Portable and scalable solution for off-screen video frame composition and decomposition using OpenGL ES
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, December 23, 2013
This technical paper discusses an efficient, portable and scalable solution for off-screen video frame composition and decomposition functionality in embedded multimedia systems. It briefly explains the use case scenarios, exemplifying the need for it in video communication applications, and also di...
High-quality PDM microphone interfacing using off-the-shelf SoCs
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, December 10, 2013
Practical design of PDM interfaces with user-programmable devices is now entirely feasible.
Bitcoin: A technological and economic game changer?
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, December 03, 2013
Detractors say it''s nothing more than a Ponzi scheme and doomed to fail, but Bitcoin''s technology and open-source nature could prove to be a global economic game changer.
Teardown: See what''s inside Xbox One
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, December 03, 2013
Xbox has no surprises in the box, with showings from Marvell, Freescale Kinetis, Nuvoton, SK Hynix SDRAM, among others.
Is it time for your watch to get smarter?
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, December 02, 2013
Smartwatches could be the next big thing in the consumer electronics market, but they need to get smarter to really take off.
Wireless power: Accommodating new industry standards
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, November 26, 2013
This article reviews the wireless power sector and the relevance of magnetic induction and magnetic resonance technologies, as well as how chip manufacturers of MI wireless power receiver ICs can help overcome the dual standards issue for MI technology.
USB audio: Asynchronous is the only choice for compromise-free audio
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, November 11, 2013
A reaction to recent criticism of asynchronous USB audio clocking.
Loudspeaker operation: The superiority of current drive over voltage drive
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, October 22, 2013
This article argues that the nearly universal approach used for driving loudspeakers - voltage drive - is gravely flawed. It offers an overview of the disadvantages of voltage drive compared to current drive on the performance of electrodynamic loudspeakers, and considers the possible reasons for it...
Active noise cancellation: Trends, concepts, and technical challenges
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, October 08, 2013
New developments in active noise cancellation (ANC) technology mean that ANC headsets can be manufactured more cost effectively, and are therefore within reach of the mass consumer market.
Teardown: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 still the category leader
Electronics Design, Strategy, News - Consumer Electronics Design, October 01, 2013
TechInsights breaks down the processors, memory, and design wins in this teardown of the Galaxy Note 3.
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