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Wearables Get Their Own MEMS
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6/16/2015   3 comments
Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) accelerometers designed specifically for the low-power requirements of battery-powered wearables to extend their battery life, which could make the difference between success and failure in the marketplace.
Programmable Devices Help Push Full Cognitive Radio
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6/16/2015   Post a comment
The challenges of scanning across a wide range of frequencies, detecting activity levels, and rapidly switching frequencies are addressed by the latest programmable logic and wireless devices.
Embedded Systems Developers Reveal Slow, Steady Shifts
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6/16/2015   6 comments
The annual UBM Embedded Market Study is out, providing insights into embedded systems development's evolution worldwide.
Fairchild Out "Smarts" Dumb MEMS
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6/16/2015   7 comments
Fairchild announced its entry into the MEMS market -- under its own label -- last year, even though its been a MEMS foundry since 2001 from which it gained the experience to build "smart" high-end devices with built-in DSPs that it claims reduces power over competing high-accuracy six axis inertial measurement units (IMUs).
Google Defines an IoT Layer
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6/16/2015   11 comments
TCP/IP is very good at facilitating communication, but what the end nodes say to each other has largely been left as an exercise for the user. It may be about time for that to change.
HTC: Asus Can't Buy Us
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6/15/2015   Post a comment
HTC issued a thanks but no thanks-style response after an Asus executive floated the idea that it could purchase the smartphone manufacturer.
How Fast Can You Solve This Puzzle?
Max’s Cool Beans  
6/15/2015   34 comments
Before you look at the image in this column, first glance at your watch, and then see how many seconds it takes you to solve this cunning conundrum.
Who Says Engineers Don't Think?
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6/15/2015   51 comments
What is it about liberal-arts majors that makes them think they've cornered the market on thinking?
Google’s Sidewalk Labs: Exploring Better City Living
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6/15/2015   Post a comment
Sidewalk Labs will help lay the foundation for real-time oversight of civic activities and resources through sensors, software, and ubiquitous connectivity. It will be Google's path to smart city projects.
Video: 8K-Resolution on YouTube
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6/15/2015   Post a comment
"Ghost Towns" from Neumann Films is claimed to be the first 8K-resolution video available to be viewed on YouTube.
Wearables, Home Devices Likely to Lead IoT Growth
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6/12/2015   1 comment
Wearables and home devices are likely to lead growth in the IoT business during the rest of this decade, according to semiconductor companies and industry analysts at the Computex Taipei show that wrapped up last week.
Yole Predicts the 'Sensorization' of Modern Life
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6/12/2015   Post a comment
After the consumerization of electronics – which took the semiconductor industry from something driven by enterprise computing to its current position as the supply of components of mobile devices – comes the sensorization of electronics, and of our lives. That is according to Jean-Christophe Eloy, CEO of market analysis firm Yole Developpement.
The Truth About Toilet Swirl Revealed!
Max’s Cool Beans  
6/12/2015   7 comments
Does water really exit a bath with an anticlockwise spiral in the Northern hemisphere and a clockwise spiral in the Southern hemisphere?
22 Views of an Augmented World
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6/12/2015   2 comments
This year's Augmented World Expo generated a lot of creative energy and cool demos, attracting Google and Intel, but so far no killer smartglasses, depth sensors or mainstream apps.
Oculus Touch Creates Virtual Hands
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6/11/2015   Post a comment
Oculus is taking another step into the virtual world, adding touch capabilities with a new wearable controller for its virtual reality goggles.
Cypress and ISSI: On Again, Off Again
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6/11/2015   Post a comment
After citing anti-trust concerns as a barrier to a potential Cypress acquisition, ISSI briefly was open to a merger, but is now advising stockholders to vote in favor of an amended Uphill agreement, which was first floated in March.
Best/Worst Airline/Airport Ever?
Max’s Cool Beans  
6/11/2015   38 comments
Have you any tales to tell about airports and airlines you would like to either praise and recommend or castigate and denounce?
