Agilent claims first single-chip mapper for Gigabit-over-Sonet solutions News & Analysis 5/28/2002 Post a comment PALO ALTO, Calif.--Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced the first single-chip solution for Gigabit Ethernet over Sonet and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) networks. The Ethernet-over-Sonet (EoS) mapper chip integrates a serializer/deserializer (SerDes), clock data recovery and OC-3 to OC-48 framer functions, Agilent said
ESS taps NEC's MPEG2 technology for chips in DVD recorders, set-top boxes News & Analysis 5/14/2002 Post a comment FREMONT, Calif. -- ESS Technology Inc. today announced it has licensed MPEG2 audio/video encoder technology from NEC Corp. in Japan, and it plans to integrate the function with MPEG4 capability in a new series of single-chip solutions for home entertainment products. The pact also expands the collaboration between the two companies in set-top box ICs.
Flash Storage Alternatives for the Low-Pin-Count (LPC) Bus News & Analysis 5/3/2002 Post a comment Sharon Dagan of M-Systems discusses trends in the embedded market that
have brought about the decline of the ISA bus and its replacement by the Low Pin Count (LPC) bus. Ms. Dagan also reviews LPC bus benefits,
various storage solutions supporting the LPC bus, and a case study
showing migration from ISA to LPC bus on a thin-client platform.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & 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? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times