Phantom Technologies' iBoss (http://rbi.ims.ca/4921-548).This lightweight 3.80 oz (107.73 grams), portable unit provides mobile users extensive Internet access controls and security. The unit has a user-friendly interface with a menu of 23 specific categories and allows customers to block unwanted Internet pages. Freescale Semiconductor's 200 MHz ColdFire MPU met the design's requirements for a highly integrated embedded processor. The high-performance 32-bit unit has on-board peripherals and integrated communications features for network-connected control applications. In addition to supporting USB, Fast Ethernet and other communication protocols, hardware accelerated encryption helps the iBoss to communicate safely and securely. For more information on Freescale Semiconductor's ColdFire microprocessors, go to: http://rbi.ims.ca/4922-549.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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