Carriers can't control content Blog 3/21/2008 Post a comment ABI Research recently released two reports. The first claims that carriers are losing control over mobile content. The second states that by 2013 one in three phones sold will be a Smartphone.
Will Blu-ray Survive? Blog 3/17/2008 Post a comment Good question. Maybe yes and maybe no. With the demise of HD DVD, some people think that just because the so-called HD Format War is over with Blu-ray the "de facto" winner that it's a done deal for Blu-ray. Well, I say " not so fast. There are a lot of mitigating factors to consider before we can say that Blu-ray will succeed or not.
IP Adventures in EDA Blog 3/13/2008 Post a comment By their own actions in the last few weeks, Mentor, Magma, and Cadence, have reopened the debate on whether or not IP belongs in EDA. Their answers respectively are: no, yes, and "on my own terms".
Laser DLP Blog 3/12/2008 Post a comment Will TI retire the spinning filter wheel that's used in most DLP-based rear projection TVs and projectors? The old filter wheel may still have one advantage: A richness of color.
Is shortwave a short-timer? Blog 3/7/2008 Post a comment The British Broadcasting Corp. recently announced that it would discontinue its shortwave radio broadcasts to Europe, following the lead of other major shortwave services.
Creating a Market Blog 3/4/2008 Post a comment On Monday Imperas announced that it is providing some high-level processor models, APIs for building platform verification infrastructure and developing behavioral and processor models, and OVPSim, a reference simulator.
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