EDA News – 2008.05.26

CoFluent Studio V3 Leverages Eclipse Modeling Framework, Ecore Standard
CoFluent Design announced version 3.0 of CoFluent Studio[tm], the world-first ESL graphical modeling and simulation framework built on Eclipse technologies. CoFluent Studio V3 leverages the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) and the Ecore standard to define its meta-model format, the internal description of models created by users.

STARC STARCAD-CEL 2.0 Features Sequence PowerTheater, CoolTime Tools
Sequence Design announced that its PowerTheater and CoolTime low-power tools have been integrated into the latest release of the Japanese Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC) advanced design flow. STARCAD-CEL Version 2.0 addresses the challenges of very advanced process technologies including 65nm and 45nm.

Electronics.ca Publishes Wearable Electronics Systems Demand Analysis
Electronics.ca Publications announces the availability of a new report entitled “Wearable Electronics Systems Global Market Demand Analysis: Health Care Solutions.” Wearable solutions being developed today to support monitoring of biophysical conditions can address many of these emerging issues across a broad cross-section of user groups.

Power.org to Debut New Tools at Power Architecture Conferences
Power.org will demonstrate three new tools at its Power Architecture Conferences. The Power.org Solutions Portal, the Power Architecture Early Tools Development Matrix, and the Power.org Target Debug Capabilities Specification, developed through the collaborative efforts of the Power.org community, will help speed the creation of high-performance, next-generation electronic products.

Actel to Present Power Management Solutions at MicroTCA Summit
Speakers from Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) will explore power management challenges and integrated system management at the MicroTCA Summit, being held May 28-30. At its booth (#107), Actel will showcase its Fusion-based Micro Telecommunications Computing Architecture (MicroTCA) solutions.

STMicroelectronics Rolls Out 65nm SPEAr Basic Customizable Chip
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) announced a new member of its SPEAr® family of configurable System on-Chip ICs. Manufactured in state-of-the-art low-power 65nm process technology, the new SPEAr Basic device addresses a wide variety of embedded applications, including entry-level printers, fax machines, digital photo frames, Voice-over-IP and other equipment.