Carol Burnett and Automotive Safety

Carol Burnett and Automotive Safety
by Roger C. Lanctot on 03-07-2016 at 12:00 pm

American television viewers of a certain age will remember the Carol Burnett Show and its star, Carol Burnett, and her customary ear tug at the end of each show. TV Guide tells us the “ear tug first made famous during the 1967-79 run of CBS’s Carol Burnett Show was a message to her grandmother, a way of saying, “Hello,… Read More


Opto-Electronics to Take Care of Data Explosion

Opto-Electronics to Take Care of Data Explosion
by Pawan Fangaria on 01-28-2015 at 11:30 am

As we come nearer to an intelligent IoT world, one of the major concerns we talk every day is about data explosion, its storage, and access and so on. In the beginning of the year, I had blogged about some facts that indicated successful emergence of IoT in very near future. My faith gets further strengthened when I envision the semiconductor… Read More


If you still think that FDSOI is for low performance IC only…

If you still think that FDSOI is for low performance IC only…
by Eric Esteve on 02-11-2014 at 11:02 am

…then you should read about this benchmark result showing how digital power varies with process corners, for high-speed data networking chip, not exactly the type of IC targeting mid-performance mobile application. Before discussing the benchmark results, we need to have some background about this kind of ASIC chip. Such a … Read More


Fujitsu, Mediatek, Richtek and Synopsys om Custom IC Design

Fujitsu, Mediatek, Richtek and Synopsys om Custom IC Design
by Daniel Payne on 06-24-2013 at 3:01 pm

Synopsys has been acquiring EDA and IP companies at a fast clip over the past few years and it’s often made me wonder how they are going to craft a coherent tool flow for custom IC design. At DACthis year I learned that for schematic capture the winning tool is Custom Designer SE– a relatively new tool, while the IC layout… Read More