FPGA testing for DO-254 compliance
Design How-To 5/22/2012 1 comment
This article describes key challenges that can be encountered when verifying FPGA pin-level requirements during board-level testing under DO-254 guidelines.
Aquantia closes $35 million Series F funding round
News & Analysis 5/21/2012 Post a comment
Rusnano, the technology investment arm of Russia, has led a $35 million Series F financing of Ethernet chip company Aquantia. Rusnano is investing $25 million and current and other new investors will contribute $10 million to the financing round.
Inexact processor is more power efficient
Research 5/21/2012 11 comments
Processing circuitry that has been designed to allow imprecision has been shown to be 15 times more power efficient than conventional circuitry at performing some tasks. The technique is particularly applicable in audio and graphical subsystems and such circuits could start showing up in hearing aids and tablet computers in 2013, researchers said.
HGST, LSI, PMC-Sierra demo 12G SAS
News & Analysis 5/1/2012 Post a comment
The HGST division of Western Digital demonstrated a solid-state disk drive with a 12 Gbit/second Serial Attached SCSI interface working with chips from LSI and PMC-Sierra.