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TEMIC Semiconductors Unveils Plans for 32-bit DSP + RISC Microcontroller Family
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9/23/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 17, 1996--TEMIC Semiconductors (Santa Clara, CA) unveiled its product road map for the advanced 32-bit SPARClet microcontroller family, as well as announcing ...
Meta-Software Automates Library Generation Process
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
Geneva, Switzerland--September 16, 1996--Meta-Software Inc. (Campbell, CA) announced that its MASTER Toolbox cell characterization and model generation toolset now automatically ...
TEMIC Semiconductors Unveils Plans for 32-bit DSP + RISC Microcontroller Family
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 17, 1996--TEMIC Semiconductors (Santa Clara, CA) unveiled its product road map for the advanced 32-bit SPARClet microcontroller family, as well as announcing ...
Synopsys Donation Enhances Open Standards
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
Synopsys Donation Enhances Open Standards Mountain View, CA--September 16, 1996--Synopsys ...
Digital Unveils New Passive Backplanes
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Digital Equipment Corp. (Shrewsbury, MA) unveiled new passive backplanes and new processors in its Digital Modular Computing Components (DMCC) ...
EDAC Announces the Availability of its Worldwide EDA License and Revenue Data for First Quarter of 1996
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--The Electronic Design Automation Companies Assoc. (EDAC; San Jose, CA) announced the availability of its first quarter 1996 Market Statistics ...
EDAC Selects New Executive Director
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--With the appointment of Pamela Parrish as its first full time executive director, the restructure of EDAC is now complete. Parrish has experience ...
New Free Internet Resource for EEs: Virtual Conference
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
Newark, CA--September 15, 1996--Eg3 Communications has announced a new free WWW resource for design engineers in the electronics area: The EE Virtual Trade Conference. The EE ...
VenturCom Launches Component Integrator v3.4 for Windows NT
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 17, 1996--VenturCom Inc. (Cambridge, MA) unveiled its Component Integrator version 3.4--a graphical tool for integrating, configuring, and building dedicated ...
Microchip Technology Launches QuickASIC Family for FPGA/CPLD Conversions
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9/20/1996   Post a comment
Chandler, AZ--September 16, 1996--Microchip Technology Inc. (Chandler, AZ) introduced the QuickASIC gate array family which can replace standard FPGAs and CPLDs with a masked ...
Logic Emulation For the Masses Arrives
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--September 16, 1996--IKOS Systems Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced its plans for a fourth quarter roll out of production versions of its VirtuaLogic SLI emulation ...
Samsung Announces USB Microcontroller with Integrated ROM
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Samsung Semiconductor announced at Embedded Systems Conference West the introduction of its KS57C6002 Universal Serial Bus (USB) microcontroller. ...
Summit Adds Library Protection to Visual HDL to Support Developers of Intellectual Property
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
Beaverton, OR--September 16, 1996--Summit Design Inc. (Beaverton, OR) announced the addition of a new library protection capability to the Visual HDL for VHDL version of its ...
Summit Design Files Registration Statement for Public Offering
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
Beaverton, OR--September 17, 1996--Summit Design Inc. (Beaverton, OR) announced that it has filed an amendment to a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
High Level Design Systems Partners With Synopsys on Certified Solutions
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
High Level Design Systems Partners With Synopsys on Certified Solutions Santa Clara, CA--September 18, 1996--High ...
Synopsys Launches Verification Initiative
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
Synopsys Launches Verification InitiativeGeneva, Switzerland--September 16, 1996--Synopsys ...
TeleSoft International Announces ISDN Software Support For Motorola Terminal Adapter Devices
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9/19/1996   Post a comment
Austin, TX--September 18, 1996--TeleSoft International Inc. (Collierville, TN) announced that their Digital ComWare solution for ISDN Interface and Terminal Adapter Product designs ...
Microware's OS-9 Real Time Operating System to Support Line of Internet Appliances Developed by Uniden America
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9/18/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Microware Systems Corp. (Des Moines, IA) and Uniden America Corp. (Fort Worth, TX) announced that Microware's OS-9 Real Time Operating System ...
