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Embedded Systems Design, February 2009

February 2009 ESD

VOL. 22 NO. 2
February 2009
Table of Contents

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Cover Story

PCIe catches up in embedded system design
by Matt Jones
Addition of multicast to Rev. 2 makes PCIe a viable interconnect option in many embedded designs.

Is it time to reconsider DisplayPort?
by Randy White
In light of HDMI's widespread emergence and popularity, why are more than 180 computer and consumer electronics companies–and counting–actively supporting DisplayPort, another audio/video interface standard?

Columns

Programmer's Toolbox
The second shoe drops

by Jack W. Crenshaw
For decades, Jack has wanted a language that would let him do arithmetic with vectors and matrices. Now he has it. Here’s a summation of his work on vector and matrix classes.

Break Points
Embedded systems–a volatile business

by Jack Ganssle
In a new survey, 500 embedded systems engineers have lots to say about their jobs, their projects, and their tools.

Departments

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A time for change

by Richard Nass
With a new U.S. president in place, the embedded systems community plays a significant role.

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