Analysis of Cypress Semiconductor acquisition of Broadcom wireless IoT assets

Analysis of Cypress Semiconductor acquisition of Broadcom wireless IoT assets

Cypress Semiconductor announced that it will acquire Broadcom’s wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business in a $550 million deal. The deal was announced on Thursday, April 28, at the same time it announced that T.J. Rodgers will step down as CEO. The deal transfers Broadcom’s Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Zigbee product… Read More


Getting 3D TV from 2D Content

Getting 3D TV from 2D Content
by Daniel Payne on 03-14-2014 at 7:28 pm

3D TV has been all the rage over the past few years because of the added realism it offers the viewer, but there’s really not that much content that you can stream or play on a Blu-ray device. Wouldn’t it be cool if there was a box that could create 3D on the fly from a 2D stream or Blu-ray? This week I discovered that such a box… Read More


AMS Programmable Prototype Platforms

AMS Programmable Prototype Platforms
by ahmed.shahein on 05-21-2012 at 10:25 am

AVNET released their 15[SUP]th[/SUP] Xfest this year, a couple of months ago. It was here in Germany last week. It was a well organized event, rich with invaluable technical information and full of decent smart engineers and managers. If you missed it this year register for the next event as soon as you can.

It was a very successful… Read More