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  • TI E2E Community

    TI E2E Community

    Blog Post: A Better way to Cloud – It’s here today!
    Published. December 5, 2012

    It is always exciting to be part of a new product announcement, unveiling to the public, discussing with media and analysts the new features, functions and applications that the new product enables.  As you may know, we recently announced a new family of products that are optimized for high performance, low power cloud processing.  Well it is equally delightful to see customers leveraging our devices for their new products and services.  And we are happy to announce that it is just...

  • Consumerization: BYOD

    Consumerization: BYOD

    Blink LED (Serial port) RTS pin
    Published. December 5, 2012

    Circuit, [Circuit Diagram](https://picasaweb.google.com/116591322380497799116/December52012#) Video: [Video](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGoM_ydAtBc)...

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    iFixit teardown: Apple makes new iMac as hard as ever to repair
    Published. December 3, 2012

    You'll need a heat gun to separate the LCD from the glass panel, and you'll need to dig deep in order to get to the replaceable components....

  • Brian's Brain

    Brian's Brain

    Read BDTI’s Evaluation of Our Floating-Point DSP on Hardware
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Download this white paper to read a performance evaluation of Altera’s FPGA floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) design flow on 28 nm hardware by BDTI, an independent technology analysis firm. Also, watch a preview of the white paper today!...

  • Practical Chip Design

    Practical Chip Design

    Read BDTI’s Evaluation of Our Floating-Point DSP on Hardware
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Download this white paper to read a performance evaluation of Altera’s FPGA floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) design flow on 28 nm hardware by BDTI, an independent technology analysis firm. Also, watch a preview of the white paper today!...

  • EDA Graffiti

    EDA Graffiti

    Read BDTI’s Evaluation of Our Floating-Point DSP on Hardware
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Download this white paper to read a performance evaluation of Altera’s FPGA floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) design flow on 28 nm hardware by BDTI, an independent technology analysis firm. Also, watch a preview of the white paper today!...

  • NextGenLog


    #MEMS: "Tini-tiny microphones go HD"
    Published. November 30, 2012

    When the iPhone 5 announced support for wideband voice, only Sprint in the U.S. supported it, but by this time next year nearly every carrier worldwide will be hawking the crystal clear sounds of HD audio.To meet that growing demand for wideband handsets, Bosch Group company Akustica has announced an extensive line of MEMS microphones that enable HD audio to be adapted to any smartphone, tablet or other mobile device: R. Colin Johnson @NextGenLogAkustica sports a new family of HD mics with super-wide...

  • CEA Digital Dialogue

    CEA Digital Dialogue

    How to Avoid Getting “Holiday Huge” with the Assistance of Consumer Electronics
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Using tech to monitor and maintain your health and wellness during the holidays....

  • Anablog


    Read BDTI’s Evaluation of Our Floating-Point DSP on Hardware
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Download this white paper to read a performance evaluation of Altera’s FPGA floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) design flow on 28 nm hardware by BDTI, an independent technology analysis firm. Also, watch a preview of the white paper today!...

  • Now Hear This!

    Now Hear This!

    Read BDTI’s Evaluation of Our Floating-Point DSP on Hardware
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Download this white paper to read a performance evaluation of Altera’s FPGA floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) design flow on 28 nm hardware by BDTI, an independent technology analysis firm. Also, watch a preview of the white paper today!...

  • FPGA Blog

    FPGA Blog

    CAST Unveils H.264 High-Profile Video Encoder IP Core for FPGA and ASIC Devices
    Published. November 28, 2012

    CAST announced the H264-HP-E video encoder IP core. The ISO/IEC 14496-10 and ITU-T H.264 High Profile specification compliant H264-HP-E video encoder IP core is sourced from Alma Technologies. It is available now and is ideal for HD broadcast, professional video cameras, and video storage. An intra-only version features extremely low latency for real-time applications, and [...]...

  • Technology Review Feed - Energy Top Stories

    Technology Review Feed - Energy Top Stories

    Watch the World’s Most Promising Young Technologists Pitch their Big Ideas
    Published. November 28, 2012

    From EmTech 2012: young innovators present world-changing ideas in three minutes or less.A few weeks ago, at MIT Technology Review’s annual EmTech conference, 24 of our 35 innovators under 35 award winners presented on stage, in three minutes or less, their big ideas for advancing technology across a spectrum of disciplines. If you missed the event, now you can catch all of these presentations on video....

  • Kiran Bulusu’s Blog

    Kiran Bulusu’s Blog

    Tips on how to do startup research in developing countries
    Published. November 28, 2012

    Tips on how to do startup research in developing countries 1. Make a slide or small video ( max 1-2mts) explaining what you want to research or collect data 2. Hire college grads from the relevant discipline or by their … Continue reading →...

