Dual-interface NFC tags connects smartphones to any device Product News 4/6/2013 Post a comment Inside Secure has released an innovative near field communication (NFC) tag that creates virtually limitless possibilities for interactions between NFC mobile devices like smartphones and a broad range of medical, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices.
Hypervisor boosts 'bring your own device' strategies Product News 4/6/2013 Post a comment Green Hills Software has launched a major new release of its INTEGRITY Multivisor to allow enterprise and government mobile device users and administrators to take advantage of off-the-shelf, BYOD mobile phones and tablets for both personal and business use.
Video codec hardware IP doubles performance Product News 4/6/2013 Post a comment Renesas Electronics announced a multi-format video codec hardware IP product that supports low-delay processing for automotive information terminals supporting High Definition Television (HDTV), mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, and industrial equipment.
Chip suppliers target vehicle complexity News & Analysis 4/2/2013 3 comments Chip makers are hoping a new breed of microcontrollers will begin laying the foundation for a solution to one of the auto industry's most vexing design problems -- electronic complexity.
3-D IC stacks pushed back to 2015 News & Analysis 4/2/2013 6 comments Globalfoundries reports on a functioning 3-D wafer-level stack with through silicon vias as the industry pushes out plans for such products to 2015 or later.
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