveils STW55NM60ND Super Junction FDmesh MOSFET
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) has announced a new family of fast-recovery MOSFETs that combine enhanced switching performance with on-resistance improved by more than 18% over existing devices, to meet the needs of efficiency-focused applications, including renewable-energy controllers.

Texas Instruments Rolls Out TPA2014D1 Class-D Audio Amplifier
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) introduced a monolithic, filter-free Class-D audio amplifier with an integrated boost converter for portable applications including wireless handsets, personal navigation devices, portable gaming and wireless speakers.

Centec Networks Selects IDT Search Accelerators for Routing Switches
IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI) announced that its search accelerator has been exclusively chosen by Centec Networks, for use in its E300M and E600M series routing switches which are used in conjunction with their CTC6024 24G advanced packet processing engine.