Inside 5 AR/VR Headsets
Blog 11/22/2017 Post a comment
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.
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.
12 Views of Drone World Expo
Slideshow 10/5/2017 2 comments
Commercial drones are ready to take off at Airbus, GE, Facebook, Google and elsewhere but air traffic control systems to manage them are still at least a year away.
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.
17 Views of Mobile World Congress
Slideshow 9/15/2017 Post a comment
Carriers and their suppliers showed efforts in Gbit 5G and Kbit IoT networks and the handsets, smartwatches and nodes that ride them at Mobile World Congress Americas.
13 Views of Sensors Expo 2017
Slideshow 6/30/2017 2 comments
Sensors Expo showed the broadening range of motion, environmental, biological and other sensors flooding the emerging Internet of Things and wearables markets.
8 Fantastic Views of Comic Con
Slideshow 4/25/2017 2 comments
Analyst Kevin Krewell stepped into the fantasy world of Silicon Valley’s Comic Con and brought back a few images of the colorful characters he encountered.
Eight Views of Bluetooth World
Slideshow 3/30/2017 Post a comment
Bluetooth World, coming right after the 5.0 release and before the mesh networking launch in July, focused on startups and new use cases for short-range wireless.
16 Views of ISSCC
Slideshow 2/10/2017 5 comments
The Internet of Things is rising among the hundreds of papers at the annual ISSCC event dedicated to design of microprocessors, memories, wireless chips, and more.
Vintage Electronics in Pictures: Enrico Tedeschi
Slideshow 2/8/2017 9 comments
One private museum run by a single person housed an incredible over 10,000 artifacts. Unfortunately, after the passing of its owner, Enrico Tedeschi, the exhibition was shut down. Here we remember it in pictures.
15 Views from a Silicon Summit
Slideshow 1/16/2017 4 comments
Moore’s law may last longer than originally thought, although semiconductor revenues remain stuck in mid-single-digit growth, said speakers at ISS.
CES 2017 Connects with AI
News & Analysis 1/5/2017 3 comments
"CES Unveiled" showcased a host of wearables, hearables and robots. App-intensive and connected to the Internet, many are programmed to get smarter with built-in artificial intelligence that will learn and recognize a user's speech, face and daily habits.
9 Views of IEDM
Slideshow 12/16/2016 3 comments
The annual IEDM event gave a look into advances in new and traditional memories, novel processors, monolithic 3DIC stacks, and a future 5-nm node.
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.
10 Cool Discoveries at Japan Embedded
News & Analysis 11/18/2016 Post a comment
The Embedded Technology 2016 showcased a ton of embedded boards, each with a clear focus on how to enable ‘low power’ and ‘embedded’ IoT devices. Highlights include deep learning coming to embedded boards, emergence of smarter IoT building blocks.
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.
Retro & Electro at Paris Auto Show
News & Analysis 9/30/2016 Post a comment
Despite rampant tech talk about software-driven cars, the Paris Auto Show has revealed automakers comfortable occupying a parallel universe -- where luxury trumps autonomy, where they still describe a new car’s styling as if it were a sensuous wine.
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.
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.
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