  • Team Verify's Blog

    Team Verify's Blog

    New Product: ARM ACE Assertion-Based Verification IP (ABVIP) Available Now
    Published. November 26, 2012

    Preface: on Tuesday December 11 we are giving a free a webinar on "ACE Assertion-Based Dynamic, Formal, and Metric-Driven Verification Techniques with ABVIP".  Register today: http://goo.gl/rmBhhAs anyone who has worked with ARM's AMBA 4 AXITM Coherency Extensions -- a/k/a the "ACETM" protocol -- knows, there are a ton of different configuration options and operational scenarios available to the designer.  Of course, this flexibility and power presents a significant...

  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog Podcast

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog Podcast

    EEVblog #390 – Mantis Elite Microscope Review
    Published. November 24, 2012

    A review of the Mantis Elite 3D Stereoscopic microscope from Vision engineering. Unboxing Video Forum Topic HERE Vision Engineering Hawker Richardson...

  • EDA Blog

    EDA Blog

    Mentor Embedded In-vehicle Infotainment Solution is GENIVI 3.0 Compliant
    Published. November 21, 2012

    The Mentor Embedded In-vehicle Infotainment (IVI) solution is now complaint with the GENIVI 3.0 specification. The Mentor Embedded Linux-based Infotainment solution integrates graphics, communication and multimedia middleware with libraries, system infrastructure and management components on top of Linux, and optimized drivers and BSPs for specific hardware. Read more: Mentor Embedded In-vehicle Infotainment Solution is GENIVI [...]...

  • GreenTech Pastures

    GreenTech Pastures

    Sales of EPEAT-registered products grew 30 percent in 2011
    Published. November 22, 2012

    Registries covering imaging equipment such as printers and multifunction devices, as well as specifications for televisions are final and should be introduced in early 2013....

  • Electronics Design Articles

    Electronics Design Articles

    Heterogeneous Multicore Targets The Cloud
    Published. November 19, 2012

    By William WongTexas Instrument’s Keystone system-on-chip family now includes high performance computing support with up to four Cortex-A15 and eight C66x DSP cores....

  • Frank Schirrmeister Blog

    Frank Schirrmeister Blog

    Optimizing ARM Based Designs for Low Power using Emulation
    Published. November 19, 2012

    The month November goes to the Brits, no question. Not only did the James Bond movie Skyfall open, but Santa Clara also experienced somewhat of a "British Invasion" for ARM TechCon in the Santa Clara convention center. To be there properly I even brought out my favorite new pin striped suit ;). With that being at the cleaners now that ARM TechCon is over, I am reflecting on what I heard. In my mind ARM TechCon's focus was all about low-power -- at all levels of abstraction. Various...

  • Fusion


    AMD Delivers on Holiday Wish Lists: From Gaming to PCs!
    Published. November 16, 2012

    With the holidays fast approaching, consumer electronics are on many gift lists. In fact, according to the Consumer Electronics Association , three in four gift-giving adults plan to buy a consumer-electronics product as a gift. From more brilliant graphics when gaming to longer battery life when on the go, AMD-powered products let people do more every day by providing superior computing experiences. Continue reading...

  • Jack Erickson's Blog

    Jack Erickson's Blog

    CDNLive paper: High-level Synthesis on Video Processing ASIC
    Published. November 14, 2012

    The proceedings from the recent CDNLive! event in Israel recently became available, and you can access them with your Cadence.com account login.The paper entitled "High-level Synthesis on Video Processing ASIC" delivered by Yaniv Fais and Michael Zarubinsky of Freescale gives a great look into their group's adoption of C-to-Silicon Compiler high-level synthesis and their application of it on a video accelerator.For anyone considering a move from RTL-based design up to SystemC-based,...

  • Gabe On EDA

    Gabe On EDA

    Synopsys and Tektronix Offer New New FPGA-Based Prototyping Solutions
    Published. November 12, 2012

    Increasing design complexity is posing heighten verification complexity. Most of the consumer electronic products that are pushing vendors toward state of the art processes require real time responses. These applications cannot be debugged using software based tools. Thus the use of FPGAs for SoC verification has become the norm. In the last two weeks both Synopsys and Tektronix have introduced new powerful verification solutions to aid engineers developing SoC devices. read more...

