Disruption in Focus at IIT Event Blog 7/27/2015 1 comment Tech leaders need to believe in their vision while not ignoring their failures, according to speakers at this year’s Global Leadership Conference organized by alumni of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). Speakers also encouraged attendees to combine technological vision with a focus on giving back to society.
IBM's First Novel PCM Fix Blog 7/24/2015 2 comments Keeping phase change memory (PCM) hopes alive at the recent VLSI 2015 in Kyoto were two joint IBM/Macronix papers that explored completely different and very innovative approaches to the solving data retention problems created by drift in multi-level cell (MLC-PCMs).
Friday Quiz: The I²C Bus Blog 7/24/2015 2 comments So, you think you know all electrical characteristics of the I²C bus? Then see if you can correctly answer all five questions.
007 Movie Inspires Concept Cars Engineering Pop Culture! 7/22/2015 6 comments The new James Bond 007 movie inspires a never-before-seen concept car from Aston Martin, which engages on screen in a car chase against the hybrid Jaguar C-X75 concept supercar.
Powering the Autonomous Car Blog 7/20/2015 1 comment The sensors and algorithms of the driverless car get lots of attention, but the equally important power requirements and subsystem remain much more of a mystery.
5 Solar Power Tech Trends To Watch in 2015 Blog 7/20/2015 1 comment Increasing the proportion of energy produced by solar power, also known as photovoltaic (PV) technology, is widely touted as a key component in the worldwide drive to slow down or even reverse global warming and reduce our carbon footprint. Here are five technology trends to watch in the solar market for 2015.
Kick the Gearshift Habit Blog 7/15/2015 27 comments High-performance cars are beginning to be offered only with paddle shifters, the Porsche GT3 as an example. Why on earth does any high-performance road car need a manual transmission?
IoT’s Wireless Horse Race Blog 7/13/2015 6 comments In a radio show this week and a live event next week, EE Times hosts contenders for a low cost, wide area network for the Internet of Things.
Open Source Core Advances Blog 7/13/2015 4 comments A recent Berkeley workshop highlighted advances with RISC-V, an open source core already showing architectural advantages over commercial x86 and ARM cores.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.