Intersil is aiming to remove the intermediate converters from the power buses of industrial systems using a buck converter that can take a voltage of 48V and provide power rails down to 1V.
Cisco has decided to buy memory-controller specialist Memoir Systems and absorb the technology into its Insieme business unit, which specializes in data-center switch technologies, a move that underlines the issues facing small IP suppliers and their customers.
Silicon Labs has developed a new type of parametric search tool that focuses on the selection of clock generators and jitter attenuators, making it easier to match them and downstream devices to the SoCs being designed into a PCB.
Despite the swirl of interest in the internet of things progress is likely to be held back by interoperability issues according to speakers at the recent NI Week conference.
What's in a millisecond? The difference between today's embedded systems and tomorrow's, Professor Gerhard Fettweis of TU of Dresden said at DATE 2014.
Memoir Systems has developed a set of memory controller IP cores that exploit common access patterns used by processors in network switches to improve performance and power consumption
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