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October 2003

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

MIPS to Add Multi-Threading Extensions to Architecture MIPS Technologies has announced a new multi-threading extension to its processor architecture. SoC designers will be able to siRead More...

Industry Insight

Building a Bridge to PCI Express Architecture

PCI Express architecture promises to advance I/O technology to new levels of performance and scalability. Higher bandwidth per pin, superior routing characteristics, improved reliabRead More...

PCI Express and Advanced Switching: Data Movement Protocols

In the ongoing effort to push communication and computer systems performance limits, today the bottleneck lies within the system interconnect. As a bus-based solution, PCI has seriousRead More...

PCI Express Technology Opens Host Bottleneck in Embedded Systems

In the near future, system designers of next generation platforms are likely to be faced with a difficult decision between PCI Express and PCI-X 2.0. Both are backwards software compaRead More...

Industry Watch

USB 2.0 Will Move Fast Data in Embedded Applications

As goes PC technology, so goes, sooner or later, embedded board design. From the adoption of desktop software and hardware such as Windows and the Pentium, not to mention the near ubiRead More...

Software & Development Tools

Determining Worst-Case RTOS Response Time

In an embedded product, one of the most important properties that determines the success or failure of the system is its ability to respond to external events in "real-time."Read More...

Perspectives on Evaluating Real-Time Operating Systems

As the world economy picks up, it’s a good bet that somewhere, someplace, a team of engineers is busy determining the best real-time operating system (RTOS) for its next project.Read More...

Selecting an RTOS: Is It Source or Object Code?

For some time, real-time operating system (RTOS) users have had a choice between RTOS products distributed as source code or binary object code. Commonly, users select source code as Read More...

Tech Feature

Power Distribution Moves to the Front Burner

For several years now, distributed power architectures have been a necessity in the embedded computing world. As systems design-in the latest and greatest high-speed, high current draRead More...

Redundancy with Standards in Industrial Ethernet LANs

Industrial Ethernet networking has in-herent advantages for a multitude of industrial applications. By using a standards-based solution that supports multi-vendor implementations, IndRead More...

Technology in Context

PCs Connected to I/O over Ethernet Offer Low-Cost Control Solutions

Following the past decade’s enormous development and increase in availability of general-purpose computers and networks, there’s no longer any reason not to use this technolRead More...

Decoupling Fast Switching Loads in Distributed Power Apps

Fast load current rise and fall times created by large ICs, such as DSPs and microprocessors, present challenges to power system designers. It’s getting more and more difficult tRead More...