Buzz: Nvidia to acquire AMD?
Despite the long string of potential problems, analysts and industry observers insist that the idea of Nvidia acquiring AMD has significant merit. Details... more »
The art of Mobile WiMAX testing
The latest version of the WiMAX standard addresses the mobile services required to free users from the tethers of a predetermined location. As with any new technology comes the need to test its hardware--in the research labs, for product qualification and conformance testing to the standard; on the production line; and for troubleshooting and maintenance. Proper and accurate testing helps ensure full interoperability of WiMAX equipment from all manufacturers. Details... more »
Maximize Class - D driver benefits
Notes Alex Mihalka of International Rectifier, Class-D audio amplification circuits offer high efficiency and small size compared to the more prevalent linear Class-AB topology. Solid-state drivers that deliver 1A or more gate-drive current with ±100V capability for driving half-bridge topologies to power levels of 500W into 8Ω ensure quality audio. Details... more »