EDA News – 2008.05.14 Late Edition

Liberty Technical Advisory Board to Grow Under IEEE-ISTO
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) announced that the Liberty[TM] Technical Advisory Board (TAB) is expanding under the auspices of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO). The move to IEEE-ISTO enables the expansion of Liberty TAB membership to include more participants.

Red Bend Software Becomes Associate Member of LiMo Foundation
Red Bend Software announced that it has joined the LiMo Foundation[tm] as an Associate member. Red Bend will bring its expertise in remotely managing mobile devices and updating firmware over-the-air (FOTA) to the LiMo Foundation.

Numerical Algorithms Group Unveils NAG Toolbox for MATLAB
Electronics engineers and others needing powerful tools for optimization, modeling, and simulation can now use the NAG Toolbox for MATLAB®, released by the Numerical Algorithms Group. The Toolbox gives users access to more than 1,300 additional math and statistical algorithms within the MATLAB environment.

Texas Instruments Announces New Voice over IP Gateway Solutions
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) [NYSE:TXN] announced the newest members of its Voice over IP (VoIP) gateway silicon and software solutions that will enable equipment manufacturers to achieve higher channel densities with improved voice quality.

Analog Devices Rolls Out AD5750, AD5751 Output Drivers
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced two analog output drivers that significantly improve the efficiency and reliability of process control applications, including those operating with high compliance voltages and temperatures.

NXP Launches BLC7G22L(S)-130 Base Station Power Transistor
NXP Semiconductors launched the BLC7G22L(S)-130 base station power transistor – the first of its products to feature NXP’s industry-leading Gen7 LDMOS technology – optimized for high power use and Doherty amplifier applications.