Satellites support drones in commercial airspace
News & Analysis 5/31/2013 2 comments
European defense and research companies have successfully demonstrated satellite control of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in commercial, non-segregated airspace, opening up wider use of such drones.
MOST Forum sketches 5-Gbps future
News & Analysis 5/28/2013 Post a comment
At the recent MOST Forum in Germany, experts discussed the presence and future of the MOST data bus used in automotive environments against the background of the AVB/Ethernet camp seemingly having gained ground recently.
Intel invests in Irish R&D
News & Analysis 5/28/2013 10 comments
Intel is investing $1.5 million in the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork to help collaboration in R&D in photonics, microsystems and nanoelectronics.
Global FDSOI ecosystem rising
News & Analysis 5/24/2013 5 comments
So far, STMicroelectronics has been identified as the only company tilting at the FDSOI windmill. That perception, and a lonely market landscape, are about to change.
Europe backs FDSOI wafer fabs
News & Analysis 5/21/2013 3 comments
A $465 million collaborative R&D project is set to support pilot lines in Dresden and Grenoble for production of fully depleted silicon on insulator manufacturing process.
ST to deny rivals FDSOI access
News & Analysis 5/20/2013 Post a comment
In an interview Jean-Marc Chery, ST's CTO (shown), said his company could install its FDSOI process in multiple foundries but for now has an agreement in place that will deny certain companies access to the process.
ST's strategy is a tale of two segments
News & Analysis 5/16/2013 3 comments
ST tells analysts it is going to report financial results for both its digital and analog business segments for "transparency" but remains committed to exploiting manufacturing technologies it has Crolles, including its FDSOI process.
LED luminaires transmit data at high bandwidth
News & Analysis 5/13/2013 1 comment
The Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) in Berlin has further developed its broadband optical communications technology which utilizes standard commercial LEDs used for lighting purposes to transmit data.