New on EDA Blog – 2007.10.26

Debugging Embedded Linux The Easy Way Webinar
MontaVista(R) Software, Inc. has a webinar in its archives that demonstrates embedded Linux application debugging. Viewers will see a demonstration of the MontaVista DevRocket(TM) integrated development environment. The presentation will show how the DevRocket Eclipse(TM) plug-in can help companies develop superior software applications ahead of their competition.

VDC Reports on Software Development Tools Market
According to Venture Development Corporation (VDC), the revenue growth of the market for unbundled software development tools continues to be inhibited as developers have an increasing number of integrated offering choices from vendors participating in adjacent markets. VDC defines unbundled (or standalone) software development tools as compilers, debuggers, editors, IDEs, and other related tools sold separately from an operating system or other products.

NXP PNX1702 Media Processor EEMBC Benchmarks
The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium(R) (EEMBC) recently published certified benchmark scores for NXP Semiconductors’ PNX1702 Media Processor. The PNX1702 is a system-on-chip device intended to perform video, audio, graphics, and general-purpose control processing.

DSPedia Technical Course
hueggenberg is offering a technical course on theory, algorithms, and architectures of digital signal processing. The course will take place from November 6th to 9th, 2007 in Munich. The four day course will be conducted in English and covers the basics of signal processing and the generic DSP system via frequency domain analysis, digital filtering, DSP software/hardware, DSP audio/baseband processing, signal (audio) source coding, adaptive DSP algorithms, computationally efficient DSP linear systems, digital communications, DSP for mobile and wireless, DSP (software) enabled radio architectures, and DSP on FPGAs.

Cellular M2M Communications Market to Grow to $8 Billion
According to ABI Research, revenues for cellular M2M communication services will rise from approximately $2 billion in 2006 to more than $8 billion in 2012. A new study by the firm describes a landscape of cellular M2M service providers that shows increasing variety in its business models. Their research identifies three classes of providers, each offering a different mix of capabilities. Traditional mobile network operators (MNOs), mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), and a small number of specialized M2M mobile operators (MMOs) will all see challenges and opportunities.

ICCAD 2007
The International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD) will be held November 5-8 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, California. In addition to tutorials, ICCAD 2007 will feature two keynote addresses, two panels, and numerous networking opportunities.