11 Views of Hax Demo Day Slideshow 11/13/2015 1 comment Hax, the first of a crop of hardware startup accelerators, staged its seventh demo day, introducing a handful of new companies addressing the Internet of Things.
8 Views of Intel’s IoT Efforts Slideshow 11/5/2015 Post a comment A non-x86 MCU and a partnership with a small building automation company in Sweden were among a handful of insights into Intel's latest efforts to gain traction in the Internet of Things.
Slideshow: BMW's Hybrid EVs Slideshow 10/26/2015 9 comments BMWs i3 and i8, their electric hybrid vehicles (EVs), are manufactured with windmill-driven green energy, use carbon-fiber bodies and are glued instead of bolted together.
Top 15 Supply Chain Universities Slideshow 10/21/2015 Post a comment Whether trying to find education to further an existing supply chain career, to gather skills to make a mid-career move into supply chain, or to start on the path to getting an undergraduate supply chain degree, prospective students have a wealth of options from which to choose. Here's a look at the favorites of hiring organizations.
Saxony Leads Germany's Semis Slideshow 10/16/2015 5 comments The Saxony state ("federal district") in Germany is the country's central location for innovation. Here is an inside look at the institution.
Patent Office Opens in Silicon Valley Slideshow 10/15/2015 Post a comment The U.S. patent office officially opened a satellite branch in San Jose in an effort to reach out to engineers and entrepreneurs as well as recruit more examiners and patent judges.
Top 10 Single Board Computers From $9 to $569 Slideshow 10/14/2015 8 comments Boards like the Raspberry Pi have been fighting for the spotlight for a while, as newer boards are released into the arena. One of these boards is only $9! Meet the newest boards that could inspire your next project.
10 Wearables That Want to Change the World Slideshow 10/12/2015 5 comments Unicef, ARM and frog teamed up to ask electronics designers worldwide to think creatively about how wearable technology could change the way people solve some of the world's biggest problems.
16 Deals Feeding Chip Biz's Merger Fever Slideshow 9/30/2015 3 comments The semiconductor industry has undergone an unprecedented wave of consolidation over the past 18 months, with both the volume and size of deals standing out even in an industry always been heavy on mergers and acquisitions. Here are 16 of the biggest deals.
7 Robots…At Your Service Slideshow 9/26/2015 Post a comment Service robots may be the next big thing according to entrepreneurs who showed their designs targeting a range of consumer and commercial uses.
Manufacturing Survey Offers Hopeful Outlook Slideshow 9/23/2015 Post a comment A new benchmark survey found that the small and mid-market manufacturers are optimistic about the future, but still are concerned about controlling costs and finding skilled workers in order to ensure the bright outlook.
16 Insights on ICs Slideshow 9/22/2015 5 comments The semiconductor market has settled into a slow-growth mode for the foreseeable future but tech disruptions are coming, said IC Insights.
NASA Robots Proliferate Slideshow 9/17/2015 Post a comment NASA is perhaps the world's most prolific maker of robots for all kinds of purposes, from its Mar's Rovers for gathering information to astroid bots capable of handling nuclear payloads to obliterate the ones destined to hit the Earth.
8 Trends in Test & Measurement Slideshow 9/10/2015 1 comment Without test and measurement, the least glamorous category in electronics, every other category in the field literally fails. Here are 8 trends in test.
Wi-Fi @ 25: A Look Back Slideshow 9/10/2015 7 comments On the 25th anniversary of the first IEEE 802.11 meeting, we take a look back with some of the pioneers of what became Wi-Fi
9 Secrets to Being the Good Cop of Vendor Relationships Slideshow 9/10/2015 Post a comment I was brought up to respect my elders and be polite and I have tried to maintain a courteous approach throughout my life. Sometimes, though, when I observe the relationship between purchasers and their outsourced vendors, I wonder how we can move courtesy from a perceived luxury to a must have relationship tool.
7 Flash Memory Products Not to Miss Slideshow 9/6/2015 2 comments Last month’s Flash Memory Summit was the backdrop for a great deal of technology demonstrations and product announcements, while August was a popular month for introducing new SSDs.
8+ Horizons at Hot Chips Slideshow 9/1/2015 Post a comment The chip horizon is bright and diverse said speakers at Hot Chips presenting on 5G cellular, neural networks, molecular diagnostics, chip stacks and FPGAs.
Nanotech Hub Targets 7nm, Beyond Slideshow 8/27/2015 2 comments We toured the College of Nanoscience and Engineering, part of a State University of New York campus, a hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing research in areas such as lithography, 450mm wafers, and new materials as well as photonics, biotech and workforce development.
18 Views of #IDF15 Slideshow 8/24/2015 4 comments This year's Intel developer Forum amped up the theatrics to engage a younger crowd and engage them in IoT and other products beyond Intel's core PC business.
15 Views from the Flash Summit Slideshow 8/14/2015 3 comments The Flash Memory Summit provided a look back at the start of the solid-state drive as well as the future for SSDs, flash and memory chips beyond.
3D Cursors Sculpt at Siggraph Slideshow 8/9/2015 1 comment Startup Hybridlab Inc. offers the Hyve 3D cursor, which uses a tablet to control a 3D cursor in immersive virtual reality (VR) with back-and-forth movements controlling 2D position and up-and-down controlling 3D depth.
Top 10 Supercomputers in View Slideshow 7/16/2015 13 comments The Top 10 supercomputers in the world were announced at the International Supercomputer Conference (ISC-2015, July 22-25) shown here in a slideshow.
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.