Siano denies Chinese mobile TV allegations News & Analysis 7/2/2010 Post a comment Siano Mobile Silicon Ltd., a vendor of mobile digital TV receiver chips, has spoken out against allegations it said had been made by Chinese startup Innofidei Inc., that Siano infringes patents relevant to mobile television in China.
Analyst: Foxconn's financial form lags peers News & Analysis 7/2/2010 Post a comment The financial performance of electronic manufacturing services giant Foxconn International Holdings is lagging far behind that of rival companies, according to Chitra Gopal an analyst with Nomura Singapore Ltd.
iWatt opens Chinese design center News & Analysis 7/2/2010 Post a comment Digital power IC vendor iWatt Inc. has opened a design center in the Shenzhen Science Park in Shenzhen, China. The center is inteneded to support Asian manufacturers of solid-state lighting, mobile phone chargers and network adapters, the company said.
Windows 8 leak News & Analysis 7/1/2010 2 comments Windows 8 could be one more uninspiring, stepwise improvement from a software giant increasingly following trends set by other vendors if a set of Powerpoint slides available online reflect Microsoft's thinking.
Dalsa to receive $23 million Ontario grant News & Analysis 7/1/2010 Post a comment Imaging sensor and semiconductor company Dalsa Corp. is set to receive up to 24.3 million Canadian dollars (about $23 million) from the Ontario government in support of research and development (R&D) efforts in digital imaging technology.
Rapid growth wireless charging devices News & Analysis 7/1/2010 1 comment Nearly 235 million electronics devices with wireless charging capability are projected to ship in 2014, a 65-fold increase from the 3.6 million expected to ship this year, according to a forecast by market research firm iSuppli.
Students in 'forced' Foxconn internships, says report News & Analysis 7/1/2010 2 comments Up to 100,000 students have been ordered to travel from the central Chinese province of Henan to Shenzhen to take up three-month internships with Foxconn, the world's largest maker of electronic and computer systems, according to a China Daily report.
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.