Power line protocols back multimedia use News & Analysis 10/11/1999 Post a comment To meet the requirements of almost all potential users, a home networking solution must deliver reliable network connectivity without new wiring. Only the truly adventurous technologist will struggle with the installation of cabling.
Inductorless design boosts outputs News & Analysis 10/5/1999 Post a comment Switched-capacitor charge pumps, which offer a size advantage over the equivalent inductor-based regulator, are popular for boosting the battery voltage in small handheld equipment.
Standards harden RF requirements News & Analysis 10/5/1999 Post a comment Changing standards for time-division-multiple-access cellular and personal communications systems are toughening RF requirements and making handset design more demanding.
DSL 'magic' opens Net to masses News & Analysis 10/5/1999 Post a comment Advances in digital subscriber line data communication are opening a new world of Internet access for home users, a world where they can speed to a remote server at data rates of 512 kbits/second to 8Mbits/s.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.