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Carbon, CoWare link RTL to SystemC
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Claiming that co-simulation between a SystemC simulator and an event-driven RTL simulator is no longer needed, EDA startup Carbon Design Systems has announced that its DesignPlayer hardware and software validation modeling system works in CoWare's ConvergenSC SystemC simulation environment.
High-tech groups renew push to extend R&D tax credit
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The high-tech industry is again beating the drums for an extension of the R&D tax credit. This time, lobbying groups are also seeking to expand the tax break.
Design Automation Conference draws 10,500
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Sounding an optimistic note for the EDA industry, the Design Automation Conference (DAC) announced that this year's event drew 10,500 participants, the highest total attendance level since 2001. But this figure was only slightly above last year's conference, and well below the peak year of 1998, which drew over 21,000.
UxComm announces management software suite
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AutonomIQ for Utility Management Software suite focuses on management of modular, utility compute environments.
Distributed Active Transformers Bring CMOS PAs to Life
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Integrating matching circuitry can be a lynch pin in the development of CMOS power amplifiers for mobile handsets. DAT taps parallel signal path to solve this challenge. Here's how.
2.4 GHz, Low Power Transceiver gets physical for 802.15.4 wireless
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The Freescale MC13192 is a short range, low power, 2.4 GHz ISM band transceiver which contains a complete 802.15.4 physical layer (PHY) modem designed for the IEEE 802.15.4 wireless standard supporting star and mesh networking.
Modules put DSP onto ATE loadboards
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DFT Microsystems is rolling out what it bills is the industry's fastest jitter and timing tester. The company's DJ502 module uses multiple DSP engines that are local to both a DUT and onboard measurement engines to deliver local processing and decision-making capability that can enhance any legacy ATE.
CoFluent soutenu par EADS et Airbus
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CoFluent Design, éditeur de logiciels de CAO électronique, a annoncé mardi (29 juin) la signature d’une convention avec EADS Développement et Airbus Développement. Par ce soutien, la jeune pousse espère accélérer son développement à l’international.
Two A/D converters push architectural limits
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Analog Devices Inc. will announce two products this week that represent significant advances in analog-to-digital converter technology.
Schottky Diodes - in ultra-small SOD-523 package
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Vishay Intertechnology announced a Schottky diode series packaged in the ultra-small SOD-523 (SC79) package with dimensions of just 1.2 x 0.8 mm and a height profile of 0.6 mm.
NAND Flash Memory - 4-Gigabit on a single die
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Toshiba has introduced the industry's first 4Gb single-die, multi-level cell (MLC), NAND flash memory.
Silterra, IMEC to develop 0.13-micron process
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Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and the IMEC research center have agreed to create a foundry-compatible 0.13-micron CMOS manufacturing process.
32M x 64 SDRAM - offers improved density
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White Electronic Designs announced the 2Gb SDRAM MCP. Increased density and expanded performance functionality make this component ideal for embedded applications with high performance processors and memory controllers.
Precision Voltage Reference - has unprecedented temperature stability
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Xicor's X60008BIS8-50 precision voltage reference raises the temperature coefficient performance bar by guaranteeing 3ppm/C maximum over the full device operating temperature range.
Hotswap Power Controllers - have 100V surge protection
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Operating from -19V to -80V with 100V surge protection, a family of highly integrated, hotswap power controllers from Solid State Supplies are designed specifically for telecom, networking, and datacom line card applications.
Un partenaire de recherche d’Intel réduit son personnel
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Opticom ASA, société norvégienne de recherche, partenaire d’Intel Corp. pour le développement d’une technologie d’effet mémoire non-volatile multicouche, a lancé la restructuration de sa filiale Thin Film Electronics (TFE).
Battery Charger ICs - with redundant charge termination
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Semtech announced the SC802 series of Lithium-ion/Lithium-polymer battery charger ICs.
350W Rack-Mount Supplies - multi-output, with N+1 redundency
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Condor Power announced a family of rack-mounted, multi-output 350W power supplies designed to suit a wide range of applications.
High Efficiency Charge Pumps - for driving white LEDs
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Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc (AnalogicTech), announced a generation of high efficiency charge pumps for white LED applications.
