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Better Software. Faster!

As virtual prototyping has seen a wide adoption over the last couple of years, it felt like the right time to work with industry leaders across multiple applications and publish a book that captures the best practices in virtual prototyping. As editor of the book: Better Software. Faster!, I had the privilege to work with […]

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Virtual Prototyping is Golden

Watching the Olympics this past summer was quite exciting. I enjoyed seeing athletes at the peak of their performance and multiple records broken in many sports. What we don’t see is the years of practice and work behind this excellence. These athletes work at the technique, strength, endurance and mental attitude of winning. To me, […]

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21 steps to setup a debugger for Android

Using the Google Search Debugger I am spending a reasonable amount of my time helping our users to bring up Android on their chipsets or devices. I am not an Android expert, I gathered my limited knowledge about Android mainly during debugging. I must admit that the first tool I am using when a problem […]

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How Many Apps Platforms Can a User Handle?

What do the Inchron Real Time Congress this week and my last weekend home project have in common? They both are all about complexity, real-time, apps and platforms those apps run on. In automotive and consumer domains, apps are running on platforms in systems of systems. The question to me at this point is how […]

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Wrestling for Dollars in a World of Open Source Androids

This is really a companion Blog to an article I recently wrote, called “Which Design Comes First: Hardware Or Software?”. In this article I argued that the landscape of software responsibilities is rapidly changing, and with it the way the different players can actually make money. I ended the article with the words “Chip vendors […]

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Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – Day 3: Less wires = wireless

The Barcelona sun finally starts to arrive and helps to put the serious business being conducted here into a supportive environment. The best deals are being cut at the outside coffee table. The forward looking roadmap conversations happen by sitting together on the fountain walls. Mobile is a massive business. Indian software services company WIPRO […]

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Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – Day 2: Performance and cost – it’s a stretch

Orientation on the second day is a lot easier. Enter hall 8 where the titans of the industry play. Make a right at docomo, go straight to Research in Motion and head straight into leader Nokia? Hold on, Nokia was not exhibiting this year at the event! They offered a comfortable Rikscha ride from the […]

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Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – Day 1: It’s the capacity stupid!

For those US visitors that came to the Fira de Barcelona this year with the blurred vision from comparing coverage maps in the never ending Verizon vs. AT&T commercials, they were up for a surprise! Vodaphone, the European operator counterpart, is much less embarrassed to push Femtocells as the recipe against missing coverage. Of course […]

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DAC: Electronic System Virtualization Success at Motorola

This week CoWare has been pleased to welcome Victor Leonov, distinguished member of technical staff, Motorola Mobile Devices and user of CoWare Platform Architect, to the CoWare DAC booth as a expert guest speaker on architecture design. His presentation, Achieving Optimal Cost-performance Balance in Advanced Wireless Modem Chipsets using Stochastic Simulation, was of high interest to SoC […]

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Long Term Evolution Wireless – Get Ready for 1Gbit/s!

While some of you in the US may be scrambling to get your old Mickey Mouse antenna replaced for the switch over to HD-Digital TV, a group of companies owning a huge amount of spectrum is preparing to get you going with HD content on your mobile devices. The wireless operators around the world, the […]

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