Digital Video to Come Alive in 2005
Design How-To 12/28/2004 Post a comment
Successful new consumer electronic devices are introduced in concept demonstrations at trade shows. Next they emerge, at high cost, for early adopters. Eventually they proliferate as economies of scale make them affordable to mass market consumers. The decision of which digital video coding standard to adopt for next generation video disks as well as other digital video products under development remains open. In this feature article, Jonah Probell takes a look at digital video and predicts tren
Altera opens FPGA lab in Bangalore
News & Analysis 12/16/2004 Post a comment
Altera Corp. has set up India's first university development lab for field programmable gate array/system-on-a-programmable-chip technology at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.).
Semi suppliers cutting wafer starts, says iSuppli
News & Analysis 12/14/2004 Post a comment
Lingering excess chip inventories are forcing semiconductor suppliers to cut their wafer starts and reassess their capital spending plans, according to the latest research from iSuppli Corp.'s Semiconductor Inventory Tracker service.
On-chip trace and debug approach targets Atmel FPGAs
Product News 12/14/2004 Post a comment
The domain of on-chip testability and debug continues to get better. Hardware verification and debug supplier First Silicon Solutions is teaming up with chip maker Atmel to jointly produce a product for on-chip debug, trace, and logic analysis of Atmel's popular FPSLIC and FPGA products.