RF power semis market set for growth, changes News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment The high power RF semiconductor market is set for major growth over the next four years, but the wireless infrastructure business will not dominate the sector as significantly as it does now, according to market research group ABI.
Synopsys gets the blues News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment There are one or two YouTube videos that were actually about electronic design automation (EDA), but we figured some people might like to see Synopsys workers at play instead. That's Guri Stark, vice president of corporate marketing, on harmonica.
Nokia Siemens set to acquire Apertio News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment Nokia Siemens Networks is paying about Euros 140 million for privately held Apertio Ltd., a company focusing on hardware and software for the integration of mobile, fixed, and converged communications networks.
Palm-sized 'pico-projector' enabled by MEMS Product News 1/2/2008 Post a comment Microvision debuts its pico-projector technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) using a single digital micro-mirror based on a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) chip to enable a five cubic centimeter battery-powered laser scanning module that projects 8- to 80-inch images.
Silicon Line raises funds in Series A round News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment Silicon Line GmbH (Munich, Germany), a fabless chip company focusing on ultra low power analog ICs, has has secured initial funding in a Series A round led by Belgium-based Capital-E and Germany-based Munich Venture Partners.
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