Platform modeling workshop Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/29/2005 Post a comment If you're going to be in Grenoble, France on 9 December 2005 and have nothing to do, then I have just the place for you to go...
Synplicity tool claims improved performance for Lattice FPGAs Product News 11/29/2005 Post a comment Lattice Semiconductor and Synplicity jointly that version 8.4 of Synplicity's Sinplify Pro logic synthesis engine provides additional performance enhancing features for Lattice FPGA devices, resulting in up to 20 percent performance improvement and significant area savings.
Happy Thanksgiving! Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/23/2005 Post a comment "Good Golly Miss Molly!" It can't be time for Thanksgiving again; I only just recovered from celebrating last year's holiday...
Commentary: Is Infineon going fabless? News & Analysis 11/17/2005 Post a comment Infineon Technologies’ decision to split its DRAM and logic businesses and seek an IPO for its memory business could foreshadow the German chip maker's move to a fabless model for CMOS manufacturing below the 90-nm node.
Logic cell architecture sharply lowers FPGA power consumption Product News 11/16/2005 Post a comment QuickLogic Corp.'s experience with Eclipse II customers has led the company to develop a new FPGA line called PolarPro, which is designed with a new logic cell architecture that is tailored to address the needs of power-sensitive applications. PolarPro will give the battery-powered, handheld designers the option of choosing an FPGA, which hasn't been viable due to its high-cost and power-consuming nature.
FPGA maker delivers design flow for ARM7-based devices Product News 11/9/2005 Post a comment Actel Corp.'s has upgraded its Libero Integrated Design Environment (IDE), providing a design flow that will enable designers to integrate CoreMP7, its recently introduced soft ARM7 family processor, into its field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).
PLD tool suite gives more control to the designer Product News 11/2/2005 Post a comment Lattice Semiconductor Corp. has released version 5.1 of its ispLEVER programmable logic design (PLD) tool suite, which it claims boosts field programmable gate array (FPGA) logic utilization by as much as 35% and design operating frequencies up to 25%.
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.