HDMI stars on small screens Product News 10/29/2007 Post a comment The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connectivity standard for transferring uncompressed digital content at very high rates over a single cable has come a long way.
ICs ease Most network interface Design How-To 10/29/2007 Post a comment Media Oriented Systems Transport (Most) is a networking standard enabling, within an automobile, the seamless transport of digital audio, video and packet-based data, along with real-time control information.
Audio Coding: An Introduction to Data Compression - Part 1 Design How-To 10/24/2007 1 comment Improve your understanding of audio compression standards with this introduction to data compression. This first in a three-part series discusses the psychoacoustic model of human perception, spectral and temporal masking, and MPEG Layer I coding.
CMOS RF transceiver targets CDMA2000 mobile handsets Product News 10/14/2007 Post a comment GCT semiconductor says its GRF6401 single-chip CDMA transceiver, which includes a fully integrated receiver and transmitter for 800-MHz cellular band operation, offers more than a 36% size reduction and nearly a 40% BOM count reduction compared with competitors' products.
SST, Insyde announce PC flash platform News & Analysis 10/8/2007 Post a comment Flash vendor Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. and BIOS developer Insyde Software Corp. are collaborating on a new platform for flash-based storage in the PC called FlashMate that aims to spawn a fresh class of PC applications and utilities.
HDTV SoCs provide 10-bit video quality processing Product News 10/1/2007 Post a comment Genesis Microchip has launched Douglas, its third generation HDTV SoC family that provides 10-bit video quality processing, picture-in-picture channel processing, dual HDMI/HDCP 1.3a inputs, improved 3D Y/C TV decoder, and full DVB-T support.
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.