X Initiative for new IC layout concept expands to 32 companies News & Analysis 1/14/2002 Post a comment SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Nine more companies have joined the X Initiative consortium, which is backing a chip-interconnect concept that allows IC functions to be wired together diagonally for higher performance and lower costs. The group today said its membership roster is now at 32, more than triple the number of companies launching the X Initiative last June.
EDA suppliers notch successful IPOs in dreary 2001 News & Analysis 1/3/2002 Post a comment Investors flocked to initial public offerings by electronic design automation suppliers in 2001, making the IPOs of Verisity Ltd., Magma Design Automation Inc. and Nassda Corp. three of the four best-performing offerings in the United States last year.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.