Automotive HMI: More than just a machine interface Design How-To 3/19/2013 Post a comment Multimedia and 3D graphics are gaining ground in vehicles. Not only in the infotainment sector, but also in the human-machine interfaces. To stay competitive, the automotive industry requires modular, scalable system solutions that must be taken into account as early as the semiconductor specification stage.
Testing HDMI and MHL interfaces Design How-To 3/8/2013 1 comment The author describes a set up for testing video transmitted by HDMI and mobile high-definition links for applications in cellular networks.
U.S. remote cardiac monitoring market climbing Design How-To 3/6/2013 Post a comment The U.S. market for remote cardiac monitoring devices and services is expected to reach $867 million in 2016, up 27 percent from $686 million in 2011, according to market research firm InMedica, a division of IHS iSuppli.
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