ST opens up 28-nm, 20-nm FDSOI with GlobalFoundries News & Analysis 6/11/2012 Post a comment Chip vendor STMicroelectronics has announced that it has signed up GlobalFoundries to be an additional source of devices made using 28-nm and 20-nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FDSOI) technology. As part of the same deal ST is opening up the FDSOI process to let the foundry offer the process to other customers.
Mindspeed enters comms processor fray News & Analysis 6/11/2012 7 comments Mindspeed injected a handful of new cores into its second-generation Comcerto family to create a comms processor to compete with giants such as Broadcom and Freescale.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.