EDA/IP weekly roundup – October 31st News & Analysis 10/31/2012 Post a comment ARM, Cadence, Cortus, DcD, DisplaySearch, Elliptic, eSilicon, Forte, Imperas, Jasper, LDRA, Mentor, Proton, Space, Synopsys, Uniquify, Xilinx and XYALIS made the lineup today. See here for their news
Apple drops two senior execs News & Analysis 10/30/2012 5 comments Scott Forstall, senior vice president of Apple's iOS operating system, is one of two executives leaving the company in a structural shakeup.
NASA and WPI open robot competition News & Analysis 10/25/2012 Post a comment NASA and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have opened registration and are seeking teams to compete in next year's robot technology demonstration competition, which offers as much as $1.5 million in prize money.
Noise to the outside, silence inwards News & Analysis 10/24/2012 1 comment A major European automaker will integrate the HALOsonic External Sound Synthesis (ESS) equipment from infotainment group Harman in a line of plug-in hybrid vehicles. HALOsonic generates sound outside the vehicle in order to provide an acoustic warning to pedestrians.
Apple mini may max tablet sales News & Analysis 10/23/2012 4 comments Seven-inch tablets shipments will leap to 34 million this year and double by 2013, in part due to sales of an expected mini iPad, a market researcher forecast.
TI tagged by weak demand News & Analysis 10/23/2012 6 comments Third quarter sales report and fourth quarter revenue target both disappoint Wall Street, with company citing sluggish economy, weak end-product demand.
Odyssey clean energy drive kicks off News & Analysis 10/20/2012 Post a comment An outreach and education event dedicated to promoting the use of alternative transportation technologies kicked off Oct. 18 at White River State Park in Indianapolis, IN.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times