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.
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.
Cheap Bluetooth? 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.
PS3 Blu-ray advantage will disappear Blog 1/6/2009 Post a comment Sony would be far better off had they not fought the Blu-ray battle. Had Sony agreed to support HD-DVD, then Sony and the other major players would have had at least two extra years of selling players and content before streaming video became viable.
Samsung goes REALLY thin Blog 1/5/2009 Post a comment Samsung Electronics just unveiled what it claims is the world's thinnest LCD TV. At only .26 inches thick, it's slimmer than almost any handset we use.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 15 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...