Vector Fabrics announced that it has joined Synopsys' System-Level Catalyst Program. Aimed at accelerating the adoption of system-level design, the program promotes interoperability between its partners' design solutions. The combination of system-level design tools from Synopsys and Vector Fabrics can increase the design productivity of systems engineers that develop multicore embedded systems.
Fresco Microchip announced that it has secured funding in a series C financing round totaling $9 million. The Ontario Venture Capital Fund (OVCF) joins Fresco's existing investors, which include Celtic House Venture Partners and Ventures West. Funds will be used to commercialize Fresco's expanded product portfolio and to augment the company's ability to serve customer demand in emerging markets.
Mouser Electronics announced a partnership agreement with LEDiL, a leader in innovative LED lighting optics for high-power and lighting-class LEDs. Mouser will provide direct access to LEDiL’s line of LED reflectors and lenses to customers around the world. For design engineers in need of LED lighting solutions on the forefront of proven technology, LEDiL offers the most advanced optics specially designed to support high-power and lighting-class LEDs produced by leading LED lighting manufacturers.
VAD Wick Hill is now shipping Kaspersky Lab’s latest solution for smartphone security - Kaspersky Endpoint 8 for Smartphone. This new solution will tackle the rise in the consumerisation of IT, by protecting corporate data that is stored and accessed on mobile devices from loss, theft, unauthorised access and mobile malware.
UK-based millimetre waveband and wireless Point-to-Point specialists, Sub10 Systems, confirmed a wave of appointments as it seeks to expand business across the EMEA region. The company announced sales and marketing agreements with distribution partners outside the UK, Seamcom in Germany and Minerva in the Middle East, and the appointment of a regional sales director, Allan Pearse.
ABBYY UK announced its Mobile Data Capture Solution, ushering in a new age of time-saving convenience for consumers, and powerful opportunities for enterprises to win and retain new customers through expanded mobile channels. Integrating ABBYY’s cutting edge document recognition and document capture technologies, it enables enterprises to expand the range and adoption of their services — by turning camera-equipped mobile devices into the simplest way ever to capture, process and share data.
Infobip launched its revamped HLR Lookup solution adding rich functionality to its Mobile Services Cloud. By harnessing the global coverage and carrier-grade connectivity of Infobip's privately owned and operated SMSCs, Infobip is able to provide real-time mobile number information. The HLR Lookup service or network query is now available in specialised solutions for enterprise messaging and messaging providers.
TDI Power has joined the Steering Committee for the Electric Vehicle Standards Panel recently founded by the American National Standards Institute. The panel was assembled to provide the strategic roadmap that will define the standards for deployment of electric vehicles and associated infrastructure in the United States.
Customers of FASTWEB can look forward to further enhanced Internet speeds. Italy’s leading broadband provider has chosen Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper Networks to strengthen its IP backbone to meet growing Internet traffic and service quality demands. “The exponential increase of Internet traffic largely driven by popular social networks and video services had put pressure on our existing core network,” said Guido Roda, head of Network Engineering at FASTWEB.
Digi-Key announced the addition of Altera's MAX V CPLDs to its vast product line. MAX V CPLDs feature a unique, non-volatile architecture with densities ranging from 40 to 2,210 logic elements (LEs). The family provides robust features at up to 50 percent lower total power compared to competitive CPLDs.
Starhome has announced that it has added a new suite of modules to its OMNYX service. The new modules further advance the service by providing across-the-board expansion into all areas of dynamic roaming activities. OMNYX, released at the end of 2010, was received with much enthusiasm by mobile operators.
Derdack announced that the INSPIRE Enterprise Notifications Conference highlighted the critical role of automated notifications as a lead application of communication-enabled business processes (CEBP). Key trends identified at the conference included IT automation and compliance as business drivers behind uptake of notification systems.
Symantec announced the publication of “A Window Into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android” (PDF). This whitepaper conducts an in-depth, technical evaluation of the two predominant mobile platforms, Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, in an effort to help corporations understand the security risks of deploying these devices in the enterprise.
Mouser Electronics has won the exclusive Neutrik Distributor Partner of the Year Award. The announcement was made at the recent Electronics Distribution Show and Conference (EDS) in Las Vegas. Neutrik is the leading global manufacturer of professional entertainment connector systems and has developed state-of-the-art connectors for more than 35 years.
Reaching a major milestone in the broadcast audio market, Silicon Laboratories announced that it has shipped its one billionth broadcast radio IC. Silicon Labs’ digital CMOS broadcast radios are widely used in handsets, portable media players (PMPs), personal navigation devices (PNDs), automotive infotainment systems, tabletop and bedside radios, portable radios, boom boxes and numerous other consumer electronics products.