DAC boosts audio quality Product News 7/12/2010 Post a comment At just 81 cents each in large quantities, Cirrus Logicís CS4354 is its lowest-cost 24-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with integrated stereo line drivers.
EMI challenge to Ethernet in the car Design How-To 7/1/2010 Post a comment Ethernet can now be added to the list of automotive networks, such as CAN, LIN, FlexRay and MOST. But why is it needed and for what applications? The reason is simple and is why Ethernet totally dominates office networking and is now the choice for both factory and the home. Simplicity and field-proven open standardization have significantly lowered the Cost of Ownership in every application Ethernet has entered. Volumes of scale in the office and consumer market supported by a magnitude of Ethe
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Timesí 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.