  • The Moth

    The Moth

    How I Record Screencasts
    Published. November 8, 2012

    I get this asked a lot so here is my brain dump on the topic. What A screencast is just a demo that you present to yourself while recording the screen. As such, my advice for clearing your screen for demo purposes and setting up Visual Studio still applies here (adjusting for the fact I wrote those blog posts when I was running Vista and VS2008, not Windows 8 and VS2012). To see examples of screencasts, watch any of my screencasts on channel9. Why If you are a technical presenter, think of...

  • Soft Talk - Multicore and Parallel Programming

    Soft Talk - Multicore and Parallel Programming

    Sony VAIO Duo 11 up for grabs at LAUNCH
    Published. November 8, 2012

    Christmas has come early for one lucky attendee of this year’s LAUNCH: Future Gaming & Digital Conference in Birmingham next week. Intel Developer Zone (IDZ) is sponsoring the conference and will be running a raffle from its stand. The prize is a brand spanking new Sony VAIO Duo 11 convertible which does, well, pretty much [...]...

  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    Windows 8 is a one way street for consumer PC users
    Published. November 9, 2012

    If you buy a Windows 8-powered HP consumer PC, or from any other PC vendor, you'll get no help from them if you decide you'd rather have Windows 7. And Linux? Forget about it!...

  • John Day

    John Day

    MOST and Ethernet
    Published. November 7, 2012

      It might seem as if it’s taken MOST (Media Oriented Systems Transport), the automotive multimedia and infotainment standard, a long time to catch on, and there are some who suggest that it’s time has already passed, now that Ethernet is the Next Big Thing in automotive networking. But that’s relative if not downright wrong, [...]...

  • Daniel Cazzulino's Blog

    Daniel Cazzulino's Blog

    Electronics 101 for kids: littleBits review
    Published. November 5, 2012

    I’m always on the lookout for cool toys that can empower my kids (9, 6 and 2yo) to be creative and break the mold of being just consumers of other’s ideas. I recently came across littleBits while watching a TED video of their creator. I was immediately hooked. It seemed like the perfect blend of [...]...

  • EEBeat


    More News on Possible California Rebate program for LEDs
    Published. November 1, 2012

    Here’s a quick follow-up to my blog from earlier this month on the CEC’s proposed voluntary LED lamp spec. The main purpose of the spec is to provide performance requirements for any future utility rebate programs. (See: Rebates for Consumer-Friendly LED Light Bulbs Coming Our Way?) Materials from the October 11th workshop were recently posted. [...]...

  • Analog Insights

    Analog Insights

    Q&A : ST drastically decreased turn-around time for their technology validation flow using Custom Explorer Waveform Compare
    Published. November 1, 2012

    You may have watched the previous video I posted on CustomExplorer Ultra (if not, it is not too late ). A very interesting feature of this tool is its Waveform comparison capability. This utility allows you to compare two sets of simulation runs in batch and produce a text report of the differences. In just [...]...

  • Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    “MicroFlix”…Funny name; how crazy would it be if Netflix joined the Microsoft Family?
    Published. October 29, 2012

    If Microsoft were to buy Netflix - and it's a big "if", since it's only a rumor - MSFT could join Apple, Amazon and Google in having a huge influence on the embedded industry. Continue reading →...

  • Jason Andrews Blog

    Jason Andrews Blog

    Ubuntu 12.10 on a Virtual Platform at ARM Techcon
    Published. October 25, 2012

    Next week (Oct. 30-Nov. 1) ARM TechCon 2012 is at the Santa Clara Convention Center. As always, Cadence will be at the conference and exhibit, but I would like to especially recommend one paper for people interested in embedded Linux and Virtual Platforms. The presentation is Analysis of Software-Driven Power-Management Policies Using Functional Virtual Platforms by Michele Petracca. It will be in Grand Ballroom B on Thursday at 10:30 AM.I have seen some of the material in advance and it provides...

  • Tech Deseign Forums Blog

    Tech Deseign Forums Blog

    Using verification IP to master AMBA and wider protocol proliferation
    Published. October 25, 2012

    How and why Huawei's Hisilicon and DSP specialist CEVA tapped Cadence to implement ARM protocols.The post Using verification IP to master AMBA and wider protocol proliferation appeared first on Tech Design Forums....

  • To USB or not to USB

    To USB or not to USB

    The World’s First USB 3.0 BluRay Player and DVR from Panasonic
    Published. October 24, 2012

      Panasonic quietly started shipping the world’s first BluRay Player/Recorder and Digital Video Recorder with USB 3.0 included.     I will be the first to admit, this is a high end machine.  It has a 3 TB hard drive integrated into the design and (apparently) can record lots of channels at once. Reading the [...]...

