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KB3001
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Re: Goon info
KB3001   8/19/2013 6:36:03 AM
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Really @goafrit, this is what you understand by IoT? a smart TV? We are talking about extremely low power devices that are not plugged into the mains, devices that are capable of scavanging power from solar power, vibration etc.

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goafrit   8/18/2013 3:17:44 PM
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>>  very low-power microcontroller core for the Internet of Things (IoT) and other embedded applications.

Do we not have these things already? Alibaba has a TV that helps you shop, watch TV, play games, surf web. They call it Rainbow. This exists already. I am surprised what the deal is here. The IoT is nothing but embedded systems with internal protocol and we have been in that game for long.

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krisi   8/16/2013 1:56:25 PM
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CMOS research community has been waiting for such a device for a long time, see you all the paers pubslihsed in J Solid State Ckts...bravo ARM!

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Re: Significant enabler/differentiator
Tom Murphy   8/16/2013 11:26:54 AM
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This is very interesting in that it suggests the first signs of a new wave that would be likely to sweep across the entire chip industry.   As I recall, analysts are predicting billions of sensors as the iOT takes shape. ARM is clearly staking its claim here. It's fascinating to see this thinking on how the processors will be powered.

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elctrnx_lyf   8/16/2013 8:18:33 AM
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Do we really need a new set of micro controllers to enable the IoT products? Even with the new set of micro controllers we stilll need other components that need to be operated at lower voltages.

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Peter Clarke   8/15/2013 10:53:03 AM
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I included a link to the IMEC/Holst work reported at ISSCC this year.

Toumaz Ltd. is one company that has been doing this sort of design for some time, but as Muller pointed out, right now they have to take all the risk in terms of getting integrated circuits to work.

Any problems and the foundry simply says they are outside the specified range of the process.

 

rick merritt
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Significant enabler/differentiator
rick merritt   8/15/2013 10:38:31 AM
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This couldd be a significant enabler/differentiator, perfect for ARM.

Not clear if they will have any particular time-to-market or design advantage yet.

The first tine I heard about near-threshold voltage work it was an Intel research paper. Also, there were many papers from many places on this topic at ISSCC earlier this year.

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