EDA News – 2008.05.28 Late Edition

Power Forward Initiative Publishes Practical Guide to Low-Power Design
Sequence Design’s Tom Miller, Vice President and Head of R&D, Front-End Products, is one of the featured authors in a new book, “A Practical Guide to Low-Power Design – User Experience with CPF,” that has been released by the Power Forward Initiative (PFI).

Virage Logic Debuts Intelli DDR2/3 PHY+DLL High-Performance DDR Solution
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ: VIRL) announced its Intelli[tm] DDR2/3 PHY+DLL, an all-digital PHY+DLL high performance DDR solution. Supporting speeds of up to 1066 Mbps in 65nm G processes, the Intelli DDR2/3 PHY+DLL achieves performance and resolution levels that were previously only possible with analog solutions.

Zensys Selects Analog FastSPICE from Berkeley Design Automation
Berkeley Design Automation Inc. announced that Zensys, developer of the award-winning Z-Wave wireless home control standard and a family of low-cost, low-power integrated transceiver chips embedded with Z-Wave, has selected the company’s Analog FastSPICE[tm] circuit simulator.

Mentor Graphics to Moderate ESL Symposium Panel at DAC
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) announced that Walden C. Rhines, chairman and CEO, will moderate the 6th annual Electronic System Level (ESL) Symposium panel during the Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2008 in Anaheim, California.

DAC Professional Development Fund Awards Over $170,000
For the 15th year, the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in conjunction with several sponsoring societies is awarding more than $170,000 in development funds to students and professionals in the EDA field. More than $2.2 million have been awarded since the inception of the Professional Development Fund.

Si2 Members to Demonstrate at Design Automation Conference
Seven companies and organizations will be demonstrating their Si2 project-based products and solutions in the Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) Booth #1614 at the Design Automation Conference on June 9-12, in Anaheim, CA.

ClioSoft to Demonstrate SOS Design Data Collaboration Platform at DAC
ClioSoft, Inc. will be demonstrating the Enterprise Edition of its widely-installed SOS Design Data Collaboration Platform in Booth # 1655 at the Design Automation Conference (DAC), Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California from June 8th-12th, 2008.

Gauda Forms Advisory Board
Gauda, Inc., the first company to offer the technology to accelerate computation for OPC (optical proximity correction) using GPUs (graphical processing units), has formed a business and technical advisory board.

Emerson Network Power Introduces SpiderWareM3 Intelligent Platform
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity[tm], announced SpiderWareM3 platform management software designed for remote management, monitoring and maintenance of multiple IPMI-compatible platforms.

Tundra Rolls Out Low Power Tsi572 Serial RapidIO Switch
Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:TUN) announced the Tundra Tsi572[TM] Serial RapidIO® Switch. This scalable, low power switch, adds another processor aggregation solution to Tundra’s industry-leading portfolio of RapidIO products.

Emerson Network Power Enhances MicroTCA Portfolio
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity[tm], announced a broadening of the company’s MicroTCA[TM] portfolio through increased software support, new and enhanced products and a wider range of operating system choices.

TeamF1 Deubts Add-ons to Managed Access Point, Secure Gateway Solutions
TeamF1, Inc. announced the availability of advanced features in its software platform, enabling comprehensive solutions for service providers’ customer premise equipment (CPE) gateways.