The Glamour of Technology - SIM2, TI & Dolby Blog 11/30/2007 Post a comment Last night I attended a special preview called "The Glamour of Technology," which was hosted by the renowned Italian projector company SIM2. The purpose of the press event was to single out their new Grand Cinema C3X projector that is reportedly the smallest and highest-performing Full HD 3 Chip projector on the market with Texas Instruments DLP Products' latest DarkChip4 chip.
UWB's prospects Blog 11/28/2007 Post a comment UWB in general and the WiMedia Alliance's Certified Wireless USB n particular will be in the news quite a bit over the next few weeks.
AMD and the 'Fujitsu Factor' Blog 11/26/2007 Post a comment Right-wing bloggers in the United States wasted no time in venting their outrage at the purchase last week of an 8 percent stake in Advanced Micro Devices by Abu Dhabi's government-owned Mubadala Development Co.
Will Google bid alone? Blog 11/19/2007 Post a comment According to a recent Reuters report, Google just might go it alone when it comes to bidding on the 700-megahertz spectrum airwaves necessary to launch a U.S. wireless network.
Wireless and autism -- where is the link? Blog 11/19/2007 Post a comment We have had scares about cellular phones and cancer and more recently suggestions that Wi-Fi causes all kinds of nausea and illnesses. Now a couple of scientists are warning that wireless networks may be responsible for accelerating the rise of autism in children.
CES 2008 Preview Blog 11/15/2007 Post a comment Earlier this week, I attended the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Preview, which was held in New York City. According to CEA (Consumer Electronics Association), the 2008 International CES, the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology, returns to Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2008.
MHSDL Favorites For 2007 or, what your competition is reading Blog 11/12/2007 Post a comment I love this time of year. Always amazed at how rapidly the year disappeared, I tend to shrug my shoulders and begin to plan for its end. Since I have a large family, planning involves loads of holiday shopping and visiting. What it means for Mobile Handset DesignLine readers is recap time. Which did you like most of the articles I posted? Which ones made the top five so far?
Prosperity 101: Education equity Blog 11/12/2007 Post a comment Ever since the National Academy of Engineering released its watershed report on globalization, "Rising Above the Gathering Storm," in 2005, conventional wisdom has held that there is a shortage of U.S. engineers, and that American students are falling behind in math and science.
The new breed of satellite HD STBs Blog 11/7/2007 Post a comment I have been waiting in expectation for some time now for the new HD channels to be added by DirecTV. While they were one of the first satellite providers with high-definition channels, it had seemed that they were lagging behind DISH Network.
The porcupine problem Blog 11/7/2007 Post a comment SDR folks (NXP calls its embedded vector processor an SDR solution) should sit up and take notice. I was under the impression that the RF component was the toughest nut to crack. Maybe NXP had done it.
HD's name has lost its luster Blog 11/6/2007 Post a comment What happens with the naming of HD beyond 1080p is still up for grabs. I have used the phrase "ultra hi-def" on numerous occasions, skipping right past "very hi-def," which frankly just doesn't quite sound very hi def.
The sky is not falling Blog 11/6/2007 Post a comment The news that Mentor Graphics has downgraded the guidance for its quarter revenue has generated much talk in the EDA community, and people are busy trying to figure out if this is a signal of more fundamental changes in the industry.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 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 ...