Dining with Analog Stars Blog 1/7/2017 1 comment Meet the Analog Aficionados. They are a group of engineers, technicians, students, inventors, scientists, educators and so many more that meets annually at David’s Restaurant in Santa Clara, CA.
2G Sunset a Slow Burn Blog 1/7/2017 6 comments Subscribers around the world rely on 2G cellular, a still-vital technology for machine–to-machine (M2M) communications and network availability in rural parts of many countries--and that won’t change for some time.
IoT Trumps Mobile App Debates Blog 1/7/2017 Post a comment While the debate over native versus Web apps continues, the Internet of Things is raising more important questions about the future of software development.
CES: Still a Semiconductor Showcase Blog 1/5/2017 Post a comment Consumer electronics depends on a variety of analog techniques, not always obvious on colorful 4K TV screens. Among CES exhibitors, it will be wearables that consistently demonstrate their mettle, providing accurate and sensitive signal-conditioning circuits, low power consumption, a versatile development tools.
Latch-Based RAMs and the Hidden Capacitor Blog 12/31/2016 1 comment Is there a place for a volatile DRAM replacement? While the VLT as a DRAM replacement might be attractive, any success hinges on effective and innovative solutions to some major problems.
IoT: A New Twist on an Old Idea Blog 12/27/2016 3 comments I have learned not to dismiss technology reincarnations with an “I’ve seen this one before” wave of the hand. Oftentimes, old ideas reappear in new guises because of the emergence of new enabling technologies.
High-Speed Fiber Optics Connect Smart Factories Blog 12/21/2016 1 comment As M2M and IoT shape business and operations strategies, influence product design and compel companies to re-examine how suppler and customer data is collected and used, a question begs: How will companies pool together all their internal factory.
Cook, Light, and Drive With RF Energy Blog 12/20/2016 5 comments RF energy, through the use of high-power solid-state amplifiers and feedback, could change the way we cook, light our homes, and power our vehicles. These applications are still in their infancy, but there's real potential.
Manifesto: Why We Do Research Blog 12/16/2016 3 comments Core of CEA Leti CEO Marie-Noëlle Semeria’s keynote speech at IEDM was her convictions about why we do research. She presented a “manifesto” for scientists, researchers and engineers, laying out their moral and ethical obligations of engineering.