TI doubles memory in new MSP430 MCUs
Product News 1/30/2013 Post a comment
MSP430F66xx devices provide more memory, analog integration, and device scalability for blood glucose meters, home automation, activity monitors, and low-power wireless applications.
Xilinx preps 20-nm IC tape-out
Design How-To 1/30/2013 7 comments
FPGA company has announced it plans to tape-out its first IC to be made in 20-nm CMOS along with design-support in the second quarter of 2013.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 30th 2013
Blog 1/30/2013 Post a comment
Cadence, EnSilica, Kilopass, Mentor, Oasys, Phoenix, ProPlus, Real Intent, S2C, Semico, SMIC, Synopsys, TSMC and Verific made the lineup today. See here for their news…
DesignVision award winners announced
Blog 1/29/2013 Post a comment
Winners were selected based on three criteria: how well the product met the market’s vision and offered unique insight into customer needs; the originality of the solution and if it offered a new approach to meeting market needs; and the quality of the implementation and how well it fits the market requirements…
PCIe 3.0 equalization Webinar
Blog 1/24/2013 Post a comment
This live webinar this morning was packed with information about what you need to do to deal with equalization in the PCIe 3.0 implementation if you hope to achieve 8Gbps…
Many-core startup builds out ecosystem
Design How-To 1/24/2013 2 comments
French startup Kalray's successful demonstration of third-party software and tools working with its 28-nm MPPA 256 processor has allowed it to raise additional venture capital funds.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 24th 2013
Blog 1/23/2013 Post a comment
Cadence, Carbon, DesignCon, Faraday, IAR, IC Insights, iSuppli, Lattice, Mentor, Semico, Synopsys and UMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Where is the center of the Internet?
Blog 1/22/2013 2 comments
The US may have created the Internet initially, but today it truly is a global resource and sometimes the US may be the last to know about an exciting new app that outstrips the growth of sites such as Facebook and Twitter…
Gnarly to the Max
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/22/2013 3 comments
Here are four rather amazing (dare I say "totally tubular") videos I am currently sharing with everyone I know.
Danger Will Robinson! (Walk towards the light)
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/18/2013 11 comments
I activate Switch #3... the Amber light goes out and the Green light starts breathing full time... the members of the audience grip their seats in dread anticipation of what is to come...
Prediction for 2013 – Business
Blog 1/18/2013 Post a comment
What do people in the EDA and semiconductor industries expect to happen in the industry in 2013? The big 3 EDA players will be reduced to 2, one way or another…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 16th 2013
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Altium, Arctic Sand, Forte, GUC, Hemlock, IC Insights, ICManage, Linley, Oasys, OneSpin, Real Intent and UMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…