NIWeek photo shoot (part 1)
Test & Measurement Designline Blogs 8/25/2009 Post a comment
It's been a few weeks since I attended NIWeek in Austin, but I still have more content coming from that show. I did manage to bring my digital camera and take some pictures. Here is the diary of my two and a half days there--in image form (part one).
Viewpoint: 5 reasons Mexico is best for electronics production
News & Analysis 8/7/2009 6 comments
Many high-tech equipment manufacturers are again picking Mexico for their production needs due to the competitive total cost of ownership compared with other low-cost locations and its proximity to consumers in the United States. Here are five reasons why Mexico beats Asian locations in the selection of a competitive manufacturing site for products destined for consumption in high-cost centers like the United States.
Intersil to acquire Quellan
News & Analysis 8/4/2009 Post a comment
Continuing its buying spree, Intersil Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quellan Inc., a privately-held supplier in the design of high-performance analog signal processing integrated circuits.
Content transfer: Speed versus ease of use
Design How-To 8/3/2009 1 comment
The concept was to look at download speeds across three different interfaces--USB, WiFi and 3G--to compare and contrast the speed and ease of use. Three different cellphones were tested: iPhone 3G, BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Storm.