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Software Package Simplifies OEM Product Structure
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6/20/1996   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--June 17, 1996--Immediate availability of anetwork and system management software line, called OpenView forWindows Professional, has been announced by Hewlett-Packard ...
Removable Hard Drives for Notebooks Have High Capacity
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Houston, TX--June 18, 1996--A series of removable hard disk drivesubsystems for portable computers has been launched by LaptopSolutions Inc. (Irvine, CA). Specifically designed ...
Winbond Chooses ASPEC Technology for Its 0.5-micron Design Implementation Technology
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Sunnyvale, CA--June 17, 1996--ASPEC Technology Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced Winbond Electronics Corp. (Hsin Chu, Taiwan) has licensed ASPEC's Open Design Implementation Technology ...
Wafer Inspection System for 300-mm Wafers AssuresUniformity, Sensitivity, and Throughput
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Mountain View, CA--June 17, 1996--A system that performsrapid, highly sensitive inspection of unpatterned 300mm wafershas been announced by Tencor Instruments (Mountain View, ...
LAN Speed Record Broken Using Optical Fiber Technology
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Minneapolis, MN--June 18, 1996--Sustained transfer rates of 38Mbytes per second in a Fibre Channel network are claimed byAncor Communictions Inc. (Minneapolis, MN), using two ...
Oxide-Etch System for Deep Submicron Chips MaintainsQuality, Low Cost
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Fremont, CA--June 17, 1996--A high-density oxide-etch system has been announced by Lam ResearchCorp. (Fremont, CA). The system, called the Transformer-Coupled Plasma 9100system, ...
Timing Products Reduce Digital Network Transmission Problems
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Palo Alto, CA--June 17, 1996--A line of network timingand synchronization products has been announced by Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA). They include the HP 55300Aprimary ...
GaAs High-Power Semiconductor Operates at 1.9 GHz
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San Francisco, CA--June 18, 1996--A partially matchedL/S-band gallium arsenide FET microwave semiconductor has beenintroduced by Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. ...
Symbios Logic Announces ASIC Design Kit That Supports SPEF
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6/7/1996   Post a comment
Fort Collins, CO--June 5, 1996--ASIC design kits thatsupport the new Standard Parasitic Exchange Format (SPEF) havebeen announced by Symbios Logic Inc. (Fort Collins, CO). The ...
New Company Develops Tools for Better Performance andProductivity in IC Design
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Las Vegas, NV--June 3, 1996--The launching of a new electronic design automation company, Runtime Design Automation, was announced by Dr. Andrea Casotto at the Design Automation ...
Chemistry-Lab-on-a-Chip Replaces Complex Lab Equipment
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Palo Alto, CA--June 3, 1996--A new technology is being developed that could revolutionize the way in which laboratory analysis is performed. The technology, called "Laboratory ...
Synthesis Design Package Preserves, Manipulates Hierarchical Designs
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Las Vegas, NV--June 3, 1996--A synthesis design environment called Leonardo was announced by Exemplar Logic Inc. (Alameda, CA), at the Design Automation Conference in Las Vegas. ...
Cycle-Based Simulator Runs under UNIX on AlphaStation
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San Jose, CA--June 3, 1996--PureSpeed CycleDrive, a Verilog cycle-based simulator from Frontline ...
Fourth-Generation Design Entry Tool Improves Productivity
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Beaverton, OR--June 3, 1996--An electronic system design automation tool called Visual HDL 4.0, with new levels of control and productivity for complex system design entry, has ...
Building-Block Library Eases Programmable ASIC Design
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Las Vegas, NV--June 3, 1996--A program called "CoreBank", which accelerates the movement towards systems-on-a-chip field-programmable gate arrays, was announced by Crosspoint Solutions ...
Two Layout Conversion Programs Do Partitioning and Compacting Automatically
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LAS VEGAS--June 3, 1996--Rubicad Corp.(San Jose, CA) announced two products for partitioning large layouts automatically and for compacting standard cell design hierarchies. ...


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