AUTOSAR timing models minimize ECU risks Design How-To 2/27/2012 Post a comment Timing models are ideal development artifacts for the exchange between different development groups and along the supply chain. The presented methodology minimizes integration risks for ECU projects from the very beginning and constantly keeps real-time capabilities in focus.
World’s first quad core Mini-ITX board Product News 2/27/2012 Post a comment The EPIA-M900 and EPIA-M910 boards use the 1.2GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor for enhanced multi-tasking and multimedia performance on the lowest quad core power budget for next generation embedded products.
Intel gives deeper look into Ivy Bridge News & Analysis 2/20/2012 8 comments Intel gave a deeper look into Ivy Bridge, its 22 nm processor for ultrabooks and more in a talk at ISSCC where one Intel exec scoped out a vision of terascale-class clients.
To have or not to have a fab in India India Chip Chat 2/16/2012 29 comments Several weeks back, a Palo Alto-based venture capitalist specializing in semiconductors said partnering with Israel rather than with U.S. or Taiwanese companies would be a great idea.
Analyst: UMC 28-nm roll out beating expectations News & Analysis 2/9/2012 6 comments Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp. is sampling a customer with a 28-nm application processor amid indications that its roll out of the leading-edge process technology is going better than expected, according to analysts at financial services firm Nomura Equities Research.
Viewpoint: How will the chip wars be won? -- Part 1 Blog 2/7/2012 8 comments For decades, silicon technology development has been shaped by the growth of the PC industry and the need to continuously increase the performance of digital transistors. A maturing PC industry and a rapidly growing mobile market are changing the dynamics.
µClinux for ARM Cortex-M3 Product News 2/7/2012 1 comment Energy Micro and Pengutronix are demonstrating what they say is the world’s most energy friendly Linux for ARM Cortex-M3
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 23 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...