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Microtec's XRAY Provides Platform for Adding Advanced Embedded Debug Capability to Third-Party Tools
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9/30/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 30, 1997-- Microtec (San Jose) announced its new XRAY Integration Kit, which eliminates the "tools gap" by enabling third-party tools to use XRAY's object-oriented, ...
Green Hills Unveils Compiler for Embedded C++
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Embedded Systems Conference--San Jose--Sept. 28, 1997--Green Hills Software (Santa Barbara, Calif.) announced a new C++ compiler that includes the implementation of Embedded ...
BP Microsystems Introduces the BP-2000 Memories/Microcontroller Programmer
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9/30/1997   Post a comment
Houston--Sept. 30, 1997--BP Microsystems Inc. (Houston) introduced the BP-2000 Concurrent Programming System. The BP-2000 Concurrent Programming System programs over 5,000 devices ...
National Semiconductor Announces the Lowest Power Single-Chip CMOS Fast Ethernet Physical Layer and Transceiver Solution
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Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 29, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara) announced an advanced single-chip physical layer and transceiver device to support both 10BASE-T, ...
Opmaxx Names Controller
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Beaverton, Ore.--Sept. 29, 1997--Opmaxx Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) announced the appointment of John Scadden as controller. Scadden will be responsible for Opmaxx' financial operations ...
Viewlogic Speeds Adoption of Hardware/Software Co-Development
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Viewlogic Speeds Adoption of Hardware/Software Co-Development Marlboro, Mass.--Sept. ...
MCU Support IC Combines Supervisory Functions, CPLD & EPROM
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Embedded Systems Conference--San Jose--Sept. 30, 1997--WSI Inc. (Fremont, Calif.) introduced their IC family that integrates, on a single chip, programmable system supervisory ...
Aspec Technology Partners with Silicon Foundries to Provide 0.25 m Process and Design Implementation Technology
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 29, 1997--Aspec Technology (Sunnyvale) announced 0.25 m foundry partnership agreements with IBM and UMC. According to the agreements, Aspec will ...
IML Announces 10X Speed DVD-ROM Controller
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9/29/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 26, 1997--Integrated Memory Logic Inc. (IML; Santa Clara) announced their 10X speed DVD-ROM controller chip. The IML2101 is designed for use ...
Avanti Adds Advanced Transmission Line Modeling Technology Into Star-Hspice for Increased Speed and Accuracy
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9/29/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Sept. 25, 1997--Avanti Corp. (Fremont) introduced a new transmission line element (W-element) and simulation support for transmission lines within the latest ...
Embedded ARM Controller ASICs Ease Single-Chip System Design, Speed Time-to-Market
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San Jose--Sept. 29, 1997 - GEC Plessey Semiconductors (GPS; San Jose) announced a new family of Embedded Controller ASICs. The Embedded Controller ASIC technology provides a single-chip ...
Overland Data Extends Warranty for LibraryXpress to Three Years
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San Diego--Sept. 26, 1997--Overland Data Inc. (San Diego) announced the extension of their standard two-year warranty term across its entire line of award-winning DLT library ...
Wind River Systems Announces its 1998 Developers Conference, IQ 1998: Smart Solutions for Smarter Products
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9/29/1997   Post a comment
Alameda, Calif.--Sept. 25, 1997--Wind River Systems (Alameda) announced its annual Developers Conference, IQ 1998: Smart Solutions for Smarter Products, to be held at the Fairmont ...
Comprehensive PCBSolution Available on NT
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9/29/1997   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--Sept. 29, 1997--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville) announced that its world-class family of board-level tools will be available for NT-based platforms. Leading ...
Atmel and emWare Team up to Deliver Embedded Web Solution
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9/29/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 25, 1997--Atmel Corp. (San Jose) and emWare (Midvale, Utah), an embedded Internet software company, announced an alliance that combines emWare's embedded ...
IP'98 Sets Date and Location, Issues Call for Papers for 2nd Annual Seminar
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9/29/1997   Post a comment
San Francisco--Sept. 22, 1997--Miller Freeman Inc. (San Francisco) announced that the second Intellectual Property in Electronics Seminar (better known as "IP'98") will be held ...
