FitBit teardown and wireless panel EET Videos 5/9/2010 Post a comment Patrick Mannion of EE Times describes the making of the FitBit, a device that measures the wearer's physical exertion and wirelessly transmits and logs the data. After showing the innards, Patrick invites panelists to discuss wireless design.
ESC SV 2010 Medical Electronics Panel EET Videos 5/6/2010 Post a comment Rick Merritt of EE Times moderates the New Horizons in Medical Electronics panel at ESC SV 2010. Sponsored by Texas Instruments, the panel includes Mir Imran, Dan Wallace, Steven Dean, and Jon Adams.
Profile in Design: Yervant Zorian EET Videos 5/1/2010 Post a comment Yervant Zorian, vice president and chief scientist at Virage Logic, describes the challenges of using intellectual property blocks in system designs and ruminates on the design food chain, the IP infrastructure and the need for more industry shows.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...