Content posted in January 2009
Home networks and other dumb ideas
Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 1/31/2009 Post a comment
My review of the LiquidHD networking technology was too hash, but revisiting the topic just makes me more skeptical about home video networks in general.
Free trip to Australia
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/30/2009 3 comments
Did you know that if you take an Altium training course in Australia the airfare is free (well, sort of...)
Why attend ESC SV 2009?
Blog 1/26/2009 Post a comment
It's not just because this event is in my back yard that I'm excited about attending this year's Embedded Systems Conference in Silicon Valley (March 29 through April 3). The lineup of keynotes and events speak to the challenging conditions that exist this year.
On the radio
Automotive DesignLine Blog 1/26/2009 1 comment
An evening stint on talk radio convinces me the public is eager for auto technology development.
Blue Pearl pathfinder
Blog 1/23/2009 2 comments
A scenario where independent EDA Professional Engineers do most of the development work for IC and system companies.
Software for visualising the factory of the future
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 1/21/2009 Post a comment
To optimise production and business processes it will be necessary in future to link all parts of an enterprise with appropriate software to get the required information to the decision makers to do global business cost effective and right in time.
Commentary: Digital radio needs makeover
Blog 1/20/2009 Post a comment
Component suppliers and radio makers have welcomed the U.K.ís Digital Radio Working Group report on how to promote DAB technology, released just as the lights were going out in most offices before a holiday break that they hoped would boost sales of digital radios.
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/18/2009 Post a comment
Quantum effects may explain a whole raft of things, from how our sense of smell works to consciousness itself.
All sorts of interesting *stuff*
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/16/2009 Post a comment
Hardware has feelings: Free high-precision desktop calculator: Logical conundrums: Free software: Microsoft Tag: Flying car: Life in a hologram: more...
Calculating the Carbon Return on Investment
SmartEnergy Designline Blog 1/14/2009 Post a comment
Many companies are skeptical of carbon offsets, and for good reason. But high-quality carbon offsets based on "additionality" provide value for companies who are striving for carbon neutrality.
Blog 1/14/2009 Post a comment
According to IMS Research, lower-tier handsets will be the recipients of Bluetooth ICs from now through 2013 as average selling prices fall more than 40% over that period.
Analog Profile: Colin Lyden
Blog 1/13/2009 Post a comment
As part of the 'Analog Profiles' series in which we dig a little deeper into the backgrounds of the people shaping the analog sector, ADLE interviews Colin Lyden, Engineering Director at Analog Devices Ireland.
The trouble with a DTV delay
Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 1/13/2009 Post a comment
Delaying the transition to digital TV will companies that have already paid for the spectrum, and will derail plans for wireless Internet and public safety systems.