NC-Verilog Simulator Drives Milestone for Cadence's Verilog with 25,000 Seats Worldwide
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 23, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) announced that its Verilog-based verification solution has set an EDA-industry record of 25,000 installations worldwide, ...
Xilinx New Foundation Series Software Enables VHDL in Under 10 Minutes
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 22, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced delivery of the next version of its Foundation Series software. Xilinx Foundation Series version 1.3 software combines ...
Joe Zelayeta Named Executive VP, Worldwide Operations Norm Armour, VP & GM Gresham Operations at LSI Logic
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--Sept. 25, 1997--Joe M. Zelayeta, a 16-year manufacturing veteran for LSI Logic Corp. (Milpitas), was promoted to executive vice president of Worldwide Operations. ...
Toshiba Announces Its Next-Generation Mpact Media Processor
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 22, 1997--Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC; San Jose) announced the availability of the Toshiba Mpact 2/6000 media processor. Toshiba is the first ...
Cirrus Logic Selects Silvaco as Preferred Spice Vendor
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 4, 1997--Silvaco International (Santa Clara) announced that Cirrus Logic Inc. has selected Silvaco's SmartSpice circuit simulator as the company-wide ...
Tower Semiconductor and Chip Express Sign Wafer Supply Agreement
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 25, 1997--Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (Migdal Haemek, Israel) and Chip Express Corp. (Santa Clara) announced a multi-year wafer supply agreement. In ...
AG Communication Systems Introduces ATIUM Service Access Multiplexer
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9/26/1997   Post a comment
Phoenix--Sept. 25, 1997--AG Communication Systems (Phoenix) rolled out the new ATIUM Service Access Multiplexer (SAM). ATIUM SAM is the company's newest release in its asynchronous ...
Cadence Applauds Federal Court Ruling Preventing Sale of Avanti Software
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept., 23, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) announced that in a unanimous opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered a lower ...
Samsung Purchases LTX Systems to Test Next Generation Products
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
Westwood, Mass.--Sept. 24, 1997--LTX Corp. (Westwood) announced that it has received a multi-million dollar order from Samsung Electronics Co. for two LTX Synchro II test systems. ...
Mitsubishi Annonces Complete Embedded System Solution with M32R/D Microprocessor and Peripheral I/O ASIC Chip Set
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 22, 1997--The Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electronics America Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced a complete integrated chip set solution for cost-effective ...
Philips Semiconductors and SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics Renew Technology Cooperation Agreement
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 24, 1997--Philips Semiconductors and SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics announced the renewal and extension of the Technology Cooperation Agreement betweenthe ...
Rockwell K56flex Chip Sets Help Extend Portable Computer Battery Life While Speeding Internet Access
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
Newport Beach, Calif.--Sept. 24, 1997--Portable computer users who connect remotely to the Internet or corporate LANs are now using 56 kbps modem chip sets from Rockwell Semiconductor ...
Fujitsu Announces a New Family of 0.25-m ASICs
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 24, 1997--Fujitsu Ltd. and Fujitsu Microelectronics Inc. (FMI; San Jose) will begin marketing the new CS71 Series of standard cells and CE71 Series of embedded ...
IMP Inc. Announces Improved Performance, Lower System Cost SCSI Terminator Family
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 24, 1997--IMP Inc. (San Jose) announced the first five-members of a second generation family of Small Computer Systems Interface (SCSI) terminator ICs. Based ...
Cadence's Vampire Speeds Cypress 4-Mbit SRAM Design
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9/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 24, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) announced that Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (San Jose) achieved a 100-times reduction in full-chip verification ...
Altera Offers Free HDL For Programmable Logic
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 22, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose) announced it will include hardware description language (HDL) synthesis at no cost in the next version of its MAX+PLUS II development ...
Global Trends Impacting Taiwan's Semiconductor Industry Will Be Focus of First SEMI/TSIA Industry Strategy Symposium
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
Hsin-chu, Taiwan--Sept. 21, 1997--Coming trends in the global semiconductor marketplace that will be critical to Taiwan's planned growth in this important technology will be the ...
OrCAD Responds to Customer Demand with New Interfaces for 3D Modeling and Board Test
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--Sept. 22, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton) announced the availability of three new interfaces and two updated translators for its Windows NT-based OrCAD Capture, Express, ...