  • The Eyes Have It

    The Eyes Have It

    True cinema TV’s, not 3D will drive future HDMI specs
    Published. October 18, 2012

    As the consumer electronic devices are increasingly becoming multimedia intensive, the evolution of connectivity protocols will play a key role in shaping the future of these devices.  With over 1150 adopters and an install base of ~2 Billion devices, HDMI continues to be the primary multimedia connectivity interface for the world of consumer electronics. The [...]...

  • Conversation Central

    Conversation Central

    The Ridiculously Ubiquitous USB
    Published. October 16, 2012

    Guest: Jeff Ravencraft, President & COO, USB Implementers Forum, Inc. Host: Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Community Marketing, Synopsys Inc. Welcome to the Season 3 premiere of Conversation Central. We have shortened the program and added video. Please give us your feedback. If your browser doesn’t support Flash, click here to download the show and play [...]...

  • Chris Gamell's Analog Life

    Chris Gamell's Analog Life

    New Project — ChipReport.TV
    Published. July 24, 2012

    So I’ve continued to keep myself busy lately. I have a new project called ChipReport.tv. I’ll be reviewing the newest released parts so you don’t have to work so hard to find them. Here’s the intro video: And here’s the first installment! Around here, I hope to do a site refresh soon, since this blog [...]...

  • Signal Integrity

    Signal Integrity

    Tutorial: Mitigate Inter Symbol Interference by using an Equalization Filter
    Published. October 8, 2012

    Tutorial video clip with a spreadsheet that illustrate the minimum mean squared error method of calculating equalizer taps....

  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Will a household license convince you to go with Office in the cloud?
    Published. September 18, 2012

    Microsoft has gone public with pricing for the consumer and small-business versions of the next Office suite, which will be available both 'for rent' and 'for purchase.'...

  • Always On Real

    Always On Real

    Connected Consumer 2012
    Published. September 14, 2012

    Connected Consumer 2012 http://www.chetansharma.com/connectedconsumer.htm   We just concluded another successful Mobile Future Forward Executive Summit on Monday. The theme of the summit was Connected Universe. Monetizing Opportunities. During my opening, I discussed some results from the research we just completed on Connected Devices. This note summarizes the findings. If we just look at the active connected devices [...]...

  • Joseph Hupcey Blog

    Joseph Hupcey Blog

    Lessons for EDA When Low Power vs. Heat Dissipation Isn’t a Fair Fight: A Case Study With the GoPro Hero2 Camera
    Published. September 12, 2012

    Right up there with functional verification, the challenges of low power design and verification present an existential threat to our customers' products, and ultimately their businesses.  Clearly both sides of the low power coin -- reducing generated heat and/or increasing efficiency to make the most of every available joule -- are of primary concern.  But what happens when external, environmental factors conspire to betray even the best low power electrical design?  In the case...

  • Siliconcowboy's Blog

    Siliconcowboy's Blog

    Comment on Charlie Chaplin 1928 Time Traveler with Cell Phone Video Debunked, Explained by David Semenske
    Published. September 1, 2012

    What I find odd is that the tree in the background is in full bloom while she is walking in a Fur lined coat. I don't think Chaplin would have been that careless about the realism in his work. Another thing is the way she is walking, it just seems weird to me. For some reason I want to say it is not a women at all but a guy. I think someone found a way to dub her into the film to stir controversary similar to the picture of the fairies that came out around 1916....

  • Matt Ployhar (Intel)

    Matt Ployhar (Intel)

    Gamescom 2012 – PC Gaming comes out swinging!
    Published. August 17, 2012

    Gamescom 2012 – PC Gaming comes out swinging! So… I just got back from GDC-Europe, and Gamescom. Both were fantastic events. My only regret is that I couldn’t stay a day or two longer. For GDC-Europe the highlight for me was Victor Kisliy’s (CEO Wargaming.net) Keynote on the Free to Play business model. Definitely more [...]...

  • Team Specman Blog

    Team Specman Blog

    A “Reflection” on Chip-Level Debugging with Specman/e and SimVision
    Published. August 15, 2012

    Last week, a favorite customer of mine called me in a panic, just days from tape-out of a large multimedia SoC. After a minor change in their RTL code their Specman testbench started crashing, even though the e code wasn't changed. Could I help? Knowing that this customer compiles their e code, and that Specman doesn't tend to crash, the first thing I did was to get them to recompile the e code with the debug switch set to irun: "irun -sncompargs -debug". This turns off some of...

  • Nigel Dessau

    Nigel Dessau

    Great Pictures, Good Deeds
    Published. April 21, 2011

    Not sure why I have never been to the NAB Show in Las Vegas. It’s about broadcasting, which I find interesting, we showcase our products, and there are all sorts of video toys to play with, which is my hobby. … Continue reading...

