Doing Math in FPGAs
Tom Burke 15 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 ...
Getting Started With the DipTrace PCB Design Tool
Adam Carlson 15 comments
In my previous blog, A Guide to Low Cost PCB Tools, I listed a handful of free to low-cost PCB tool options along with a set of criteria of things that I felt were ...
Finance for Engineers: Financial Ratios
Henry Davis 9 comments
Corporate accounting and finance is controlled by a large number of laws and consensus documents. You'll hear about things like the Financial Accounting Standards Board ...
400+ Year-Old Word Processor
Max Maxfield 29 comments
I just meandered my way over to Ivan Cowie's Dilbert-like cubical in the next bay to chat about his recent EE Times article on battery technology when I saw a really cool ...
China's LTE Bid Good for Apple
Will Strauss 4 comments
On November 4, China's Ministry of Industry and Information (MII) assigned TDD-LTE licenses to all three cellular operators: China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom. ...
All About Batteries, Part 1: Introduction
Ivan Cowie 25 comments
I'm a 30-plus-year veteran of electrical engineering with experience that spans many areas, including digital, analog, power, communications, and microcontrollers. I work ...
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog
GE Improves Industrial Energy Efficiency
Carolyn Mathas 1 comments
GE just rolled the latest iteration of its Industrial Energy Management Solution – Power Management Control System Version 7 (PMSCv7.0). So what does this version ...
Breaking the $300B Barrier: State of Semiconductor Industry
Lance Jones 0 comments
Heading into the new year, it's traditional to review the passing year and look for upcoming trends. One piece of good news: The semiconductor industry will probably break ...