Satellites support drones in commercial airspace News & Analysis 5/31/2013 2 comments European defense and research companies have successfully demonstrated satellite control of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in commercial, non-segregated airspace, opening up wider use of such drones.
MOST Forum sketches 5-Gbps future News & Analysis 5/28/2013 Post a comment At the recent MOST Forum in Germany, experts discussed the presence and future of the MOST data bus used in automotive environments against the background of the AVB/Ethernet camp seemingly having gained ground recently.
Intel invests in Irish R&D News & Analysis 5/28/2013 10 comments Intel is investing $1.5 million in the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork to help collaboration in R&D in photonics, microsystems and nanoelectronics.
Global FDSOI ecosystem rising News & Analysis 5/24/2013 6 comments So far, STMicroelectronics has been identified as the only company tilting at the FDSOI windmill. That perception, and a lonely market landscape, are about to change.
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