  • Sandro Groganz, Open Source Marketing Consultant

    Sandro Groganz, Open Source Marketing Consultant

    Patrick Ohnewein of the Free Software Centre in South Tyrol on Open Source and Government
    Published. March 15, 2012

    I’ve just uploaded my video interview with Patrick Ohnewein, Head of the Free Software Center in South Tyrol. I met Patrick at the South Tyrol Free Software Conference (SFScon) and had the chance to ask him a number of questions, Continue reading →...

  • Denali Memory Blog

    Denali Memory Blog

    Cadence Video Demonstrates PCIe Gen3 IP Silicon Performance
    Published. August 6, 2012

    It is not often that an IP provider gets to showcase their IP performance in a real product demo. Those laurels usually end up going to the end product that uses the IP. But a recent Cadence video features our PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3 core running flawlessly in silicon in a real system. We thought we would raise some eyebrows since, as of today, there are very few products in the market that utilize the full power of the PCIe Gen3 protocol, let alone those that have been designed using a commercial...

  • scalability.org


    hits bottom, digs deeper
    Published. July 26, 2012

    [update] below the fold and video. I can only conclude at this point that the “don’t get it” disease runs deep and wide in this administration. [update 2] This at the WSJ encapsulates what we are observing. —– This has gone beyond painful to watch to embarrassing. The president now claims that his statements were [...]...

  • Pallab's Place

    Pallab's Place

    Semicon2012 – EUV pushes out
    Published. July 24, 2012

    At this years Semicon in San Francisco, the focus on new items was the inclusion of MEMS, LEDs, Sensors and a start of the 450mm wafer movement, but EUV was still the “tech of the future”. While progress was made on the light sources for the imaging system, the challenge and costs of EUV blanks, [...]...

  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    DSP Papers, Articles, Theses, etc
    Published. March 17, 2011

    As you may already know, there is a 'Papers and Theses' section on DSPRelated:http://www.dsprelated.com/documents.phpThere are hundreds of DSP Related documents (articles, papers, theses, dissertations, etc) scattered all around the web, and the goal with this section is to find and list as many of those documents as possible in one place. There are, at the moment, a little over 100 documents list... read more...

  • Domeika's Dilemma

    Domeika's Dilemma

    Embedded multicore interview followup
    Published. February 20, 2009

    Had a nice interview and mention in an article by John Blyler. With regard to the issue identified in the story and video (coordination of process, thread, and vector level parallelism), I think there is a positive and a negative aspect for embedded developers.  The negative aspect for embedded developers is that much of the work for [...]...

  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows Embedded Keynote at SMART TECHnology World
    Published. March 26, 2012

    On Friday 23rd March 2012 Kevin Dallas, General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business at Microsoft delivered a keynote presentation at SMART TECHnology World, during the keynote Kevin is joined by Michael Allison, IT Administrator of Hillcrest Medical Center, Tom Romano, CIO of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Jim Buczkowski, a Technical Fellow at Ford to discuss the emergence and value of Intelligent Systems Here’s a link to the keynote video - Mike...

  • Kathy Farrel (Intel)

    Kathy Farrel (Intel)

    Check out a "Blideo" Trio on Intel® vPro™ (Intel® AMT) by Gael Hofemeier
    Published. March 14, 2012

    Gael has take a favorite medium of hers (the Blog) and given it an added feature twist. She has written three blogs and embedded how-to videos on the following three subjects: Video: Navigating the MEBx Menus of an Intel® vPro™ technology client (Intel® AMT) Video: Taking a look at the IMSS Software on an  Intel® vPro™ [...]...

  • Tao B Wang (Intel)

    Tao B Wang (Intel)

    Explained on Video: Intel HAXM and How It Can Help Android App Development
    Published. June 6, 2012

    This video shows how any Android developer using an Intel® Architecture (IA) based host PC with Windows, Mac or Linux can greatly speed up Android emulation by leveraging Intel® Virtualization Technology. Side by side comparisons show the performance gains of using the free Intel® HAXM driver with the Intel® x86 Atom™ System Image to deliver [...]...

  • Ran Avinun's Blog

    Ran Avinun's Blog

    System Industry Trends - 2010 Highlights and What's Coming Up for 2011 (Part II)
    Published. December 28, 2010

    2010 was a very dynamic year for the electronic systems industry overall and Cadence in particular. In this set of blogs, I discuss some of the trends that started in 2010 and will continue in 2011. In part I, I talked about the key growth market, key industry challenges and the role of EDA. In this blog post (part II), I will talk about Cadence offerings addressing these challenges.Cadence System Design and Verification -- Addressing IP Productivity and System IntegrationIn order to be successful,...

