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Eonic Systems Brings down the Context Switch Time for TI's TMS320C6201 to 58 ns
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3/31/1997   Post a comment
Silver Spring, MD--March 21, 1997--Eonic Systems Inc. (Silver Spring, MD) announced that its Virtuoso multi-tasking RTOS has been tested to make context switch times in 58 ns at ...
New USB Power ICs Provide Better Specs for Plug-and-Play Applications
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San Jose, CA--March 26, 1997--Micrel Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) announced a new family of power-management ICs for USB peripherals. These ICs give PC system designers higher ...
New Digital Receiver Boards Offer Increased Density, Data Channels, and High Performance
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Washington D.C.--March 25, 1997--Pentek Inc. (Upper Saddle River, NJ) announced the addition of 14 new VME/VXI general-purpose, multichannel digital receiver boards designed for ...
Spectrum Signal Processing Introduces Flexible Digital Radio Receiver
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Burnaby, BC--March 24, 1997--Spectrum Signal Processing (Burnaby, BC) announced the availability of their flexible multi-platform digital radio solution, consisting of Spectrum's ...
First Board to Use Quad-SHARC MCM Debuts at DSP World
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Washington D.C.--March 25, 1997--BittWare Research Systems (Concord, NH) announced the immediate availability of the first SHARC board to use Analog Devices' new AD14060 Quad-SHARC ...
Aggregate I/O Bandwidth up to 6.4 GBps Available with Latest RACE Series
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Washington D.C.--March 26, 1997--Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (Chelmsford, MA) announced at the DSP World Spring Conference the company's strategy to provide an aggregate I/O ...
DY 4 Announces Harsh Environment Third-Generation VME PowerPC Single Board Computer
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3/31/1997   Post a comment
Kanata, Ontario--March 28, 1997--DY 4 Systems Inc. (Kanata, Ontario) announced the availability of its guaranteed-by-design, third-generation PowerPC 603e based products. Designated ...
Eonic Systems Endorses the DSP/BIOS and expands on it with its Virtuoso Products
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Silver Spring, MD--March 24, 1997--Following the announcement by Texas Instruments to provide a basic set of functions, called the DSP/BIOS, for their DSP products, Eonic Systems ...
Sundance DDC TIM Extracts Radio Signal
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Chesham, UK--March 24, 1997--New from Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd. (Chesham, UK) is the SMT324 Digital Down Converter (DDC) TIM. The primary function of each DDC is ...
CSPI Announces Appointment of a New Member of the Board of Directors
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3/28/1997   Post a comment
Billerica, MA--March 27, 1997--CSPI's (Billerica, MA) Chairman Samuel Ochlis announced that the board of directors has appointed J. David Lyons to serve out the remaining term ...
SEMI Praises U.S. Trade Representative's Action on Information Technology Agreement
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3/28/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--March 26, 1997--Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI; Mountain View, CA) praised Clinton Administration trade negotiators for reaching a ...
Philips Electronics Supports Open Standards for Convergence
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3/28/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--March 27, 1997--Philips Electronics (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) announced its support of a joint Consumer Electronics/PC industry initiative designed to unite ...
U.S. Robotics' DataBurst ISDN 128K Beats Out Competition in an Independent Benchmark Test
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3/28/1997   Post a comment
Skokie, IL--March 27, 1997--U.S. Robotics (Skokie, IL) announced the test results of an ISDN terminal adapter (TA) test conducted by XXCAL Testing Laboratories. XXCAL tested the ...
Integrated Systems Reports Fourth Quarter Results
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3/28/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--March 26, 1997--Integrated Systems Inc. (ISI; Sunnyvale, CA) reported total revenue of $29.4 million for its fiscal year 1997 fourth quarter, ended February 28, ...
New Hires Position PRI Automation for Next Stage of Growth
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Billerica, MA--March 27, 1997--PRI Automation Inc. (Billerica, MA) announced that it has added two senior executives to its management team Stephen D. Allison as CFO, and Robert ...
Ancor Boosts CAD/CAM Market Presence
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Minneapolis, MN--March 27, 1997--Ancor Communications Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) has added one of the nation's top manufacturing network systems specialists as a new channel partner. ...
