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Is there stuff you don’t know about SuperSpeed USB 3.0?

Last week, I attended an all-day Agilent seminar on a variety of interface standards including USB 3.0. As it turns out, there was a lot I didn’t know about USB 3.0. Perhaps you did not know some of these things … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Are apps just for Smartphones? Nope. Take a look at this EEVblog video of new firmware for the Agilent InfiniiVision 3000X DSO

Say “apps” and smartphones likely come to mind immediately. No wonder, since that’s how most of us interact with apps on a daily basis. As all sorts of devices get smarter and smarter, the concept of apps-driven design—fundamental to EDA360—makes … Continue reading

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More EDA360 philosophy lessons from Agilent. What are the realities of today’s engineering economics?

My good friend Jack Ganssle knows more about good firmware design and development than anyone I know and he’s just written a short essay about Agilent’s DSO (digital sampling oscilloscope) design philosophy in his latest email newsletter, the Embedded Muse, … Continue reading

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Friday Video: What’s Next For Memory Designs In 2012? – from Agilent

Agilent has created a 6-part video series titled “What’s Next For Memory Designs In 2012?” that’s well worth a look. There’s about 30 minutes of video total, chopped into 2-8 minute pieces that you’ll want to watch if you have any … Continue reading

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Agilent isn’t the only vendor differentiating its scopes with ASICs. Add Tektronix and LeCroy to the list.

Back in February, I wrote about the new Agilent InfiniiVision 2000 and 3000 X-Series of low-end, digital sampling oscilloscopes (DSOs) and mixed-signal oscilloscopes (MSOs). (See “Agilent knocks one out of the park with new, low-cost line of digital scopes—a very … Continue reading

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Friday Video: The Easter Egg in the Agilent InfiniiVision 3000 X-Series DSO

Great artists like Picasso, Monet, and Dali usually their paintings. Ditto great composers who put their names on their manuscripts. You don’t often find novels written by anonymous authors, with some exceptions when the book’s contents are incendiary. However, engineers … Continue reading

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