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 4 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.
Everything is Connected At CES Unveiled Slideshow 1/5/2016 Post a comment From advanced algorithms for virtual reality to 360-degree HD cameras and automatic bartenders, CES Unveiled showcased some far-out and expensive products for the person who truly wants everything connected.
Faraday Future: Fact or Fantasy? Slideshow 1/5/2016 29 comments Faraday Future, one of the most hyped tech companies before this year's Consumer Electronics Show, unveils its cool concept car and plans for factory in Nevada.
TSensors to Predict Natural Disasters Slideshow 12/23/2015 8 comments Omron Corp. has developed the components for a sensor network that covers the Earth, preventing disasters before they happen and keeping tabs on all of mother Earth to keep Her healthy and prosperous.
Co-Robots: Taiwanese Style Slideshow 12/23/2015 Post a comment Taiwan's budding co-robot industry is led by the International Center of Excellence on Intelligent Robotics and Automation Research (iCeiRA Lab), where many prototypes win international contests every year.
Creative SBC Projects That Make a Difference Slideshow 12/22/2015 1 comment we look at the more interesting projects aimed at enriching our lives in certain ways, whether it be helping make everyday living easier or allowing us to do something that is physically harder due to a disability.
Analysts Predict CES 2016 Trends Slideshow 12/11/2015 1 comment The 2016 International CES will show evolutionary progress in a range of products from cars and drones to smart homes and wearables with a heightened focus on the impact of connectivity, said analysts.
Engineer's Holiday List: Stuff You Want But Were Afraid to Ask Slideshow 12/8/2015 8 comments Imagine you could get whatever tools you wanted for the holidays…. but only tools that assist in the pursuit of engineering. Quickly! What would you ask for? See, you weren’t ready. What are you going to do if this situation presents itself? Don’t worry, I have you covered. Take a look at this round-up of “ask-for-anything” gifts, so that you won’t be caught flat-footed.
A Day in the Life of Dextre Slideshow 12/4/2015 2 comments The Canadian-made robot on the International Space Station will unload the delivery of a new micro-satellite launcher, and since 2008 has helped ground control and astronauts get things done.
Ready for the Holidays? Tips for Supply Chain Success Slideshow 12/3/2015 Post a comment Preparing supply chain operations for the holiday can seem daunting, but the sooner companies implement some proven best practices, the more strategic value they can add the organization -- and avoid a potentially costly meltdown during the most wonderful time of the year.
Meet The Startups From Wearable World Accelerator Slideshow 11/24/2015 Post a comment A handful of new wearable and Internet of Things companies were on display at Wearable IoT World Labs’ fall demo day last week. The local accelerator showcased eight companies in the wearable and automotive world in its downtown headquarters.
10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to Future Slideshow 11/23/2015 Post a comment Emerging technologies, including printed electronics, wearable technology, 3D printing, sensors, energy harvesting, electric vehicles and new advanced materials,are set to change the electronics market. Here's a look at 10 innovative embryonic technologies.
3D Printers Spit out Small PCBs Slideshow 11/22/2015 6 comments Two companies showed 3D printers that can make small printed circuit boards and others including Qualcomm showed advances in plastic electronics at an IDTechEx event here.
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.