Introduction to video transcoding for CE Design How-To 3/21/2008 Post a comment Adapting media to play on different consumer devices, such as to convert a hi-def set top box recording for playback on a portable media player or cell phone, requires more than changes in codecs, frame rates and resolution -- it also requires adapting container formats and adapting network protocols.
Berkeley kicks off parallel computing lab News & Analysis 3/18/2008 1 comment Intel and Microsoft officially announced today their plan to spend a total of $10 million over five years to fund work at a new parallel computing lab at University of California at Berkeley in an effort to define a new parallel programming model that will be needed to make use of tomorrow's multicore processors.
Intel Core 2 Duo Mini-ITX board packs punch Product News 3/17/2008 Post a comment Aimed at high definition video gaming machines and digital signage systems, this Mini-ITX motherboard from Advansus offers advanced system performance, and accelerated graphics based on Intel GME965 and Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processors.
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.