IP Provider, ARM, Makes Several Announcements At ESCW
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9/18/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Advanced RISC Machines (ARM; Los Gatos, CA) has made a number of announcements at the Embedded Systems Conference West in San Jose. Among these ...
Mentor Graphics Partners with ARM to Provide RISC Processor Support for Leading Hardware/Software Co-Verification Product
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9/18/1996   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Partners with ARM to Provide RISC Processor Support for Leading Hardware/Software Co-Verification ProductGeneva, Switzerland/San Jose, CA--September ...
Microware Systems and Unwired Planet Announce Strategic Partnership
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9/18/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Microware Systems Corp. (Des Moines, IA) announced a strategic partnership with Unwired Planet Inc. (Redwood Shores, CA) at a press conference ...
Radisys Announces Marl Baseboard for Long-Life OEM Embedded Applications
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9/18/1996   Post a comment
Beaverton, OR--September 16, 1996--Radisys Corp. (Beaverton, OR) announced the immediate availability of the RadiSys Marl baseboard, a small ATX-compatible Pentium processor- and ...
Applied Microsystems Announces Breakthrough in Early Verification of Embedded Systems
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9/18/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--At the Embedded Systems Conference, Applied Microsystems (Redmond, WA) announced the VSP/TAP co-verification tool, the first product of the joint ...
Avant! Says Cadence Did Not Meet Burden Of Proof For Preliminary Injunction In Trade Secrets Case
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9/17/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--September 16, 1996--At the first hearing in its long legal battle with Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA), Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) this week argued ...
Credence Systems Corp. Announces Departure of James T. Healy
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9/17/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--September 17, 1996--Credence Systems Corp. (Fremont, CA) announced that effective September 30, 1996, Jim Healy, Credence Systems' president, will be leaving to take ...
ABB Signs Corporate Purchase Agreement with Ansoft For Electromechanical Design Software
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9/17/1996   Post a comment
Pittsburgh, PA--September 16, 1996--Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) has selected Ansoft's (Pittsburgh, PA) products for worldwide application in its electromechanical design. The ...
Silicon Evaluation Module of the Synthesizable V8086 16-Bit Microprocessor Now Available
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9/17/1996   Post a comment
Nashua NH--September 17, 1996--VAutomation Inc. (Nashua, NH) announced the release of the X8086-PCB silicon evaluation module. The V8086 Synthesizable HDL 16-bit microprocessor ...
S-MOS Systems Offering 0.4 Micron Gate Arrays
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9/17/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 4, 1996---S-MOS Systems (San Jose, CA) is now offering a new ASIC library that offers systems and communications vendors a semicustom design methodology ...
Philips Semiconductors Announces Support for Microsoft's New Windows CE Platform Via Its TwoChipPIC
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--September 16, 1996--Philips Semiconductors announced its TwoChipPIC, PR31500 and UCB1100 chipset and software fax/modem for handheld PCs (HPCs), personal digital ...
Meta-Software Automates Library Generation Process
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
Geneva, Switzerland--September 16, 1996--Meta-Software Inc. (Campbell, CA) announced that its MASTER Toolbox cell characterization and model generation toolset now automatically ...
Microtec Introduces Version 4.0 Of The Spectra Development System
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--September 16, 1996--Microtec (Santa Clara, CA) announced version 4.0 of the Spectra development system--an open and scalable Embedded IDE (integrated development ...
Motorola Announces New 68HC08 Microcontroller For LCD Applications
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
Austin, TX--September 16, 1996--Motorola's Customer Specified Integrated Circuits (CSIC) Microcontroller Division (Austin, TX) announced the addition of a new one time programmable ...
Hitachi and Microsoft Collaborate on Windows CE Platform
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
New York, NY--September 16, 1996--Hitachi Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) announced RISC-microprocessor and system-development support for Microsoft Corp.'s (Redmond, WA) new Windows CE platform, ...
Hitachi's 75 Mbyte ATA PC Cards Add Momentum To Standards For Solid-State, Nonvolatile, Removable Mass Data Storage
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
Brisbane, CA--September 16, 1996--Hitachi America Ltd., Semiconductor & I.C. Division (Brisbane, CA) introduced a new product line that conforms to widely supported open industry ...
