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SoC Plays MP3 With RISC/DSP
The Cirrus Logic CS7410 targets portable MP3 players. It packs a 32-bit RISC core, a 16-bit audio DSP, an 18-bit delta-sigma digital-to-analog converter (DAC), 256k of ROM, and 80k of RAM into a small 100-pin package. It supports CD-DA, MP3, and WMA compression. The MQFP package costs $8.62 in 10,000-unit lots. www.cirrus.com

Time-Correlated Monitoring
Correlated tracing of information across systems is difficult at best. ITCN's SystemTrace product line solves the problem by using a variety of modules including VME and discrete support connected to a management PC. Tracing is non-intrusive using Ethernet links, so monitoring over a wide area is possible. www.itcninc.com

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