SpeedFam International Books First Auriga Order from National Semiconductor
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Chandler, AZ--March 26, 1997--SpeedFam International Inc. (Chandler, AZ) announced the first order for its Auriga system from National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA). The ...
Lucent Technologies Announces Reseller Agreement with Preferred Video Products for MPEG-2 Encoders
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3/28/1997   Post a comment
Murray Hill, NJ--March 27, 1997--Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) has moved into the professional video market with its announcement of a reseller agreement with Preferred ...
RadiSys SPIRIT-32 E88 Offers High-Performance Integrated I/O and DSP on a Single Board
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Washington D.C.--March 26, 1997--RadiSys Corp. (Hillsboro, OR) announced the SPIRIT-32 E88, a high-performance integrated I/O and digital signal processing (DSP) system, designed ...
New 15-Minute Planning Tool Launched
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Houston, TX--March 25, 1997--Houston-based AlderGraf Systems Inc. announced the official launch of its new TimeSketch software. TimeSketch is designed so the user clicks ...
Former Santa Cruz Operation Internet Executive Joins DeltaPoint Inc. as CEO
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Monterey, CA--March 26, 1997--DeltaPoint Inc. (Monterey, CA) announced the appointment of Jeffrey F. Ait as CEO. Formerly the vice president of Internet for The Santa Cruz ...
Sun Chips to Power Scientific-Atlanta's Digital Set-Top Terminal
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--March 25, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced that Scientific-Atlanta Inc. (S-A; Norcross, GA) has licensed Sun's microSPARC-II RISC ...
Lucent Technologies Launches Inferno Partners Program
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Murray Hill, NJ--March 26, 1997--Lucent Technologies' (Murray Hill, NJ) Inferno Network Software Solutions Group announced the Inferno Partners Program--a consortium of companies ...
Systems Science Enters PCI Verification Market
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--March 24, 1997--Systems Science Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) announced the release of a self-checking, transaction-based PCI library. This library is used to verify PCI-based ...
StreamLogic Appoints Michael O. Preletz Chairman, CEO, and President
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Chatsworth, CA--March 26, 1997--StreamLogic Corp. announced that Michael O. Preletz has been appointed chairman, CEO, and president. Preletz is the former chairman and ...
New Cost-Effective USB Power ICs Provide Better SPECS for Plug-and-Play PC Applications
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San Jose, CA--March 26, 1997--Micrel Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) announced a new family of power-management ICs for Universal Serial Bus (USB) peripherals. These ICs give PC system ...
PCI Hot-Plug Specification Draft Released for Industry Review
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3/27/1997   Post a comment
Portland, OR--March 25, 1997--The Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI SIG) announced that the PCI Hot-Plug specification has been made available for ...
Microplex and Lucent Introduce the First Wireless Print Server
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
Vancouver, March 24, 1997--Businesses that have been relying on a wireless network can now take advantage of full wireless printing. With this announcement Microplex Systems (Burnaby, ...
Digital And NCI Announce Reference Design For Industry's Most Powerful Network Computer
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
Maynard, MA--March 24, 1997--Digital Equipment Corp. (Palo Alto, CA) and Network Computer Inc. (Redwood Shores, CA), a subsidiary of Oracle Corp., announced the DIGITAL Network ...
Sybase Inc. Unveils Powersoft S-Designor 6.0
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
Concord, MA--March 24, 1997--Sybase Inc. (Emeryville, CA) announced Powersoft S-Designor 6.0, a major upgrade of its integrated family of open, result-driven modeling tools. S-Designor ...
Applied Graphics Technologies Features Digital Link System at Technology Seminar Hosted by Intel Corporation
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--Applied Graphics Technologies Inc. has been selected to demonstrate the unique capabilities of its Digital Link System at "Intel Platforms for ...
Talent Scout Job Fair is Silicon Valley's Career Connection for Great High-Tech Jobs and Employees
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--Designed for those in the technology business, the next Talent Scout Job Fair--a collaboration between The San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's ...
Iona Technologies and International Systems Group Announce Integration of Orbix and IBM's MQSeries
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
Cambridge, MA--March 24, 1997--IONA Technologies announced with International Systems Group a full integration between Orbix, a leading Object Request Broker, and MQSeries, a ...
