Dual-interface NFC tags connects smartphones to any device Product News 4/6/2013 Post a comment Inside Secure has released an innovative near field communication (NFC) tag that creates virtually limitless possibilities for interactions between NFC mobile devices like smartphones and a broad range of medical, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices.
Hypervisor boosts 'bring your own device' strategies Product News 4/6/2013 Post a comment Green Hills Software has launched a major new release of its INTEGRITY Multivisor to allow enterprise and government mobile device users and administrators to take advantage of off-the-shelf, BYOD mobile phones and tablets for both personal and business use.
Video codec hardware IP doubles performance Product News 4/6/2013 Post a comment Renesas Electronics announced a multi-format video codec hardware IP product that supports low-delay processing for automotive information terminals supporting High Definition Television (HDTV), mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, and industrial equipment.
Chip suppliers target vehicle complexity News & Analysis 4/2/2013 3 comments Chip makers are hoping a new breed of microcontrollers will begin laying the foundation for a solution to one of the auto industry's most vexing design problems -- electronic complexity.
3-D IC stacks pushed back to 2015 News & Analysis 4/2/2013 6 comments Globalfoundries reports on a functioning 3-D wafer-level stack with through silicon vias as the industry pushes out plans for such products to 2015 or later.
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