When perfect is good enough Design How-To 1/4/2011 1 comment For mission-critical and safety-critical electronic systems at the 28nm node and below, the high reliability and high availability of systems designed using FPGAs is of great concern to a wide variety of target application areas.
Samsung trials DDR4 DRAM module News & Analysis 1/4/2011 Post a comment Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced the completion of a DDR4 DRAM module using 30-nm class process technology, that is somewhere between 30- and 39-nm.
Intel-GE healthcare JV launches News & Analysis 1/3/2011 14 comments A previously announced healthcare joint venture between Intel and General Electric is officially up and running as Intel-GE Care Innovations LLC.
ITC backs Rambus with 34-company probe News & Analysis 1/3/2011 8 comments The International Trade Commission has announced that it will launch an investigation into various chips and memory controllers and products that contain them, including PC motherboards, modems, routers and computers, following a complaint filed by Rambus Inc.
November's 'actual' global chip sales slip below par News & Analysis 1/3/2011 4 comments The "actual" global market for chips in November, as estimated by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization, was $24.64 billion, up 13.9 percent from the same month a year before and up 1.0 percent from October 2010 sales of $24.40 billion.
November averaged chip sales sag slightly News & Analysis 1/3/2011 3 comments The three-month average of global sales of semiconductors for November was $25.97 billion, down from a revised $26.20 billion in the month before and up 14.4 percent from the same month a year before, according to the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA).
Lantiq rolls G.hn home net chips News & Analysis 1/3/2011 Post a comment Lantiq rolled out the industry's second family of home networking chips complaint with the new ITU G.hn standard to drive data over powerline, coax or twisted pair networks.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.