Content posted in January 2013
Agilent and SiSoft team to bring jitter to IBIS
Blog 1/31/2013 Post a comment
IBIS-AMI models used to design and optimize high-speed serial links have lacked comprehensive jitter-modeling parameters and were limited to simple, first-order models of transmitter output drivers and receiver input-termination behavior…
Custom EQing headphones for your ears
Audio DesignLine Blog 1/30/2013 4 comments
Finding out the perceived frequency response of your combined headphone/ear 'system' and compensating for it using parametric equalization can offer some eye-opening benefits. But finding an EQ solution isn't always easy.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 30th 2013
Blog 1/30/2013 Post a comment
Cadence, EnSilica, Kilopass, Mentor, Oasys, Phoenix, ProPlus, Real Intent, S2C, Semico, SMIC, Synopsys, TSMC and Verific made the lineup today. See here for their news…
DesignVision award winners announced
Blog 1/29/2013 Post a comment
Winners were selected based on three criteria: how well the product met the market’s vision and offered unique insight into customer needs; the originality of the solution and if it offered a new approach to meeting market needs; and the quality of the implementation and how well it fits the market requirements…
PCIe 3.0 equalization Webinar
Blog 1/24/2013 Post a comment
This live webinar this morning was packed with information about what you need to do to deal with equalization in the PCIe 3.0 implementation if you hope to achieve 8Gbps…
Free lunches happen – two events
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/24/2013 Post a comment
There is such a thing as a free lunch and here is your opportunity to get two in one month if you live in Silicon Valley. Find out about design data management and the challenges of DDR memories…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 24th 2013
Blog 1/23/2013 Post a comment
Cadence, Carbon, DesignCon, Faraday, IAR, IC Insights, iSuppli, Lattice, Mentor, Semico, Synopsys and UMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Where is the center of the Internet?
Blog 1/22/2013 2 comments
The US may have created the Internet initially, but today it truly is a global resource and sometimes the US may be the last to know about an exciting new app that outstrips the growth of sites such as Facebook and Twitter…
Gnarly to the Max
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/22/2013 3 comments
Here are four rather amazing (dare I say "totally tubular") videos I am currently sharing with everyone I know.
PLX Tech stands alone
Semi Conscious 1/18/2013 2 comments
After its proposed acquisition by IDT was blocked by regulators, a leaner version of he PCI Express chip company is moving on.
Danger Will Robinson! (Walk towards the light)
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/18/2013 11 comments
I activate Switch #3... the Amber light goes out and the Green light starts breathing full time... the members of the audience grip their seats in dread anticipation of what is to come...
Prediction for 2013 – Business
Blog 1/18/2013 Post a comment
What do people in the EDA and semiconductor industries expect to happen in the industry in 2013? The big 3 EDA players will be reduced to 2, one way or another…