Android, FreeRTOS top EE Times' 2013 embedded survey
News & Analysis 2/27/2013 15 comments
Android has become the most popular third-party operating system for embedded applications according to a survey of engineers – but as they become more familiar respondents may be starting to shy away from the OS for future projects.
Big Data streamlines fabs
News & Analysis 2/25/2013 2 comments
Streamlined analytics in Microsoft's structured query language cut processing time for wafer fab data at AMD by 90 percent plus boost energy efficiency 10-times at Samsung.
Agilent expert explains DDR4 timing
News & Analysis 2/12/2013 Post a comment
JEDEC board member Perry Keller, who's also manager for the digital memory applications program at Agilent Technologies, talked about the latest DDR iteration at DesignCon.
Reflective display funnels light
News & Analysis 2/7/2013 2 comments
University of Michigan researchers have developed a technology for creating reflective displays with vivid colors that can be viewed at nearly any angle.
GloFo, Samsung in race to 14nm
News & Analysis 2/6/2013 31 comments
Globalfoundries and Samsung are on track to offer 14-nm FinFET manufacturing in 2014, but an IBM executive has warned that EUV litho won’t be ready until the 7-nm node.