Wireless home yields more apps News & Analysis 11/30/1999 Post a comment As wireless LAN speeds approach 11 Mbits/second-faster than the speed of traditional, wired Ethernet LANs-new markets will want to reap the benefits.
Delivering compressed multimedia News & Analysis 11/24/1999 Post a comment Given the long history of audio and video data transmission over various networking topologies, it would seem that these two technologies were made to go together.
MP3 decoding takes on handheld devices News & Analysis 11/8/1999 Post a comment All the publicity in the Internet digital audio market thus far has been centered on the single-purpose MP3 player. While this vertical market application is creating a loyal following and a flurry of new consumer products, some of the hardware designs may be too specific to a single function: MP3 playback.
Integer math: cuts cost, hardware News & Analysis 11/3/1999 Post a comment Spectral subtraction, perceptual linear prediction and parameter filtering are well-known speech-recognition algorithms, and all of them are developed using floating-point and many divides and conditional branches.
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.