Electronic Design

October 12, 2006

 

FEATURES

COVER STORY / ENGINEERING FEATURE · Ron Schneiderman
  Anticipating "The Big One"
Homeland security is getting most of the attention, but technologies that forecast and track natural disasters are gaining support to help save lives and property.

TECHNOLOGY REPORT · Roger Allan
  Back To Cool School
Faced with faster operating speeds and denser systems, today's designers must expand their knowledge of thermal management to keep heat levels in check.
 
 

DEPARTMENTS

  LEAPFROG: FIRST LOOK · William Wong
Back To the Future With The 68K The venerable Motorola 68000 architecture takes a leap ahead with a unique real-time microcontroller architecture from Innovasic Semiconductor.
 
DESIGN VIEW · Cheng Peng and Zhengting He, Texas Instruments
IP Networks And Emerging Video Aps Need Video Transcoding
 
DESIGN BRIEFS · Mike Shriver, Linear Technology Corp.
Dual-Phase Inverting Buck/Boost Supply Gets 25.2 V/15 A from 12 V

TECHVIEW


  THE INDUSTRY
Liquid Lens Focuses On Low Cost And Power
· DTV Chip Market Tunes In To Success
 
ANALOG & POWER · Don Tuite
Something New In PGAs
· Simple-To-Interface Delta-Sigma Adds Mux
· Z-One Digital IBA Gets A Boost
 
DIGITAL · Daniel Harris
The Key To Theft Prevention Is, Well, A Set Of Keys
· Digital Design Tip: FPGA Signal Assignment Ordering
 
EDA · David Maliniak
"Missing Link" Generates HDL Code From Simulink/Matlab Models
 
WIRELESS · Louis E. Frenzel
First Galileo Receiver Fully Complies With GPS

EMBEDDED IN ELECTRONIC DESIGN
· William Wong

 
Tiny Analog MCU Ideal For Dedicated Functions
· $100 x86 PC Runs Puppy Linux, Fits On The Back Of Flat-Panel Displays
· Low-Power SBC Delivers High-Performance Video
· Touchpad Integrates Fingerprint Security System
· RTOS And IDE Support Freescale i.MX31 And ColdFire Processors


COLUMNS
 

EDITORIAL · Mark David
All-Media Emergency Broadcasts Enhance Disaster-Monitoring Systems

PEASE PORRIDGE · Bob Pease
What's All This Bicycle Stuff, Anyhow?

POV: POINT OF VIEW · Dennis Kish, Actel Corp.

FPGAs: Architectural Innovations Open Up New Applications


 

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