Altera Announces Faster Speed Grades For All FLEX 10K Family Devices
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Altera Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced it is shipping faster speed grades of its FLEX 10K family of high-density programmable logic devices ...
Altera Offers Productivity Enhancements For PLD Designers
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 16, 1996--Altera Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced the shipment of version 7.0 of its MAX+PLUS II development system. This version offers new features that ...
COMPASS Provides RTL-To-Silicon Tool Suite
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9/16/1996   Post a comment
Geneva, Switzerland--September 16, 1996--COMPASS Design Automation Inc. (San Jose, CA) revealed two new verification tools that, when coupled with the company's current product ...
HP Introduces MPEG-2 Test Solution to Support ATM Adaptation Layer 1
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9/13/1996   Post a comment
Amsterdam, Netherlands--September 12, 1996--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) introduced the MPEG-2 transport stream tester to support the ITU specification I.363 for carrying ...
Cadence and CCT Settle Contractual Dispute
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9/13/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 12, 1996--Cadence Design Systems Inc.(San Jose, CA) and Cooper & Chyan Technology Inc. (CCT; Cupertino, CA) announced that they have settled a contract ...
Clustered Servers Offer Broadcasters The Ability To Bring Digital Technology Into New Application Areas
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9/13/1996   Post a comment
Amsterdam, Netherlands--September 12, 1996--Here at the 1996 International Broadcasters Convention (IBC), Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA)announced its support for clustered ...
AMD Announces Low Power Flash Miniature Cards for Digital Consumer Market
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--September 9, 1996--AMD (Sunnyvale, CA) announced sample availability of matchbook-sized, removable flash memory cards for consumer electronics such as digital ...
Motherboard Semiconductor Revenues Down 27.9 Percent In Second Quarter
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--September 9, 1996--International Data Corp. (Framingham, MA) released new numbers that show worldwide revenue for semiconductors installed on desktop PC, notebook ...
FrontLine Appoints Donald O'Rourke Director Of Eastern Region Sales
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 9, 1996--FrontLine Design Automation (San Jose, CA) announced that it has appointed Donald M. O'Rourke to the position of director of Eastern region sales. ...
Symbios Logic Reorganized Into Two Product Divisions; Gene Patterson promotes Tim McCarthy and Darrell Jones
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
Fort Collins, CO--September 11, 1996-- Gene Patterson, president and CEO of Symbios Logic Inc. (Fort Collins, CO) announced that the company has reorganized into two product divisions ...
VHDL International Polls European Design Community On HDL Usage
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--September 9, 1996--A comprehensive survey of European-based designers undertaken in the second quarter of 1996 by VHDL International (VI; Santa Clara, CA) confirmed ...
ADL Unveils Second Generation Intelligent Library Products At Unix Expo '96
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
New York, NY--September 11, 1996--MediaLogic ADL Inc. (Boulder, CO) will showcase its second-generation line of intelligent automated storage libraries at Unix Expo, October 8-10 ...
Syndesis Launches FLDE Tool
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
Athens, Greece--September 9, 1996--Syndesis Ltd. (Athens, Greece) launched its Fuzzy Logic Development Environment for embedded systems (FLDE) at the Embedded Systems Conference, ...
FrontLine Establishes European Representation For PureSpeed Verilog Simulator Family
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 9, 1996--FrontLine Design Automation Inc. announced its entry into the European electronic design automation (EDA) market by appointing three new distributors ...
FrontLine Adds Multi-Threaded Simulation Support To Cycle-Based Verilog Tool
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9/12/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--September 9, 1996--FrontLine Design Automation Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced PureSpeed CycleDrive 3.1, an enhanced version of the company's cycle-based Verilog simulator, ...
Brooktree Chip Is Tapped For New Toshiba Infinia Desktop Line; Brings Users TV While They Compute
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9/11/1996   Post a comment
Brooktree Chip Is Tapped For New Toshiba Infinia Desktop Line; Brings Users TV While They ComputeSan Diego, CA--September 10, 1996--Brooktree Corp.'s (San Diego, ...
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