Intel releases alpha OpenCL SDK for Core Research 11/17/2010 Post a comment Intel, the worlds' largest chip vendor, is now providing an implementation of the OpenCL 1.1 standard optimized for Intel Core processors running Microsoft's Windows 7 and Windows Vista operating systems.
How digital signage works Blog 11/13/2010 Post a comment Henry Davis considers how improvements in electronics hardware technology and software have improved the capabilities of the traditional signage application and added creative new opportunities in the digital signage market.
Securing Smart Grid devices Design How-To 11/10/2010 2 comments One way to improve smart grid security is to separate critical and confidential portions of the system from non-critical, non-confidential parts. This article describes how to accomplish this using secure hypervisors and virtualization.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments