Is Startup Culture in France's DNA?
Blog 7/18/2017 22 comments
By launching "Startup Nation" mantra, Macron might be forcing in vain something that French people – especially the ubiquitous functionaires of corporate and government bureaucracy – simply don’t get. There is no word in French for “customer service.”
Formal Verification Has It Covered!
Blog 7/14/2017 Post a comment
Reducing the risk of malfunctions that could ultimately lead to the physical harm of road users is a huge challenge. That’s why many of the auto makers turn to formal verification.
Megatrends Drive 200mm Fab Renaissance
Blog 7/14/2017 1 comment
The past year has seen a resurgent interest in 200mm fabrication. In this paper, I will discuss why this is and answer the question, “Can 200mm fabs have a profitable future?”
Anatomy of ATE PCB Assembly
Blog 7/11/2017 Post a comment
An automatic test equipment (ATE) PCB (a.k.a. a test board) is at the heart of all major test activities targeted at verifying a specific semiconductor chip's functionality.
Ryzen Rising Slower Than Reports
Blog 7/8/2017 2 comments
Stories based on Passmark data about large and rapid market share gains for AMD’s Ryzen x86 processors are ill informed and raise expectations above reason.
Four Technologies for Industry 4.0
Blog 7/5/2017 2 comments
The challenge of merging IT with OT domains is to assemble in one place four requisite industrial IoT technologies: networking, processing, user interface, and security.
Macron, CEA-Leti Push Startup Movement
Blog 7/3/2017 8 comments
How real is startup movement in France? Is it sustainable? For entrepreneurs, 39-year-old President Macron and 50-year-old research institute CEA-Leti are their needed tailwind.
React to the Software Shift
Blog 6/22/2017 14 comments
If you are looking to make a switch from hardware engineering to software programming, Facebook and Udacity have created a shortcut for you.
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.