Category Archives: Ecosystem

39 low-cost boards for embedded Linux application development starting with Raspberry Pi. Want the list?

Thanks to Google+, I just found this very interesting list of 39 low-cost development boards supporting embedded Linux development. Most of these boards cost less than US $200 and many of them cost less than US $100. The list was … Continue reading

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3D Thursday: How do you get to 3D ICs? The EDA view

My second panelist to speak on last week’s 3D IC panel at the 9th International SoC Conference in Newport Beach was Samta Bonsal who manages Silicon Realization Strategic Marketing at Cadence Design Systems. Samta has two hats at Cadence. One … Continue reading

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Would you like some ARM Cortex-A15 resources to peruse?

Thanks to LinkedIn ARM Based Group community manager Stephan Cadene, we’ve got several pointers to useful documents describing many aspects of the ARM Cortex-A15 processor core. This is all in preparation for many discussions of the ARM Cortex-A15 processor taking … Continue reading

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Friday video (early): Secrets of the Kindle Fire! EDA360 in action

Think you can guess how well the Kindle Fire works from the specs? Dual processor. Android. 7-inch screen. Cloud-assisted Amazon Silk Web browser. Think that defines everything? Think you can directly compare the Kindle Fire against the Apple iPad this … Continue reading

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What’s unique about the new $199 Android-based Amazon Kindle Fire tablet?

Is it the toughened Gorilla-Glass screen? Nope. Is it the dual-core processor? Nope. Is it the “cloud-accelerated” Amazon Silk browser? Nope. Is it the 8-hour battery life? Certainly not. Is it the unified email inbox? Getting warmer. Is it the … Continue reading

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“Professor” Aart de Geus gives latest Techonomics lecture on collaboration and System Realization at the Semico Summit in Scottsdale

Last week, Synopsys Chairman of the Board and CEO Aart de Geus gave a keynote at the Semico Summit in Scottsdale. His topics were “Techonomics,” collaboration, and systemic complexity. Techonomics is de Geus’ name for the fusion of technology and … Continue reading

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Heard at the IDC Smart Technology World conference: Qualcomm and Freescale presenters say System Realization is real and essential

Earlier this week, I attended the IDC Smart Technology World conference and heard many interesting presentations. Two back-to back presentations with some similar messages came from Reiner Klement, VP of Product Management at Qualcomm CDMA Technologies and Dr. Lisa Su, … Continue reading

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