NVIDIA Brings Quadro GPU to Mac Platform
News 11/18/2010 Post a comment Powered by CUDA and the Fermi architecture, the Quadro 4000 delivers parallel processing capabilities that can bolster the performance of professional design and engineering applications for Mac users.
Virus Targets Automation
News 11/16/2010 Post a comment Stuxnet, a Trojan malware program, attacked Siemens software in July. It may now be largely contained, but the prospects for these types of attacks are not.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have achieved a first in lithium-ion battery science: the development of a successful lithium-based battery using one material for all three core components of a battery -- anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
The online Bar Steel Fatigue Database for automotive design engineers has been updated for the fifth time and now contains 134 iterations, or grade/process combinations. It provides better predictability for designing parts with long-term reliability and durability.
FPGAs use programmable fabric to create custom logic, but this flexibility comes at a cost -- usually around 10 times more silicon real estate and 10 times the power dissipation. Can we really claim any FPGA is low power?
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