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posted in February 2007
Challenges in designing high-performance automotive electronics
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2/28/2007   Post a comment
Engineers are pressured to shorten the overall design and qualification cycle while increasing functionality of existing auto electronics systems without compromising ever tightening quality, reliability, and cost targets.
IBM researcher first woman to win Turing award
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2/22/2007   Post a comment
: Frances E. Allen, a retired IBM Fellow, has become the first woman to win the Turing Award, the Nobel Prize of computing, for her work in parallel programming to optimize computer performance.
Parallel processing architecture brings advanced vision applications to today's cars
Design How-To  
2/16/2007   1 comment
Technologies now on the road enable automotive design engineers to implement robust and powerful recognition algorithms, while meeting the stringent automotive power consumption and operational constraints.
Avnet names Paget to head computer biz
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2/14/2007   Post a comment
Avnet named ex-Synnex exec, John Paget, as president of Avnet Technology Solutions, a $5 billion enterprise computer distribution business.
Infotainment Jolt: Sigma-Delta converter simultaneously digitizes entire FM band
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2/13/2007   Post a comment
Continuous-time quadrature cascaded architecture boosts signal bandwidth, accessing all channels simultaneously.
Consumer and automotive electronics converge: Part 1 - Ethernet, USB, and MOST
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2/9/2007   Post a comment
Automakers are developing connectivity systems that bridge the benefits of Ethernet, USB, and Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST) to deliver fast and efficient data. But rapid evolution of consumer electronics has to be reconciled with longer automotive design cycles.
Embedded data management firm adds CEO
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2/7/2007   Post a comment
Software veteran Deborah Goslin has been named CEO of Encirq Corp., a provider of data management solutions for embedded systems.
Improve Hall sensor rotor-position measurements: Part 2
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2/2/2007   1 comment
This part gives a method that eliminates errors due to imprecise rotor angular position data from Hall sensors while improving control system performance in terms of reduction of torque ripple and total harmonic distortion of currents in the motor phases.


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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

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Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
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July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
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