TTTech, GE Fanuc partner for aerospace, military deals News & Analysis 6/15/2009 Post a comment Time-triggered technologies specialist TTTech Computertechnik AG (Vienna, Austria) and embedded computing group GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms have teamed to develop and sell companies in the aerospace and defense electronics sectors systems combing the Austrian group's TTEthernet technology and GE Fanuc platforms.
Sun starts porting OpenSolaris to ARM chips News & Analysis 6/11/2009 Post a comment Sun Microsystems has started porting its OpenSolaris operating system on to ARM processor cores, targeting mobile, handheld and embedded applications, on the heels of being made available on Sparc processors targeting mainframes.
French PE group acquires Mercury Computer unit News & Analysis 6/10/2009 Post a comment Embedded boards and software specialist Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (Chelmsford, Mass.) has sold its Visualization Sciences group (VSG) to Toulouse, France based private equity firm IRDI-ICSO for $12 million upfront, plus up to $2.5 million in possible earn-outs.
Group targets open source cloud computing News & Analysis 6/9/2009 Post a comment Executives from Hewlett-Packard, Intel and Yahoo are calling for developers to create an open source software standard for cloud computing and showed their efforts at the first annual Open Cirrus Summit.
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