Venture capitalist urges EDA innovation News & Analysis 12/16/1999 Post a comment The EDA industry is crying for respect from the venture capital community, but it has to earn it, according to venture capitalist Andy Rappaport, who gave a sobering keynote to semiconductor and EDA executives here at the Design Closure seminar.
Robison Leaves Cadence for AT&T News & Analysis 12/15/1999 Post a comment Shane Robison, president of the Design Productivity Group at Cadence Design Systems Inc., announced he will be leaving Friday (Dec. 17) to join AT&T, where he will be president of Internet Technology and Development for AT&T Labs.
Aspec sells libraries and services business News & Analysis 12/10/1999 Post a comment Hoping to ride the momentum that has sent its stock from pennies to almost $5 a share, Aspec Technology Inc. said it is selling its physical libraries and services business to focus on being a tools provider.
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