Robot with "human-like" vision Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 7/6/2009 1 comment With robots being outfitted with many different types of sensors, it's not surprising that human researchers are interested in replicating how we perceive the outside world.
CSwitch shutdown confirmed Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/3/2009 Post a comment CSwitch President and CEO Doug Laird confirmed that the company halted operations in the last few weeks in an effort to conserve cash as it entered negotiations with potential buyers.
Video: Inside CSwitch headquarters Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/2/2009 1 comment Tired of being stonewalled by CSwitch executives, Mark LaPedus and I stopped by CSwitch's headquarters Wednesday on a quest for answers. Unfortunately, we didn't get many.
Is CSwitch dead? Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/1/2009 Post a comment FPGA startup CSwitch appears to have closed its doors, according to several industry sources.
DAC votes for power management Power DesignLine Blog 7/1/2009 Post a comment Power management is being taken seriously by the design automation community. Design Automation Conference organizers have released the votes, and "Power Scavenging: Waste Not, Want Not" won as DAC's first "community-driven" DAC Pavilion panel.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.