ARM Exec Dizzy for Open-Source Twizy News & Analysis 1/7/2017 Post a comment At this year’s CES, ARM brought Renault’s Twizy to its booth, typically full of mobile devices. Calling Twizy “the world’s first OEM open-source vehicle,” ARM said Renault is seeing a wave of open-source hardware and software developments.
MediaTek Auto Gambit: Radar, Vision SoC News & Analysis 1/7/2017 Post a comment In an exclusive interview with EE Times during the CES, JC Hsu, MediaTek’s corporate vice president, emphasized that telematics and multimedia aren’t MediaTek’s only tools in its automotive strategy.
New Consortium Drives Micron's Xccela Bus News & Analysis 12/19/2016 Post a comment The demand for instant-on applications needs to be met with unified flash memory standards, according to Micron and early members, which is competing with Cypress Semiconductor's Hyper-family of products
Europe to Rethink 10/100/20 Chip Project News & Analysis 12/16/2016 Post a comment The European Commission intends to reconvene a high-level group of European CEOs and executives to exchange views on the nanoelectronics and chip manufacturing project and make adjustments as necessary for a wave of European Union investment supposedly starting in 2020.
Your A List for CES 2017 News & Analysis 12/14/2016 1 comment Ask any market researcher or industry analyst about what to watch for at the CES next month in Las Vegas and the “A” list you’ll almost certainly hear are Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality and Automotive.
Lurking Behind Every M&A Is China News & Analysis 12/13/2016 3 comments Despite all the buzz in the global semiconductor industry about the accelerated consolidation of chip vendors, the biggest story this year goes untold — the presence at the negotiating table — in almost every M&A deal — of Chinese investors
Sweating Big Human-Body Data Challenge News & Analysis 12/7/2016 1 comment Today’s wearable sensors can capturea user’s vital signs. But “none can monitor human health conditions at the molecular level,” said a professor at University of Calif., Berkeley, at IEDM while presenting his teams’ paper on “wearable sweat biosensor.”
What Siemens' Mentor Buy Means to IC Designers News & Analysis 12/6/2016 1 comment Ever since Siemens’ plan to acquire Mentor Graphics became public, many in the semiconductor industry have been parsing its implications. We caught up with Rhines, chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics and Chuck Grindstaff, executive chairman of Siemens PLM Software.