EUV, Big Molecules and Moore
Slideshow 2/24/2016 4 comments
The recent SPIE event provided insights on the progress on extreme ultraviolet lithography to continue Moore’s law and the threat of molecular level hurdles that could end it.
Mars and Other Challenges
Slideshow 2/19/2016 Post a comment
NASA's Ames center director talked about the challenges getting to Mars at a Fujitsu Labs event that showcased its work on everything from Bluetooth and RFID tags to a self-driving wheelchair.
19 Views of ISSCC
Slideshow 2/5/2016 3 comments
Chips for smart cars, fast wired and wireless links, cool cameras and more appeared at at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
16 Insights on ICs
Slideshow 1/29/2016 5 comments
At a talk in Silicon Valley semiconductor market guru Bill McClean predicted 4% growth in 2016 for the consolidating industry, but said China is a wild card.
Sound of Silence Greets Ford-Google Deal
News & Analysis 1/6/2016 1 comment
The biggest news of Ford Motor’s press conference at the International Consumer Electronics Show turns out to be the announcement Ford didn’t make: A partnership deal with Google on self-driving cars. The company laid out a deal with Amazon and a vehicle-to-drone strategy.
Faraday Future: Fact or Fantasy?
Slideshow 1/5/2016 29 comments
Faraday Future, one of the most hyped tech companies before this year's Consumer Electronics Show, unveils its cool concept car and plans for factory in Nevada.
Analysts Predict CES 2016 Trends
Slideshow 12/11/2015 1 comment
The 2016 International CES will show evolutionary progress in a range of products from cars and drones to smart homes and wearables with a heightened focus on the impact of connectivity, said analysts.
A Day in the Life of Dextre
Slideshow 12/4/2015 2 comments
The Canadian-made robot on the International Space Station will unload the delivery of a new micro-satellite launcher, and since 2008 has helped ground control and astronauts get things done.
Ready for the Holidays? Tips for Supply Chain Success
Slideshow 12/3/2015 Post a comment
Preparing supply chain operations for the holiday can seem daunting, but the sooner companies implement some proven best practices, the more strategic value they can add the organization -- and avoid a potentially costly meltdown during the most wonderful time of the year.
Saleable Wearables: A Surprising List
News & Analysis 11/25/2015 8 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.