Peter Van Doren

Peter has over twenty years experience in electronics and electrical engineering design, specializing in FPGA/ASIC implementation and Digital Signal Processing. Peter has a broad range of experience in networking, wireless communications, system interfaces and military applications. FPGA/ASIC experience include the full breath of Altera and Xilinx products and tools, as well as several ASIC, SOC's and full custom IC's with Toshiba, NEC, ST, Altera Hardcopy, and TSMC foundries. DSP experience includes Filtering (IIR,FIR), Modulation/Demodulation, FFT, DFT and CORDIC (Sin/Cos) Algorithms. Peter started his own Company, SciAxis Consulting, Inc. in 2003, and sub-contracted his company's services to Infinetix for over 2 years before joining Infinetix as a part owner in 2006. Previously He spent over 7 years as a Design Engineer /Sr. Design Engineer doing full custom DSP's for LOGIC Devices, Inc., as well as 3 years with Aperto Networks working on 802.16 WiMAX products. Peter has been a director of Infinetix since 2006.
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Meltdown & Spectre

As you have all heard, the Meldown & Spectre security vulnerabilities apply in some fashion to pretty much every computing device out there.  This is a new paradigm of security issue, in that is’s a compromise of the fundamental hardware vs software that runs on it.  But the issue can be mitigated by software. The…

Microchip: Long Live the 8-Bit

Microchip has been very acquisition-hungry as of late, recently purchasing Atmel among many others.  While their product line expands, the most noticeable might be the merging of the two largest 8-bit microcontroller providers.  The PIC Micro and the AVR are now owned by Microchip and both have a stronghold in the industry and in the maker community.  The most…