Compact silicon drives color phones
Teardown 5/14/2002 Post a comment
The Sony-Ericsson T68 mobile phone exemplifies the kind of feature-rich, high-margin handset the wireless industry is banking on for future profits. Its hardware design reflects the trend toward more compact, powerful silicon.
Preparing for a New Era of Growth in EDA
Design How-To 5/9/2002 Post a comment
If you are involved with EDA tools, chip design, silicon IP, or
chip-based electronic systems, you probably already know about the
Design Automation Conference, returning this year to the Big Easy. Co-technical committee chairs Luciano Lavagno and David Blaauw discuss some of this year's DAC highlights, including technical coverage of embedded-system design challenges, the re-emergence of analog design, and new approaches for dealing with increasing IC complexity and power consumption.