Executives say the bottom fell out of the bottom Blog 9/28/2001 Post a comment For months, executives from leading semiconductor and chip-equipment makers have insisted that the current IC downturn had hit the bottom in the third quarter, with a probable recovery due in 2002. But now a growing number of Silicon Valley executives do not seem to be sure they are seeing light at the end of the deep downturn tunnel.
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Executive Comment: Look out for system-on-a-chip hype Blog 9/4/2001 Post a comment There's been a lot of talk about how the system-on-a-chip will replace the traditional way of manufacturing individual semiconductors. Some industry experts believe it's only a matter of time before companies like Fairchild, a supplier of high-performance semiconductors, will have to conform to the SoC way of doing business.
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. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.