A powerful signal integrity analysis tool must be flexibility, easy to use and integrated into an existing EDA framework and design flow. In addition, it is important for the tool to be accurate enough. This report reviews a validation study for the Mentor Graphics HyperLynx 8.0 PI tool to establish confidence in using it for power integrity analysis.
For advanced signaling over high-loss channels, designs today are using equalization and several new measurement methods to evaluate the performance of the link. Both simulation and measurement tools support equalization and the new measurement methods, but correlation of results throughout the design flow is unclear. In this paper a high performance equalizing serial data link is measured and the performance is compared to that predicted by simulation. Then, the differences between simulation and measurements are discussed as well as methods to correlate the two.
The success of any consumer electronic device depends to a large extent on the appeal of the user interface (UI) and how easy the device is to use. Studies show that good cosmetic design can encourage users to explore the full range of features and often engenders the perception that a product is easier to use. So if the benefits of a great looking, easy-to-use UI are so clear, why are so many products still falling short of customer expectations? The solution lies in taking a fresh new approach a consumer electronic device UI plays. By identifying common UI functionality and implementing it in a reusable and customizable way, we can make it far easier for embedded engineers to deliver visually engaging and easy-to-use consumer electronic products.
Interest in DO-254 first occurred in Europe and has since spread to the US commercial aircraft industry. If you are being asked about your company's DO-254 direction and compliance, but have been overwhelmed with information on the subject, then this article is for you.
This paper investigates the effects of DDR4’s Pseudo Open Drain (POD) driver on data bus signaling and describes methodologies for dynamically calculating the DRAM’s internal VrefDQ level required for data eye analysis.
Email marketing should be considered a key component of a company’s overall marketing strategy. In the past many companies treated email marketing as an afterthought, failing to devote the talent and resources needed to affect an appreciable return on investment. To get the most out of an ongoing email marketing campaign, a quality team of knowledgeable professionals must be assembled.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Apr 14, 2017
Many organizations transitioning from on-premises Microsoft applications to Office 365 will experience performance problems due to geographic factors and use of the Internet for connectivity. IT can minimize performance issues and deliver an acceptable experience to end users by paying careful attention to network design.
Not long ago, job roles were relatively easy to define and control. A person was an “accountant” or a “graphic designer” or a “business partner.” But as organizations grew and business software became more sophisticated, new roles were added. “Accountant, New York” might require different access to applications and data than “Accountant, Chicago.” The challenge comes from the recent explosion in the numbers and types of business roles.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: May 29, 2019
With a couple of swipes, a like and a share, what’s in today is gone tomorrow. Graphic design trends are changing rapidly, based on a fast- spreading global pop culture that determines what’s hot, and what’s not, almost instantly.
In such a connected world, keeping pace with the right look and feel is essential. While a picture was once worth a thousand words, it’s now worth much more. If you don’t want your audience to bounce, basic is not enough.