They'll change their minds when they see how 3D-ICs can simplify their designs. DRAM is much smaller when it's not embedded; it also has less leakage. Without embedded DRAM, the logic can be tighter & faster. It's a win-win for any SOC designer who's willing to think outside the plane.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.