EDA News – 2008.05.09

SemiSouth to Present Normally-off SiC JFET Paper at IMAPS HiTEC 2008
SemiSouth Laboratories Inc. will discuss the attributes of their Normally-off SiC JFET operating under high temperature conditions. SiC-based semiconductors can operate in hostile environments where their silicon-based counterparts cannot.

Electronics.ca Publishes Printed and Organic Electronics Forecasts
Electronics.ca Publications announces the availability of a report entitled “Printed & Organic Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2008-2028.” The research report reveals the spending on printed and thin film electronics devices goes beyond conventional silicon, reaching up to $1.58 billion this year.

OMG Unveils Details of Distributed Real-time Embedded Systems Workshop
The Object Management Group[tm] (OMG[tm]) announced the program for the Ninth Annual Distributed Object Computing for Real-time and Embedded Systems Workshop, which will be held July 14-16, 2008 in Arlington, VA, USA.

CWAV Announces USBee PacketPresenter Graphical Protocol Decoder
CWAV Inc. announced enhancements for its USBee DX Logic Analyzer / Oscilloscope by adding the PacketPresenter Protocol Decoder to its electronics debugging tools. The PacketPresenter decodes and displays bus traffic that is captured by the USBee DX Logic Analyzer in a graphical, easy to understand packet format.

TRS-STAR Rolls Out TRS CXC-MPC8544 Computer on Module
TRS-STAR announced the TRS CXC-MPC8544 computer-on-module (COM), which is based on Freescale Semiconductor’s energy-saving Power Architecture[tm]. The TRS CXC-MPC8544 features high communication performance and a wide range of modern interfaces.

Advansus to Demonstrate at ESEC 2008
Advansus is delighted to demonstrate a variety of industry applications with renowned system partners at ESEC 2008, to be held in Tokyo from May 14-16. Signage customers are sure to be impressed with the HD portrait display combining Cayin’s Linux signage application and the Advansus 852GME barebones computer.

ICS Triplex Ships Turbine and Compression Control System to CNR
ICS Triplex has delivered its first UK built Turbine and Compression Control System to CNR International (UK) Limited (CNRI). The Trusted(tm) T6300 system, built at the headquarters of ICS Triplex in Maldon, was completed in March 2008 and will be installed onto CNRI’s Murchison platform in the North Sea during 2009.