SCOTUS Ends Texas Patent Craze
Blog 5/31/2017 5 comments
The Supreme Court struck a death blow to East Texas as a major patent litigation forum in a decision that could see patent filings overall decrease.
What’s Driving Automotive Storage?
Blog 5/30/2017 Post a comment
In addition to rapidly changing infotainment systems, more connected cars, ADAS and autonomous cars are drastically altering automakers' requirements for local on-board storage in the vehicle.
Waymo-Lyft Tie Opens Door to 5 Questions
Blog 5/16/2017 9 comments
What we don't know about Waymo-Lyft partnership includes when and where they plan to start “ride hailing” operations, and which self-driving car platform Lyft might eventually use for its autonomous driving services.
Optical Industry Needs Automation
Blog 5/15/2017 1 comment
For many years, the optical communications industry has been getting by with artisan techniques, but we are approaching a time when vendors must automate.
After Moore’s Law — What?
Blog 5/5/2017 3 comments
The semiconductor industry must, at last, outgrow its obsession with pitch shrinkage, and go creative with the “heterogeneous integration of different technologies” to push economic growth.
Engineering Ed Stuck in the Past
Blog 5/2/2017 25 comments
Curriculum modifications and forum replacements must be made in the engineering and computer science education system if we want to equip future generations.
Home Alarms Ring Up Sales
Blog 5/1/2017 Post a comment
Alarm systems are becoming more valuable as products expand to include detection of fire, carbon monoxide and water leaks, as well as home automation features such as smart plugs, locks, cameras, lighting and thermostat control.