ARM, Mali and making it real Blog 10/25/2012 2 comments At next week's ARM TechCon, I’ll discuss OpenCL and how it is enabled on ARM-based systems along with a discussion of GPU computing and various use cases.
A finer body of men… The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/19/2012 8 comments Well, things are certainly bouncing along merrily here in the pleasure dome (my office). In fact, I just took place in a jolly interesting email exchange…
Auto apps accelerated by triple-play graphics cores Design How-To 10/19/2012 2 comments The instrument panel in an automobile provides a critical interface between the driver and the vehicle. There are advantages that result from using three specialized graphics engines to implement a modern instrument panel in the form of an electronic display.
Entrepreneur says Win 8 marks end of PCs News & Analysis 10/19/2012 77 comments Microsoft will start promoting apps written for the byte code interpreter in Win 8 rather than the x86 compiler, starting what an industry veteran calls the end of traditional PCs.
AMD eyes ARM IP and realignment News & Analysis 10/19/2012 11 comments AMD CEO Rory Read (shown) outlined a shift in the chip maker's business model that will see it "building reusable IP blocks" to reduce development costs and speed execution of the new strategy.
AMD announces 15% staff cut News & Analysis 10/19/2012 Post a comment Microprocessor vendor AMD has swung to a net loss in third quarter results for 2012 and has announced it will restructure in the fourth quarter and reduce its global workforce by approximately 15 percent.
Mega-cool audio reality costume The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/16/2012 2 comments The people at Think Geek keep on coming up with things I never knew I wanted (until I see them) and that I cannot afford, like...
Japan set to rescue Renesas News & Analysis 10/15/2012 15 comments The Japanese government is poised to rescue struggling Japanese chip company Renesas Electronics through a buyout led by a government investment fund.
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.