  • Robert Dwyer's Blog

    Robert Dwyer's Blog

    Collaboration, Concurrency, and Convergence: CDNLive! Silicon Valley 2012
    Published. March 19, 2012

    I was out in San Jose last week for CDNLive! Silicon Valley 2012 -- our US user's group conference. I feel like we've been on a good run with this conference during the past few years. I'm seeing users return to present papers year after year. And each year we seem to have new users who are inspired to share what they've been working on at a future conference.Here are three themes I noticed at this year's conference: CollaborationThe conference is all about collaboration -- a...

  • Steven Brown's Blog

    Steven Brown's Blog

    Virtual Flash Memory Gets Real
    Published. August 8, 2011

    This week's Flash Memory summit will not only highlight the IP Cadence delivers, but will touch on innovative application of virtual prototype technology for Flash Memory firmware and system development. Developing complex memory controllers is challenging, and an increasing portion of the capability is delivered as firmware. Virtual prototypes of hardware for memory controllers, and the systems within which they operate, enable software to be developed months ahead of...

  • Team ESL Blog

    Team ESL Blog

    Full System vs Sub-system Virtual Prototyping
    Published. August 6, 2009

    There is a strong movement in the industry to move to create Virtual Prototypes of systems, prior to RTL coding. These Virtual Prototypes are being used for early software development and architectural analysis. Since there are typically many blocks in a design, the development of a Virtual Prototype can be unwieldy. While you might have a goal of creating one, you may be dazed at the number of components that need to be created or acquired (multiple CPU's, DSP's, MPEG engines, multiple memory...

  • Gael Holmes Hofemeier (Intel)

    Gael Holmes Hofemeier (Intel)

    Video: Host-Based Provisioning Intel vPro clients using the ACU Wizard
    Published. March 29, 2012

    There are two utilities that are packaged with the Intel SCS (Setup and Configuration Software) that are very simple to use and can help you enable Intel AMT quickly. Starting with Intel AMT 6.2, we have what is called "Host-based Provisioning." This means you can now configure and enable Intel AMT directly on the system [...]...

  • Verification Martial Arts

    Verification Martial Arts

    DVE and UVM on wheels
    Published. May 22, 2012

    Sometimes driving to work can be a little bit boring so a few days ago I decided to take advantage of this time slot to introduce myself and tell you a little bit about the behind-the-scenes of my video blog. Hope you’ll like it ! Hey if you’ve missed any of my short DVE videos – here they [...]...

  • The Java Posse

    The Java Posse

    Java Posse #385 - Newscast for May 18th 2012
    Published. May 19, 2012

    Java Posse Episode 385 - Newscast for May 18th 2012 Fully formatted shownotes can always be found at http://javaposse.com Update on training, Chicago combined with Atlanta, SF and London planned for later in the year but no firm details yet. http://www.escalatesoft.com If you want training in the UK prior to that, our good friends at Underscore have some courses coming up in London. http://underscoreconsulting.com/training/ Please don’t learn to code (or do, but don’t quit your...

  • TWICE Viewpoint Blog

    TWICE Viewpoint Blog

    Best Buy Meeting Could Be ‘Bumpy’
    Published. June 20, 2012

  • Absolute Power

    Absolute Power

    iPhone 4S Power Efficiency Improvements
    Published. January 27, 2012

    This blog originally posted on the Low Power Engineering Community 11/3/11. http://chipdesignmag.com/lpd/absolute-power I’ve had my iPhone 4S for a few weeks now, and have gotten to know it pretty well. Mine is the 64GB model, mostly because I want to play around with the new 1080p video recording capabilities, and don’t want to worry about [...]...

  • The Standards Game

    The Standards Game

    Conversation Central lineup for DAC, June 4-6 2012
    Published. May 31, 2012

    Every year it seems the Design Automation Conference comes faster. The 2012 venue is Moscone Center in San Francisco, and the show runs from June 3 through June 7. We have a great lineup of guests on Conversation Central again this year. All live shows will be video recorded and posted promptly on YouTube, iTunes [...]...

  • Simon Phipp's Blog

    Simon Phipp's Blog

    Open source suites go beyond Microsoft Office
    Published. May 11, 2012

    In my blog post last week, as well as showing a cool video of Ubuntu for Android in action, I asserted that open source makes the perfect foundation for innovation. A sequence of news releases about open source desktop productivity suites have shown up over the last few weeks to add to the assertion. With this amount of energy, open source suites are looking more and more like interesting alternatives to Microsoft Office.read more...

