Top 10 engineering Kickstarter projects The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/28/2012 8 comments Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has enjoyed yet another spectacular year of growth, with some incredible wins for engineering startups. Come and see some of the highest funded projects from 2012.
Software testing for safety-critical automotive systems Design How-To 12/18/2012 1 comment Virtual prototypes provide complete frameworks to create advanced fault-injection scenarios, which are non-intrusive, run faster and offer more control and visibility than traditional methods. Victor Reyes, Synopsys, explains their relevance to new safety-critical standards like ISO 26262.
Formal methods for power-aware verification Design How-To 12/17/2012 Post a comment The imperative for reducing power consumption now pervades many application spaces. The design team must verify not only that the inserted power management circuitry functions correctly, but also that it does not corrupt the chip’s functionality…
Don’t talk to me about Windows 8! Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 12/5/2012 70 comments Arrgggh! My wife just bought a new PC loaded with the Windows 8 operating system. I tried to wrap my brain around it and now my head hurts!
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.