Google Car's Next Move
News & Analysis 4/30/2014 11 comments
Most impressive about the video clip posted by Google is how neatly Google Car’s computer vision organizes what it sees on streets into separate, independent boxes, according to IHS analyst.
Is It Secure to Use BLE in Cars?
News & Analysis 4/29/2014 25 comments
How secure is Bluetooth Smart inside cars? The Bluetooth SIG is working behind the scenes to plug some security holes in Bluetooth Smart, and it's not quite finished.
Spansion Expands Auto-Grade Flash Lineup
News & Analysis 4/24/2014 9 comments
As car OEMs' appetite for advanced driver assistance systems and more elaborate infotainment systems soars, Spansion is beefing up its flash memory lineup to meet the automotive industry's stringent quality requirements.
Altera's FPGA DSP Goes Hardcore
News & Analysis 4/22/2014 12 comments
Having hardened floating-point DSP blocks in FPGAs opens the door to a wide range of military and commercial applications, and also reduces time-to-market.
ON Semi on a Roll With Image Sensors
News & Analysis 4/17/2014 1 comment
Coupled with the company’s acquisition of Truesense last week and the rollout of the new Python family of CMOS image sensors this week, ON Semiconductor sets its sights on the automotive market of the future.
Faroudja’s Bit Rate Reducer Gambit
News & Analysis 4/16/2014 10 comments
At the NAB show, Yves Faroudja and his new startup showed off new technology designed to provide up to 50 percent reduction in video bit rates without reduction in image quality.
The Man Behind pcDuino
News & Analysis 4/8/2014 7 comments
The pcDuino, a single-board computer, was a brainchild of Jingfeng Liu, ex-Marvell engineer. It started when Liu realized that Arduino hardware users don’t necessarily speak the same language as people working in the Linux software environment.
NIST Sets New Time Standard
News & Analysis 4/4/2014 8 comments
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has created a new atomic clock time standard that is three times as accurate as the existing standard.
Toyota Underestimated 'Deadly' Risks
News & Analysis 4/1/2014 20 comments
A software expert whose testimony led to a guilty verdict against Toyota said in his keynote at EE Live! that the best assurance for preventing similar "deadly" outbreaks must be stronger, smarter oversight by federal regulators.