ARM Web site powered, in part, by ARM cores News & Analysis 5/3/2010 4 comments ARM Ltd. has been running a part of its Web site on ARM-based servers for about nine months as a real-world trial of its technology and at least one partner is exploring server applications using two- to four-core versions of the ARM Cortex A9.
Blog: MicroTCA integration tips Design How-To 5/3/2010 Post a comment In his latest blog post, Kenton Williston takes a look at some practical tips for assembling MicroTCA platforms and points out key issues designers should keep in mind.
Mitsubishi agrees to use Infineon IGBT package News & Analysis 5/3/2010 Post a comment Infineon Technologies AG (Munich, Germany) and Mitsubishi Electric Corp. of Japan have agreed they will both serve the industrial motion controls and drives market worldwide as sources for advanced IGBT modules packaged in SmartPACKs and SmartPIMs.
Tanner EDA enhances HiPer Silicon design suite Product News 5/3/2010 Post a comment Tanner EDA has introduced version 15 of its HiPer Silicon full-flow design suite that is claimed to include a new database for simulation data, a waveform viewer, an enhanced signal analysis platform and a tool for device and structure generation.
Mentor, Lauterbach team on embedded software debug News & Analysis 5/3/2010 Post a comment Mentor Graphics Corp. said it has combined its Veloce dual-mode accelerator/emulator with the integrated debug and development tools from Lauterbach GmbH. The purpose is to deliver a hardware-accelerated, software-development and debug platform for the verification of SoCs and embedded systems.
The documentation challenge Design How-To 5/3/2010 Post a comment This article will cover the importance of good product documentation, what some of the hurdles are in creating it, and provide a few suggestions for producing quality documentation.
March averaged chips sales set record, says SIA News & Analysis 5/3/2010 Post a comment At $23.06 billion, the three-month average of global sales of semiconductors for March set a record high, exceeded expectations and was up 4.6 percent from the equivalent figure in February and up 58.3 percent from March 2009, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association.
ARM adds to Coresight debug capability Product News 5/3/2010 Post a comment Processor intellectual property licensor ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) has announced the addition of a two features to its Coresight on-chip debug system. These are system trace macrocell and trace memory controller.
Profile in Design: Yervant Zorian News & Analysis 5/1/2010 Post a comment It's not often you run into a renaissance man in the electronics industry. But when you strike up a conversation with one of them you instantly know you are in the presence of passionate people who care more about the whole industry than the sum of their personal career.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.