New on EDA Blog – 2007.08.24

3G Machine-to-Machine Market
According to a new study from ABI Research, 3G modules will achieve only a 30% penetration of the M2M market by 2012. 3G will become the technology of choice only where bandwidth demands and economics dictate and will play a smaller role in 3G M2M market development over the next five years.

Q2 2007 Semiconductors Equipment Market
SEMI recently reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $11.06 billion in the second quarter of 2007. The billings figure is 3% higher than the first quarter of 2007 and about 15% greater than the same quarter a year ago. The data is gathered from more than 150 global equipment companies that provide data on a monthly basis.

Code-Free Embedded System Design Webinar
Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE:CY) is hosting a free online seminar that explores visual embedded design with the PSoC Express(TM) 3.0 design tool. The 60-minute webinar entitled “Code-Free Embedded System Design with PSoC Express,” will be presented on Wednesday, August 22 at 9:00 a.m. PDT. The webinar will introduce engineers to the PSoC Express. An example design will show how quick and easy it is to complete a CapSense design with no code. At the end of the webinar, attendees will be ready to begin their own code-free embedded designs.

An Easy Way to Debug Embedded Linux Webinar
MontaVista Software and Ultimate Solutions will present a free one-hour webinar showcasing embedded Linux development and debugging. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 21st at 10:30 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time (1:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time). Webinar attendees will see a live demonstration of the MontaVista DevRocket(TM) integrated development environment and USI’s LinuxScope-JTD(TM) JTAG target debugger. The presentation will show how these Eclipse(TM)-based tools can speed and simplify the embedded development lifecycle, from hardware bring-up to OS/driver loads to application debugging.