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.
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 ...