Schwaches Jahr für Chip-Industrie erwartet News & Analysis 1/4/2005 Post a comment Hohe Lagerbestände, sinkende Verkaufspreise und ein schwaches wirtschaftliches Umfeld werden die Aussichten der Halbleiterindustrie für 2005 verdüstern. Die Investmentbank Pacific Crest Securities erwartet einen weltweiten Umsatzrückgang von 4 Prozent gegenüber 2004.
IC market to decline 4% in '05 News & Analysis 1/3/2005 Post a comment Amid the current inventory correction problem, falling ASPs and related economic factors, the semiconductor industry is expected to decline by 4 percent in terms of worldwide sales in 2005 over 2004, according to a report from Pacific Crest Securities Inc. on Monday (Jan. 3).
AMD unveils media processor, teams with TiVo for DVRs Product News 1/3/2005 Post a comment AMD has unveiled a system-on-chip (SoC) solution for portable media players that supports direct video content transfer to digital video recorders and scaling to DVD-quality displays. At the same time, AMD is partnering with TiVo to support its DVR initiative.
Worldwide chip sales jump 1.3% in November, says SIA News & Analysis 1/1/2005 Post a comment Worldwide sales of semiconductors grew to $19.02 billion in November, an increase of 1.3 percent from $18.8 billion in October, and an increase of 18 percent from the $16.12 billion in the like period a year ago, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported late Thursday (Dec. 31).
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 15 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...