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PuneChips event: Wavelet Transform & its Applications in Image Processing – 6th March

(This article about a PuneChips event is reproduced with permission from the PuneChips website) What: Talk by Ganesh Bhokare on Wavelet Transform & its Applications in Image Processing When: Saturday, 6th March 2010, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Where: Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pashan Road Registration and fees: This event is *FREE* for all […]

PuneChips Editor’s Blog: PuneChips Inaugural Event

Last week, Abhijit Abhyankar, country head of Rambus India spoke at the inaugural event of the PuneChips forum for semiconductor/EDA professionals in Pune. The presentation was packed with lots of information generated a healthy amount of discussion during and after. Abhijit mentioned falling productivity and increasing power consumption as the two most important industry challenges, and therein lie the opportunities. Due to progressively declining geometries, number of transistors per chip has exploded, creating all sorts of new challenges. Conventional problem solving approaches are not working and radically different methodologies are required.

Emerging opportunities in the semiconductor industry – with Abhijit Abhyankar, country head Rambus India – 4th June

What: Talk by Abhijit Abhyankar, country head of Rambus India, on the current trends in the semiconductor industry and emerging opportunities in the areas of IC design, EDA tools and applications. When: Thursday, 4th June, 6:30pm to 8:00pm Where: Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pashan Road. To reach Venture Center, go past NCL towards Pashan, […]

India/China better markets today for tech startups – Ajit Shelat, SVP, Nevis Networks

The news of Nevis Networks’ death are a gross exaggeration. After a workforce reduction, and a change in strategy to focus on the India/China markets, Nevis is doing fine, and had their best quarter in 1Q2009.

Narendra Karmarkar’s recent research

After working on the Interior Point Method, Karmarkar worked on a new architecture for supercomputing, based on concepts from projective geometry. Currently, he is synthesizing these concepts with some new ideas he calls sculpturing free space (a non-linear analogue of what has has popularly been described as folding the perfect corner). This approach allows him […]

Fairchild Pune to design next generation MOSFETs and IGBTs

Fairchild Semiconductors recently opened a design center in Pune. According to their press release, this center: will be responsible for designing and developing the company‚Äôs new generation of power MOSFETs and IGBT technology to support popular applications such as solar inverters, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), automotive, lighting and ballast applications. The Indian R&D design center […]