In Embedded Vision, Sensors Rule, Part 2 Blog 9/10/2013 Post a comment Lately Iíve realized that new image sensor capabilities (such as 3D, higher resolution, faster frame rates, and increased dynamic range) are having a dramatic impact on system architecture and algorithms.
New Twist on RF Production Test Blog 9/10/2013 Post a comment Peter Sarson and Andreas Wild of ams develop a standard test routine to alleviate the aggravation added to the testing process when RF filter characterization requirements are changed late in development.
Winbond at a Crossroads Blog 9/10/2013 4 comments Winbond is a Taiwanese memory maker that has weathered the economic storms of the last few years. Krishna Shekar, director of strategic marketing at Winbond, spoke to me about how the company is moving forward.
Sticking to the Startup Plan Blog 9/6/2013 8 comments Devils will sit on founders' shoulders tempting them to keep updating startups' products and services to recapture that "latest thing" status. Most of the time those founders should resist.
ISA99 Rolls New Industrial Security Standard Blog 9/5/2013 2 comments Industrial security is particularly difficult to implement, because thereís a divide between securing processes, machines, etc., and securing IT assets. Now thereís a standard that combines the two and defines key requirements for security.
What on Earth? Blog 9/3/2013 21 comments Knut Hegna from the Informatics Library at the University of Oslo has finally identified its unknown artifact.
Microsoft Is Not the New Apple Blog 9/3/2013 25 comments With its $7 billion bid for Nokia, Microsoft has crossed the Rubicon into being a vertically integrated mobile computing company with a hard road ahead.
Is Nokia Headed for Troll Country? Blog 9/3/2013 18 comments The sale of the its handset business to Microsoft provides Nokia with the cash for yet another reinvention of itself, but it presents the Finnish company with a fundamental choice.
Verification Panel: It's More Than the Hardware Blog 9/2/2013 1 comment In the second part of a panel discussion on SoC verification, Gary Smith raises flags and warnings with industry experts about how complexity now bridges hardware and software, and how continuity is breaking down.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Timesí Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.