Analog designers have more fun Blog 2/27/2000 Post a comment Why does this segment of the industry attract such odd-ball personalities? In this inaugural installment of "The Scarlet A," Stephan Ohr maps out some of the ways that analog is different
Optical networks enable low-expense operations News & Analysis 2/17/2000 Post a comment With bandwidth demands satisfied, network planners are now pressured to reduce network architecture costs. Carrier network profits are being driven by the cost of operating the network, and less by underlying capital and depreciation.
Small form factor enables many ports News & Analysis 2/17/2000 Post a comment Communications convergence requires network service providers to consider higher levels of provisioning with more bandwidth as well as how to reduce network overhead costs.
Bluetooth integration reduces costs News & Analysis 2/11/2000 Post a comment To provide improved efficiency and convenience, disparate technologies are quickly converging on portable devices such as PDAs, cell phones and MP3 players to create integrated, supersmart Internet appliances that offer broad functionality.
Implementing VoDSL in a network News & Analysis 2/7/2000 Post a comment Like an emergency fire crew with access to hundreds of gallons of water but only a garden hose to deliver them, today's network designers find themselves with terabits of backbone capacity but only a kilobit-per-second pipeline to their customers.
New functionality squeezes wireless News & Analysis 2/7/2000 Post a comment The meteoric growth of wireless communications over the last decade has shown just how critical the thoughtful and deliberate development of next-generation wireless handsets has become.
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.