Tools; A Must For New Technologies Product News 7/27/2004 Post a comment Third party design automation tools typically will lag behind the tools from the company which supports a their new and proprietary technology. Sometimes, we see a coordinated effort to release new technology along with a rollout of third party tool makers, but for the most part, the manufacturers tools precede the third party tools.
FPGA-Programmspeicher mit großer Kapazität News & Analysis 7/19/2004 Post a comment Den ersten kommerziell verfügbaren FPGA-Konfigurationsspeicher mit 32 MBit auf einem einzigen Chip hat Atmel vorgestellt. Gegenüber seinen Konkurrenten weist der Baustein die vierfache Dichte auf.
New Services Partner wirh Actel Product News 7/14/2004 Post a comment Actel Welcomes New Design Services Companies to Solution Partners Program. Partners Complement Actel FPGAs With Design Services, Hardware and Software Tools.
Xilinx invests in China News & Analysis 7/13/2004 Post a comment Programmable logic vendor Xilinx Inc. disclosed details of an investment it has made in He Jian Technology Co., a foundry in Suzhou, China, saying it may one day need the foundry to lower the cost of its chip production.
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.