John Glenn Embraced the 'Dare of the Future'
Slideshow 12/16/2016 Post a comment
John Glenn, the hero of a generation of boys and girls who grew up to be engineers, died on Dec. 8 at the age of 95. He was the last of the original Mercury Seven astronauts who served as the foot soldiers in the Cold War-inspired space race with the Soviet Union.
15 Views of Printed Electronics
Slideshow 11/21/2016 10 comments
Printed electronics showed progress in manufacturing gear and processes, e-textiles, sensors, batteries, and printed NFC tags at the IDTechEx event.
Electronica Settles into Automotive, Industrial, IoT Roles
Slideshow 11/16/2016 4 comments
In a week when the biennial Electronica trade show in Munich, Germany, was overshadowed by a presidential election on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean and amid supposed long-term decline of Europe as a power in semiconductors and electronics, it seems reasonable to ask if Electronica is still busy – and still relevant.
IEEE Sensor 2016 Exhibits MEMS
Slideshow 11/7/2016 1 comment
The IEEE Sensor 2016 conference featured 614 presentations plus a room full of exhibitors hawking everything you need to fabricate, package, manufacture and test both microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and conventional sensors.
16 Views of ARM TechCon
Slideshow 10/28/2016 3 comments
ARM’s annual event was all about building and securing the Internet of Things with help from Softbank and little said about its server initiative.
Autonomy Isn't Just About Cars Anymore
Slideshow 10/10/2016 1 comment
Autonomy Paris is an antidote to classic automotive fair, the Paris Auto Show. Autonomy reflects the yearning of those who prefer to live in cities, without the burden of owning cars.
15 Views from the Robot Frontier
Slideshow 9/29/2016 Post a comment
The RoboBusiness conference showed industrial, service and educational robots and ingredients for them as well as an update on robotics research at NASA and DARPA.
EE Times Silicon 60: 2016's Emerging Companies to Watch
Slideshow 9/19/2016 3 comments
Looking at hottest silicon startups, there's no doubt Internet of Things will have a revolutionary impact on how people can live their lives, but exactly how that will manifest itself in terms of components, software, platforms, legal and business models, is not yet clear.
19 Views of Hot Chips
Slideshow 8/26/2016 1 comment
Machine learning, self-driving cars and novel sensors commanded significant attention at this year’s Hot Chips, reflecting a semiconductor industry moving fast in many directions.
19 Views of IDF16
Slideshow 8/19/2016 Post a comment
This year’s Intel Developer Forum showed how the x86 giant is seeking ways to pump up and go beyond the PC with new platforms for machine vision, virtual reality, robots, drones and more.
14 Views from the Flash Summit
Slideshow 8/12/2016 11 comments
The Flash Memory Summit showed shifts NAND flash and other persistent memories including 3D XPoint are making in arrays, accelerators and solid-state drives.
19 Views of Sensors Expo
Slideshow 6/24/2016 1 comment
A walk around the Sensor Expo show floor revealed a widely diverse market of companies, technologies and markets seeking more integrated, lower cost components.
15 Crowd-Pleasing IoT Product & Platform Wins
Slideshow 6/16/2016 2 comments
Innovators are working hard to make the big predictions for the Internet of Things(IoT) market come true. In recent months, these IoT projects all received greater than 100% funding on their chosen crowd sourcing site.
10 Ways To Program Your FPGA
Slideshow 6/10/2016 21 comments
A space-science engineer lists 10 languages and programs for programming field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), some tried and true, some brand new.
17 Views from Imec Tech Forum
Slideshow 5/27/2016 5 comments
The annual Imec Technology Forum provided insights on the silicon road map including the outlook for EUV and FinFETs as well as an update on the Internet of Things.
Space Exploration Tempo Quickens
Slideshow 5/9/2016 6 comments
After the lull and uncertainty that followed the end of the U.S. space shuttle program in July 2011, the pace of U.S. exploration of our solar system has regained momentum. A survey follows.
15 Biggest Technology Wins on Kickstarter
Slideshow 4/26/2016 2 comments
New technology gets people excited. A quick look at the Kickstarter funding platform proves it. Here's a look at the biggest wins, from personal 3D printers and inexpensive computers to smart bicycles and music players.
10 Top Tech Companies Poised For Massive Layoffs
Slideshow 4/8/2016 3 comments
Tech workers across the nation may witness a massive pink slip parade this year, should one Wall Street analyst's prediction of more than 260,000 tech layoffs in 2016 come true. Here's at a look at the top 10 companies on his list and why they are there.
Google Preps for IBM, ARM Shift
Slideshow 4/7/2016 3 comments
Google has ported much of its data center code to IBM Power and ARM server architectures and will co-design a server on the upcoming Power9 chip which will sport 24 cores and a new interconnect.
Celebrating Women in STEM
Slideshow 3/30/2016 1 comment
With an ever-increasing amount of talk about gender equality in the tech industry – and many company promises to increase gender and ethnic diversity among its staff – it is important to recognize those that overcame obstacles to success. Several of these women shared their diverse experiences with EE Times.
Top Robots for Farmers for 2016
Slideshow 3/29/2016 6 comments
Agricultural robotics is the fastest growing robotic sector, rivaling factory automation with over 120 companies joining the fray, with the top 36 represented here in a unique slideshow.
Facebook Likes Intel's 3D XPoint
Slideshow 3/10/2016 7 comments
Facebook endorsed Intel’s 3D XPoint memories and got Google to join its Open Compute Project at its annual event that included new processors from Intel and networking code from Microsoft.
10 Views of Security at RSA
Slideshow 3/2/2016 2 comments
The U.S. attorney general, head of the NSA and president of Microsoft were among those commenting on the Apple-FBI case and the future of cryptography at the RSA Conference.
13 Women Who Changed Science
Slideshow 3/1/2016 10 comments
During Women's History Month in March, we celebrate the myriad accomplishments of women past and present. Here are 13 woman who achieved amazing innovations and accomplishments in engineering.
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