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Japanese Gems Surface in Unlikely Places
News & Analysis 10/9/2017 2 comments
Japan’s electronics industry is floundering. Time to write off Japan? Perhaps. But the first step in finding Japan’s diamonds in the rough is to seek out corporations whose main business is not in electronics.
Cobot Invasion at Japan's CEATEC
News & Analysis 10/6/2017 Post a comment
Most noticeable on CEATEC Japan for those of us who don’t live in Japan was a host of robotic and sensor products programmed to talk, think, and behave like Japanese people, mirroring Japanese sensibilities, preferences, and habits.
NXP Seeks 'Edge' vs. Intel, Cavium
News & Analysis 10/4/2017 2 comments
As the lines begin to blur between cloud and edge computing, NXP Semiconductors is racing to offer the highest performance SoC of the company’s Layerscape family.
Q&A: Ray Bingham on Canyon Bridge, Imagination
News & Analysis 10/2/2017 2 comments
EE Times caught up with Ray Bingham, partner at Canyon Bridge. Our discussion covered questions about his firm’s relationship with Tallwood VC which bought MIPS, how Canyon Bridge plans to rebuild Imagination, who Canyon Bridge really is.
Does Japan Get Industrial IoT?
News & Analysis 9/28/2017 Post a comment
When it comes to sensor data and automation technologies, Japanese companies know how to use them effectively to improve productivity -- especially on the factory floor. Unfortunately, all that knowhow doesn’t necessarily translate to the Industrial Internet of Things.
Will Imagination Deals Deliver MIPS to China?
News & Analysis 9/25/2017 2 comments
Imagination will sell itself to Canyon Bridge, while simultaneously agreeing to sell MIPS to Tallwood VC. Has Imagination structured both deals in such a way to let Canyon Bridge –China’s government-backed buyout – have access to MIPS CPU IP?
MediaTek, Huawei Partner in 5G Development
News & Analysis 9/21/2017 Post a comment
MediaTek and Huawei, China’s largest mobile phone maker, have completed 5G tests in Beijing with the aim of building an industry ecosystem that includes 5G terminals, chipsets, instruments, and networks.
DeepScale on Robo-Car: Fuse Raw Data
News & Analysis 9/21/2017 Post a comment
DeepScale has developed a perception system for ADAS/autonomous vehicles. It offers pre-trained AI algorithms, based on raw data, not object list, coming from multiple sensory data types, and accelerates its fusion on an embedded processor like Snapdragon.
Nest Targets Home Security Market
News & Analysis 9/21/2017 1 comment
Nest unveiled the next phase of its strategy to enable the connected home, rolling out a suite of products for the retail home security market.
Smartphones: Have NFC Will Travel
News & Analysis 9/20/2017 Post a comment
Vendors of smartphones — both Android and iPhone — are putting an NFC reader in the hands of consumers, making NFC a globally interoperable platform to connect, commission, and control things with NFC tag. IoT is NFC’s next big opportunity.
MicroLED Pits Big Apple vs. Tiny LED Chips
News & Analysis 9/15/2017 5 comments
The emergence of new display technology such as microLED will change not only the face of mobile devices but also the Who’s Who of the display industry. The race is involving big guns like Google, Apple and Huawei.
TSMC Updates its Silicon Menu
News & Analysis 9/14/2017 8 comments
TSMC added process and packaging variants to its broad foundry portfolio, but one analyst said that some updated results were below projections that it made six months ago.
Cellular Calls Home Appliances
News & Analysis 9/13/2017 Post a comment
Sears will ship home appliances with Cat-M LTE modules in about a year, said an exec from the company at a gathering of cellular IoT customers and carriers.
iPhone X Use Which Sensors For Face ID?
News & Analysis 9/13/2017 9 comments
A host of sensors inside iPhone X are responsible for 3D sensing necessary for Face ID -- including infrared camera, flood illuminator, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, front camera and dot projector. So, where does ST fit in?
Robo-car Early-Birds Flock Together
News & Analysis 9/11/2017 12 comments
Those who came to a small automated vehicle event ranged from a former Microsoft executive to a simulation expert and a startup in Silicon Valley, illustrating the changing balance of power and new constituents in the mobility ecosystem.
Huawei Tops Apple in Smartphones, Analyst Says
News & Analysis 9/9/2017 Post a comment
Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales to become the new number two, a Hong Kong-based analyst said. “While this could be temporary, it nevertheless underscores the rate at which Huawei has been growing.”
GE Venture, Nvidia Bond over Inspection AI
News & Analysis 9/8/2017 Post a comment
Avitas Systems and Nvidia have partnered to enable AI in inspection services for the industrial sector. Asked about the limitations of today’s AI, Avitas chief said, still missing is an AI’s ability to compute on the very edge device itself.
Apple vs Qualcomm: Who Extorted Whom?
News & Analysis 9/6/2017 2 comments
A dispute between Apple and Qualcomm is multi-layered, its facets all loosely connected. Among the more under-reported issues is the complex contractual relationship between the biggest customer in the smartphone market and the most dominant smartphone chip supplier.
Ex-Baidu Scientist Blazes AI Shortcut
News & Analysis 8/31/2017 4 comments
Ren Wu, formerly a distinguished scientist at Baidu, has pulled a new AI chip company out of his sleeve, called NovuMind. In an exclusive interview with EE Times, Wu discussed the startup’s developments and what he hopes to accomplish.
Siemens Doubles Down on Automotive Simulation
News & Analysis 8/31/2017 3 comments
Siemens agreed to buy Tass International, a Dutch simulation software company. The deal adds automated driving solutions to Siemens’ portfolio. Siemens will combine Tass’ simulation software with Mentor’s EDA solutions to “frontload the verification and validation of autonomous vehicles.”
Using mmWave Tech to Redefine Connectors
News & Analysis 8/25/2017 1 comment
Keyssa, with its 60GHz mmWave tech, has no interest in a wireless horse race. It wants the connector market. The company sees an opening, as managing higher speed signals using copper is becoming too a big engineering challenge.
Startup Unveils Graph Processor at Hot Chips
News & Analysis 8/21/2017 Post a comment
ThinCI, in presenting its “Graph Streaming Processor (GSP),” claimed that its graph processor can beat traditional computing engines such as GPU and DSP due to GSP’s abilities to do direct graph processing, on-chip task-graph management and execution, and task parallelism.
Startup Runs MCU on 5 MicroW
News & Analysis 8/18/2017 Post a comment
Startup Eta Compute will demo at Hot Chips a Cortex-M3 running at 5 microW, targeting SoCs run on energy harvesters for the Internet of Things.
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