In parts 1 & 2 of this 3-part Chalk Talk series, we talked about how Triad Semiconductor can save you 75%, or even as much as 99% in your next mixed-signal ASIC design. But, what good is savings if you don’t know what you can design with it? In this third episode of our 3-part Chalk … Read More → "How to Design a Sigma Delta Mixer Circuit"
What do you do when plain-old FPGAs leave too much on the table to handle your next bandwidth challenge efficiently? In this episode of Chalk TalkHD Amelia chats with Christian Plante (Tabula) about Tabula’s new ABAX2 devices – based on their innovative Spacetime architecture. ABAX2 is fabricated on the latest Intel 22nm Tri-Gate technology, and can give you an … Read More → "Solving the 100Gbps Challenge with ABAX2"
In part 1 of this 3-part series, we talked about how you can save 75% on your next mixed-signal chip design – which was great, but we think we can do better than that. In this episode of Chalk TalkHD Amelia chats with Reid Wender of Triad Semiconductor about how you can dramatically reduce design costs and … Read More → "How To Save 99% on Your Next Mixed Signal ASIC Design (part 2 of a 3-part series)"
Do you think developing a custom mixed-signal chip for your application is beyond your team’s reach? Too expensive, complicated, and risky? Think again! In this episode of Chalk TalkHD Amelia chats with Reid Wender of Triad Semiconductor about how you can dramatically reduce design costs and complexity – bringing that custom chip design within reach. In part … Read More → "How To Save 75% on Your Next ASIC Design"
In this episode of Chalk TalkHD Amelia chats with Bob Potock (Kozio) about how you can save yourself a bunch of headache at prototype time and how Kozio’s VTOS (Verification and Test Operating System) can solve all of your embedded design prototyping problems. Click the link below to download the free whitepaper: Introducing VTOS for … Read More → "The Hardware Prototype Arrives — Find Design Errors Fast and Improve Design Quality"
Building a hybrid computing platform from scratch is a huge and complicated project. Luckily, somebody has already done that work for you. In this episode of Chalk Talk HD Amelia chats with Justin Braun (4DSP) about how you can use pre-designed platforms to dramatically simplify these complex computing and data acquisition problems. Click the link below to get more … Read More → "High Speed Data Acquisition and Software Defined Radio Made Simple"
Many of us have heard about the new game-changing devices that combine ARM-based SoCs with FPGA fabric. These are some of the most exciting devices to hit the market in the last decade. In this episode of Chalk TalkHD I chat with Todd Koelling of Altera about what’s inside these new SoC FPGAs and how … Read More → "Why Do I Need a Customizable ARM-based SoC?"
What if we could design our embedded devices in a way that pretty much took the battery issue off the table? If we could dramatically reduce our power consumption, the choice of battery wouldn’t be such a critical compromise in our design. And – what if – for some devices – we could get rid … Read More → "Maximizing Battery Life with TI’s Wolverine Technology"
Industrial Ethernet is one of the most important and widespread standards out there, but implementing high-performance ethernet can be tricky. Never fear, in this episode of Chalk TalkHD Amelia chats with Suhel Dhanani (Altera) about the who, what, and how of industrial ethernet design. Click here for more information about designing industrial ethernet with Altera and Softing. Click … Read More → "Simplifying Industrial Ethernet Design"
Getting the right power to your FPGA has gotten a lot more complicated, but it doesn’t have to mess up your day or cut into your golf time. In this episode of Chalk Talk HD Amelia chats with Jordon Inkeles (Altera) and Sharad Khanal (Linear Technology) about pairing Altera’s Stratix V FPGAs with Linear Technology’s power modules for … Read More → "Powering Stratix V FPGAs (Made Easy)"
May 22, 2019
In this week's Whiteboard Wednesdays video, Craig Johnson identifies the 4 steps to follow to create an effective strategy for moving electronic design work to the cloud. Skip one of these and... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community sit...
May 20, 2019
The Loch Ness Monster? There’s that old, grainy picture. Big Foot? I’ve seen the video. UFO’s? Who knows? But micro, rugged industrial connectors? Come on, that’s really hard to believe … But, industrial electronics is Samtec's largest sellin...
May 20, 2019
Next week – Wednesday 29 May – I am presenting a technical webinar, looking at multicore issue. In particular, we will be looking at a number of benefits of a multicore design including how it can help reduce certification costs and effort '¦ Here is the abstra...
Jan 25, 2019
Let's face it: We're addicted to SRAM. It's big, it's power-hungry, but it's fast. And no matter how much we complain about it, we still use it. Because we don't have anything better in the mainstream yet. We've looked at attempts to improve conven...