Qualcomm revs Gobi for LTE
Product How-To 2/25/2013 2 comments
Fabless chip giant shows Gobi modem running LTE at up to 150 Mbits/s over 20 MHz and talks about software for the Internet of Things.
Using 3rd party IP in ASIC/SoC design
Design How-To 2/25/2013 Post a comment
This article outlines some of the best practices for using the 3rd Party IP ecosystem as well as some of the common challenges in integrating and using 3rd party IPs in today’s high-end ASIC/SoCs.
ARM to demo GPU-compute at MWC
Design How-To 2/25/2013 1 comment
Processor IP licensor plans to demonstrate a face detection GPU-compute application running on a Mali processor at the Mobile World Congress.
Big Data streamlines fabs
News & Analysis 2/25/2013 2 comments
Streamlined analytics in Microsoft's structured query language cut processing time for wafer fab data at AMD by 90 percent plus boost energy efficiency 10-times at Samsung.
Dialog on the acquisition trail
Design How-To 2/24/2013 4 comments
Mixed-signal fabless chip company is on the hunt for acquisitions, investment opportunities and whatever else is the best way to use its cash pile, which stood at $312 million as of the end of 2012.
Blog 2/22/2013 2 comments
The FPGA prototyping and emulation market seems to be like Whack-a-Mole. As soon as one company is purchased, another one appears - this time Reflex CES...
My hat's off to Toshiba
Engineering Pop Culture! 2/21/2013 12 comments
So many product test videos show the products only in a good light, so the fact that some of these videos show the products failing puts an interesting spin on things.
Performing audio synthesis, noise reduction in cars
Design How-To 2/21/2013 Post a comment
Audio optimization has become a mainstream issue for today’s auto designers. From compensating for the absence of engine noise to keeping sound levels down in the vehicle interior, audio synthesis and noise suppression solutions can help.