Architectural power cuts News & Analysis 6/13/2001 Post a comment Germany-based Offis Systems & Consulting has developed a power estimation tool that can be used at the architectural level to find the lowest-power design for an algorithm.
Synplicity's entry in ASIC synthesis focuses on design gap problem News & Analysis 6/5/2001 Post a comment SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Synplicity Inc. here figures it is doing something rather unusual with its entry into the ASIC synthesis market. Instead of focusing strictly on leading-edge designs, the company is emphasizing productivity and mainstream ASICs, which are produced with 0.35- to 0.18-micron processes.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.