JTAG/boundary-scan software supports Altera USB Blaster Product News 7/25/2006 Post a comment If you're embedding IEEE-1149.x JTAG boundary-scan testability into FPGAs, GoPEL has a software option for its existing software suite that supports Altera's popular USB-Blaster download cable. It lets the USB Blaster be used as a native JTAG/boundary-scan controller.
ADI? TI? Or door #3? Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 7/25/2006 Post a comment People talk about ADI and TI as if they were the only companies selling DSPs. That's crazy--and it's bad business.
Altera sales rise sequentially News & Analysis 7/24/2006 Post a comment Programmable logic device supplier Altera Corp. posted second quarter 2006 sales of $334.1 million, up 14 percent from the first quarter of 2006 and 17 percent from the year-ago second quarter.
Spartan-3 issue could take weeks to resolve News & Analysis 7/7/2006 Post a comment A mold compound issue that forced programmable logic supplier Xilinx to issue a substantial recall of Spartan-3 FPGAs could take weeks to rectify, according to Satya Chillara, an analyst at American Technology Research.
Video and image processing design using FPGAs Design How-To 7/7/2006 Post a comment Higher resolution and advanced codecs are forcing developers to re-examine design architectures and consider, or re-consider, FPGA as an alternative to DSP, media processors, and ASICs. Altera explains why FPGA is a perfect fit.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.