New on EDA Blog – 2007.01.12

  • Low-Priced UML Design Tools
    According to a report recently published by Venture Development Corporation (VDC), more developers are expecting to adopt model-driven development approaches, including UML, over the next two years to cope with this complexity and an increase in the lines of software code per device.
  • In-Vehicle Infotainment Semiconductor Market
    According to Strategy Analytics, the in-vehicle infotainment semiconductor market is expected to grow to $5 billion by 2013. The driving force is greater feature content and consumer expectations for higher quality audio and video experience, as well as the availability of connectivity for personal entertainment and communication devices.
  • Multimedia Home Network
    The emerging phase in home networks is a multimedia network that blends in consumer electronics (CE) devices, and although early adopters have been testing first-generation networked media devices, these devices are still far away from the average mainstream digital home, according to In-Stat. In fact, about two-thirds of those with home networks in the US still only use them to share Internet access and have no other devices connected to their networks, not even PC peripherals. I must be one of the geeky one because I have two printers and a Borg drone connected to my network.
  • Microprocessor Forum 2007 Proposals
    In-Stat is seeking presentation proposals for Microprocessor Forum 2007, which will be held May 21 – 23, 2007, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California. As incentive, In-Stat will be giving away real ponies to everyone who submits a proposal. Deadline for proposals is January 31, 2007.