Reflective display funnels light News & Analysis 2/7/2013 2 comments University of Michigan researchers have developed a technology for creating reflective displays with vivid colors that can be viewed at nearly any angle.
CATV test platform touts performance enhancements Product News 2/7/2013 Post a comment Sunrise Telecom announced a major firmware upgrade for its CM3000 and CM3800 DOCSIS 3.0 cable-modem network and spectrum analyzers, enabling cable providers to identify and resolve impairments before they affect customer experience.
GloFo, Samsung in race to 14nm News & Analysis 2/6/2013 31 comments Globalfoundries and Samsung are on track to offer 14-nm FinFET manufacturing in 2014, but an IBM executive has warned that EUV litho won’t be ready until the 7-nm node.
Photonic PCBs inching closer News & Analysis 2/5/2013 7 comments IBM and Dow Corning have developed a tough, flexible photonic substrate material capable of fabricating waveguides for PCB interconnects.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.