Executive Insight: Charles Janac


SE: What’s your biggest concern? Janac: Staying current. One of the things that is really important is to understand shifts in the marketplace. In the past, we looked at whether to target our interconnect solution at digital TV or mobility. This was actually a very interesting question in 2005. The DTV market looked better, but we were not getting enough evaluations. We were doing better i... » read more

Blocking Vs. Non-Blocking


By analyzing two flow control protocols – Single Threaded Tag (STT) and Multi-Threaded Non-Blocking – we describe a typical SoC employing the two protocols and evaluate their relative advantages and disadvantages. We evaluate the two protocols by experimentation with a representative digital TV (DTV) design and its derivatives, and then show you how one system is able to achieve better perf... » read more