Milan startup offers radiation hardened SRAM Product News 6/25/2012 3 comments A radiation hardened 512-kbit SRAM designed by Italian fabless chip startup RedCat Devices srl withstands a 15-Mrad total ionization dose. The chip was manufactured for RedCat by foundry Tower Semiconductor Ltd. in its 180-nm CMOS manufacturing process.
Cypress goes public on offers to buy Ramtron News & Analysis 6/12/2012 5 comments Chip company Cypress Semiconductor has offered to acquire all the outstanding stock of non-volatile memory company Ramtron for $2.48 per share, a 37 percent premium over Ramtron's closing stock price on Monday June 11.
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.