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posted in August 2014

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Samsung Funds III-V FinFETs in US Lab
News & Analysis  
8/29/2014   10 comments
Samsung is funding Penn State researchers working to fabricate III-V indium gallium arsenide FinFETs for possible use at the seven-nanometer node.
Comment: re: - R_Colin_Johnson - 8/28/2014
Indoor Navigation: The Next Big Thing
Blog  
8/28/2014   5 comments
Custom system-on-chip from parent company mCube enables Ten Degrees to tackle indoor navigation with higher probability of success.
Digital Light Processor Downsizes & Diversifies
News & Analysis  
8/26/2014   9 comments
The digital light processor (DLP) was used in the first and most popular large-screen televisions, but now it has been downsized for pico-applications from projectors built-into smartphones to smart glasses.
Comment: Re: Awkward - R_Colin_Johnson - 8/25/2014
Google Glass & Lookalikes Find Niches
News & Analysis  
8/25/2014   8 comments
Google Glass, Recon Jet, and Epson Moverio have been solutions looking for a problem for three years, but by combining these head-mounted output devices with a hands/voice-free input device the secret sauce may have finally congealed.
Comment: Re: A8 - R_Colin_Johnson - 8/22/2014
iPhone 6 Facts – Finally
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8/22/2014   30 comments
Top 10 app developer separates fact from rumors about Apple's coming iPhone 6.
Free Process Design Kit Hits 15nm
News & Analysis  
8/15/2014   11 comments
University of North Carolina has upgraded its FreePDK to a 15 nm scale. The previous PDK was used by thousands of universities and startups around the world.
The Limits of Moore's Law Limits
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8/13/2014   20 comments
Moore's Law has limits, some of which are quickly approaching. Several other limits, however, are more flexible, giving room to continue progress. Igor Markov explores limits of fundamental limits for future chip scaling.
Freescale's 2 Billionth MEMS/Sensor
Slideshow  
8/12/2014   1 comment
Freescale ships its 2 billionth MEMS/sensor and celebrates by recounting its accomplishments in a slideshow.
Racetrack Memory to Beat Hard Drives & Flash
News & Analysis  
8/12/2014   14 comments
Researchers believe they have a promising new material that can make IBM's invention of racetrack memory into a reality.
Canada Ahead of US in Chip Ed
News & Analysis  
8/8/2014   19 comments
The Canadian Microelectronics Corp. (CMC, Kingston) helps academics--professors and graduate students to build semiconductor prototypes including all steps from conception, to EDA to testing.
IBM Puts Brain On-a-Chip
News & Analysis  
8/7/2014   19 comments
IBM demonstrates its second-generation neurosynaptic chip modeled on the human brain yet consuming 5,000 times less power than a typical microprocessor.
Comment: Re: Movidius - R_Colin_Johnson - 8/6/2014
Gadget Uses Brain Waves to Control Household Functions
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8/6/2014   4 comments
Gadget uses brain waves to control household items like turning lights on/off, changing TV channels, and sending predefined text messages, thanks to collaboration between Philips and Accenture.
Comment: Re: Movidius - R_Colin_Johnson - 8/1/2014


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