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USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: UNIQUIFY
October 22, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 22 -- The trademark UNIQUIFY (Reg. No. 4619634) was issued on Oct. 14 by the USPTO.

Cadence Introduces Automotive Functional Safety Verification Solution, Reducing ISO 26262 Compliance Preparation Effort by up to 50 Percent; Cadence Incisive platform enhanced with new fault injection verification management for functional safety compliance
October 22, 2014
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global design innovation, today introduced its new automotive functional safety verification solution, which reduces the effort required by automotive designers to prepare for ISO 26262 compliance by up to 50 percent. An expansion to the Cadence® Incisive® functional verification platform, the new fault injection and safety verification technologies help automotive engineers automate ISO 26262 compliance for traceability, safety verification and tool confidence level (TCL).

Mueller-BBM Active Noise Control and Sound Design Now Optimized on Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice Processors for Automotive Applications
October 22, 2014
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, and Müller-BBM Active Sound Technology, a global leader in automotive Active Noise Control (ANC) and Active Sound Design (ASD) technology, today announced that an optimized port of Müller-BBM's m|klang® ANC and ASD software is now available on the Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processing (DSP) family. This is the first time m|klang ANC and ASD software has been ported to a licensable intellectual property (IP) DSP core.

Mueller-BBM Active Noise Control and Sound Design Now Optimized on Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice Processors for Automotive Applications
October 22, 2014
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, and Müller-BBM Active Sound Technology, a global leader in automotive Active Noise Control (ANC) and Active Sound Design (ASD) technology, today announced that an optimized port of Müller-BBM's m|klang® ANC and ASD software is now available on the Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processing (DSP) family. This is the first time m|klang ANC and ASD software has been ported to a licensable intellectual property (IP) DSP core.

Broadcom to Webcast Annual Analyst Day on Tuesday, December 9, 2014
October 22, 2014
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced it will provide a live webcast for its annual Analyst Day event and invites investors to listen beginning at 1 p.m. Pacific Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Broadcom's Analyst Day includes a series of presentations by the company's executive team. It is expected that the presentations will conclude at approximately 5:00 p.m. Pacific. The company's presentations may include information regarding current and future products and technologies, end market trends and the company's current financial prospects.

Semitech Debuts Single-Chip, Grid-Connected Signal Controller for IoT Applications; First Device to Integrate Standards-Based PLC Communication With Analog and PWM Controller for Micro Inverter and Smart Lighting Markets
October 22, 2014
Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of narrowband power line communication (N-PLC) solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, today announced its new SM2480. A single-chip, grid-connected signal controller, the SM2480 is ideal for solar inverters, smart lighting LED ballasts, home and building automation and other SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), and grid-connected applications. The SM2480 integrates standards-based universal N-PLC with analog signal monitoring, control functions and peripherals -- making it the first chip in the world to offer all of the functions required for grid-connected micro inverter implementation. Integrating the connectivity function with the control functions significantly reduces the cost of a solar micro-inverter design, enabling a cost effective, power efficient and smaller system architecture, which is critical for the mass deployment of micro-inverter-based solar systems and smart ballasts.

DSP Group Delivers HD Voice and Home Automation Utilizing Qualcomm Internet Processor; DSP Group's DECT/CAT-iq/ULE SoC Offers Simple Integration With Qualcomm(R) Internet Processors (IPQ806x), Providing Greater Networking Processing Power That Enables Gateways to Deliver Advanced Cordless Audio Capabilities, Home Automation and Control Functionality
October 22, 2014
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSP Group®, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced today that its DCX81 DECT/CAT-iq/ULE (Ultra Low Energy) System on a Chip (SoC) can be integrated in gateways based on the Qualcomm® Internet Processor (IPQ806x) from Qualcomm Atheros Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The solution will enable delivery of advanced cordless telephony features like multi-line, multi-call and multi-handset with enhanced HD voice.

-NXP Enables New Era in Cloud Services Security
October 22, 2014
ENP Newswire - 22 October 2014 Release date- 21102014 - San Jose, CA - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), global leader in secure technology and solutions, today announced a strategic deployment of FIDO U2F secure element ICs for accessing consumer cloud services.

World record in data transmission with smart circuits
October 22, 2014
October 21, 2014 Fewer cords, smaller antennas and quicker video transmission. This may be the result of a new type of microwave circuit that was designed at Chalmers University of Technology. The research team behind the circuits currently holds an attention-grabbing record. Tomorrow the results will be presented at a conference in San Diego.

Phoenix Semiconductor plans to reduce reliance on Samsung
October 21, 2014
SOUTH Korean firm Phoenix Semiconductor Philippines Inc. said it will significantly reduce the reliance of its business from the global electronics giant Samsung as it will start taking orders from Japanese and American companies.


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