Packet Processing NetSeminar Blog 1/30/2006 Post a comment Network Systems DesignLine will host a NetSeminar entitled "Reinventing Packet Processing for Broadband/Access Box Designs" on February 16, 2006 at 1pm PT.
Crackberry and the patent mill Blog 1/30/2006 Post a comment Research In Motion Inc. has cried wolf so many times, it took a few moments after the market had opened Jan. 23 before investors realized that this time RIM might not be kidding.
Siberia, Armenia woo high-tech investment Blog 1/30/2006 Post a comment Foreign investment in the independent republics of the former Soviet Union is becoming more commonplace. Last month the Business Information Service for the Newly Independent States, a unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce, reported on one particular special economic zone (SEZ) in Tomsk, a highly developed city in Siberia (a four-hour plane ride from Moscow). It was the only region in Siberia to be considered for technology development; other new sites included St. Petersburg, Zelenog
Immortal Works Blog 1/30/2006 Post a comment Our impartial judges have picked a top-notch team to display its caption-writing talents to the world.
The trials and tribulations of Liquid-Crystal Displays Blog 1/27/2006 Post a comment In the last couple of weeks, there have been several stories coming out of SE Asia and other parts of the world regarding liquid-crystal displays (LCDs). These stories range from CRT plant closings to flat-panel overcapacity to a strong consumer demand for LCD TVs.
Does UWB have a future? Blog 1/25/2006 Post a comment The two UWB camps decided not to make a deal and neither was able to get the votes for ratification. This, in fact, may have been the best possible outcome.
Industry icon still has youthful drive Blog 1/23/2006 Post a comment We celebrate a lot of electronics industry icons--the Sanderses, Corrigans, Moores et al of the 1960s. But one icon predates them all and he started a business about the time Shockley, Brattain and Bardeen invented the transistor.
3-D LCD display from NTT uses no glasses Blog 1/20/2006 Post a comment After more than a decade of 3-D LCD gadget goggles, and five decades of polarized-lens movie sunglasses, eyewear is not the future of three-dimensional television. What is? Well I'm unpacking a chachka that I got from NTT Cyber Space Laboratories at CES. It attempts to simulate a fantastic new type of 3-D video screen I saw a demo of.
The CES saga continues Blog 1/19/2006 Post a comment We are now one week removed from CES giving us all a chance to reflect on one of the largest CES shows ever. With more than 150,000 attendees and over 2,500 exhibitors, CES 2006 was a monster to cover, and 2007 looks to be worse -- if that's possible.
"Best-efforts" networks not "good enough" Blog 1/16/2006 Post a comment Today, IDT introduced a statistics engine that not only enables statistics tracking but results in packet processor cycles being significantly reduced (up to 90%) and an 87% improvement in QDR-II bandwidth.
Post partum CES Blog 1/11/2006 Post a comment Well, I've just returned from Las Vegas and the Consumer Electronics Show. It was a tough show this year to cover. The two over-riding themes of the show was displays with 1080p resolution especially plasma, and the impeding optical disk format wars.
Advancing Ethernet Blog 1/10/2006 Post a comment Unlike most alliances that are short-term in nature, designed to bolster the launch of a unique technology or segment, the Ethernet Alliance has long-term goals.
Looks like WiBro is real Blog 1/9/2006 Post a comment WiBro has to find some usable spectrum if it's going to be successful and that is easier said than done. WiBro uses the 2.3 GHz band in Korea but that's not available in the U.S. or Europe.
It's time to get it done on next-gen WLAN Blog 1/9/2006 Post a comment When the highly contentious IEEE 802.11n task group meets in Hawaii next week, it had better be to finalize the minutiae of how to get a 75 percent majority behind the much-awaited next generation of wireless-LAN technology.
Immortal Works Blog 1/9/2006 Post a comment Score one for the engineer who's yearning for instant fame, courtesy of EE Times. Don't put your creativity on ice.
The challenges of change Blog 1/9/2006 Post a comment The Consumer Electronics Show, which overtook Las Vegas last week, was an opportunity for the electronics design and manufacturing community to show off its wares and pat itself on the back.
SED shown to public for first time at CES Blog 1/9/2006 Post a comment SED looks superb. In contrast ratio alone, these screens are fantastic -- the darkened screening rooms really made sense here, as they allowed ones' eyes to see incredibly fine gradations of black and dark gray in the darkest areas of the picture, while simultaneously discerning many subtle gradations of white. A 100,000:1 ratio is claimed, and I believe it.
CES is upon us! Blog 1/5/2006 Post a comment Today was Press Day at CES 2006, which is held annually in Las Vegas each January. There were eight major press conferences held by LG, Thomson, Toshiba, Pioneer, Sharp, Philips, Panasonic, and Sony. There were two themes that ran through most of the press conferences – 1080p displays and next-generation optical disc.
2006: The year TV's walls start tumbling in the U.S. Blog 1/3/2006 Post a comment Though it may seem obvious that someday people will be able to download their favorite TV programs to an iPod for portable viewing, or watch TV programs over the Internet, it was with some surprise and amazement that the networks chose late 2005 to start.
Tapping Russia's talent pool Blog 1/2/2006 Post a comment As Eastern European technology hot spots ride today's wave of international outsourcing, they are increasingly being considered as potential centers for more than just noncritical implementation work.