EDA News – 2008.05.22

Tibion, Stanford University Team on Bionics
Tibion Corporation announced that it has engaged in a collaboration with Stanford University’s Biomechanical Engineering Group to develop future applications of its bionic technology. A team of Stanford graduate students will be working to extend Tibion’s technology platform to additional medical applications.

Springer Handbook of Robotics Debuts at ICRA
Robots! Robots on Mars and in oceans, in hospitals and homes, in factories and schools, robots fighting fires, making goods and products, saving time and lives. Robots today are making a considerable impact on many aspects of modern life, from industrial manufacturing to healthcare.

Denali Selects Bluespec Synthesis for Memory Controller IP Development
Bluespec, Inc. announced that Denali Software, Inc., selected Bluespec’s high-level synthesis toolset as part of its next-generation technology platform for future memory controller IP development. Denali Software chose Bluespec’s toolset because of the productivity improvements it offers.

VirtualLogix Conforms to Open Mobile Terminal Platform Security
VirtualLogix[tm], Inc. announced its continued commitment to the Open Mobile Terminal Platform (OMTP) by submitting a Product Profile Statement in conformance with the organization’s new mobile hardware security recommendations designed to help protect against threats such as malware and fraud attacks.

Analog Devices Debuts Four-Channel ADuM540x iCoupler Digital Isolator
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is expanding its extensive family of digital isolation products with a series of four-channel devices that isolate both data and power. Each device integrates ADI’s iCoupler digital isolation technology and ADI’s proprietary isoPower[tm] dc-to-dc converter.

Laird Technologies Introduces 802.11 Wireless LAN Processor Modules
Laird Technologies, Inc. announced a new range of 802.11 wireless LAN processor modules that provide a wide range of AT commands and web configuration to make the Wi-Fi transition simple for M2M (machine-to-machine) designers.

ADI Develops First Digital Isolators Qualified for Automotive Systems
Tuning its proprietary iCoupler® digital isolation technology to meet the reliability and quality needs of emerging electric-hybrid vehicles, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is introducing a family of digital isolators designed to operate in today’s electrically challenging automotive environment.