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Virtex-4 FPGAs boast lower power
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3/28/2005   Post a comment
Xilinx has raised the performance benchmark again by claiming that version 4.1 of its Web Power Tool provides 1 to 5 W lower power per FPGA in its Virtex-4 family.The company cited its 90nm triple-oxide technology, embedded IP and power-saving configuration circuitry to its 'lead' in low-power consumption.
Mixed signal power control is programmable and non volatile
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3/26/2005   Post a comment
System designers benefit from the combination of non volatile programmable logic and special functions, especially analog.
Memory overcapacity to slow semi growth next year, warns Gartner
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3/23/2005   Post a comment
In a sign the electronics industry may be in for more rough sledding, market research firm Gartner said in an analysts' meeting here Wednesday (March 23) that growth in semiconductor market will slow down to 2.1 percent in 2006 from a projected 3.6 percent this year.
Strukturierte ASICs wandeln auf schmalem Grat
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3/22/2005   Post a comment
Mit einsetzender Reife und der Herausbildung von Produktreihen für strukturierte ASICs taucht ein vorhersehbares Problem auf – das Sortimentmanagement. Da die strukturierten Bauteile definitionsgemäß von vorneherein mit bestimmten funktionellen Ressourcen ausgerüstet sind, sind sie nicht universell einsetzbar. Kein Gerät kann alle Anforderungen des Markts erfüllen.
Altera demonstrates FPGA for video-over-IP
Design How-To  
3/21/2005   1 comment
Altera Corp. has unveiled what it claims to be industry's first FPGA-based, video-over-IP reference design.
SIP may not be that simple
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3/18/2005   Post a comment
System-in-package (SIP) can be a useful stopgap, but systems-on-chip with embedded FPGAs are a better option in the long run, says M2000 CEO Frederic Reblewski.
Le secteur des semi-conducteurs face à une « année difficile » en 2005
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3/18/2005   Post a comment
Malgré certains aspects positifs sur les marchés grand public, des PC et du sans fil, le secteur des circuits intégrés est confronté à une « année difficile » en 2005, ont affirmé certains fournisseurs et analystes lors de l’Embedded Systems Conference (Conférence sur les systèmes embarqués ou ESC).
Actel-FPGAs resistent gegenüber Alpha-Strahlung
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3/17/2005   Post a comment
Eine unabhängige Studie bestätigt die Immunität der Actel-FGPAs gegen Alpha-Partikel. Solche Pertikel können in elektronischen Bauteilen glegentlich so genannte Soft Errors hervorrufen.
Control-voltage regulators/interface ICs simplify total LNB supply design
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3/16/2005   Post a comment
These LNB control voltage regulators and interface ICs from Intersil Corp. offer high integration, power efficiency and reliability to ensure long service in customer premise equipment.
A standard partners with a standard
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3/16/2005   Post a comment
Reprogrammable logic pioneer partners with reselling pioneer
Freescale's Mayer sees single-digit growth
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3/15/2005   Post a comment
The semiconductor industry can expect at best single-digit growth in the coming years because no industry can "outgrow the GDP," the chief executive of Freescale Semiconductor said Tuesday (March 15) at the Semico Summit here.
Evaluation Board für Altera-FPGAs
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3/15/2005   Post a comment
Für Entwickler und Ingenieure, die industrietaugliche Kommunikationslösungen mit dem Embedded-Prozessor Nios II von Altera möglichst schnell realisieren möchten, bringt EBV Elektronik das Evaluation Board DBC1C12 auf den Markt.
ON Semi expands GigaComm offering with 12 Gbits/s CML solution
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3/14/2005   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor expanded its GigaComm line with a complete SiGe CML solution that's capable of delivering 12 Gigabits/second.
Experten uneins über FPGA-Zukunft
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3/12/2005   Post a comment
Wo wird die FPGA-Entwicklung 2010 stehen? Für die führenden FPGA-Anbieter keine leichte Frage. Wie sich auf der Embedded Systems Conference diese Woche beim Seminar 'Easy Paths to Silicon' zeigte, halten die FPGA-Hersteller mehrere Zukunftsszenarien für denkbar.
Altera révoit à la hausse ses prévisions trimestrielles
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3/10/2005   Post a comment
Le fournisseur de logique programmable Altera Corp. a indiqué mercredi (9 mars) qu’il prévoyait une hausse séquentielle de 6% de son chiffre d’affaires du premier trimestre. La société tablait initialement sur une hausse comprise entre 1 et 3%.
Altera raises first quarter guidance
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3/9/2005   Post a comment
Programmable chip supplier Altera Corp. said Wednesday (March 9) it would see first quarter revenue rise sequentially 6 percent from the previous quarter, compared to 1 to 3 percent originally projected.
ST adds FPGA block to wireless controller
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3/9/2005   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics said it has added a 150,000-equivalent-gate block of programmable logic to a new ARM9-based microcontroller aimed at the wireless infrastructure market.
FPGAs helps embed wireless phone functions
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3/9/2005   Post a comment
Embedded wireless VoIP and VoWLAN handheld Wi-Fi phone reference design for 802.11b/g
IDT touts cost effective PCI Express switches and bridges
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3/7/2005   Post a comment
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. claims its PCI Express bridging and switching devices, aimed at high-performance computing, server and storage applications, will be the first to provide cost-effective PCI-Express I/O expansion and bridging solutions.
FPGA architecture blends instant on with on the infinite re programmability
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3/1/2005   Post a comment
Infinitely re configurable in a Flash based device? Finally, a shadow approach that gives instant on with unlimited on the fly reconfiguration.


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