Sabritec, a custom connector manufacturer, is pleased to announce their certification to AS9100 Rev B. RWTUV USA INC certified that Sabritec has established and applies a management system for design and manufacture of connectors (coax, Triax, EMI/EMP filter and Fiber Channel), cable assemblies, integrated electro-mechanical assemblies and custom interconnect solutions that fulfill the requirements of ISO 9001:2000/AS9100 Rev B. Sabritec’s certificate is valid through July 2008. The aerospace industry established the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) for the purpose of achieving significant improvements in quality and safety, and reductions in cost, throughout the value stream. This organization includes representatives from aerospace companies in America, Asia/Pacific, and Europe.

Ansoft First Quarter Earnings Increase to $0.11 Per Share on Record Revenues

Ansoft Corporation announces financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2006 ended July 31, 2005. Revenue for the first quarter totaled $14.8 million, an increase of 17% compared to $12.7 million reported in the previous fiscal year's first quarter. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter was $1.4 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, representing a 392% increase when compared to net income of $0.3 million, or $0.02 per diluted share in the previous fiscal year's first quarter. On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, net income for the first quarter was $1.2 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $30,000, or $0.00 per diluted share in the previous fiscal year's first quarter.

EiC Announces Reorganization and Relocation

EiC Corporation announces the creation of a separate company for application, test and design engineering. The company, Innocomm, is located in Hsinchu Science Park in Taiwan. Dr. CC Shiue will head the new operation that will provide engineering support for EiC Corporation.

TechnoConcepts to Establish Korean Presence

Following the successful demonstration of its True Software Radio™ (TSR) technology before executives and engineers from electronics and telecommunications designers and manufacturers, service providers and research organizations in South Korea, TechnoConcepts, Inc. announces that it will establish a business office and technical support team in Korea. Antonio Turgeon, chairman and CEO of TechnoConcepts, made the announcement.

Ember Announces International Expansion and Achievements

Ember announces continued global expansion with the opening of new international facilities and the signing of new international customers and distributors. Ember opened a new research and business facility in Cambridge, England, to accommodate expansion of the company’s radio IC development team, as well as a business development team serving Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). On the new customer front, Ember has announced new business with a U.S. government defense agency, valued at more than $1 million. Details of the defense application will be announced in a subsequent news release. In addition, Raymarine, the U.K.-based developer of marine electronics, is now shipping its Ember-enabled wireless autopilot system unveiled in February. Ember also announced that two major Asian distributors inches Memec (Asia-Pacific) Ltd. in China and MJL Technologies Ltd. in South Korea — will distribute and market Ember’s ZigBee wireless semiconductor systems to OEM customers in that region.

Maxstream RF Modems Granted Safety Compliance

MaxStream® now offers Class I, Division 2 certified wireless radio modems. Class I, Div. 2 compliance ensures that specified MaxStream radios can be safely deployed in hazardous locations where highly flammable vapors are present. This certification encompasses compliance for use in environments where gases such as acetylene, hydrogen, ethylene and propane (Groups A, B, C, D) may be present. Class I, Div. 2 certification is often required for operation in locations such as gas stations, refineries, chemical plants and pipelines.

Wisair Awarded FCC Certification for its Ultra Wideband Solution

Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB solutions leader Wisair announces that it has received certification approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its Development System based on its Ultra Wideband chipset solution. The certification paves the way for shipment of consumer electronics devices based on Wisair’s UWB and Wireless-USB chipset.

TDK Semiconductor Announces Name Change

TDK Semiconductor Corporation announces that it has changed its name to Teridian Semiconductor Corporation. The name change is effective immediately. As previously announced on April 8, 2005 Golden Gate Capital, in partnership with the US-based semiconductor management team acquired the company from TDK-USA, a subsidiary of the Japan-based TDK Corporation.

MODULAR COMPONENTS NATIONAL PLANS NEW FACILITY Next Phase in Capital Investment to Expand Capabilities (Forest Hill, MD – August 9, 2005) – Modular Components National (MCN), headquarted in Forest Hill, Maryland has announced the purchase of an additional six-acre tract of land in Forest Hill for construction of a new manufacturing facility. MCN is currently occupying two facilities in Maryland with a total of 41,000 square feet and an additional facility of 25,000 square feet in Lowell, Massachusetts. The new building will be sized to handle the current capacity of all three plants with additional space for continued growth. Construction of this new facility is the next phase in expanding operations, with groundbreaking to be scheduled for spring 2006.