Oak Technology Partners With Ikos in the Development of Next-Generation Chips for Consumer Electronics
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 23, 1997--Ikos Systems Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.) announced that its Consulting Services organization has successfully completed a project for Oak Technology ...
Motorola Announces New PowerQUICC Chip for Cost-effective Internetworking
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
Austin, Texas--Sept. 22, 1997--Motorola (Austin) introduced a new PowerQUICC microprocessor. The new MPC860T chip integrates a Fast Ethernet controller on chip, which eliminates ...
Mentor Graphics' Calibre Continues 0.25-m Push
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--Sept. 22, 1997--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville) announced that HAL Computer Systems Inc. (Campbell, Calif.), a Fujitsu company, used Mentor Graphics' Calibre ...
Ultratech Announces Thin Film Head Lithography System
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 23, 1997--Ultratech Stepper Inc. (San Jose) announced the Model 1800--a lithography tool designed to provide a low cost-of-ownership solution for magneto-resistive ...
Schlumberger Introduces Smart Card Products at Microsoft Professional Developers Conference
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9/24/1997   Post a comment
San Diego--Sept. 22, 1997--Schlumberger Electronic Transactions introduced new smart card products supporting the Microsoft Smart Card Software Development Kit (SDK). The products, ...
World Wise Technologies Inc. Announces Acquisition of Fuzzy Digital Signal Processor Chip Technology
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Markham, Ontario--Sept. 22, 1997--World Wise Technologies Inc. announced that it has concluded a subscription agreement to acquire up to 60 percent equity interest on a fully diluted ...
Viewlogic Creates New FPGA Synthesis--Aurora
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Viewlogic Creates New FPGA Synthesis--Aurora Marlboro, Mass.--Sept. 22, 1997--Viewlogic ...
Burr-Brown Announces Low Voltage CMOS Operational Amps with Rail-to-Rail I/O
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Tucson, Ariz.--Sept. 22, 1997--Burr-Brown Corp. (Tucson) announced the OPA340 series of low voltage CMOS operational amplifiers with rail-to-rail input and output ideal for portable, ...
EPIC Release 5.1 Totally Retooled for System-on-a-Chip and Nanometer Designs
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--Sept. 22, 1997--Synopsys Inc. (Mountain View) announced an advanced version of its EPIC-based ...
Ramtron Ships First FRAM Memory Samples From Japan-Based Foundry
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Colorado Springs, Colo.--Sept. 22, 1997--Ramtron International Corp. (Colorado Springs) announced the availability of first commercial 16 kbit FRAM product samples produced at ...
HP Enters Fibre Channel Host-Bus Adapter Market, Expands Presence in Fibre Channel
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--Sept. 22, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto) announced its intent to enter the Fibre Channel host bus adapter (HBA) market. The company expects to introduce ...
Pericom Introduces Low-Skew CMOS PLL Clock Driver Family
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 22, 1997--Pericom Semiconductor Corp. (San Jose) announced a new family of low-skew CMOS PLL clock drivers capable of generating frequencies of up to 100 MHz. ...
Digital Equipment Chooses Visual Numerics' IMSL Libraries for The DIGITAL Visual Fortran Bundled Solution
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9/23/1997   Post a comment
Houston--Sept. 22, 1997--Visual Numerics Inc. (Houston) announced that Digital Equipment Corp. (Marlboro, Mass.) has begun shipping its DIGITAL Visual Fortran Professional Edition ...
Phoenix Technologies' Virtual Chips AGP Synthesizable Core Supports Ambit's BuildGates
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9/22/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 22, 1997--Ambit Design Systems Inc. (Santa Clara) announced that Phoenix Technologies (San Jose), one if its charter customers, has released a commercially ...
EDI Introduces Next Generation Linear Flash Card
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9/22/1997   1 comment
Westborough, Mass.--Sept. 19, 1997--Electronic Designs Inc. (EDI; Westborough) announced a new generation of Linear Flash PC (PCMCIA) Cards. EDI's new product series combines ...
Sente, Simplex to Jointly Market IC Power Design Solutions
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9/22/1997   Post a comment
Acton, Mass.--Sept. 22, 1997--Sente Inc. (Acton) and Simplex Solutions Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., announced an agreement whereby the two companies will jointly market their respective ...
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