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posted in May 2013
Intel wins CPU slot in Samsung tablet
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5/31/2013   21 comments
Atom processor gain design win in Samsung Galaxy tablet computer, according to reports.
Intel, ARM on even footing in Net of Things, says IDC
News & Analysis  
5/30/2013   12 comments
More than 25 billion intelligent systems valued at $4 trillion could ship in 2020, said an IDC analyst helping create a new trade group for the sector.
Five ARM Tech Con papers I’d really like to see
Blog  
5/29/2013   5 comments
I’d love to see a description of a Samsung 64-bit ARM SoC, a new mobile graphics benchmark and a paper from an Apple engineer this fall.
Global FDSOI ecosystem rising
News & Analysis  
5/24/2013   5 comments
So far, STMicroelectronics has been identified as the only company tilting at the FDSOI windmill. That perception, and a lonely market landscape, are about to change.
Intel Haswell packs integrated voltage regulator
News & Analysis  
5/23/2013   12 comments
Integration eliminates as many as seven external third party chips—one of many power improvements driven by competition with ARM.
TI expands ecosystem for MSP430 Capacitive Touch solutions
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5/22/2013   Post a comment
End-to-end portfolio allows developers to quickly and easily create capacitive touch designs that replace mechanical buttons.
ARM TechCon 2013 – Call for Papers Now Open
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5/22/2013   Post a comment
Now in its seventh year, ARM TechCon is ranked one of the top three critical events in the embedded sector.
Triangulation in automotive ultrasonic park-assist systems
Design How-To  
5/21/2013   2 comments
Ultrasonic park assist systems use ultrasonic distance-ranging methodologies to assist the vehicle driver with back-up parking, parking spot identification, automatic parking and detection of objects in the driver's blind spots. Texas Instruments discusses the method of triangulation as a way to improve distance measurement accuracy.
Girish Mhatre reflects on the early days of EE Times
Blog  
5/20/2013   4 comments
A former EE Times editor-in-chief ('82-'88) and publisher reflects on the days when Gordon Moore keynoted industry conferences and the home PC was a strange notion.
Slideshow: Google I/O puts 7 platforms on parade
News & Analysis  
5/17/2013   6 comments
At its annual developer's conference, Google showed advances across seven major platforms--Android, Chrome, Glass, Google+, Maps, Search and Google TV.
FDSOI gains three design wins
Design How-To  
5/16/2013   7 comments
ST claims three design wins for its fully-depleted silicon on insulator manufacturing process; a move that could draw out support from EDA software and IP providers.
All eyes on Zynq SoC for smarter vision
Design How-To  
5/16/2013   5 comments
The Zynq All Programmable SoC, in tandem with new Xilinx tools and IP, forms the foundation for the next generation of embedded vision products.
Invisible embedded: 4- and 8-bit MCUs still sell
Blog  
5/14/2013   10 comments
The cliché "8 bits is dead" is dead. CPU/MCU shipments are exploding.
Epson AR glasses aim at industry
News & Analysis  
5/10/2013   2 comments
No longer emulating Google Glasses business plan, Epson repurposes its Moverio augmented reality glasses for industrial apps.
Qualcomm leads smartphone processor market
Design How-To  
5/8/2013   4 comments
Qualcomm maintains lead in fast-growing smartphone application processor market with 43 percent in 2012.
London Calling: Did Allwinner outsell Intel, Qualcomm?
Blog  
5/8/2013   10 comments
It may seem strange but in 2012 Chinese chip vendor Allwinner probably sold more processors for tablet computers than Intel and Qualcomm together.
Yoshida in China: MediaTek's top exec in China resigns
Blog  
5/7/2013   4 comments
Q1 results re-affirm lead in China’s smartphone market, but departure of Hisang-cheng Lu under cloud of suspicion raises questions.
Intel tips 'Iris' graphics
Design How-To  
5/6/2013   3 comments
Intel will include improved graphics processing technology called Iris in some of its Haswell processors.
Retina Display badly needs video processing
News & Analysis  
5/2/2013   6 comments
Video that looked fine on an old iPad 2 looks noticeably worse on a newer iPad with a Retina Display. What's the solution?
Intel names insider Brian Krzanich CEO
News & Analysis  
5/2/2013   31 comments
Chip giants stays with tradition of promoting internal candidates to top job. It also promoted Renee James to the position of president.
Intel names insider Brian Krzanich CEO
News & Analysis  
5/2/2013   31 comments
Chip giants stays with tradition of promoting internal candidates to top job. It also promoted Renee James to the position of president.
Slideshow: Embedded vision group peers into future
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5/1/2013   Post a comment
Embedded vision and the OpenCV library for it are on the rise based on demos, talks and interest at an annual summit.


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