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Beating IoT Big Data With Brain Emulation
News & Analysis 11/17/2017 7 comments
Bosch Sensortec demonstrated its sophisticated three-tiered methodology for solving the real-time Big Data deluge with smart sensors that send summaries every few seconds to hubs, which in turn send trends to the cloud every few minutes, where they are analyzed and fed back to the user as actionable information.
iPhone X’s TrueDepth Module Dissected
News & Analysis 11/17/2017 Post a comment
Although imaging experts are aware of a complex “TrueDepth” module that Apple has devised for its iPhone X, most other details inside the device’s 3D system — chips, components, and all the way down to substrates — remain a deep, dark secret.
PA Semi, Apple ‘Interconnect’ at Startup
News & Analysis 11/15/2017 1 comment
With a body of engineering experience at LSI, Cisco, SiByte, Broadcom, PA Semi and Apple, Shailendra Desai is confident of his knowledge in SoC designs and what needs to be done. He unveils Provino, an interconnect IP startup.
It's Time to Ask: What Are Robo-cars For?
News & Analysis 11/10/2017 7 comments
With AV at the top of the hype cycle, there is ample opinionating about one technology being — arguably — superior to another. But rarely has any commentator even asked the first question: Why AV? What’s it for?
Low-cost Lifetime Boost for Lithium Batteries
News & Analysis 11/9/2017 2 comments
Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute is seeking a U.S. patent on a composite paste that OEMs can apply to battery electrodes to prevent solid electrolyte interface buildup and thereby extend battery life up to 70%.
iPhone X BoM Estimated at $370
News & Analysis 11/9/2017 1 comment
Teardown analysis by IHS Markit finds the new flagship smartphone maintains Apple's typically high margins, despite being the most expensive handset the company has marketed.
Apple May Drop Qualcomm Chips
News & Analysis 10/31/2017 3 comments
Apple is creating designs of next-generation iPhones and iPads that use Intel and Mediatek's baseband modem chips, cutting out longtime supplier Qualcomm amid a legal dispute, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Winbond Bolsters Flash Security
News & Analysis 10/31/2017 Post a comment
TrustME W75F Secure Flash was created to address the need for a secure, non-volatile storage that is independent of the SoC process node and foundry capabilities
X-factors Hobble iPhone X
News & Analysis 10/31/2017 3 comments
Apple has been forced into a 50-percent cut in shipments of its flagship iPhone X this holiday season, slashing volume from 40 to 20 million units. What caused this massive drop in the production flow?
Qualcomm's NXP Buy May Slip to 2018
News & Analysis 10/27/2017 Post a comment
NXP’s CEO, while announcing the company’s Q3 financial results, reversed a long-held position in conceding that Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors will not happen — as promised — this year. The deal is likely to slip to “early 2018.”
ARM CEO Sounds Security Alarm
News & Analysis 10/26/2017 1 comment
Simon Segars calls on tech firms to come together to address cyber security, which says threatens the potential of the Internet of Things.
Apple Talks About Sole Sourcing from TSMC
News & Analysis 10/24/2017 Post a comment
At its 30th anniversary celebration, TSMC hosted a forum of key customers including semiconductor CEOs and Apple chief operating officer Jeff Williams. Williams provided a rare glimpse into TSMC’s role as the sole supplier of Apple’s A11 application processor.
NXP to Bridge MCU & AP with 'Crossovers'
News & Analysis 10/24/2017 1 comment
To use an MCU or not (and to opt for an apps processor instead)? This is an eternal question for embedded system designers, and one that NXP Semiconductors hopes to answer by launching a new high-end MCU.
ARM Boosts IoT Security
News & Analysis 10/23/2017 1 comment
ARM announced a new framework for security in MCU-class devices used in the Internet of Things along with new firmware and core offerings to implement them.
Intel/Saffron AI Plan Sidesteps Deep Learning
News & Analysis 10/23/2017 Post a comment
Saffron, an Intel company, use the AI technology called Associative Memory AI, which is a different branch of artificial intelligence from Deep Learning. EE Times talks to Saffron’s financial crime-fighter and asks her to explain Saffron-Intel relationship.
Elektrobit Targets ECU Overload in Cars
News & Analysis 10/18/2017 1 comment
While the automotive industry today faces many challenges, two stand out: How do automakers deal with the proliferation of codes, software and data? Can conventional ECUs – presumably hundreds already packed into a single vehicle – handle this digital mob scene?
Intel to Battle in FPGA-as-a-Service Race
News & Analysis 10/17/2017 8 comments
The cloud service is changing practically everyone’s business. As FPGA Acceleration-as-a-Service starts to emerge, Intel has just partnered with Accelize so that they can help cloud service providers like Amazon or Alibaba increase “compute instances with FPGAs.”
NXP Readying ‘Whole Vehicle’ Platform
News & Analysis 10/16/2017 Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors announced a new automotive processing platform, designed for OEMs and tier ones to maximize re-use of codes, software and common capabilities across vehicle domains, applications and SoCs.
Nvidia Outpaces Intel in Robo-car Race
News & Analysis 10/11/2017 3 comments
Nvidia pushed computational performance for autonomous cars to a new level by unveiling a new member of its Drive PX family, codenamed Pegasus. At 320 TOPS, has Pegasus’ computational performance literally blows Nvidia’s competitors out of the water?
Foundries Target China
News & Analysis 10/6/2017 2 comments
With the share of the pure-play foundry market going to China on the rise, foundries are increasing their manufacturing presence there, according to IC Insights.
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.
Smooth Succession Expected at TSMC
News & Analysis 10/4/2017 Post a comment
Foundry giant likely to likely to see a smooth transition to new management once Chairman Morris Chang retires next June, according to analysts who cover the company.
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