  • Trenton Technology Blog

    Trenton Technology Blog

    Anonymous Video Analytics Enhance Digital Signage
    Published. February 6, 2012

    Getting the right message, to the right people, at the right time remains one of marketing’s greatest challenges.  Traditional media (television, radio, newspapers, magazines) offer some ability to target customers – think tire ad within an automotive magazine – but to a large degree product promotion often requires a marketing approach aimed at a broad [...]...

  • Everything USB

    Everything USB

    Corsair Vengeance K60 FPS Gaming Keyboard Review
    Published. April 25, 2012

  • Bob Duffy (Intel)

    Bob Duffy (Intel)

    New Consumer ID & In-App Unlock Purchase APIs for AppUp developers
    Published. December 15, 2011

    The holiday season is always full of cheer and giving, and in that spirit the Intel AppUpSM developer program has a few presents under the tree for our developers.  The following items have officially launched to enhance and aid app developme......

  • PCB Signal and Power Integrity Tech Corner

    PCB Signal and Power Integrity Tech Corner

    Published. June 13, 2012

    Impedance is an important concept in many different realms of engineering. We often see it in our everyday life, especially if you’ve ever hooked up a home entertainment system.  From 8-ohm speaker wire to 75-ohm coaxial cable, the right impedance is crucial to watching things explode on your TV and making sure they sound good [...]...

  • Wireless Sensor Networks Blog

    Wireless Sensor Networks Blog

    Bosch talks about the Internet of Things and Services
    Published. May 24, 2012

    The Internet of Things and Services is a smarter web, enabling better ways to share information not only for computers and those who are able to operate them, but also information about the most common things of our daily lifes (VIDEO). The service part of the internet of things and services is where technology and business [...]...

  • Ylian Saint-Hilaire (Intel)

    Ylian Saint-Hilaire (Intel)

    Meshcentral.com - 404 Error!
    Published. May 23, 2012

    And now for something completely weird. I saw a recent TED video on the opportunities of a 404 error page. Apparently there are even competitions for the best 404 error page. Given that I am working on my own web site, I figured I needed to get a better page not found. So here we [...]...

  • AnalogTalk


    Optimizing Single Primary Cell Applications
    Published. May 2, 2012

    With the push for smaller yet simpler electronic devices in consumer and industrial markets, primary cell batteries (typically AA, AAA or sometimes AAAA), continue to be the go-to power source in many applications. Cheaper than Li-ion rechargeable batteries, perceived safer by many than most Li-ion type chemistry and cheap to implement by manufacturers and cheap [...]...

  • Adam Sherer Blog

    Adam Sherer Blog

    Where There's Smoke, There's fire in the Belly of an Aspiring Engineer
    Published. April 2, 2012

    Humans learn with their hands and, it turns out, electrical engineers are humans.  Most of us fondly recall "experiments" we did that made electrical engineering our destiny.  But what of the current generation?  Have apps deadened the EE in the way video killed the radio star?  I am happy to report that the answer, for one future EEs at least, is a resounding "power up!"For some strange reason, my oldest son thinks EE is a great career path.  Maybe its...

  • Glen Burchers << The Embedded Beat

    Glen Burchers << The Embedded Beat

    Robots may be the answer to jobs in North America
    Published. March 24, 2011

    By Glen Burchers For the last 20 years, North American manufacturing jobs have been flocking to low cost regions like China. While this has been a great boon to China and has often resulted in lower cost consumer goods, it’s taken its toll on the local economy. America was one of the most innovative manufacturing [...]...

  • Otaku, Cedric's weblog

    Otaku, Cedric's weblog

    Video game update
    Published. March 10, 2012

    I haven’t talked about video games in a while, so I thought I’d put together a short summary of what I played this past year, in no particular order. Deus EX Human Revolution The original Deus Ex is considered to be one of the best PC games of all times (along with another one mentioned [...]...

  • Joel on Software

    Joel on Software

    Should you launch at a conference?
    Published. February 21, 2012

    Should you launch at Launch? (Or TechCrunch Disrupt? Or Demo? They’re all pretty similar). This year I launched two major new products at conferences: Careers 2.0 and Trello, and both times, it was totally worth it. First, a little background. There are three popular conferences where you can launch new products: Launch, TechCrunch Disrupt, and Demo. They all work the same way: You apply. If you have a half-decent product that is genuinely new, you’re likely to get a spot. That said,...

