5 Challenges for 25G Ethernet Blog 9/28/2016 2 comments Here’s a list of the five biggest challenges facing the new generation of 25G Ethernet products in hopes they will be addressed sooner rather than later.
iPhone 7, No Headphone Jack Creates a Recipe for e-Waste Blog 9/27/2016 4 comments Apple’s decision to remove the 3.5 mm headphone connector on the new iPhone 7, while continuing to use their proprietary Lightning connector, could mean more electronic waste as users discard their old headsets and many OEMs rush to develop new ones using Apple’s connector.
Where Are the IoT Security Startups? Blog 9/22/2016 6 comments You'd think that the dissonance between excitement over IoT opportunities on one hand and concern about IoT security on the other would yield a rich breeding ground for companies targeting IoT security.
Moto, HTC Top Android Report Blog 9/16/2016 Post a comment A new report shows HTC and Motorola are producing the best Android handsets in terms of OS update speeds and app crash rates, although Sony had the lowest overall crash rate. Beware Russia, it’s a bear when it comes to smartphone fragmentation.
Samsung Gets Kicked Off the Plane Blog 9/13/2016 2 comments Lithium-ion battery fires are infrequent but not rare. Incidents involving Samsung’s latest smartphone may encourage mobile device makers to reexamine the integrity of their power trains.
Data Centers Dominate FPGA Event Blog 9/9/2016 Post a comment In a sign of the times, four out of the five keynote presentations at FPL 2016, a major FPGA conference in Europe, were given by large companies such as IBM, Intel and Microsoft focused on the efficient deployment and use of FPGAs in data centers.
Why Dual Cameras Are Better? Blog 9/5/2016 5 comments By using dual cameras, smartphone manufacturers are able to support extremely advanced imaging features while keeping the solution slim (below 5mm height), lightweight and robust.
Project Ara's Six Errors Blog 9/2/2016 6 comments What exactly failed in Project Ara? Was it the idea of an open hardware community, the very concept of a “modular” phone, or Google "not getting" smartphone users?
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.