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.’s 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.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments