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EEMBC completed a power consumption benchmark for security functions on IoT nodes and will release one on Bluetooth BLE in a month.
Nvidia's new Turing architecture promises speeds that would make real time ray tracing possible.
Quantum computing is our modern-day space race, and it will require the same level of focus, collaboration and public-private partnership as in the 1960s.
German chipmaker will provide IoT chips to Chinese e-commerce company JD Group under a strategic partnership announced by the firms this week.
4 days ago in News
The Taiwanese are leveraging Taiwan's smallness to their advantage, especially in efforts to turn themselves into a unique technology center.
Without Foxconn and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., it's hard to imagine how Apple's iPhones could have so quickly reached so many consumers around the world.
Gogoro,Taiwan-based electric motorcycle maker, says it has captured about 8% of the island's sales of new scooters and it now has 80,000 Gogoros on the road. It plans to enter markets in Southeast Asia within the next five years.
More than 30 years after it served as the birthplace of the first semiconductor foundry, Taiwan shows no sign of relinquishing its stranglehold on the $62 billion global business.
5 days ago in News
Building IoT is no cakewalk. There is a lot to learn - everything from embedded software to deep knowledge in hardware engineering - and broader expertise in digital operations before you connect your coffee machines.
A little current drain here, a little bit there, and within a few days, your car may not start due to all those little power vampires sucking life from the battery.
In an annual open house, members of the NextFlex consortium showed their work toward making printed, flexible electronics a commercial reality.
Researchers in the U.K. have demonstrated a dry contact-printing system that enables the transfer of multiple silicon nanowires onto flexible large-area substrates to develop high-performance ultra-thin electronic layers with good control over its electronic properties.
Rohde & Schwarz introduced an instrument for mass-production testing of radar sensors to ensure compliance with new European regulations.
Car engineers impressed with Model 3 guts question the need for AI chip development.
6 days ago in News
Startup AlphaICs described a machine-learning processor that Visteon said beat Nvidia's Volta GPU in an image-recognition test.
1 week ago in News
ADAS developers have shifted from 'code bloat,' using thousands and even millions of lines of software code, to SoCs designed to enable autonomous driving tasks in hardware.
IIHS's ADAS tests have exposed a large variability of vehicle performance under a host of different scenarios. In some cases, certain models equipped with ADAS are apparently blind to stopped vehicles and could even steer directly into a crash.
Market analysts see DRAM becoming the first semiconductor device type to reach milestone in 2018 or 2019.
A survey by IEEE shows that the EE organization's members prefer Python overall for top programming languages among dozens. But, results depend on which group of engineers you survey.
Intel described its Xeon roadmap, plans for Optane DIMMs, AI accelerators, and a move toward mass customization in a data center event.
Deal, worth $405 million, will augment Skyworks' wireless connectivity portfolio by adding ultra-low power analog to enable smart interfaces via acoustic signal processing, sensors and integrated software.
Autonomous vehicle designers are asking for in-vehicle connectivity at multi-gigabit speed, to which industry groups ranging from NAV Alliance to MIPI and HDBaseT group are all saying that they are ready to serve.
Micron, SK Hynix, Toshiba, WD, and YMTC provided details at the Flash Memory Summit on their plans to scale 3D NAND to the next generation.
2 weeks ago in News
Despite industry's lobbying, final list of Chinese products ticketed for 25% tariff includes billions of dollars worth of semiconductors.
InCore Semiconductors of India laid out its plans for a family of RISC-V based cores as well as deep-learning accelerators and SoC design tools.