Ethernet for ADAS: Solving Automotive Challenges Blog 12/9/2014 4 comments The adoption of ISO 13400 diagnostics over IP has made Ethernet common in today's cars. There remain challenges, however. Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are one application where the industry is looking maximize Ethernet's benefits.
Design 2.0: A New Moore’s Law Blog 12/8/2014 12 comments Something I am calling Design 2.0 is bubbling up in the engineering community, injecting new energy into the profession. In many ways, it's the new Moore’s Law.
Potted Battery, Anyone? Blog 12/8/2014 9 comments Battery guru Ivan Cowie is faced with a rather difficult task involving potting (encapsulating) a lithium battery such that it can withstand shorting without breaking, exploding, or catching on fire.
Debugging the iPhone 6 Blog 12/5/2014 6 comments Verification consultant Lauro Rizzatti says that if he's correct in assuming Apple's using hardware emulation in its verification flow, the iPhone 6 should be completely debugged and working perfectly.
Qualcomm Ahead in Mobile GPUs Blog 12/4/2014 9 comments Qualcomm is the leader in mobile graphics cores, a market expected to see shifts among other players as China’s market for smartphones and tablets heats up.
ESD: Kill or Be Killed Blog 12/4/2014 7 comments You can either protect sensitive circuits from ESD damage or let ESD ruin your product, your day, and even your job.
Do You Feel IoT Device Fatigue Yet? Blog 12/3/2014 25 comments After the novelty of the wearable device wears off, will consumers settle into device fatigue or out-and-out revolt? Who wants the whole neighborhood knowing you forgot to brush your teeth?
How Well Can You Work With Others? Blog 12/2/2014 16 comments Many of today's EDA tools allow multiple people to work on a design simultaneously. Have you ever used a collaborative approach to design anything? How successful was it?
Quo Vadis, Indoor Location? Blog 12/1/2014 9 comments Today, the majority of 911 (emergency) calls are made from cellphones, making it necessary to pinpoint indoor location, including floor level, with reasonable accuracy.
Your Part in the Recovery Blog 11/25/2014 7 comments Engineers and innovators are central to the slow but ongoing economic recovery, a top economist told a recent gathering of semiconductor executives.