Your click counts Blog 2/25/2004 Post a comment Steve Ohr is nothing if not enthusiastic about publishing engineering design articles and showcasing new products on the web, and then counting the clicks they generate. "It puts you in touch with your readers," he suggests. But just think what an online product showcase can do in conjunction with a new tradeshow venue. Help us pick the most dramatic new product introductions, he bids.
Intel's Barrett sees digital home products by end of year News & Analysis 2/25/2004 Post a comment Intel Corp. CEO Craig Barrett, again stressing interoperability among consumer electronics devices for the "digital home," said the Digital Home Working Group (DHWG) will deliver its first technical guidelines in the second quarter with first products expected later this year. From Tokyo, Yoshiko Hara reports.
ARM-based MCU family adds flash, support for CAN automotive bus Product News 2/24/2004 Post a comment Philips Semiconductors has added more memory and a new level of support for the automotive and industrial CAN bus to its ARM7 TDMI-based LPC2000 family of 32-bit microcontrollers. New parts are rolling out with operating frequencies up to 60 MHz, power consumption lower than many 8-bit MCUs and price tags starting near $5 in quantity.
Intel Introduces 90nm Pentium 4 Processors Product News 2/2/2004 Post a comment Intel Corporation is delivering four new processors (formerly codenamed Prescott) that are built on the company's 90-nanometer (nm) manufacturing technology. These processors are among six new offerings in Intel's line of desktop PC chips.
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