Quantum Computing on Cusp News & Analysis 1/7/2017 Post a comment A new age of quantum computing may be around the corner. Three new research groups predict that a shift away from von Neumann toward quantum computing is upon us.
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.
Can Intel Win Auto Brain Chip Race? News & Analysis 11/30/2016 11 comments Can Intel take the checkered flag in the race for a brain chip in the automotive market? 18 months ago, the answer would have been… not so fast. The odds were bleak. That narrative, however, is beginning to change.
1st Qubits on 300mm CMOS News & Analysis 11/29/2016 1 comment Leti demonstrated the world's first solid-state qubit fabricated on a standard complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) 300 milimeter fabrication (fab).
1st Photonic Circuits Here News & Analysis 11/23/2016 4 comments IMEC research institute claims to demonstrate the world's first sub-micron photonic circuits encoding "1s" and "0s" on the spin of optical photons.
10 Cool Discoveries at Japan Embedded News & Analysis 11/18/2016 Post a comment The Embedded Technology 2016 showcased a ton of embedded boards, each with a clear focus on how to enable ‘low power’ and ‘embedded’ IoT devices. Highlights include deep learning coming to embedded boards, emergence of smarter IoT building blocks.
Parc: IoT To Be Self-Powered, Flexible, Transparent News & Analysis 11/17/2016 Post a comment The inventors of the graphical user interface (GUI), the computer mouse, the computer "desktop," object-oriented programming and amorphous silicon, among dozens of other forecasted breakthroughs, predicted that the future of the Internet of Things will be flexible, transparent and self-powering, according to Parc program manager of novel and printed electronics, Janos Veres at the MEMS Executive Congress 2016 (Scottsdale, Arizona.
3D Printed Buses Here News & Analysis 11/16/2016 8 comments Local Motors has been a solution looking for a problem since its inception, but may have finally hit the nail on the head with its Olli substitute for traditional transit systems at just 20% of their cost, but with more convenience, faster times and free-ride driverless capabilities.
DSRC’s ‘Dead End,’ Says Qualcomm Exec News & Analysis 11/15/2016 5 comments As carmakers learn more about highly automated vehicles, they no longer dismiss the idea of V2X. But the radio war between DSC and LTE camps continues. Qualcomm’s takeover of NXP isn’t making the path to V2X any clearer.
Eye-Catching Chronocam Grabs $15M Series B News & Analysis 10/31/2016 Post a comment Chronocam AS (Paris, France) is a startup company that develops vision sensors and systems for machine vision based on an asynchronous pixel sensor technology, has obtained $15 million in Series B funding.
U.S. Protecting Us from AI News & Analysis 10/21/2016 15 comments From lost jobs to nuclear holocaust, any negative impact artificial intelligence could have on society is what the U.S. government wants to head-off.
Intel's Stratix 10 FPGAs, SoCs Sampling News & Analysis 10/6/2016 3 comments Devices like Stratix 10 FPGAs will help satisfy the insatiable demand for higher computational capabilities, lower latency, greater system flexibility, and increased power efficiencies
Peratech 'Print' Smart Buttons on Any Surface News & Analysis 9/20/2016 2 comments Peratech, which invented quantum tunneling composites (QTC) materials, is now allowing its clients to print a smart button, which people can push with force, on any surface of any materials – including laminated wood.