TI DSP enables smart industrial motors News & Analysis 5/30/2000 Post a comment Texas Instruments Inc. has announced availability of a new digital signal processor that could bring cost-effective smart motor control to home appliances and industrial applications.
Get2Chip tips comprehensive synthesis tool News & Analysis 5/30/2000 Post a comment n a move that pits a small startup against an EDA Goliath, Get2Chip Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) is expected to launch a combined behavioral, logical and physical synthesis tool at this year's Design Automation Conference, to be held next week in Los Angeles.
Motorola melds MCUs, DSPs in motor control family News & Analysis 5/30/2000 Post a comment Motorola Inc.'s Semiconductor Products Sector here today announced a line of embedded controllers and software optimized for motor control systems. These solutions are intended to meet the increasing demand for energy efficiency, as well as ease of programming and flexibility in designing electronic motor systems.
IP trading center planned to serve Japan designers News & Analysis 5/26/2000 Post a comment Mitsubishi Corp., Nikkei Business Publications Inc. and Toshiba Corp. have joined forces to set up an Internet-based intellectual property trading center in an effort to ignite the core and system-chip business in Japan. The trio will announce on Monday (May 29) the formation of the IPTC Planning Corp., which hopes to open in April 2001 an IP trading center geared for Japan's designers.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times