San Jose--May 25, 1999--Cadence DesignSystems, Inc. (San Jose) announced the introduction of asystem integration platform and design services targeting the mobileinformation appliance market.
Cadence Design Services helps customers tomeet design challenges using the platform, which enables a rapidmodular mix-and-match of functions to reduce time to market. TheCadence platform and corresponding design services reduce customerrisk by providing product expertise in multiple technologies such aswireless, multimedia, computing, power conservation, and ergonomicdesign.
The Cadence integration platform is applicable to the broadmobile computing market. This includes handheld devices such aspalmtops and handheld PCs, classic organizers, and verticalapplication devices (VAD), such as the handheld terminals used atrental car check-in stations. The platform enables VAD manufacturersto adopt lower-cost modern handheld technology. This, in turn,accelerates the proliferation of handheld information and monitoringcapabilities to remote and mobile workers.
Specifically, the platform enables the fast integration and debugof the whole range of required system components: central and mediaprocessors; modems for multiple wired communication standards;short-range, cable-free, interdevice communications options; fixedmemory options, with flash card extensibility; and an array of visual,audio and mechanical user interface functions. The specific componentsused in any given service's engagement are selected to meet thecustomer's usage model and overall price/performance requirements.
Cadence Design Systems
San Jose, CA
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