Xiaomi 1, Qualcomm 0
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6/11/2015   4 comments
The shift of momentum in smartphone market couldn’t have been more explicit: Qualcomm named its former executive as the new China chairman, while Xiaomi announced it hired Qualcomm’s China chief as its new senior vice president.
Full-Duplex Comm Almost Here
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6/11/2015   4 comments
Kumu Networks (Sunnyvale, Calif.) offers full-duplex operation for traditional wireless networks with add-on modules that allow the use of same frequency at same time for transmit and receive thus doubling bandwidth.
3D Printed Aircraft Parts Will Save Weight, Fuel Says Study
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6/11/2015   Post a comment
A case study completed by researchers at Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) finds that using 3-D printing to manufacture the metal parts of aircraft could offer significant savings in fuel, materials and other resources.
M2M Cellular: Long 2G Life Ahead
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6/11/2015   Post a comment
Today, M2M communication traffic represents a small share -- less than 1 percent -- of total cellular traffic in terms of bytes.
Using Wi-Fi to Power IoT
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6/11/2015   Post a comment
An article in the MIT Technology Review presents a power-over-Wi-Fi system that uses existing Wi-Fi chipsets in wireless routers to deliver far-field wireless power to various sensors as well as to recharge coin cell batteries at distances up to 28 feet.
Motion Engine Beats Gestures
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6/10/2015   1 comment
As the Austin-based startup Quantum Interface (Qi) unveiled its first predictive navigation software and technology, EE Times Europe caught up with the company's founder and CTO Jonathan Josephson to know more about the underlying technology.
Big Brother at the Wheel
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6/10/2015   11 comments
'A car is one's second living room today,' says Audi chief. 'That's private. The only person who needs access to the data onboard is the customer.'
Smart Glasses Strap On AR
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6/10/2015   Post a comment
Emerging technologies like AR comes with a series of challenges and opportunities, executives from smart glasses and AR device companies said during a session. Still, as additional use cases develop the possibilities are endless.
Should Machines Officiate at Sports?
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6/9/2015   7 comments
Machines can do a better job that people at making some calls in sports. Why do we hesitate to use them or embrace the information they provide?
Securing the Internet of Tomorrow
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6/9/2015   1 comment
For most startups who design IoT devices, it’s difficult to change the path of least resistance mindset when it comes to time to market and time to revenue.
Atmel on the Block
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6/9/2015   Post a comment
Atmel Corp. is on the block, looking for a potential buyer, Reuters reported Monday. If true, the move feeds further fuel into the M&A frenzy currently affecting the global semiconductor market.
iOS 9, Mac OS X El Capitan Dominate WWDC 2015
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6/8/2015   Post a comment
Apple's WWDC 2015 set the stage for a new Apple Music streaming service and updates including OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and WatchOS 2.
Computex 2015: Bringing Home IoT
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6/8/2015   Post a comment
Computex, world’s second largest information and communications technology show, remains relevant and ... large. Take a quick look at what saw at last week's Computex 2015.
Engineering Shortage Persists
Engineering Job Market  
6/8/2015   24 comments
Lower engineering salaries means managers should brace themselves for the revolving door, especially when 3-7—year itch kicks in.
Apple Recruits for "Next Big Thing" in Sensors
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6/8/2015   Post a comment
Apple is hiring engineers to help it push "innovation in the field of image sensing."
Should a Smartwatch Be a Watch?
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6/8/2015   10 comments
With iPhone, Apple wasn't making a phone. It was creating a new product category whose main purpose was a great Internet connection on a handset.
Avago/Broadcom Create Patent Powerhouse
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6/8/2015   2 comments
With their proposed $37 billion merger, Broadcom Corp. will strengthen Avago Technologies’ patent position significantly in sectors such as mobile, the data center and the Internet of Things.
