Pioneer of EDA to speak at IEF event News & Analysis 9/23/2011 1 comment Professor Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, of the University of California, Berkeley electronic engineering and computer science department, is one of two keynote speakers added to the program of the International Electronics Forum to be held at the Ayre Hotel, 5-7th October 2011, Seville, Spain.
Report: TSMC to slash 2012 capex News & Analysis 9/21/2011 2 comments Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) is going to cut its capital spending in 2012 by 19 percent compared with 2011, to $6 billion, according to a Taiwan Economic News report which cited company executives as sources.
Brazilian iPad production due in December News & Analysis 9/16/2011 15 comments Apple iPad tablet computers made in Brazil will reach the market in December, according to Brazilian website UOL quoting Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Aloizio Mercadante.
Future Horizons' forum set to focus on "new rules" News & Analysis 9/15/2011 Post a comment The International Electronics Forum is set to take place next month, Oct. 5 to 7, in Seville, Spain. The program includes presentations from a dozen senior executives drawn from companies in the fields of manufacturing, design and fabbed and fabless chip supply.
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.