What was hot, cold and in between at CES News & Analysis 1/12/2010 9 comments Here's our take on what was hot and what was not at CES. If you attended, or have strong opinions based on what you have been reading, we invite you to chime in with your own picks and pans.
What was hot, cold and in between at CES News & Analysis 1/12/2010 10 comments Here's our take on what was hot and what was not at CES. If you attended, or have strong opinions based on what you have been reading, we invite you to chime in with your own picks and pans.
Analog ASICs show flattish CAGR, says Gartner News & Analysis 1/11/2010 Post a comment Revenue for application-specific analog integrated circuits (ICs) totaled $28.1 billion in 2008 and will reach $32.2 billion in 2013, according to a new report from Gartner. This corresponds to a CAGR of about 2.75 percent.
Low power design is here to stay Design How-To 1/6/2010 Post a comment Low power designs are here to stay, according to a Synopsys executive. A more robust verification strategy is to incorporate a voltage-aware, assertion and coverage based verification strategy that includes extensive power-on-reset and firmware tests.
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.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments