Embedded systems design with FPGAs
Blog 10/8/2010 3 comments
Last week there was a bustle of activity at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in Boston. In particular, it was apparent that the use of programmable logic in the form of FPGAs is dramatically increasing in today's embedded systems designs.
Managing design data – consider the whole product
Blog 10/7/2010 4 comments
"The product, the whole product, and nothing but the product," outlines Rob Evans of Altium. Here, he recommends to approach electronics in a more interactive way that focuses on the real end result – a complete product.
Lattice's FPGA design tools in the news
News & Analysis 10/6/2010 4 comments
An independent panel of judges has named the Lattice Diamond design software environment a finalist in Elektra 2010, the European Electronics Industry Awards competition.
The *Long Tail* of FPGAs
Design How-To 10/5/2010 7 comments
There is a *Long Tail* market for FPGAs lurking in the shadows that opens up new opportunities for electronics designers and their companies.
Product News 10/5/2010 1 comment
eASIC's NEW ASICs offer ASIC-like performance, power, and low unit-cost combined with an FPGA-like design flow and rapid delivery of devices.
To emulate or prototype?
Blog 10/4/2010 9 comments
In my last blog I talked about debugging a design within an FPGA. This week I want to turn the tables completely and talk about using FPGAs as a way to verify ASICs.
I LOVE my new Android mobile phone!
Blog 10/4/2010 19 comments
After struggling along with my old mobile phone for several years, I finally took the plunge and purchased a Droid Incredible by HTC, and I am DELIGHTED with the result.
All sorts of *Stuff* (good and bad)
Blog 10/1/2010 3 comments
Here are a bunch of items that recently caught my eye, from computer worms to a new way to tie your shoelaces to Mark Twain to nanotechnology to ... the mind boggles!
Open-source multicore processor project begins
News & Analysis 10/1/2010 53 comments
ORSoC AB, a Swedish design house that took over responsibility for maintaining the OpenCores website in 2007, has announced that work has begun on OpenRISC 2000 (OR2K), an upgrade to the open-source OpenRISC 1000 32-bit processor.