App developers to be given Google Glasses News & Analysis 2/20/2013 6 comments Google is developing a version of its prototype wearable computer that it will share with application developers in an effort to spread interest and create an ecosystem for the concept.
MEMS firm to show 'refocus' lens at MWC Design How-To 2/19/2013 Post a comment MEMS-based autofocus lens startup has developed a method whereby users can refocus displayed images after they have been taken and even have an extreme depth-of-focus scene all in focus.
MEMS market growth accelerating News & Analysis 2/16/2013 3 comments Additional MEMS sensor applications will emerge for mobile handsets and camera phones helping to drive MEMS growth towards double-digital percentage annual growth, says market researcher.
Multicore software writers get free guide Design How-To 2/14/2013 Post a comment Multicore industry body has created a guide to the writing of multicore-ready software, describing best practices and common pitfalls with an emphasis on embedded applications and C/C++ as starting point.
Agilent expert explains DDR4 timing News & Analysis 2/12/2013 Post a comment JEDEC board member Perry Keller, who's also manager for the digital memory applications program at Agilent Technologies, talked about the latest DDR iteration at DesignCon.
Reflective display funnels light News & Analysis 2/7/2013 2 comments University of Michigan researchers have developed a technology for creating reflective displays with vivid colors that can be viewed at nearly any angle.
Photonic PCBs inching closer News & Analysis 2/5/2013 7 comments IBM and Dow Corning have developed a tough, flexible photonic substrate material capable of fabricating waveguides for PCB interconnects.
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.