How it was: Data communications
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 9/30/2011 10 comments
In 1980 I started working for SITA – Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques – in Harare in Zimbabwe...
Imagination offers devboard for Meta core
Product News 9/30/2011 4 comments
Multimedia processor core licensor Imagination Technologies has announced the introduction to the market place of Minimorph, a development system for the company's Meta processor core.
Models, models, models…
Blog 9/29/2011 3 comments
Without models the EDA industry could not exist and when it comes to trying to promote a new abstraction level, models become the sticking point. Synopsys intends to change that…
Blog 9/27/2011 Post a comment
There are often many news items that are not worth writing a full blog about, but may still be of interest to people. This is a roundup of those items…
Wind River helps Leadcore run Android on ARM
News & Analysis 9/27/2011 6 comments
Embedded and mobile software company Wind River Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of chip giant Intel Corp., has teamed up with China's Leadcore Technology Co. Ltd. to develop an ARM-based system-on-chip platform for Android smartphones.
Faster than the speed of light?
Engineering Pop Culture! 9/26/2011 44 comments
In the scientists at CERN really have detected particles travelling faster than the speed of light, the ramifications are incredible…
Hurray for us space primates!
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 9/26/2011 3 comments
There have been all sorts of interesting news items recently, from new rockets to strange exoplanets to the possibility that some things may go faster than the speed of light…
Travel Nightmares: Cutting it fine
Engineering Pop Culture! 9/26/2011 3 comments
Traveling can always mean problems and in our continuing series about travel nightmares, David Ashton recounts one of his problematic journeys...
Parallelization tool for Tegra to show at ESC
News & Analysis 9/23/2011 2 comments
Vector Fabrics is planning to demonstrate its vfEmbedded software development tool for parallelizing code operating on the Tegra multi-core processors from Nvidia at the upcoming Embedded Systems Conference in Boston, Mass.
Cypress release PSoC Creator 2.0
Product News 9/22/2011 2 comments
Cypress’ PSoC Creator merges IP and tool and now hardware and software into a true ESL design creation and implementation tool – direct to silicon…
How it was: CAD, CAE, and EDA
Engineering Pop Culture! 9/22/2011 18 comments
I’m starting to feel like a relic from a bygone age, because when I talk to younger engineers about the way we used to do things they stare at me in disbelief…
Blog 9/21/2011 Post a comment
There are many news stories out every week that are interesting, but on their own don't warrant a full writeup. This is a roundup of such information...
Fujitsu chooses Cadence DFM for 28-nm
News & Analysis 9/20/2011 1 comment
Fujitsu Semiconductor has adopted Cadence Design Systems' signoff for design-for-manufacturing technologies for its 28-nanometer ASIC and system-on-chip mixed-signal designs, Cadence said.
Poised on the brink of a new era…
Blog 9/19/2011 3 comments
The EDA DesignLine is in new hands! As of today, I am the new editor and I intend to return this corner of the EE Times universe it to be the vibrant community it should be…
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