Serial transceivers support 32-Mbps applications Product News 5/5/2009 Post a comment With standard pin out compatibility, Exar's new devices not only support current 20Mbps applications, but can be extended to 32Mbps levels for next generation industrial automation, security networks, process control, plant environmental control, remote sensing and metering applications.
Cost drives Broadcom's Emulex bid News & Analysis 5/4/2009 Post a comment Broadcom Corp.'s $764 million unsolicited bid for Emulex Corp. is all about consolidating to save costs by garnering expertise in Fibre Channel over Ethernet and a board-level business.
Report: Ultrawideband dies by 2013 News & Analysis 5/4/2009 5 comments Ultrawideband technology is effectively dead in consumer and computer markets, according to a new report from market watcher In-Stat that says Wi-Fi will take the vast majority of the market for handling high definition video over wireless links while Wi-Fi variants and 60 GHz options will grab a thin slice of the pie.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments