Everspin names CEO News & Analysis 7/13/2010 Post a comment Everspin Technologies Inc., an MRAM supplier, has named Phillip LoPresti its president and chief executive.
Rave buys tool firm News & Analysis 7/13/2010 Post a comment Photomask repair tool vendor Rave LLC has announced the completion of its acquisition of Eco-Snow Systems, a former member of the Linde Group.
Six dead in Emcore shooting News & Analysis 7/13/2010 4 comments A former employee of Emcore Corp. shot and killed five individuals and injured four others at Emcore, an Albuquerque, N.M.-based solar and fiber optics manufacturer, according to reports.
ST workers reject MEMS investment, says report News & Analysis 7/12/2010 Post a comment Workers at an STMicroelectronics' assembly facility on the Mediterranean island of Malta have rejected plans for an "austerity package" that was a condition of further company investment there, according to a Times of Malta report.
Ericsson demonstrates time-division LTE News & Analysis 7/12/2010 3 comments Swedish telephone equipment supplier Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson has demonstrated an end-to-end time-division duplex LTE communication system at an event in Shanghai, China organized by China Mobile.
SIA sees second half IC slowdown News & Analysis 7/7/2010 1 comment The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported record growth for ICs in May, but it also sees a slowdown in the second half of 2010.
Democratization of MEMS design and manufacturing Blog 7/7/2010 3 comments A perfect storm is brewing in semiconductor design and it reminds of a period about 20 years ago when many of the same forces were at work. The storm is all about challenges and opportunities to expand a market for a specific type of semiconductor technology, and the main thing missing is coherent infrastructure or ecosystem to facilitate it.
Dalsa to receive $23 million Ontario grant News & Analysis 7/1/2010 Post a comment Imaging sensor and semiconductor company Dalsa Corp. is set to receive up to 24.3 million Canadian dollars (about $23 million) from the Ontario government in support of research and development (R&D) efforts in digital imaging technology.
Students in 'forced' Foxconn internships, says report News & Analysis 7/1/2010 2 comments Up to 100,000 students have been ordered to travel from the central Chinese province of Henan to Shenzhen to take up three-month internships with Foxconn, the world's largest maker of electronic and computer systems, according to a China Daily report.
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. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.