Mowing & Methanol
Engineering Investigations  
6/8/2015   7 comments
An autonomous lawn mower from iRobot may interfere with radio astronomy's use of methanol's radio signature as galactic markers.
IBM Renting Its EDA Tools
News & Analysis  
6/7/2015   5 comments
Ever since IBM started designing systems over 100 years ago, it has used it own internally developed toolkits, the envy of designers who have to use brand-x electronic design automation (EDA) suites. Now IBM is renting the use of its famous tools online at one-half the price of licensing brand-x tools.
Xiaomi: Behind Closed Doors
News & Analysis  
6/5/2015   1 comment
How Xiaomi, a barely known Chinese company, has burst into the most competitive mobile handset market to become -- in just five years -- the world’s third largest smartphone vendor is the sort of classic underdog story everyone loves.
Marketing for Engineers: Making Use of Pre-Event Announcements
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6/5/2015   Post a comment
Nanette Collins continues on her quest to educate engineers about the value of good PR and marketing.
Awesome Startup Sequence for Inamorata Prognostication Engine
Max’s Cool Beans  
6/5/2015   6 comments
The original power-up scheme was to have a simple on/off switch; the new approach involves a hot flame and a lot of physical effort.
Altera's Stratix 10 FPGAs & SoCs -- Breakthroughs in Performance, Integration, Density, and Security
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6/5/2015   Post a comment
New innovations promise 2X performance, 5.5 million logic elements, heterogeneous 3D system-in-package integration, and comprehensive security capabilities.
New Breed of Wireless Sensor Developers Inspires New Tools
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6/5/2015   1 comment
MCU vendors such as TI, Freescale, and Silicon Labs are looking for easiest and quickest ways to aid inexperienced sensor tag and IoT developers with their designs.
Video: Panorama Rolls Out MEMS-Based Chemical Sensor
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6/5/2015   Post a comment
Panorama Synergy Ltd. (Perth, Western Australia) has developed a chemical sensor based on the interaction of silicon photonic structures with a microscopic cantilever beam.
Cisco Buys Piston, Builds Out 'Intercloud'
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6/4/2015   Post a comment
Cisco wants a cloud platform that connects to customer data centers. So it's buying Piston's OpenStack expertise.
Batteries Charge for Energy Role
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6/4/2015   1 comment
Improved technology for smart cities and the decreasing cost of renewable energy installation is rapidly changing the power management market. The resulting decentralization of electricity sources requires new power management solutions and business models, which will drive a multi-billion dollar market in the next 10 years.
Wearables Detect Medical Shift
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6/4/2015   3 comments
Wearable devices have the potential to transform health care but the changes will take time, said experts from Intel, Jawbone. Lumo and Misfit.
ESC Minneapolis 2015 Schedule Now Live
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6/4/2015   Post a comment
Someone just asked Max to pick his 'Top 10' list from the ESC Minneapolis 2015 technical program; this is a difficult choice indeed.
City Smarts Marshalled in Germany
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6/4/2015   9 comments
Germany's smart cities plan aims to make Berlin, Stuttgart, Hamburg and other cities self-sufficient in energy, integrated in access to mass transit with a single e-token, and totally connected to citizens for communication during normal and times of emergencies.
Fitness Bands Lead Wearables During First Quarter
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6/4/2015   Post a comment
Smartwatches account for only one quarter of wearables shipped during the first three months of the year, according to IDC. Can the Apple Watch change that?
IoT Needs New MEMS Approaches
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6/3/2015   3 comments
New approaches to MEMS are needed to drive growth in sensors and the Internet of Things, according a panel of speakers at the upcoming Semicon West event.
Over-the-Air Platform Keeps Automotive Software Current
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6/3/2015   3 comments
U.S.-based Movimento Group has introduced a platform that helps OEMs and tier ones to keep the software status of their vehicles current even when they are out on the roads. Plus, it enables users to establish new business models based on big data technologies.
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