Multicore not up to snuff for basestations News & Analysis 4/27/2010 Post a comment Multicore processors should be ideal for wireless base stations, but so far both the chips and their tools fall short of meeting engineers needs, according to a senior developer at HuaWei speaking at the Multicore Expo.
ESC keynoter Kaku beams audience back to the future Blog 4/27/2010 2 comments Physicist Michio Kaku, keynote speaker at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, offered his audience a feast of futurism, predicting extraordinary advances in medical technology, and science-fiction turned reality in areas like teleportation, invisibility and molecule-size computers.
Video: LinuxWorks founder on embedded software News & Analysis 4/27/2010 Post a comment Virtualization and security technology could be the focus of the next round of consolidation for an embedded software sector that is increasingly adopting Linux, according to Inder Singh, chairman of LynuxWorks, Inc.
EDAC elects AWR's CEO News & Analysis 4/27/2010 Post a comment AWR Corp. announced that Dane Collins, the company's chief executive officer, has been elected to the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC) board of directors.
Chip makers 'flying blind' News & Analysis 4/27/2010 1 comment Semiconductor companies can improve their supply chain visibility and extract additional value from the operations by increasing sales force effectiveness, boosting integration with external value chain partners, and optimizing planning and fulfillment processes.
ARM posts record results in Q1 News & Analysis 4/27/2010 Post a comment Processor IP licensor ARM Holdings plc turned in record financial results for its first quarter of 2010 with revenues at $143.3 million up 19 percent on the revenue in the first quarter of 2009. The quarter saw ARM achieve its highest ever unit shipments leading to record royalty revenues, profits and net cash generation.
Large LCD TV market sweeps March ratings News & Analysis 4/27/2010 Post a comment Large-area TFT-LCD panel shipment increased 23.8 percent month-to-month this past March to 56.87 milllion unitsall time high, as revenue also increased 22.7 percent month-to-month to $7.23 billion.
Group claims EUV light source record News & Analysis 4/27/2010 1 comment Technology consortium Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography System Development Association (EUVA) of Japan claims to have achieved the world's highest output for an EUV light source: 104 Watts.
Lam Research: The etch king News & Analysis 4/27/2010 Post a comment Lam Research Corp. remained the king in the overall etch equipment market in 2009, according to a report from Barclays Capital, which cited Gartner Inc. as its source.
TI beats estimates in Q1 News & Analysis 4/26/2010 Post a comment Texas Instruments Inc. reported first-quarter revenue of $3.21 billion, up 54 percent from a year ago and up 7 percent from the previous quarter.
Netronome debuts cards, system for packet processing Product News 4/26/2010 Post a comment Netronome will debut at the Multicore Expo two PCI Express Gen2 adapter cards and a chassis-based system using its 40-core network processor announced late last year at a time when rival Cavium Networks is expected to announce a 32-core device.
Freescale takes aim at TI's DSP market News & Analysis 4/26/2010 2 comments Aiming at the heart of DSP leader Texas Instruments' business, Freescale will show 45-nm, StarCore-based digital signal processors at the Embedded Systems Conference that reportedly outperform TI's equivalents but will sell for roughly half the price.
Samplify offers IQ compression for 4G conversion News & Analysis 4/26/2010 Post a comment Samplify Systems Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.), a provider of signal compression technology and ICs has announced Prism IQ compression technology optimized for wireless infrastructure applications using the Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) standard.
ASML extends share lead in litho News & Analysis 4/26/2010 Post a comment ASML Holding NV extended its market share lead over Nikon Corp. and Canon Inc. in lithography for 2009, according to a report from Barclays Capital, which cited Gartner Inc. as its source.
Freescale partners with Enea, Green Hills, Mentor News & Analysis 4/26/2010 Post a comment Freescale Semiconductor will announce partnerships with embedded software companies Enea Systems, Green Hills Software and Mentor Graphics just one day before Wind River Systems, software supplier to the lion's share of Freescale's customers, is expected to release the first of a family of embedded software packages initially only for the Intel x86.
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.
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