OMG! Words fail me! The Engineering Life - Around the Web 9/13/2011 18 comments Following my previous blog that showed a man flying without a plane, my old chum George just pointed me at two videos that left my heart pounding…
Amr Mohsen – A story so bizarre… Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 9/6/2011 17 comments I thought it may be worth while reminding those who did not witness this tale the first time around or who had forgotten just how crazy our industry can be.
Fulcrum Design How-To 9/6/2011 3 comments Did Intel acquire Fulcrum for its packet-switching technology, or for its design methodology?
Xilinx is on a roll Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 9/6/2011 Post a comment I don’t know why, but suddenly I’m being bombarded with press releases from the folks at Xilinx…
Don’t miss Xilinx at IBC 2011 Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 9/6/2011 1 comment Xilinx has just announced its participation at IBC 2011 in Amsterdam, from September 8-13, at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre, Stand #10.D25, Hall 10.
Synopsys buys Indian verification firm News & Analysis 9/2/2011 4 comments EDA and IP company Synopsys Inc. has acquired nSys Design Systems Private Ltd. (New Delhi, India), a supplier of verification intellectual property, for an undisclosed amount of money.
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