Toward a new definition of consumer Product News 1/19/2005 Post a comment Steve Ohr returned from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with some ideas decidedly biased ideas about what's driving our business. Forget about flat screen TVs, he says, forget about home theater. The ultimate consumer entertainment device will be ... your cell phone.
New EU motion another blow to software-patents campaign News & Analysis 1/10/2005 Post a comment Efforts to allow widespread patenting of software in Europe received another blow in recent days as 61 members of the European Parliament petitioned to restart deliberations of proposed legislation that would clear the way for legitimizing software patents.
Battle-hardened veterans of the electronics industry have heard of the “connected car” so often that they assume it’s a done deal. But do we really know what it takes to get a car connected and what its future entails? Join EE Times editor Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of movers and shakers in the connected car business. Executives from Cisco, Siemens and NXP will share ideas, plans and hopes for connected cars and their future. After the first 30 minutes of the radio show, our listeners will have the opportunity to ask questions via live online chat.