Frontier Silicon launches DAB radio module
Frontier Silicon has launched what is says is the world’s smallest and lowest-cost DAB digital radio module available today. The small size and high level of integration in the new Capri FS3010 module makes it ideal for low-power product applications such as tiny pocket DAB players and personal media MP3 handhelds, as well as PDAs and other portable entertainment devices.
Altium releases TASKING VX-toolset for leading C166/ST10 microcontrollers from Infineon and STMicroelectronics
Altium Limited today announced the release of a new TASKING VX-toolset for the C166/ST10 microcontroller family which offers substantial performance gains over traditional C166 development tools. Initial benchmarking of the TASKING VX-toolset for the C166/ST10 microcontroller family indicates that it provides an average improvement of 45% in code compression and 24% in code speed optimization, enabling customers to deliver high-quality applicatio...
National Instruments launches LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 8.20
National Instruments has announced the latest version of the NI LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit, a comprehensive collection of tools for designing and implementing digital filters. As a part of the LabVIEW graphical system design platform, the Digital Filter Design Toolkit delivers features – including new text-based MathScript functions for advanced filter design, new support for multirate filter design and implementation and enhanced fi...
OKI Selects CoWare Processor Designer For Its New Custom DSP
CoWare Inc. has announced that Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan has selected CoWare Processor Designer for its custom processor design development. OKI selected CoWare Processor Designer because it will be instrumental in enabling OKI to differentiate its SoC designs in the marketplace. Prior to this, the company has used commercial, general-purpose digital signal processors (DSPs), but the hardware costs in terms of area and power...
Aldec Supports Altera's Stratix III Devices
Aldec, Inc has announced System Verification Environment (SVE) support for Altera Corporation's new high-end Stratix III FPGA device family. SVE supports all aspects of system-level design development and verification. It includes an industry-leading common kernel HDL simulator, a set of on-line debuggers, code coverage, cross-probing tools and an industry-first integrated simulator server farm manager (SFM) for automatic verification of ultra-...
NI, Freescale and Wind River Collaborate to Simplify Embedded Design
National Instruments has announced the release of the new NI cRIO-9012 high-performance, real-time controller in collaboration with Freescale Semiconductor and Wind River. The controller is based on Freescale’s MPC5200 processor built on Power Architecture technology and Wind River VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) to deliver fast performance while maintaining the ruggedness, reliability and low cost of the NI CompactRIO platform.
TCP/IP networking software suite from Green Hills
Green Hills Software has announced the next generation of GHNet, the Green Hills Software flagship TCP/IP networking software suite. GHNet is based on a field-proven dual-mode IPv4/IPv6 stack that is certified “IPv6 Ready” by Phase-2 of the IPv6 Ready Logo Program and has been through the rigors of TAHI, Moonv6 and IxANVL testing, providing additional product validation and completeness.
High-end FPGA design services added to Silicon Logic Engineering's offering
Silicon Logic Engineering Inc. (SLE) a high-end ASIC design firm that specializes in complex, right-first-time ASIC and ASIC system designs has now added high-end FPGA design services to its service offering. Silicon Logic Engineering is the design services division of Tundra Semiconductor Corporation.
Complete Small Form Factor Reference Design for Hands-Free Car Cellular Phone Kits
Simplifying system design of hands-free cellular phone kits for automobiles, Texas Instruments has announced the availability of a complete Hands Free Kit Reference Design for use with the new TMS320C54HFK digital signal processor (DSP). This complete small form factor reference design from Lyrtech provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) all the necessary hardware and software for creating unique Bluetooth and audio streaming-enabled, hi...
Green Hills' TimeMachine for Coldfire Micros
Green Hills Software, the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), has announced that the SuperTrace Probe and TimeMachine suite are now available for Freescale’s ColdFire microcontrollers. TimeMachine enables developers to visualize and replay their software’s execution, allowing bugs and inefficiencies to be easily and quickly eliminated, thereby resulting in higher reliability product...