MAS approach optimizes WiMAX networks Design How-To 7/30/2008 Post a comment Building on top of baseline approaches that utilize the time and frequency dimensions, MAS processing includes a multitude of techniques that exploit the "spatial" dimension of the wireless signal.
India targets $10 laptop News & Analysis 7/29/2008 Post a comment India's Ministry of Human Resources Development will seek to develop a very-low-cost access, low-power device designed to link Indian technology and other institutes.
Portable medical apps challenge low-power quest Design How-To 7/28/2008 Post a comment The demands for extended battery life, sufficient computational capability and a flexible man-machine interface (MMI) require the use of a DSP subsystem that is high-performance (both in terms of computation and signal conversion capabilities), ultra-low-power and flexible.
MEMS shrinks mobile devices Design How-To 7/24/2008 Post a comment Out-of-the-box thinking is clearly needed if mobile phone design is to enable the ubiquitous services that future subscribers are going to expect.
ACM optimizes backhaul networks Design How-To 7/23/2008 Post a comment Wireless point-to-point (PtP) microwave solutions, used in more than 50 percent of all mobile backhaul deployments worldwide, offer operators a simple, cost-efficient path for upgrading and expanding their networks.
Power trends point to a knowledge of integration Design How-To 7/22/2008 Post a comment As a holistic, system-level view of power management -- in addition to ever-advancing chip technologies -- becomes increasingly important, open conversations and collaboration among DSP, SoC, MCU and analog power management designers are critical, write three managers from Texas Instruments.
802.11n delivers developing ecosystem News & Analysis 7/22/2008 Post a comment While 802.11n delivers the higher speed and improved range desired, the cost and complexity of enabling an existing network to handle 802.11n has become somewhat of a barrier, writes David McCartney of Silvus Technologies.
Debugging multiprocessor code Design How-To 7/21/2008 Post a comment Although code has been run on multiprocessor systems for some time, debugging multiprocessing code has today become an urgent problem for programmers of multiprocessor and multicore systems.
Nurturing innovation in India, the NI way News & Analysis 7/17/2008 1 comment National Instruments embarks on an initiative to help the small to medium enterprises by giving away its software free to the engineers who would like to make the world a better place for the underprivileged.
Internet access is everywhere News & Analysis 7/16/2008 Post a comment The public's insatiable appetite for advanced technology has allowed users to leave their desktops, and they demand that their high-speed Internet come along, whether it's on mobile phones, laptops or other mobile devices, always consuming more and more data.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...