Sales of Microsoft Windows NT Server Outpace NetWare Sales in 1996
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
Redmond, WA--March 24, 1997--Microsoft Corp. (Redmond, WA) announced new data showing that the Microsoft Windows NT Server network operating system outsold the Novell NetWare server ...
ATI Technologies' 3D RAGE PRO is First Chip to Demonstrate Support for Intel's Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) 2X Mode
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3/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--ATI Technologies Inc. (Thornhill, Ontario) demonstrated at Intel's Visual Computing Day its next-generation 3D graphics accelerator chip--the 3D ...
Graphics Chip Companies Announce AGP-Enabled Products
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--The Accelerated Graphics Port specification received strong support when leading graphics chip companies announced AGP-enabled products at Intel Platforms ...
Silicon Valley Research Announces Pending Private Placement of Equity Securities
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose, CA) announced it is negotiating a private placement of up to $4 million in units comprised of shares of its ...
GateField Announces Their 150-kgate, Non-Volatile Programmable ASIC Family
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--March 24, 1997--GateField, a division of Zycad Corp. (Fremont, CA), announced a new ProASIC (Programmable ASIC) product generation with 50 percent more gates and a ...
Diamond Multimedia Adds High-Performance, Low-Cost Ultra SCSI Host Adapter to its Multimedia I/O Product Line, the FirePort 20
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--Diamond Multimedia Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced the FirePort 20, a PCI UltraSCSI host adapter designed to accelerate I/O intensive Windows ...
QED Introduces RM52xx Microprocessor Family
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 24, 1997--Quantum Effect Design Inc. (QED; Santa Clara, CA) announced two new members of its RISCMark brand MIPS architecture microprocessor family--the ...
LAM Research Appoints New CFO
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--March 24, 1997--Lam Research Corp. (Fremont, CA) named Mercedes Johnson vice president and CFO, effective April 7, 1997. Johnson will report to Roger Emerick, chairman ...
Trident Microsystems, QSound Labs Join Forces to Provide Virtual Surround Sound
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
Calgary, Alberta--March 24, 1997--Trident Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) in partnership with QSound Labs Inc. (Calgary, Alberta) will offer QSurround, QSound Labs' "virtual ...
HP Announces Baan's PA-RISC-Optimized Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--March 24, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced that The Baan Company (Menlo Park, CA) is providing a performance-optimized edition of its enterprise ...
Zilog Launches the Z382 High-Performance Datacom Controller for ISDN, HDSL, and High-Speed Analog Modems
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3/25/1997   Post a comment
Campbell, CA--March 24, 1997--Zilog Inc. (Campbell, CA) unveiled its newest data communication processor, the Z382, targeted for high-speed ISDN, HDSL, ADSL, and analog modems ...
HP Introduces Automated ETS for Testing Bellcore Frame Relay Over ATM Interworking Service
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--March 21, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced the introduction of an automated suite of tests designed to verify network and service interworking ...
AMI Adds New High Data Rate ICs to the WavePlex Family of Wireless Products
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Pocatello, ID--March 24, 1997--American Microsystems Inc. (AMI; Pocatello, ID) unveiled the newest additions to their WavePlex family of wireless ICs. The SX049 Spread Spectrum ...
SMART Modular Technologies Division Announces Rapid Transit 56-kbps ISA Card Data/Fax modem
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--March 21, 1997--The Apex Division of SMART Modular Technologies Inc. (Fremont, CA) announced the availability of its Rapid Transit 56-kbps ISA Card Data/Fax modem. ...
Microcom Announces 56-kbps Product Plans
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Norwood, MA--March 20, 1997--Microcom Inc. (Norwood, MA) announced that it will deliver 56-kbps technology for its own products and to OEM partners in the second quarter of 1997. ...
Kingston Ships 128 Mbyte, 256 Mbyte Memory Kits for Silicon Graphics' 02 Workstations
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Fountain Valley, CA--March 21, 1997--Kingston Technology (Fountain Valley, CA) announced the immediate availability of 128-Mbyte and 256-Mbyte memory kits for Silicon Graphics' ...
EtherPeek for Windows NT Released
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Walnut Creek, CA--March 21, 1997--The AG Group (Walnut Creek, CA) released EtherPeek for Windows 1.1 with compatibility for Windows NT in addition to Windows95. This Ethernet ...
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