Custom EQing headphones for your ears Audio DesignLine Blog 1/30/2013 4 comments Finding out the perceived frequency response of your combined headphone/ear 'system' and compensating for it using parametric equalization can offer some eye-opening benefits. But finding an EQ solution isn't always easy.
Using SoCs for portable medical equipment Design How-To 1/21/2013 3 comments Cypress Semiconductor explains that using SoCs in portable medical electronics applications makes design simpler, protects IP, and provides novel methods to implement product-differentiating functionality that can make FDA certification simpler.
CES slideshow: Gadgets galore at opener News & Analysis 1/7/2013 11 comments A trend at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is the proliferation of devices using wireless and sensors while leveraging apps running on smartphones and tablets. Here are some examples.
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