QuestLink Technology (www.questlink.com), designed by engineers, provides an up-to-date and comprehensive source of technical reference information, design tools, software, and product samples. Updated daily, the site allows registrants (free) to find and compare specifications on literally thousands of integrated circuits; EISA, ISA, VME, PCI, Sbus, and motherboards; company profiles; and application notes. Even better, you can order engineering samples and prototypes with their Online Order Service.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.