Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) has acquired Pigeon Point Systems. Pigeon Point is a supplier of telecommunications computing architecture (TCA) management components. By acquiring Pigeon Point Systems, Actel now offers a comprehensive solution for proprietary and standards-based system management implementations in the industrial, military, telecommunications, and medical markets.
Earlier this year, Actel and Pigeon Point announced a partnership to develop and market solutions based on the Actel Fusion(R) mixed-signal FPGAs to speed the design of AdvancedTCA blade and AdvancedMC carrier blade management controllers. The two companies’ combined portfolio of reference designs, development kits, easy-to-use development environments and expert design services gives designers the capability to address system and power management issues throughout the design process.