2017-02-28 - Graham Prophet

Ubuntu Core powers i.MX6-based compute board

The TS-4900 is a high-performance Computer on Module based on the NXP i.MX6 CPU which implements the ARM Cortex A9…

2017-02-27 - Bipin Patel, Manzil Shah

Verify design blocks at chip level the API way

The API-based verification approach can be adopted for any chip, but it makes most sense for designs where chip configuration…

2017-02-24 - Lattice Semiconductor

ASSP demo platform offers video bridging capability

With the MIPI D-PHY device, CrossLink ASSP platforms adopt mobile interface technology to optimise cameras and displays with multi-I/O options.

2017-02-14 - Martin Rowe

DesignCon 2017: PAM4 catching on, but remains in flux

While PAM4 and forward error correction may have solved the bandwidth problem (for now), they've created a new set of…

2017-02-14 - Quentin Ochem

Is it time to revisit Ada?

Ada is here, released from its past constraints, tested and improved over more than three decades of service in the…

2017-02-14 - Martin Rowe

DesignCon 2017: SSPRQ patterns break everything

PAM4 isn't the perfect solution to the bandwidth problem posed by NRZ, but it's the best one we have, at…

2017-02-08 - PLOS Biology

Brain-computer interface deciphers patient’s thoughts

A non-invasive brain-computer interface detects completely locked-in patients’ responses by measuring changes in blood oxygen levels in the brain.

2017-02-07 - Torex Semiconductor

Low-capacitance TVS diode protects high-speed lines

The XBP14E5UFN series transient voltage suppressors are mounted close to an external interface to protect downstream ICs.

2017-02-07 - Julien Happich

French start-up pursues EV standardisation

While its competitors all have excellent proprietary products, Silicon Mobility believes there is a need to go open source.

2017-01-18 - NXP Semiconductors

USB Type-C transmits simultaneous power, video, data

NXP’s end-to-end solution includes rapid charging coupled with USB PD PHY for a fully compliant Type-C Port Controller (TCPC) implementation.