IoT: A New Twist on an Old Idea Blog 12/27/2016 3 comments I have learned not to dismiss technology reincarnations with an “I’ve seen this one before” wave of the hand. Oftentimes, old ideas reappear in new guises because of the emergence of new enabling technologies.
High-Speed Fiber Optics Connect Smart Factories Blog 12/21/2016 1 comment As M2M and IoT shape business and operations strategies, influence product design and compel companies to re-examine how suppler and customer data is collected and used, a question begs: How will companies pool together all their internal factory.
Cook, Light, and Drive With RF Energy Blog 12/20/2016 5 comments RF energy, through the use of high-power solid-state amplifiers and feedback, could change the way we cook, light our homes, and power our vehicles. These applications are still in their infancy, but there's real potential.
Looking Ahead to 2017 Capitol Connection 12/19/2016 1 comment With 2016 winding down, SIA is focused on working with the incoming Administration and Congress to continue advancing semiconductor industry priorities in the year ahead.
Manifesto: Why We Do Research Blog 12/16/2016 3 comments Core of CEA Leti CEO Marie-Noëlle Semeria’s keynote speech at IEDM was her convictions about why we do research. She presented a “manifesto” for scientists, researchers and engineers, laying out their moral and ethical obligations of engineering.
Trump Needs to Embrace Industrial Revolution Blog 12/7/2016 5 comments Industrial jobs policy is important for many millions of Trump supporters, especially those who lost jobs when factories downsized or closed. But can Trump's U.S. really compete with Asia and Europe?
Weighing China’s 1.1 Million Patents Blog 11/25/2016 6 comments U.S. innovators should not misconstrue the higher absolute number of patents filed in China in 2015 to imply anything about the strength of U.S. innovation or the U.S, IP marketplace.