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Spansion Targets IoT With Flexible MCUs
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11/27/2013   19 comments
Spansion's scalable and flexible MCU families offer seamless transition between ultra-low-power and ultra-high-performance.
Power Week-in-Review: Self-Healing Battery, Personal Hydroelectric Generator & Li-ion Forecast
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11/27/2013   16 comments
This week, a self-healing battery electrode, a personal hydropower turbine in a can, a forecast for li-ion battery pricing, a triple-output LED controller, and more.
Apple Buys 3D Depth Sensor Company for $345M
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11/25/2013   12 comments
Apple has confirmed the purchase of israeli motion sensor tech developer PrimeSense for approximately $345 million. PrimeSense’s technology could be used in an iTV or next generation Apple TV as well as future iPhones and iPads.
China Investigates Qualcomm
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11/25/2013   19 comments
Qualcomm Incorporated Monday disclosed that China's National Development and Reform Commission, which regulates prices, has begun investigating Qualcomm regarding compliance with the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law.
Spansion Exec Reassures Fujitsu Customers
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11/25/2013   9 comments
The most tangible technology advances, after Spansion acquired Fujitsu Semiconductor's MCU/analog business, will come from the adoption of Spansion’s proprietary eCT technology in embedded MCUs -- to be released in 2015.
IoT Challenge Sparks Ongoing Discussion
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11/25/2013   Post a comment
Join an ongoing conversation about the Smart America Challenge and what lies ahead for the Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems.
Xbox One vs. PS4: Microsoft More Profit Per Console
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11/22/2013   21 comments
Microsoft comes out punching with a significant upgrade to the Xbox franchise console and a true competitor to Sony's PS4 while delivering per-unit profits.
Wolfson to Use Bat-Like Sonar for Gesture Recognition
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11/22/2013   4 comments
Wolfson Microelectronics plc (Edinburgh, Scotland) has teamed up with Elliptic Labs, a startup company working on ultrasonic touchless gesturing for consumer electronics devices.
Power Week-in-Review: Wearable Batteries, Deep Sea Power, IGBT Module Monitor
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11/21/2013   Post a comment
This week, a new development in flexible batteries, testing deep sea power technology, a forecast for the stationary battery market, real-time IGBT module performance monitoring, and more.
IoT on Fingertip Appears at EE Live!
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11/21/2013   13 comments
After helping pioneer the Internet of Things, Berkeley's Kris Pister wants to put an entire node (including power source) on a chip.
Omron: Never Underestimate Blood Pressure
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11/21/2013   10 comments
To win the next-generation smart healthcare battle, Omron executive says it's important to know the types of data your technology must "sense, track, accumulate, and send" to doctors who are treating patients' lifestyle illnesses.
Ink-Jet Printing for OLED Displays Debuts
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11/21/2013   5 comments
Startup Kateeva debuts its G8-sized Yieldjet tool for manufacturing organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays using ink-jet printer techniques.
EDN Releases Top 100 Products of 2013
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11/20/2013   1 comment
The electronics community has voted. The annual EDN Hot 100 Products list is out, with offerings in 12 categories from microcontrollers to test and measurement equipment.
Intrinsic-ID to Make Dropbox Secure for Business Users
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11/20/2013   4 comments
Intrinsic-ID announced it is bringing a professional level of security to Dropbox users.
Big Data May Mimic, Replace Brain
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11/20/2013   11 comments
A venture capitalist calls for advances that automate healthcare while a researcher shows ways of applying algorithms used by the neocortex.
IBM Broadens Access to Ask Watson Apps
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11/19/2013   5 comments
IBM's Watson Developers Cloud will enable software developers in a wide variety of application domains to access Watson's cognitive computing abilities for their third-party apps.
Microchip Stakes Claim for World's Fastest 32-Bit MCUs
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11/19/2013   11 comments
Microchip's new 32-bit MCU family offers class-leading performance with 200MHz / 330DMIPS and 3.28 CoreMarks/MHz (over 3X the performance of previous generation PIC32 MCUs).
Imagination Reinvents Imaging Signal Processing
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11/18/2013   5 comments
Raptor, a new image signal processing architecture, combines heterogeneous computing to create a system platform for vision.
Best-in-Test & Test Engineer Nominations Deadline Extended
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11/15/2013   1 comment
The new deadline is Nov. 20, 2013.
Marvell Does Comms for Sony PS4
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11/15/2013   7 comments
Marvell supplied a comms ASIC and the WiFi controller in the Sony PS4, according to a teardown by Chipworks. Two of the companies chips in the new game console were among the few surprising finds of the teardown.
Industrial Internet Group Debuts Soon
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11/15/2013   12 comments
A 10-company US consortium to set standards for the Industrial Internet aims to debut in January, said a GE executive driving a business in the area.
Teardown: TechInsights Analyzes Smartphone Display Tech
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11/15/2013   8 comments
A TechInsights teardown analyzes smartphone display technologies and costs.
Power Week in Review: Personal Fuel Cell, Virus-Improved Li-air Battery & PV Forecast
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11/14/2013   3 comments
This week, a personal hydrogen fuel cell for powering consumer portables, better Li-air batteries through biosynthesis, a forecast for solar PV installation growth, and the latest power management products and software.
Merger Pits Mysterious Tsinghua Unigroup vs. MediaTek
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11/14/2013   17 comments
The industry landscape among China’s fabless chip companies -- fragmented among too many little players fighting for a low-margin smartphone chip business in the domestic market -- is about to change.
UFS Set to Eclipse e-MMC
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11/11/2013   2 comments
Vendors such as Toshiba see UFS meeting demand for high performance and capacity as early as next year, but don’t write off e-MMC just yet.
Samsung Tips $100 Million IoT Strategy
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11/11/2013   8 comments
Former director of Apple's Siri, now on Samsung's team, describes Samsung's Internet of Things strategy as centered on SAMI, an artificial intelligence system that will aggregate sensor data from all types and brands of IoT devices in the cloud.
TI’s Tiva TM4C129x MCUs Provide a Gateway Into the Cloud
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11/7/2013   1 comment
TI's Tiva MCUs with USB, data protection, LCD and 50+ software examples help designers develop highly connected industrial control and HMI products for the Internet of Things.
Intel Creates Internet of Things Group
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11/6/2013   19 comments
Embedded veteran Doug Davis was named head of a new Internet of Things group at Intel, which will sell Atom and Quark SoCs.
Find Next Silicon Valley Idol at NVidia’s Annual GPU Event
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11/5/2013   6 comments
NVidia is staging a new event called "The Early Stage Challenge," where 12 rising tech stars will compete for a single $100,000 award in front a live audience.
Maxim's USB Emulator Consolidates In-Car Device Charging
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11/5/2013   17 comments
Have USB, will travel. Maxim has developed an automotive-quality USB solution that can recognize any portable device and charge directly from car battery.
Sony & Panasonic: Out of the Woods?
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11/1/2013   16 comments
Two contrasting full-year financial forecasts issued by Panasonic and Sony this week prodded many financial analysts to suddenly ditch Sony and jump on Panasonic's bandwagon.


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