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Accellera seeks 'harmony' in library standards
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5/3/2004   Post a comment
Seeking to bridge two library standards often viewed as competitive, the Accellera standards organization has formed a technical subcommittee, Harmony, to define a common library characterization dataset. It seeks an equivalent representation of the same data in Synopsys' de-facto standard Liberty format and the IEEE 1603-2003 Advanced Library Format (ALF).
Jasper upgrades verification product
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Claiming an improvement in formal verification technology, Jasper Design Automation Inc. this week will announce the latest release of its JasperGold product enabling what the company calls a "provably correct design" methodology.
Resistor chips offer a wide range of resistance values
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Featuring a resistance range of 0.1Ω to 100MΩ, a new family of high-stability, thickfilm resistor chips from Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. targets high-reliability applications such as industrial and military products. They also deliver high stability, high peak power and high frequency performance. The new devices are suited for calibration, power supplies, RF circuits and digital-to-analog conversion designs.
ESD protection diode array shrinks package size
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Available in a compact SOT363 package, the new Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. ESD protection diode arrays are 40% smaller than devices packaged in SOT23-6 packages.
Pushbutton switches offer a choice of LED colors
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The DS Series of lighted pushbutton switches from CIT Relay and Switch offers designers a choice of single or dual-colored LEDs. Colors available are red, green, yellow, and blue.
Improved readability touted for TFT LCDs with AR surface treatment
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A new family of industrial thin-film transistor (TFT) color LCD modules from Optrex America Inc. feature a new anti-reflective (AR) surface treatment on the front polarizer that significantly improves high-ambient-light readability and image clarity.
Physically distributed WLAN verification/test system validates 802.11-based devices
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eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reviews a new wireless LAN tester that's billed as the first true IEEE-802.11 protocol test system to provide complete conformance testing, and the most accurate 802.11 protocol analysis. You can use it to perform tests at every stage of WLAN development, from lab to field deployment.
National Instruments gives LabVIEW yet another shot in the arm
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Data-acq and instrumentation company National Instruments is announcing the latest upgrade to its venerable LabVIEW automated instrumentation software. NI's latest spin, dubbed LabVIEW 7.1, is billed as a significant upgrade to the company's family of graphical development products.
Tool set available for dsPIC digital signal controller line
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Microchip Technology Inc. is offering as many as nineteen new tools and application aids to enhance the development environment for its dsPIC 16-bit Digital Signal Controller (DSC) architecture.
Internet I/O
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Embedded systems take wireless path to internet
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If the contributed articles in this week's In Focus section on data I/O are any clue, broadband connections between embedded systems and the Internet are taking a decidedly wireless path: Fully half of the articles take a look at making the wireless connection.
Spectral view sharpens jitter testing
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A new approach to jitter testing has been devised for leading-edge systems. It takes a spectral view of the jitter that not only allows immediate identification of the sources for debugging but also permits frequency-selective testing of jitter for production purposes.
Wireless calls for new processor schemes
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The combination of fast-evolving wireless technology and the exploding market for consumer wireless applications has created demands on existing broadband networking equipment that conventional processors are ill-equipped to handle.
Low-cost soft CPU core revs data transfer
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An increasing amount of information-data, voice and video-is being transferred across Internet-based networks to a wide variety of embedded systems. But Internet protocols require data transfer in packets that incur hefty processing-overhead costs, so as the data-transfer rates required for advanced system performance increase, these Internet-based processing tasks are becoming a significant system bottleneck.
Network processors set out for upgrades
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Business networks must keep supplying additional bandwidth while maintaining acceptable standards of performance even as they keep up with Internet traffic growth.
Wi-Fi links cut embedded Internet costs
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One challenge of embedded Internet has been its high cost.
The digitization of analog and RF circuits
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When discussing the integration of analog and RF into digital system-on-chips, it is usually analog that emerges as the most important. However, changes in digital processing are shifting that focus. During the past several years, designers have been working to design simpler analog and RF systems by transferring resources and operations to the digital domain, particularly in the case of wireless basestation design.
DSP-Free, WiFi Handset Could Unlock VoIP Market
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Over the last year, interest in voice-over-Internet Protocol (Vo-IP) service has seen a resurgence.
Reference Desk
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Europe 2.0
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ODM options
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You may not recognize the characters at the top of the page, but they speak volumes about a class of design and manufacturing services companies emerging in the People's Republic of China.
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