IBM's 32nm eDRAM process was announced in 2009, but the question it would be interesting to know the answer to is WHAT "IBM chips with 32nm eDRAM on SOI" will GF be manufacturing ... which I doubt we will learn.
These can't be Power7 ... that's 45nm, and I doubt IBM would farm those out in any event. These are likely IBM-contracted merchant ASICs , and what they are and where they are going and why IBM is willing to see GF fab them is the interesting story as I see it ... all details we'll likely not be told.
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.