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Ford Studying Space Robots to Master V2X
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8/30/2013   10 comments
Why would Ford want to talk with robots in space? How would that be relevant to the future of V2X, which is taking place on earth?
IP Roundtable, Part 4: Standards, or the Lack of Them
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8/30/2013   Post a comment
We listen in on the IP roundtable discussion that moves on to the topic of standards for IP.
GPU-Compute on Exynos Made Easier
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8/29/2013   2 comments
Imagination has developed OpenCL extensions related to camera operations and computational photography that apply to its PowerVR Series 5 GPUs -- in use in such platforms as the Odriod development board and the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Slideshow: In Search of the Ideal User Interface in Cars
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8/28/2013   42 comments
In the UI battle, stakes are high for automakers, as their automotive dashboards could be rendered obsolete by smartphones and tablets drivers are increasingly bringing into cars.
Verification Panel: Are We Done Yet? Not Even Close
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8/27/2013   2 comments
Discussion panels held in public are often dull exercises in easy harmony. But get experts in a closed room and opinions can become more divided, or at least more vocal.
Looking Everywhere for IC Reliability
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8/27/2013   3 comments
At the nanometer scale, engineers must not only design functionally correct circuits that can be tested and manufactured but also take extra steps to guarantee short and long-term reliability in the field.
Metcalfe’s Law & the Future of Driving
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8/25/2013   24 comments
The automotive industry is moving into a new world where the network effect rules. The value of a car won’t be judged by your car alone, but by how many others also have cars like yours.
Autonomous Cars: Breaking Down Market Forecasts
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8/23/2013   35 comments
Market forecasts on autonomous cars wildly vary, depending on how “autonomous” people mean when they say “autonomous cars” – and what legal and commercial roadblocks they anticipate.
Intel’s Bay Trail Is a Game Changer
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8/23/2013   64 comments
I got an NDA pre-look at some of the aspects of Intel’s next generation Atom (code named Bay Trail) tablet processor.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – August 19, 2013
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8/22/2013   Post a comment
Verific's SystemVerilog parser is added to Stylus compiler; Agilent increases its tie with Gradient; Opera gets multicored, among other tidbits in EDA this week.
A Road Ahead for Connected Cars
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8/21/2013   15 comments
The automotive industry is undergoing a revolution as wireless technology helps usher in the age of the connected car.
How to Squeeze Energy out of HEV Batteries
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8/20/2013   3 comments
For an electric or hybrid electric vehicle, or any high-power battery system, to compete with an internal combustion engine requires squeezing every bit of energy out of the batteries.
Atomic Clocks Double as Quantum Simulators
News & Analysis  
8/19/2013   4 comments
Atomic clocks can simulate quantum states in real time, according to researchers at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
NXP: 3 Phases of Automotive Ethernet
News & Analysis  
8/14/2013   10 comments
The introduction of Ethernet inside the automobile is inevitable, but opinions are divided about how it will be phased in and what role it will play.
Ceva-ZTE Deal Hints Home-Grown ASIC Is Back
News & Analysis  
8/13/2013   14 comments
ZTE's chip division will be using Ceva's DSP to design LTE TDD/FDD multi-mode SoCs to power its upcoming base stations for the global market.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup: Aug. 12, 2013
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8/12/2013   5 comments
This is a roundup of news and activities associated with EDA and IP that broke over the past week.
TI Illustrates Car Security Threats
News & Analysis  
8/9/2013   35 comments
Certainly, not everyone in the automotive industry is dismissing the recent car-hacking tech paper. Texas Instruments isn’t taking it lightly, either.
Mathworks Helps Keep Satellites in Line
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8/8/2013   3 comments
High-level design software from Mathworks is helping develop a generation of autonomous satellites for NASA.
Car Hacking: Here’s Code, Have at It
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8/7/2013   44 comments
Two white hats who checked out how to hack into the network of ECUs used in modern cars have now released all the code and tools they used in a 100-page technical paper.
Where Tech Projects Meet Social Change
India Chip Chat  
8/7/2013   10 comments
In the recent "Himalayan tsunami," more than 10,000 pilgrims visiting Uttarakhand in north India went missing and entire villages were swept away. Could any tech projects have possibly saved them?
Ethernet Backbone in Car: Hype or Reality?
News & Analysis  
8/6/2013   41 comments
Can the traditionally conservative automotive industry's fixation for penny-pinching and proprietary technology ever be flipped?
EDA Vendors Enjoyed Strong Q1
News & Analysis  
8/6/2013   2 comments
The EDA Consortium's industrywide first-quarter sales numbers show IP licensing and services are leading a buoyant sector.
ARM Benchmarks Flavors of Big-Little Multiprocessing
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8/6/2013   5 comments
ARM is providing software support for the CPU migration and global task scheduling versions of big-little multiprocessing, as well as some performance and power comparisons.
Roundtable on Intellectual Property, Part 1
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8/6/2013   3 comments
Four experts in intellectual property core provision came together to discuss partnership in IP. Here is the first installment. Look out for the discussion to develop over the several postings.
Defining Next Frontier of Mobile Multi-Core Processing
Blog  
8/5/2013   12 comments
Mobile devices (smartphones and tablets included) have grown popular in the last several years, but they have also fallen victim to specmanship.
Slideshow: High-Voltage Hybrids & EVs
News & Analysis  
8/2/2013   10 comments
The new breed of higher-voltage architectures for hybrids and electric vehicles provides more power for the auto industry's growing list of electrical features.
Splitting Sony Won't Restore Its Future
Blog  
8/1/2013   48 comments
Is Sony out of the woods? Hardly. Will splitting Sony into two restore the future of Sony? I am not so sure.


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