Power flow infrastructure, communication networks and intelligent devices are the key blocks that build Smart Grid. In addition, there are several software systems (some of them existing and others new) that are essential to support these building blocks such as EMS, DMS, GIS, ERP, CRM, CIS, MDM, OMS MWM, to name a few. Among these, GIS is the software that captures the spatial nature of the utility assets.
Gas transmission pipelines in the US have experienced an average of 78 incidents per year over the past five years. During the same period, gas distribution lines have experienced around 73 incidents per year - but with more fatalities and injuries.
The increased demand for higher-bandwidth broadband, quad-play services including high-speed data voice, video on demand and IPTV has focused service providers on the need to invest in cutting-edge solutions.
This white paper introduces SOI technology, talks about the design challenges associated with ASIC implementation with SOI for today´s complex designs, and finally lists out implementation guidelines to overcome various challenges.
In today's global marketplace, technology-based companies are in a constant race to develop innovative solutions to satisfy growing customer demands, enter markets and maintain their competitive advantage.
Today's designers working with very deep submicron ASIC technology face a new set of technical challenges. These include leakage power, timing closure...