Altium introduced a new Solidworks modeler for Altium Designer. The new application by ECAD / MCAD collaboration experts Desktop EDA is the result of Altium’s first add-on app development partnership. In addition, Altium is working with other developers to bring other apps to electronic designers and is targeting a wider release of the distribution and licensing system later this year.
Cypress Semiconductor announced the CY8CKIT-023 PSoC Expansion Board Kit For iPhone & iPod Accessories. The CY8CKIT-023 is a development platform for Apple iPhone and iPod accessories based on the PSoC 3 architecture. The Cypress kit leverages the Apple iPhone OS operating system and the corresponding iPhone SDK (Software Development Kit) to provide a two-way communication interface between apps from Apple’s App Store and corresponding accessories. The CY8CKIT-023 PSoC Expansion Board Kit For iPhone & iPod Accessories is now available to Made for iPod licensees.