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Osram Morphs from Lightbulbs to Optoelectronics
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1/23/2018   Post a comment
Aldo Kamper’s seven-year career as CEO of Osram Opto Semiconductors neatly overlaps the transformation of parent company Osram over the last decade. Basic semiconductor technologies– developed and manufactured by his team – have been critical to Osram’s recent growth.
Plessey Rolls MicroLED, Moves to Licensing Model
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1/11/2018   Post a comment
Company says it expects to be the first to market with a monolithic microLED based display on its GaN-on-Silicon technology by the end of this year.
Time-of-flight 3-D Sensor Sampling for Smartphone Facial ID
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1/9/2018   Post a comment
Infineon is sampling a 3-D image sensor for a camera module that enables facial ID in smartphones using time-of-flight depth sensing.
Quad Cam Vision for Robocars Comes to CES
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1/3/2018   1 comment
Foresight Automotive is coming to the Consumer Electronics Show next week to demonstrate the company’s new automotive vehicle vision technology, called QuadSight, consisting of four cameras including two pairs of stereoscopic infrared and day cameras.
The Outlook for Robocar Sensors in 2018
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1/2/2018   Post a comment
For highly automated vehicles to track their surroundings, they must rely on a range of sensors, including cameras, radar, ultrasound, GPS antennas and lidars. EE Times lists sensor companies we think might impact the robocar development in 2018.
Apple Awards $390 Million to Optical Components Supplier Finisar
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12/14/2017   Post a comment
Apple will give $390 million of its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund to enable supplier to set up manufacturing facility in Texas.
Rise of Adaptive Driving Beam
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12/5/2017   2 comments
In Europe and Japan, Adaptive Driving Beam for headlights is viewed as “the biggest innovation in automotive lighting.”
Velodyne Pads Lead in Lidar Derby
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11/29/2017   1 comment
Velodyne LiDAR is still lapping the field in an embryonic but increasingly competitive lidar market, an advantage that grew when it unveiled a new 128-channel lidar sensor. The VLS-128 boasts range and resolution that other lidars have not offered.
17 Views of Mobile World Congress
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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.
MicroLED Pits Big Apple vs. Tiny LED Chips
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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.
3D Face Recognition is Here
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9/8/2017   7 comments
Mobile device makers are eyeing 3D cameras to power augmented reality apps and security via 3D face recognition.
Facebook Shows Smartphone AI
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9/1/2017   4 comments
Facebook demoed neural network inference in smartphones at its @Scale event, where a researcher described work on DNA storage.
Google Calls for Network Drain-O
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8/30/2017   Post a comment
A Google engineer described new techniques for managing network traffic in data centers, and Mellanox claims it ships it in one Ethernet adapter.
11 Crazy & Creative Gadgets Getting Traction on Kickstarter
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8/9/2017   Post a comment
A quick exploration of the Kickstarter crowdsourcing platform uncovers ideas that range from sublime to ridiculous—and demonstrates that people are lining up to take some of them from the drawing board to reality.
Synaptics Calls for Voice Standards
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7/31/2017   9 comments
Synaptics’ CEO called for standards amid a rapidly emerging market for voice services and talked about his deals to buy Conexant and a Marvell unit.
Trump’s LCD Win—the Big Picture
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7/27/2017   14 comments
Foxconn is apparently considering smartphone manufacturing in the U.S., raising questions about what deals the Trump Administration is offering.
Foxconn Invests $10B in U.S. LCDs
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7/26/2017   22 comments
Foxconn’s chairman pledged to spend $10 billion to make 8K LCD displays in Kenosha, Wisconsin in a deal brokered by the Trump Administration.
15 Kickstarter Robots Engineers Will Love
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7/11/2017   Post a comment
Everybody likes robots, and soon they'll be doing all sorts of things with them, if these wildly successful Kickstarter projects are any indication.
20 Coolest Kickstarter Wearables This Summer
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7/11/2017   Post a comment
As everyone turns to their favorite summer activities, the interest wearable electronic innovations is on the rise. We're looking at some of the most popular wearable wins on Kickstarter.
13 Views of Sensors Expo 2017
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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.
25 Global Electronics Distributors Win Revenue Wresting Match
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6/19/2017   Post a comment
In recent years, getting ahead in electronics industry has been a game of inches, with major players wrestling for greater customer share. Here's a look at the biggest names in 2017.
Data Growth Drives 5G, Cloud
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6/7/2017   Post a comment
Traffic to the cloud is doubling each year, driving demand for new technologies for everything from the RF front end of mobile phones to the architecture of data centers.
18 Views of an AR World
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6/2/2017   8 comments
Lenovo, Intel, Microsoft, Sony, and Epson, along with basement startups, were among hundreds of exhibitors showing products for augmented reality.
HPE Builds Big Data Server
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5/16/2017   4 comments
Hewlett Packard Enterprise built its first full-scale version of the Machine, a 160-TByte research prototype to test benefits of a big main memory.
