3D passive integration startup launches $76M R&D program Product News 1/20/2010 Post a comment Ipdia, the newly-formed startup that was once part of NXP BV's integrated passives device unit in Cote de Nacre, near Caen in Northwest France, has launched a R&D program for the development of ultra-miniaturized and high-performance silicon passive components.
Rise of the Embedded Internet Design How-To 1/19/2010 Post a comment This Intel white paper looks at how breakthroughs in computing performance per watt, along with advances in wired and wireless broadband connectivity, will enable the development of billions of new intelligent embedded devices - the embedded Internet.
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.