Racing to Offer Mobileye 'Killer Chip' News & Analysis 1/17/2017 Post a comment With Mobileye acknowledged as the king of the hill in the hottest automotive vision market, it has become incumbent upon competitors to say they’ve got “a Mobileye killer solution.” But what would it take to become the next Mobileye?
Biggest Robo-Car Roadblock Is Human News & Analysis 1/13/2017 11 comments Despite all the robo-car announcements, this year’s CES revealed that more companies – including Toyota and Mobileye – are scrambling to address the inconvenient truth that robo-cars pose a man-machine relationship more complicated than we care to admit.
QCOM CEO Likens 5G to Electricity Discovery News & Analysis 1/11/2017 Post a comment "5G will have an impact similar to the introduction of electricity or the automobile, affecting entire economies and benefiting entire societies," said Qualcomm CEO at the company’s keynote address at CES, pitching it for AR/VR, IoT and automotive.
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.
Nvidia CEO Rocks CES Crowd with GPU, AI News & Analysis 1/6/2017 6 comments Nvidia's CEO, sporting his familiar black leather jacket, rocked a whooping and cheering crowd of 2,500 during his opening keynote speech at CES. He promoted two scenarios for AI: Auto-Pilot & Co-Pilot.
CES 2017 Connects with AI News & Analysis 1/5/2017 3 comments "CES Unveiled" showcased a host of wearables, hearables and robots. App-intensive and connected to the Internet, many are programmed to get smarter with built-in artificial intelligence that will learn and recognize a user's speech, face and daily habits.
Intel Auto Puzzle: Where Do They Fit? News & Analysis 1/4/2017 Post a comment Intel is coming to the CES this week to recast the scope of its automotive business and tease its plans -- including a new brand, "Intel Go," and development kits for carmakers. What's still missing from its plan?
Thinnest Nanowire Self-assembles News & Analysis 12/29/2016 1 comment The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center claims to have created the world's thinnest wires using a 10-atom diamond cage around a three-atom copper core.
IoT Ready to Light Up in 2017 News & Analysis 12/28/2016 1 comment After laying foundations for the Internet of Things in security, M&A and other areas in 2016 its time to tell stories about real deployments of IoT in 2017.
Computing Got Colorful in 2016 News & Analysis 12/22/2016 4 comments With the rise of virtual reality, artificial intelligence, new memory types, and 5G, computing came into a kind of brilliant autumn in 2016.
Race for AI Chips Begins News & Analysis 12/22/2016 2 comments Deep learning has continued to drive the computing industry’s agenda in 2016. But come 2017, experts say the Artificial Intelligence community will intensify its demand for higher performance and more power efficient “inference” engines for deep neural networks.
DARPA Funds Small Businesses with Big Ideas News & Analysis 12/21/2016 Post a comment The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched its answer to Kickstarter, theCommercial Performer Program that aims to harness the little guys ideas that are now being underfunded.
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
China’s Memory Drama: Must-See in 2017 News & Analysis 12/19/2016 3 comments China’s memory chip production plans became evident to close industry observers in 2016. What they’ll be watching for next is, who will make the first move in devising and negotiating technology licensing agreements or joint ventures with China.