ARM tools add support for DaVinci and OMAP35x Product News 2/27/2008 Post a comment The ARM RealView family of development tools will provide enhanced support for the Texas Instruments DaVinci and OMAP35x platforms, including the recently-released DaVinci TMS320DM355 digital media processor and OMAP35x processors.
IBM, AMD claim first EUV 'test chip' News & Analysis 2/26/2008 Post a comment Advanced Micro Devices Inc.--along with partner IBM Corp.--claim that they have produced a working ''test chip'' utilizing extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography for the critical layers in a device.
New ways to measure torque Design How-To 2/23/2008 Post a comment If you have not upgraded your torque measuring and controlling apparatus recently, be prepared to find new systems that are fast, accurate, flexible, inexpensive, require less maintenance and are simpler to install. See how they can help.
Given Imaging's Q4 revenue jumps 25% News & Analysis 2/22/2008 Post a comment Revenues of Given Imaging Ltd. (Yoqneam, Israel), a startup that supplies a camera which can be swallowed to obtain pictures of the digestive tract, increased 24.8 percent to $34.2 million compared to $27.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2006.
KLA-Tencor to buy Belgian T&M gear maker News & Analysis 2/21/2008 Post a comment Chip tool maker KLA-Tencor Corp (San Jose, Calif.) is to buy Belgian inspection equipment specialist ICOS Vision Systems Corporation NV in a deal valued at $465.8 million (Euros 316.9 million).
Physically Aware Test Development Design How-To 2/5/2008 Post a comment Manufacturers and designers are forced to look at new test techniques to get better correlation between the test and final applications. These new test techniques, which typically use physical design information to handle complex defect mechanisms, are the result of experience with the processes and research into the various failure mechanisms from both industry and academia.
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.