3-D architecture promises new type of PLD News & Analysis 3/1/2010 5 comments Startup Tabula made public details about its three-dimensional programmable logic architecture, which the company says will enable a new class of devices, 3PLDs, that offer the capability of an ASIC, ease of use of an FPGA and price points suitable for volume production.
Tabula tips time-share FPGA architecture Product News 3/1/2010 Post a comment Fabless FPGA startup Tabula Inc. has announced the architecture of its 3-D programmable logic devices (3PLD), which it is calling Spacetime, because it uses the temporal domain as third dimension to maximize the use of on-chip resources, thereby allowing denser logic.
Printed logic startup signs greetings card deal News & Analysis 3/1/2010 Post a comment Nano ePrint Ltd., a spin off from the University of Manchester in England, has announced that it is developing an all-printed electronic greeting card in collaboration with Novalia Ltd., to a specification provided by Hallmark subsidiary Tigerprint Ltd.
Deutsche Telekom invests in Lantiq News & Analysis 3/1/2010 Post a comment Lantiq Deutschland GmbH, the wireline spin-off from Infineon Technologies AG, has closed a "strategic investment" from T-Venture Holding GmbH, the venture capital arm of German telecommunications operator Deutsche Telekom AG.
SiLabs debuts wireless microcontrollers Product News 3/1/2010 Post a comment Silicon Laboratories has combined its line of microcontrollers with its line of wireless transceivers to create a family of 12 wireless microcontrollers which can single handedly handle many battery operated applications.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.