Mezzanine card design makes FPGA integration easy Product News 4/29/2008 Post a comment VMETRO announced its first FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC/VITA 57) module dubbed the ADC510, which is available in air-cooled and conduction-cooled rugged versions, integrates two 12-bit 500MHz A/D chips for use in DSP applications such as Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM), and Radar.
Multirate DSP, part 2: Noninteger sampling factors Design How-To 4/28/2008 1 comment Part 2 show how to change the sampling rate by a non-integer factor. It also looks at multistage decimation and polyphase filters. Finally, it applies the concepts of upsampling and downsampling to a CD player.
RepRap " Self-replicating machine Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 4/23/2008 Post a comment Here's a novel idea... an open-source DIY (do-it-yourself) rapid prototyping machine that can manufacture a significant fraction of its own parts.
Startup raises funds for telecom-specific FPGAs News & Analysis 4/23/2008 Post a comment Startup Omiino Ltd. (Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland) has raised a seed funding round of £1.05 million (about $2.1 million) to be used for the development of a specialized field-programmable gate array (FPGA) optimized for use in telecommunications network equipment.
Polish IP provider makes 6802 microcontroller core Product News 4/21/2008 Post a comment Intellectual property provider Digital Core Design SA (Wroclaw, Poland) has announced the release of the D6802, an 8-bit microprocessor core, which is compatible with the 6802 industry-standard pin out, clock frequencies and instructions set.
Blog Make a Frequency Plan Tom Burke 17 comments When designing a printed circuit board, you should develop a frequency plan, something that can be easily overlooked. A frequency plan should be one of your first steps ...