EE Times Silicon 60: 2016's Emerging Companies to Watch Slideshow 9/19/2016 3 comments Looking at hottest silicon startups, there's no doubt Internet of Things will have a revolutionary impact on how people can live their lives, but exactly how that will manifest itself in terms of components, software, platforms, legal and business models, is not yet clear.
19 Views of Hot Chips Slideshow 8/26/2016 1 comment Machine learning, self-driving cars and novel sensors commanded significant attention at this year’s Hot Chips, reflecting a semiconductor industry moving fast in many directions.
19 Views of IDF16 Slideshow 8/19/2016 Post a comment This year’s Intel Developer Forum showed how the x86 giant is seeking ways to pump up and go beyond the PC with new platforms for machine vision, virtual reality, robots, drones and more.
14 Views from the Flash Summit Slideshow 8/12/2016 11 comments The Flash Memory Summit showed shifts NAND flash and other persistent memories including 3D XPoint are making in arrays, accelerators and solid-state drives.
19 Views of Sensors Expo Slideshow 6/24/2016 1 comment A walk around the Sensor Expo show floor revealed a widely diverse market of companies, technologies and markets seeking more integrated, lower cost components.
15 Crowd-Pleasing IoT Product & Platform Wins Slideshow 6/16/2016 2 comments Innovators are working hard to make the big predictions for the Internet of Things(IoT) market come true. In recent months, these IoT projects all received greater than 100% funding on their chosen crowd sourcing site.
10 Ways To Program Your FPGA Slideshow 6/10/2016 21 comments A space-science engineer lists 10 languages and programs for programming field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), some tried and true, some brand new.
17 Views from Imec Tech Forum Slideshow 5/27/2016 5 comments The annual Imec Technology Forum provided insights on the silicon road map including the outlook for EUV and FinFETs as well as an update on the Internet of Things.
Space Exploration Tempo Quickens Slideshow 5/9/2016 6 comments After the lull and uncertainty that followed the end of the U.S. space shuttle program in July 2011, the pace of U.S. exploration of our solar system has regained momentum. A survey follows.
15 Biggest Technology Wins on Kickstarter Slideshow 4/26/2016 2 comments New technology gets people excited. A quick look at the Kickstarter funding platform proves it. Here's a look at the biggest wins, from personal 3D printers and inexpensive computers to smart bicycles and music players.
10 Top Tech Companies Poised For Massive Layoffs Slideshow 4/8/2016 3 comments Tech workers across the nation may witness a massive pink slip parade this year, should one Wall Street analyst's prediction of more than 260,000 tech layoffs in 2016 come true. Here's at a look at the top 10 companies on his list and why they are there.
Google Preps for IBM, ARM Shift Slideshow 4/7/2016 3 comments Google has ported much of its data center code to IBM Power and ARM server architectures and will co-design a server on the upcoming Power9 chip which will sport 24 cores and a new interconnect.
Celebrating Women in STEM Slideshow 3/30/2016 1 comment With an ever-increasing amount of talk about gender equality in the tech industry – and many company promises to increase gender and ethnic diversity among its staff – it is important to recognize those that overcame obstacles to success. Several of these women shared their diverse experiences with EE Times.
Top Robots for Farmers for 2016 Slideshow 3/29/2016 6 comments Agricultural robotics is the fastest growing robotic sector, rivaling factory automation with over 120 companies joining the fray, with the top 36 represented here in a unique slideshow.
Facebook Likes Intel's 3D XPoint Slideshow 3/10/2016 7 comments Facebook endorsed Intel’s 3D XPoint memories and got Google to join its Open Compute Project at its annual event that included new processors from Intel and networking code from Microsoft.
10 Views of Security at RSA Slideshow 3/2/2016 2 comments The U.S. attorney general, head of the NSA and president of Microsoft were among those commenting on the Apple-FBI case and the future of cryptography at the RSA Conference.
13 Women Who Changed Science Slideshow 3/1/2016 10 comments During Women's History Month in March, we celebrate the myriad accomplishments of women past and present. Here are 13 woman who achieved amazing innovations and accomplishments in engineering.
EUV, Big Molecules and Moore Slideshow 2/24/2016 4 comments The recent SPIE event provided insights on the progress on extreme ultraviolet lithography to continue Moore’s law and the threat of molecular level hurdles that could end it.
Watson Driven Security Slideshow 2/22/2016 1 comment Preemptive security with Watson, to business directions of hybrid clouds, Power8 servers and x13s mainframes, were all discussed in detail at IBM's Global Business Partners 2016 (Jan. 14-18, Orlando).
Mars and Other Challenges Slideshow 2/19/2016 Post a comment NASA's Ames center director talked about the challenges getting to Mars at a Fujitsu Labs event that showcased its work on everything from Bluetooth and RFID tags to a self-driving wheelchair.
19 Views of ISSCC Slideshow 2/5/2016 3 comments Chips for smart cars, fast wired and wireless links, cool cameras and more appeared at at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
16 Insights on ICs Slideshow 1/29/2016 5 comments At a talk in Silicon Valley semiconductor market guru Bill McClean predicted 4% growth in 2016 for the consolidating industry, but said China is a wild card.
IoT's Coolest Connections at CES Slideshow 1/8/2016 2 comments Internet of Things was on display at CES this year. We saw plenty of cool items for the home and family, but here are some of the more interesting entrepreneurial endeavors.
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.