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ESC - Renesas and Redpine collaborate on ultra-low-power, high throughput 802.11n Wi-Fi I/O connectivity
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Renesas and Redpine have collaborated on ultra-low-power, high throughput 802.11n Wi-Fi I/O connectivity, allowing embedded systems that use Renesas R8C, RX and SuperH MCUs to gain wireless connectivity with Redpine’s Connect-io-n and n-Link 802.11n Wi-Fi modules.
ESC - New Synopsys Universal DDR Controllers Improve Performance and Reduce Cost of Embedded DRAM Interfaces
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New Synopsys Universal DDR Controllers improve performance and reduce cost of embedded DRAM interfaces. DesignWare now features a DFI 2.1-compliant interface and support for DDR2, DDR3, Mobile DDR and LPDDR2 standards.
Energy-efficient synchronous rectification drivers target computing, consumer apps
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ON Semiconductor has expanded its portfolio of products to support next-generation power system design.
Guide to Embedded Systems Architecture - Part 3: Transport layer (UDP) and embedded Java and networking middleware examples
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Part 3 of an excerpt from the book "Embedded Systems Architecture: A Comprehensive Guide for Engineers and Programmers" looks at a transport layer middleware example using the User Datagram Protocol, as well as examples of embedded Java and networking middleware.
Low-Power Intel Architecture Platform for In-Vehicle Infotainment - Part 2: Virtualization, hyperthreading, security, connectivity and power management
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Part 2 of this white paper highlights - from both a hardware and software perspective - the challenges and opportunities presented by the Intel-based IVI platform to meet the power, performance, size, differentiation, and other needs of the automotive environment and usage models.
ESC - Sourcery G++ improves embedded application performance
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CodeSourcery's new version of Sourcery G++ improves embedded application performance, speeding benchmark performance as much as 25% for Thumb-2.
Cambridge Consultants exhibits Suma mouse at FEI
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Cambridge Consultants is celebrating its 50th birthday by displaying the company’s latest Suma technology platform at 8th Annual Front End of Innovation in Boston this week.
ARM Web site powered, in part, by ARM cores
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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.
JFET-input audio op amps feature low noise, distortion
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Extending its Burr-Brown Audio line, TI launched a family of JFET-input op amps featuring ultra-low noise and distortion to maximize audio system quality and performance.
Programmable ASK/FSK transmitter provides frequency, output-power flexibility
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Maxim's new ASK/FSK transmitter offers wide-ranging frequency and output-power programmability to allow system designers to use a single design for multiple applications.
WIRELESS/RF - Synopsys launches industry's first MIPI DigRF v4 IP
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Synopsys has launched DesignWare MIPI 4G DigRF Master Controller IP - the industry's first MIPI DigRF v4 IP - and is developing the DesignWare M-PHY, the physical layer for MIPI DigRF v4 interface.
Blog: Adapting commercial x86 designs to harsh environments - Passing the test
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Sharon Schnakenburg-Hess continues a look at adapting commercial x86 designs to harsh environments by considering the question "Should a company qualify the parts by test or guarantee them by design?"
Blog: MicroTCA integration tips
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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.
Blog: Xeon 5600 delivers an unprecedented six cores
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Maury Wright reviews the capabilities of the new Intel Xeon processor 5600 series, which integrates as many as six cores.
Mitsubishi agrees to use Infineon IGBT package
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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.
Blog: Develop VoIP solutions using Open Source
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Henry Davis looks at developing VoIP solutions using open source software.
Blog: Adapting x86 to harsh environments - Not as straightforward as you think
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Sharon Schnakenburg-Hess considers the issues involved in adapting x86 designs to harsh environments.
ADC 'accuracy' and 'resolution' are not the same
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Analog-to-digital converters (ADC) are advertised as having "n" bit resolution, which often is misunderstood to mean accuracy.
Sony and IPWireless launch joint 4G and beyond wireless initiative
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Sony Corporation of America and IPWireless have agreed to jointly research and develop wireless technologies for 4G and beyond, with work beginning immediately on enhancing LTE technology for new applications and services.
ESC video roundup: Catch up on what you missed at ESC
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If you missed a panel or keynote at the Embedded Systems Conference this year, you can watch some of them on Embedded.com. Here's a list of what is available right now.
SoC enables entry-level NAS systems to deliver 16 simultaneous HD video streams
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AppliedMicro has developed a single-core system-on-a-chip (SoC) offering high performance, high integration and energy efficiency for multi-function storage applications and media servers for the connected digital home.
Tanner EDA enhances HiPer Silicon design suite
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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.
Ultracapacitor firm Ioxus hires A123 Systems exec
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Ioxus, Inc., an ultracapacitor vendor has hired Harvey Wilkinson of A123 Systems, one of the world's leading suppliers of lithium ion batteries.
Mentor, Lauterbach team on embedded software debug
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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
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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.
Excerpt: Thermal Management Handbook
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This section of the handbook examines selection and use of temperature sensing components, including their selection, placement, and PCB layout guidelines
March averaged chips sales set record, says SIA
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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
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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.
Using Autosar's hierarchical software architecture to diagnose CAN apps
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Because the Autosar's Basic Sofware layers are written in the C language, they can be used in many CAN apps to diagnose interactions between software components & ECU firmware
"Also of Interest" and "Elementals" for May 3, 2010; plus recent "Planet Analog" Newsletters
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Check out these interesting and tutorial items from other engineering and design publications, courtesy of Planet Analog, as well as an archive of the Planet Analog Newsletter
Profile in Design: Yervant Zorian
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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.
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