JESD204B Converters Simplify FPGA And ASIC Interfacing

It isn’t unusual for an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) to be Electronic Design’s Best Analog product of the year, particularly when its performance characteristics are remarkable. Yet in this case, it’s Analog Devices’ deep involvement with the design community, as much as the product’s performance characteristics, that deserve attention. On October 8, ADI announced sampling of the first four ADCs in …

Agile development of real-time systems

In this Product How-To Henk Muller of XMOS uses the company’s dual Xcore architecture to illustrate his argument that given a predictable underlying processor architecture agile development is very well suited to real-time software. Agile development is the process of continuously cycling through the whole software development process to incrementally, quickly and visibly develop a working piece of software. …