IoT Drives Arrow, Avnet to Apps
Blog 1/5/2018 1 comment
In separate announcements, Arrow Electronics and Avnet leapt into the business of developing custom end-user software for the Internet of Things.
Industry Responds to CPU Security Vulnerability
Blog 1/4/2018 18 comments
Tech giants including Intel, Apple and Microsoft have banded together to offer a fix for a processor security vulnerability identified by researchers that could enable hackers to steal data from computers, smartphones and other devices.
Gate Driver ICs at SPS-IPC 2017
Blog 12/28/2017 Post a comment
Michael Hornkamp of Power Integrations talks at Europe's leading electronic automation show about his company's latest gate driver IC, designed to drive advanced IGBTs with improved efficiency and accuracy.
Finding the Best Mesh for the IoT
Blog 12/26/2017 1 comment
Despite the interesting new arrival of Bluetooth Mesh, Zigbee and Thread remain for many reasons the best choice for Internet of Things deployments needing a mesh network.
State of the Maker Movement in Germany
Blog 12/19/2017 1 comment
In this video, James Bell of Conrad Electronics talks to Alix Paultre of EETimes at the Publitek European Press Event about the state of engineering startups and the maker movement in Germany.
IoT Markets to Watch in 2018
Blog 12/13/2017 1 comment
Predictive maintenance and asset tracking are two big IoT markets to watch in 2018 because they will provide real efficiencies and improved safety.
Time to Rethink Computer Vision
Blog 12/11/2017 1 comment
Today, computers are fast becoming the world’s largest consumers of images, and yet, this is not reflected in the way that images are captured.
National Security vs. Job Creation
Blog 12/8/2017 1 comment
In the U.S., CFIUS is bringing new levels of scrutiny to M&A’s, especially those involving foreign capital. But national security needs to be balanced with the benefits of investment capital coming into the country.
When Less is Moore
Semi Conscious 12/1/2017 4 comments
Remember the good old days when blindly following Moore's Law was the blueprint to success in the semiconductor industry? These days, migrating to the next node is much more complicated -- and expensive. Today's chip companies actually have to think.
IoT Skill Shortage Ahead
Blog 11/28/2017 3 comments
The growing Internet of Things is opening up a new range of jobs that require specific IoT skills--and we’re already seeing a shortage of qualified candidates.
Inside 5 AR/VR Headsets
Blog 11/22/2017 2 comments
Augmented and virtual reality headsets will see use in companies faster than in our living rooms, but that’s not stopping developers from pushing the limits to woo consumers.
Qualcomm, China Mobile, ZTE Show 5G Data Interoperability
Blog 11/21/2017 1 comment
A 5G interoperability test system developed by Qualcomm, ZTE and China Mobile, combined with the pending development of the first 3GPP 5G-NR standard, are good indicators of the pending frenzy over 5G; it’s a good time to take a Boot Camp course on 5G.
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