Fujitsu acquires Infineon software lab News & Analysis 1/26/2009 Post a comment Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe (FME) has taken over a software development of Infineon subsidiary Comneon GmbH. The Linz (Austria) based lab has significant expertise in the segment of automotive embedded systems.
Freescale : Connectivity solution combines MCU and RTOS Product News 1/23/2009 Post a comment Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a “one-stop-shop” industrial connectivity solution that combines its most highly integrated 32-bit ColdFire microcontroller (MCU) family with a complimentary offering of the company's MQX real-time operating system (RTOS).
U.S. lead in patents narrows News & Analysis 1/14/2009 Post a comment The U.S. lead in patents slipped slightly in 2008, according to a report that comes amid an all time high in patent filings in the U.S—including a record in patents issued to IBM Corp.--but growing concern about the quality of patents.
Audi, TTTech show FlexRay car platform News & Analysis 1/13/2009 Post a comment FlexRay technology provider TTTech Automotive (Vienna) has introduced a FlexRay-based platform for chassis electronics. The pilot project has been developed in cooperation with car maker Audi AG's technology subsidiary Audi Electronics Venture (AEV).
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