500-mA LDO stresses thermals
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Advanced Analogic Technologies' AAT3239 is a low-dropout regulator (LDO) designed for high continuous load currents and with particular attention to the device's thermal characteristics for maintaining an overall high level of performance. The 500-mA source, for battery-powered applications, features fast line and load transient response, high-speed turn-on and shut-down, and a high power-supply-rejection-ratio (PSRR).
Aluminium-Based Substrate - for surface mount power LED's
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With the increasing use of power LED's in many new lighting applications TT electronics Welwyn Components has developed an aluminium-based substrate technology which provides the optimum solution for thermal performance, yielding increased life expectancy and improved luminous densities for surface mount power LED's.
L’IEEE unifie les initiatives de normalisation Verilog
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Apaisant les craintes d’un schisme du langage Verilog, l’IEEE a décidé de créer un groupe de travail unique qui réunira SystemVerilog et la prochaine évolution de la norme Verilog IEEE 1364.
Plasma display sales soaring, researcher finds
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Though liquid-crystal displays are receiving the lion's share of attention in the growing flat-panel TV market, plasma displays have also seen a surge of interest, according to a market researcher.
Barcelona swaps IP model for EDA licensing
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Barcelona Design Inc., which emerged in the late 1990s with an unconventional plan for tackling the difficult analog design tool market, has altered its strategy and adopted a more traditional EDA licensing model.
Flash player for embedded devices is upgraded
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Flash Lite 1.1 adds support for connected applications and open standards including SVG-T.
Disk drive makers in Singapore feeling the squeeze
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It's not like the bank riots in Argentina, but still a bit ominous. Reports that Seagate Technology will eliminate about 3,000 jobs worldwide and trim operating costs by $150 million prompted contract workers to seek work elsewhere. From Singapore, Tony Santiago filed this report.
Sharp takes stake in German TV manufacturer Loewe
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Japan's Sharp Corp. is taking a stake in the battered German consumer electronics maker Loewe AG, a move that will allow Loewe to accelerate its move to flat-screen TV production. Sharp will hold a nearly 10-percent stake in Loewe worth 4.3 million euros ($5.2 million) in the form of a shared capital, the German company said. From Kronach, Germany, Christoph Hammerschmidt filed this report.
Pulsic releases layout tool for analog RF design
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Pulsic Ltd. has released a layout tool targeted specifically at analog RF designs and has introduced a new version of its Lyric Physical Design Framework featuring automatic floor plan generation to drive placement tools. Mike Santarini has this report.
Barcelona ditches service provider model
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Barcelona Design Inc., which emerged in the late 1990s with an unconventional plan for tackling the difficult analog design tool market, has altered its strategy and adopted a more traditional EDA licensing model. The company will be selling access to its high-speed simulation tools. The changes recognize the shortcomings of the company's initial approach to analog designers, who were believed resistant to adopting new tools. Mike Santarini offers these insights.
ZiLOG Offers In-Circuit Emulator Kit for Z8 Encore! 64K Family of 8-bit Microcontrollers
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ZiLOG, Inc. is offering a high-end development tool that emulates its Z8 Encore! 64K series of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs).
Disk drive makers in Singapore feeling the squeeze
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Reports that Seagate Technology will eliminate about 3,000 jobs worldwide and trim operating costs by $150 million prompted contract workers to seek work elsewhere.
Intel rolls first 64-bit server CPU
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Answering the competitive threat from Advanced Micro Devices, Intel Corp. officially rolls out Monday (June 28) its first X86 processor capable of handling 64-bit data.
ESL 'ecosystem' enables power-efficient ASIPs
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An entire "ecosystem" is developing for electronic system level (ESL) design, and it enables custom implementations like application-specific instruction processors (ASIPs), says CoWare CTO Karl Van Rompaey.
D/A converter family targets 3G infrastructure, broadband wireless, medical and more
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Intersil Corporation announced the release of four new high-speed dual digital-to-analog converters (DACs), the 8-bit ISL5627, the 10-bit ISL5727, the 12-bit ISL5827 and the 14-bit ISL5927. Each IC contains two high-performance DACs that operate up to 260 million samples per second (Msps).
eSilicon awarded patent for supply chain tracking tool
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Custom chip supplier eSilicon Inc. has been awarded a U.S. patent for a browser-based tool that lets customers track work-in-process, orders, and delivery schedules.
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