BGA-packaged DSP abets voice-over-WiFi handhelds Product News 8/3/2005 Post a comment Chip vendor LSI Logic is rolling out a 1.2-V DSP in an ultra-thin 7-mm x 7-mm package. The chip's small footprint should prove attractive to those of you designing voice-over-WiFi systems, such as those for cellphones, PDAs, and other handhelds.
Maxim posts profit, Magna loss widens News & Analysis 8/1/2005 Post a comment Semiconductor supplier Maxim Integrated Products Inc. posted earnings of $126.1 million, or 37 cents per share, on sales of $400.4 million for its fiscal fourth quarter ended June 25, up from $124.7 million, or 36 cents per share on sales of $420.9 million for the same quarter a year ago.
"Limited visibility" clouds analog company's financial picture News & Analysis 8/1/2005 Post a comment Maxim Integrated Products' June quarter (the 4th quarter of the company's fiscal 2005) results will be released today (Monday) after the market closes. Ross Seymore, Research Analyst for Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. says limited visibility on the market makes projections difficult.
USB transceivers connect mobile devices to a carkit Product News 8/1/2005 Post a comment Royal Philips Electronics’ semiconductor division has released what it claims is the industry’s first family of universal serial bus (USB) and USB On-the-Go (OTG) transceivers that provide manufacturers with a means to connect mobile devices to a carkit via a USB interface.
O2Micro files LCD TV patent suit against Sony and Rohm News & Analysis 8/1/2005 Post a comment Power management and security components supplier O2Micro International Ltd. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas against both Sony Corp. and Rohm Co. Ltd. of Japan for allegedly violating three patents related to certain Sony LCD TVs and other LCD products containing certain Rohm integrated circuits.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 16 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 ...