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September, 2009

Arcturus Enables Analog Devices Blackfin Based Media Platform For Multichannel Voice, Video And Mini-IPPBX Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ANALOG DEVICES AND ARCTURUS SUPPLY IP MEDIA DEVELOPMENT KIT AND READY-TO-USE MODULE BASED ON BLACKFIN PROCESSOR

Development time and risk reduced for array of SIP- and VoIP-based applications in industrial, healthcare, building security, transportation, and point-of-service

NORWOOD, MA – September 16, 2009 With the growing popularity of SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) for enabling multimedia communications over IP (Internet Protocol) networks, Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) and Arcturus Networks Inc. are introducing the uCBF54x Start Kit and System Module to speed development of embedded media devices that feature multichannel voice, mini PBX, or IP video capabilities. Targeted commercial and industrial applications that can benefit from using the uCBF54x for SIP-enabled two-way voice and/or video communications include: building and industrial safety systems, such as access control and public address; passenger assistance applications in mass transit; healthcare monitoring; and point-of-service, including central order-taking at quick-service restaurants. Based on ADI’s Blackfin? processor with voice, media, and management software and support from Arcturus Networks, the uCBF54x solution is available immediately in two forms: either as part of a development kit (Start Kit) complete with implementation examples, or as a system-on-a-module (System Module) suited for dropping directly into end-products. The uCBF54x Start Kit and System Module are available from Digi-Key, an Analog Devices authorized distributor. A product training video detailing the Arcturus kit and module is also available from Digi-Key.

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