  • John Coyne's Embedded Blog

    John Coyne's Embedded Blog

    The Next Generation of Windows CE
    Published. June 1, 2010

    Today at Computex, Steven Guggenheimer, our CVP here in Microsoft OEM, announced the availability of the Public Technology Preview for Windows Embedded Compact 7, the next generation of operating system from Windows Embedded! This version boasts lots...(read more)...

  • Robert MuellerAlbrecht (Intel)

    Robert MuellerAlbrecht (Intel)

    Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives provide great multimedia performance for the Intel® Atom™ Processor
    Published. December 22, 2008

    With Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) application developers can concentrate on feature implementation rather than optimization of application code. Intel® IPP provides highly-optimized mathematical, signal and image processing functions for performance critical applications. The Intel Integrated Performance Primitives supply a broad range of functions for multimedia, audio codecs, video codecs, image compression, image processing, [...]...

  • Ryan Newton (Intel)

    Ryan Newton (Intel)

    Haskell CnC: new paper available + tests on 32 and 48 cores
    Published. June 24, 2010

    Hi everyone, This is part 5 in my series of posts on Haskell CnC (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4). We've just made some new materials available for anyone interested in Haskell CnC.  First, I did a segment on the Teach Parallel video webcast about Haskell CnC.  You can find the archived version here.  Second, myself, [...]...

  • Arch Robison (Intel)

    Arch Robison (Intel)

    Parallelism Patterns in Seismic Duck - Part 1 (Background)
    Published. April 21, 2010

    This blog is first of four about applying parallel patterns to a real program.  I'll point out some excellent parallel pattern documents on the Web and an unusual video game of mine.  This blog discusses background material and overall parallelization strategy.  Part 2 covers threading.  Part 3 covers vectorization and cache optimizations.  Part 4 covers [...]...

  • Rainer Makowitz << The Embedded Beat

    Rainer Makowitz << The Embedded Beat

    Securing telematics and infotainment
    Published. January 11, 2012

    By Rainer Makowitz — The Consumer Electronics Show 2012 is once again demonstrating to what extent consumer devices either enter the car or they get converted into their automotive equivalent and added to the feature list. The biggest expectations on value for the driver are in the field of infotainment and assist functions. Whether access [...]...

  • Tawna Wilsey Blog

    Tawna Wilsey Blog

    SpectreRF AppNotes and Tutorials....Still One of our Best Kept Secrets!
    Published. January 16, 2012

    Some of you may remember the blog written several years ago "Shhhhh...SpectreRF Tutorials and AppNotes - One of Our Best Kept Secrets".Well, the more things change...the more things stay the same!   The location of these tutorials and appNotes still seems to be one of our best kept secrets!   So, I am disclosing (once again) the location of our SpectreRF Tutorials, Appnotes, and Workshops hidden in the MMSIM 11.1 hierarchy....   If you 'cd' to your <MMSIM11.1>/tools/spectre/examples/SpectreRF_workshop...

  • Team genIES Blog

    Team genIES Blog

    AMIQ DVT Maximizes OVM Reuse Via Methodology Compliance
    Published. January 8, 2010

    The Open Verification Component (OVC) defined by the official OVM User Guide in the OVM downloads enables the highest levels of reuse.  While the OVM class libraries have the supporting classes for the OVC built-in, writing OVCs properly sits on the shoulders of the verification engineer.  With Amiq's DVT, the verification engineer has the means to check their OVC for OVM compliance. To help you learn more about DVT compliance checking, the good folks at Amiq put together a short video. ...

  • Tom Anderson's Blog

    Tom Anderson's Blog

    Some Final Real-World Assertions for the Holidays
    Published. December 20, 2011

    My last "real-world assertions" blog post seems to have tickled a bunch of people with my story about the racy narration at the historic Red Fort in Delhi. I've heard from several folks who have also seen the show and had a similar reaction. Just out of curiosity, I did a Web search and found a half-dozen or so other blogs and travelogues with comments similar to mine. Concluding my series, and in the spirit of the holiday season, here are a few final amusing incidents related to shopping...

  • A View From the Top

    A View From the Top

    How Many Apps Platforms Can a User Handle?
    Published. June 29, 2011

    What do the Inchron Real Time Congress this week and my last weekend home project have in common? They both are all about complexity, real-time, apps and platforms those apps run on. In automotive and consumer domains, apps are running on platforms in systems of systems. The question to me at this point is how [...]...

  • Listening Post

    Listening Post

    YouTube Helps Engineers
    Published. September 30, 2011

    The channel that gets to close our series on how social media helps engineers is YouTube. The only social media platform that we never hear anyone complain about or say they would never use is YouTube. Why is that you ask? Because everyone loves video! If you don’t have a Facebook page, refuse to open [...]...

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