What would you do for an iPad2? Engineering Pop Culture! 2/10/2012 Post a comment TLMCentral is kicking into high gear with competitions to spur donation of Open Source models into the community. Are you up for the challenge…
Software tools ease AUTOSAR compliance Design How-To 2/9/2012 Post a comment The AUTOSAR initiative is tackling the industry-wide constraints of complexity, competition, and cost. AUTOSAR provides incentives for manufacturers to replace their proprietary software/hardware interfaces with standardized ones linked to an independent architectural layer.
Quick – Vote now! Engineering Pop Culture! 2/7/2012 4 comments It’s time to stand up and be counted – are we going to let some yahoo from “e-Book Reader” or “Netbook News” beat one of our very own at EE Times? No we are not!
How It Was: Magnetic wire recorders Max’s Cool Beans 2/7/2012 7 comments If asked about the history of sound recording, you might think of the phonograph, the gramophone, and the magnetic tape recorder, but what about the wire recorder?
Book review: CHIPS 2020 Blog 2/6/2012 4 comments Peter Clarke reviews Chips 2020: A Guide to the Future of Nanoelectronics, which sets out to discuss the need for and means of a transition from nanometer electronics to femtojoule electronics.
Successful Adoption of DFM Design How-To 2/6/2012 Post a comment Two factors are influencing the use of DFM for IC development at 28 nm and below. First, foundries now require or strongly recommend DFM checks for advanced nodes...
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.