Saleable Wearables: A Surprising List
News & Analysis 11/25/2015 6 comments
The consumer electronics industry is feeling a little spooked by a drop of 4.36% in year-over-year demand — from October 2014-October 2015, according to Argus Insights — for a wearable market. Where has it gone wrong?
10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to Future
Slideshow 11/23/2015 Post a comment
Emerging technologies, including printed electronics, wearable technology, 3D printing, sensors, energy harvesting, electric vehicles and new advanced materials,are set to change the electronics market. Here's a look at 10 innovative embryonic technologies.
11 Views of Hax Demo Day
Slideshow 11/13/2015 1 comment
Hax, the first of a crop of hardware startup accelerators, staged its seventh demo day, introducing a handful of new companies addressing the Internet of Things.
Top 15 Supply Chain Universities
Slideshow 10/21/2015 Post a comment
Whether trying to find education to further an existing supply chain career, to gather skills to make a mid-career move into supply chain, or to start on the path to getting an undergraduate supply chain degree, prospective students have a wealth of options from which to choose. Here's a look at the favorites of hiring organizations.
10 Wearables That Want to Change the World
Slideshow 10/12/2015 5 comments
Unicef, ARM and frog teamed up to ask electronics designers worldwide to think creatively about how wearable technology could change the way people solve some of the world's biggest problems.
15 Techs, Apps to Steer Automotive Future
News & Analysis 10/8/2015 2 comments
The ITS World Congress this week offered participants plenty of chances to ride in a driverless vehicle, discuss its implications and see the technology building blocks necessary for automotive future. Here are some samples EE Times spotted.
7 Robots…At Your Service
Slideshow 9/26/2015 Post a comment
Service robots may be the next big thing according to entrepreneurs who showed their designs targeting a range of consumer and commercial uses.
Manufacturing Survey Offers Hopeful Outlook
Slideshow 9/23/2015 Post a comment
A new benchmark survey found that the small and mid-market manufacturers are optimistic about the future, but still are concerned about controlling costs and finding skilled workers in order to ensure the bright outlook.
16 Insights on ICs
Slideshow 9/22/2015 5 comments
The semiconductor market has settled into a slow-growth mode for the foreseeable future but tech disruptions are coming, said IC Insights.
9 Secrets to Being the Good Cop of Vendor Relationships
Slideshow 9/10/2015 Post a comment
I was brought up to respect my elders and be polite and I have tried to maintain a courteous approach throughout my life. Sometimes, though, when I observe the relationship between purchasers and their outsourced vendors, I wonder how we can move courtesy from a perceived luxury to a must have relationship tool.
10 Views of Semicon West
Slideshow 7/17/2015 4 comments
Systems-in-package could prop up a semiconductor industry falling off Moore’s Law, but hopes IoT will be the next driver may be too optimistic.
8 Views of the Chip Horizon
Slideshow 7/6/2015 17 comments
The Imec Technology Forum provided updates on the outlook for EUV lithography as well as work on the 10nm semiconductor node and beyond.
Google Reveals Data Center Net
Slideshow 6/18/2015 1 comment
Google revealed details of Jupiter, its Openflow-based data center network as a leading example of traction for in software-defined networks.
22 Views of an Augmented World
Slideshow 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.
Computex 2015: Bringing Home IoT
Slideshow 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.
CES Asia: ‘Zero Distance’ to Supply Chains
News & Analysis 5/27/2015 Post a comment
Conspicuously missing from CES Asia are big name consumer electronics brands -- even local companies like Xiaomi and Lenovo. The show, however, signals the region’s close proximity among product design, manufacturing and supply chains.
Why Smartwatch Pulses Are Weak
News & Analysis 5/21/2015 2 comments
Bloom Technologies aims to pave the way toward medical-grade wearables that can capture more useful data than today’s gadgets including the Apple Watch.
Maker Movement Turns 10
Slideshow 5/18/2015 11 comments
Maker Faire and Arduino both celebrate tenth anniversaries this year with youthful energy and do-it-yourself values intact at an annual gathering.
DARPA Robots Aim for Finish Line
Slideshow 5/14/2015 8 comments
Next month 25 finalists will compete in the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge (DRC) with a $3.5 million purse--$2 million for first place, $1 million for second place and $500,000 for third place.
13 Views of IoT World
Slideshow 5/13/2015 5 comments
Plans for thousands of high end WiFi kiosks and low data rate Sigfox base stations were highlights 0f the Internet of Things World event here.
Topic Teardown: Connected Cars' Pros & Cons
Teardown 4/28/2015 11 comments
We illustrate the benefits of connected cars. We analyze the driving force behind the connected car. We will scout security measures necessary inside cars in order to make connected cars less vulnerable to external malicious attacks.
8 Views of Security from RSA
Slideshow 4/23/2015 7 comments
Security was in focus at RSA Conference with top cryptographers, the Secretary of Homeland Security and others sharing views on everything from the Internet of Things to policy.
Bluetooth Does IoT 5+ Ways
Slideshow 4/15/2015 5 comments
At Bluetooth World, Google, CSR and Nordic Semi proposed separate ways to link a rising tide of Bluetooth devices into the Internet of Things.
Robots Assemble in Silicon Valley
Slideshow 4/6/2015 1 comment
The regional First Robotics competition in Silicon Valley drew hundreds of young people pumped up for the program that drives a love for engineering.
13 Images from Nvidia’s GTC
Slideshow 3/17/2015 3 comments
With new cards and developer systems, Nvidia aims to ride a rising tide of deep learning apps into applications such as self-driving cars it said at its annual graphics event.
Facebook Unveils Servers, Switches
Slideshow 3/11/2015 2 comments
Apple and Hewlett-Packard were the latest to join the Open Compute Project at its annual gathering where Facebook showed its latest server and switch designs.
VR is New Reality at GDC
Slideshow 3/5/2015 1 comment
Oculus, Sony, Google and an open source project showed virtual reality offerings at the Game Developer Conference where analyst Jon Peddie sized up the traditional games hardware market.