Optical Industry Needs Automation
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5/15/2017   1 comment
For many years, the optical communications industry has been getting by with artisan techniques, but we are approaching a time when vendors must automate.
Connected Lights Create IoT Links
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5/5/2017   Post a comment
Collaboration among lighting, semiconductor and computing industries on standards and test beds is essential to realizing the full potential of connected lighting systems.
M’soft Gives Deeper Look into HoloLens
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5/2/2017   Post a comment
A Microsoft computer vision specialist gave a deeper look into the challenges and opportunities for HoloLens, its augmented reality headset.
S8 Displays Smartphone’s Scale
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3/31/2017   4 comments
Samsung and Huawei provided a glimpse of the microns-to-megabucks complexity in mobile design with their smartphone news this week.
OFC Debates Road to Photonic ICs
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3/23/2017   3 comments
An OFC keynoter made the case for indium phosphide photonic ICs, but analysts said that silicon photonics has bigger backers for merging optics and electronics.
Google Calls for Optical Leaps
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3/22/2017   Post a comment
Google's data centers need much higher capacity, lower cost, and more programmable optical networks, an executive said in a keynote.
Semiconductor Shipments Projected to Top 1 Trillion in 2018
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3/10/2017   1 comment
Total semiconductor shipments, dominated by optoelectronics, sensors/actuators and discretes, are expected to top the 1 trillion mark for the first time next year, according to IC Insights.
Data Center Calls for 800GE Spec
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2/9/2017   2 comments
Networking veteran Andy Bechtolsheim called for an 800G Ethernet standard this year based on 112G serdes to serve data centers.
EUV in Focus at Photonics West
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1/25/2017   3 comments
Researchers at Photonics West will discuss advances in a 250W light source for EUV lithography, new infrared cameras and Li-Fi, data communications using LED lights.
15 Views from a Silicon Summit
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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.
Silicon Photonics Merging Ahead
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1/4/2017   4 comments
Silicon photonics has made considerable progress in a relatively short time to emerge as an important systems technology whose time has come.
Macom Buys Applied for Comms
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11/21/2016   1 comment
Macom has bid $770 million for Applied with plans to sell off its X-Gene ARM server SoC unit but cherish its "gold nugget" of networking chips.
15 Views of Printed Electronics
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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.
Google's Mobile VR Still a Wild West
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11/10/2016   Post a comment
A test run of Google’s mobile VR system called Daydream shows mobile virtual reality is still a Wild West of dangers and riches being pioneered.
Ethernet Flexes Network Muscles
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10/3/2016   2 comments
Chip vendors are designing a new class of Flexible Ethernet DSPs and ASICs that will let users dial in desired data rates.
Samsung Calls for New CPU Design
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9/28/2016   6 comments
Samsung is working on a new processor architecture that leverages its dominance in memory, said a corporate strategist.
Display: Custom Doesn't Always Cost More
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9/23/2016   1 comment
Customized displays don't need to be a complicated and expensive choice for designers and procurement professionals.
LED-Based ToF Sensor Network Detects Room Occupants
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9/22/2016   4 comments
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been awarded a US patent for a system of LEDs and sensors that generate an elevation map of the space being lit by the luminaires.
Sunic System Promises 2,250ppi OLEDs for VR
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8/31/2016   Post a comment
At the 16th International Meeting on Information Display (IMID 2016) held in South Korea, OLED deposition equipment manufacturer Sunic System unveiled its technical solution for the production of 11K (2,250 ppi) AMOLEDs.
Microsoft Gives Peek at HoloLens Chip
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8/23/2016   4 comments
The HoloLens processing unit uses 24 Tensilica DSPs and an assortment of accelerators to deliver a trillion pixel-operations per second, Microsoft disclosed.
Why Choose LED for Automobile Front Lighting
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8/16/2016   1 comment
Automotive manufacturers aren’t just adding LED lighting to the new models but they are also looking to upgrade the models that are already in production, retrofitting them with LEDs.
Renesas to Exit Microwave Device Biz
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8/3/2016   Post a comment
Renesas plans to stop the production and supply of microwave devices, shutting down the business in the summer of 2018. Renesas' microwave device division has been pulling back from product development for some time.
VR Helps Treat Poor Vision
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7/20/2016   1 comment
Five students supported by an IEEE program used a VR system to create a fun and inexpensive way to treat a vision problem in young people.
Google To Acquire Image Recognition Startup
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7/7/2016   Post a comment
Google announced a deal to buy image-recognition startup Moodstocks. Created in 2009, the French startup first introduced on-device image recognition in 2012, enabling smartphones to recognize whatever their camera sees.
Lossy Imagination Says There's Good Signs in Graphics
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7/5/2016   Post a comment
Licensing revenue halved, royalties decline year-on-year, but processor intellectual property company Imagination sees signs of hope in its GPU business.
Startup Aims to Simplify Networks
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7/5/2016   1 comment
Startup Barefoot Networks will sample its Tofino chips late this year to enable software-defined networks using the P4 language.
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