The interaction of even small changes on other seemingly unrelated circuits requires constant vigilance. So, our design process must be iterative, changing small things to optimize the system’s overall power consumption.
Symphony conductors must know the sound and the capability of each instrument and each musician to direct a harmonious production. Similarly, a good designer must have a wide range of knowledge to ensure a well-integrated, power-efficient solution.
Advancing technology continues to advance the quality of the television pictures in our living rooms. Consumers see the quality of DVD and HDTV pictures and they demand better pictures from all video providers. Set-top box (STB) manufacturers have met t