ZigBee chip works with Wi-Fi Design How-To 3/26/2013 1 comment GreenPeak believes that ZigBee will become an essential third RF network in the smart home, alongside Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It has therefore produced a ZigBee transceiver optimized to work alongside Wi-Fi in set-top-box hubs.
What were they thinking: A clock Engineering Investigations 3/22/2013 18 comments It is amazing what some people consider simple or complex. While time is not the most rational number system and decimal might be easier, this patent has another idea…
GaAs device market grew in 2012 Design How-To 3/21/2013 1 comment GaAs market growth is expected for 2013 at a similar level to that achieved in 2012. Skyworks and WIN lead but CMOS threat looms, according to Strategy Analytics
M2M deal keeps tabs on cargo Design How-To 3/21/2013 Post a comment Deutsche Telekom has signed a multimillion dollar deal with cargo monitoring service provider Arviem based on machine-to-machine communication over the cellular network.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.