React to the Software Shift
Blog 6/22/2017 6 comments
If you are looking to make a switch from hardware engineering to software programming, Facebook and Udacity have created a shortcut for you.
$6,000 of Electronics in Car by 2022
Blog 6/20/2017 3 comments
Market researchers predict a high-end car will contain more than $6,000 worth of electronics in five years, driving a $160 billion automotive electronics market in 2022.
Software Calls for Action
Blog 6/12/2017 Post a comment
If you’ve got a software project you want to tell the electronics community about or an idea that engineers ought to be working on, we’d like to hear about it.
Six Tech Trends for 2022
Blog 6/9/2017 1 comment
The year 2022 will see intelligence at edge of the Internet of Things, voice as the dominant user interface and advances in DNA and microbiome apps, top VCs said.
Data Growth Drives 5G, Cloud
Blog 6/7/2017 Post a comment
Traffic to the cloud is doubling each year, driving demand for new technologies for everything from the RF front end of mobile phones to the architecture of data centers.
March of the Touchless User Interfaces
Blog 6/6/2017 3 comments
The world of user interfaces is rapidly expanding. It’s no longer just touch but it includes a great variety of gestures and speech assistants. What can we expect from such advancements?
Video, Where Is Your Metadata?
Blog 6/6/2017 1 comment
Metadata can change video storytelling, through automated shot selection, image enhancement and presentation in a bigger way than EXIF did for digital photos.
Intel’s Passenger Economy: What’s the Point?
Blog 6/5/2017 4 comments
Intel Corp. last week issued a report predicting that the future of fully automated vehicles would unleash a $7 trillion ‘Passenger Economy’ in 2050. It sounds far-fetched? Yes. But it’s worth reading, and here are five reasons why.
IoT Nets Snag Fishing Industry
Blog 6/5/2017 Post a comment
Low power wide area networks are providing connectivity that saves lives and protects fishing zones, lowering costs and safeguarding economies of developing countries.
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.