Solutions for Defense Electronics Supply Chain Challenges

Solutions for Defense Electronics Supply Chain Challenges
by Rahul Razdan on 12-08-2022 at 6:00 am

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“The amateurs discuss tactics: the professionals discuss logistics.”

— Napoleon

Logistics is even more important today than it was in the early 1800’s. Further, the effectiveness of Defense systems is increasingly driven by sophisticated electronics. As the recent Ukraine conflict reveals, weapons such as precision munitions,… Read More


Integration Methodology of High-End SerDes IP into FPGAs

Integration Methodology of High-End SerDes IP into FPGAs
by Kalar Rajendiran on 11-29-2022 at 6:00 am

AlphaCORE100 Multi Standard SerDes

Over the last couple of decades, the electronics communications industry has been a significant driver behind the growth of the FPGA market and continues on. A major reason behind this is the many different high-speed interfaces built into FPGAs to support a variety of communications standards/protocols. The underlying input-output… Read More


Quadric’s Chimera GPNPU IP Blends NPU and DSP to Create a New Category of Hybrid SoC Processor

Quadric’s Chimera GPNPU IP Blends NPU and DSP to Create a New Category of Hybrid SoC Processor
by Kalar Rajendiran on 11-01-2022 at 10:00 am

Memory Optimization Equals Power Minimization

Performance, Power and Area (PPA) are the commonly touted metrics in the semiconductor industry placing PPA among the most widely used acronyms relating to chip development. And rightly so as these three metrics greatly impact all electronic products that are developed. The degree of impact depends of course on the specific … Read More


WEBINAR: Unlock your Chips’ Full Data Transfer Potential with Interlaken

WEBINAR: Unlock your Chips’ Full Data Transfer Potential with Interlaken
by Daniel Nenni on 09-12-2022 at 6:00 am

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Way back in the early 2000s when XAUI was falling short on link flexibility a search for an alternative chip-to-chip data transfer interface with SPI like features lead Cisco Systems and Cortina System to put forward the proposal for the Interlaken standard. The new standard married the best of XAUI’s serialized data and SPI’s … Read More


Podcast EP98: How Menta is revolutionizing embedded FPGA deployment

Podcast EP98: How Menta is revolutionizing embedded FPGA deployment
by Daniel Nenni on 08-05-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Dr. Yoan Dupret, the Managing Director and CTO of Menta – a leader in embedded FPGA IP cores for chips and smart sensors. Yoan explores the impact Menta’s embedded FPGAs are having on current designs. The reasons for Menta’s success and where the impact will be in the future are both discussed as well.… Read More


Time is of the Essence for High-Frequency Traders

Time is of the Essence for High-Frequency Traders
by Dave Bursky on 06-27-2022 at 10:00 am

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In the world of financial trading, nanoseconds count. The faster a trade can be accomplished, the more money a trader can make. Getting a trade in before a competitor also results in improved profits. What does this have to do with the partnership deal recently inked between Silicon Creations and Achronix? Plenty. The two companies… Read More


How to Cut Costs of Conversational AI by up to 90%

How to Cut Costs of Conversational AI by up to 90%
by Dave Bursky on 06-20-2022 at 10:00 am

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The burgeoning use of conversational artificial intelligence (CAI) in consumer and business applications places a heavy computational burden on both front-end and back-end systems that provide the natural language processing (NLP). NLP systems rely on deep learning (a subset of machine learning) to automate speech recognition,… Read More