Corning sees 1Q earnings below prior estimate News & Analysis 1/24/2001 Post a comment Corning Inc. said it sees "some softness" ahead in the first half of 2001, throwing cold water on news the company closed the final quarter of 2000 with a 52% jump in revenue and strong increase in pro forma profits.
Laser power boosted by coating News & Analysis 1/11/2001 Post a comment Aegis Semiconductor, a year-old US start-up, has found a way to boost the power management capabilities of optical lasers by using a thin-film semiconductor coating.
Agilent's chip sales surge following split from HP News & Analysis 1/5/2001 Post a comment Though sometimes overshadowed by a $7 billion sister operation for test and measurement equipment, Agilent Technologies Inc.'s Semiconductor Products Group is quickly carving out a position as one of the few chip makers with the know-how to be a leading player in communications.
Electronics industry confronts a challenging year News & Analysis 1/3/2001 Post a comment The year 2000 was exceptional for the electronics industry in many ways. It opened with fears of a Y2K crash, then the sector's revenue, stock value, and capital investments soared to lofty heights before plunging late in the 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.