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A Look At Over-the-air Software Updates for Vehicles

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:31:00 EST

Microchip Technology demonstrates its infotainment connectivity solution at the 2017 ELIV electric vehicle conference in Bonn, Germany



Startup Breathes Life into Bio IoT

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:05:00 EST

Startup Nano Global partnered with ARM to design SoCs than can detect and scrub pathogens in a wide range of medical and IoT products



Analysts Applaud Marvell-Cavium Deal

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:01:00 EST

Analysts generally praised the merger of Marvell and Cavium as diversifying into broader comms and networking markets but were wary of revenue and profit growth.



Qualcomm, China Mobile, ZTE Show 5G Data Interoperability

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

A 5G interoperability test system developed by Qualcomm, ZTE and China Mobile, combined with the pending development of the first 3GPP 5G-NR standard, are good indicators of the pending frenzy over 5G; it's a good time to take a Boot Camp course on 5G.



Siemens Acquires Solido Design Automation

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:02:00 EST

Deal provides first glimpse of what may be a more aggressive stance on M&A for Mentor Graphics under Siemens ownership.



Marvell Buying Cavium for $6 Billion

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:01:00 EST

Latest semiconductor industry blockbuster would result in firm with $3.4 billion in annual sales.



High-Speed Connectors Increase Speeds, Keep Their Cool, & Contain EMI

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:00 EST

A trio of articles explain how QSFP-DD and MicroQSFP connectors high-speed connectors handle excess heat and what engineers must do the minimize EMI.



Robocar's Honking Problem

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

Not everyone believes that a robo-shuttle/truck crash in Las Vegas was just a minor glitch. Did those involved in the operation and design of the AV shuttle carry out enough of an in-depth risk assessment of the area?



Women in Tech: 25 Profiles in Persistence

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

EE Times profiled 25 women in tech. Our goal is to trigger discussions in the workplace, and around the dinner table about women in engineering - not as numbers, but as real people, as colleagues and bosses, mentors and proteges.



10 Predictions for Robotics Tech in the Next 5 Years

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:00:00 EST

We asked John Santagate, research director, Service Robotics, at market research firm IDC for his thoughts on the biggest trends that the robotics industry will see.



STMicro Augments Low-power MCU Family

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

STM32L4+ devices, part of STMicro's STM32 family, boast significantly higher performance at ultra-low power consumption.



Beating IoT Big Data With Brain Emulation

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

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.



AI to Spur Uptick in ASIC Design Starts

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

With the surge in popularity of voice activated digital assistants like Amazon Echo and the general frenzy of activity around artificial intelligence, a growing number of ASICs will incorporate these some form of AI over the next few years, according to Semico Research.



Taiwan R&D Group Rolls AI for Fault Prediction

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), one of the world's largest high-tech research institutions, has introduced AI software that can predict breakdowns in production-line equipment, helping to eliminate factory downtime and boost human productivity.



iPhone X's TrueDepth Module Dissected

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

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.



Intel Updates 5G, LTE Roadmaps

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:00:00 EST

Intel disclosed a few details of its plans for advanced LTE and 5G baseband chips, aiming to close the gap with market leader Qualcomm.



Marvell's CEO Elected SIA Chair

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

Matt Murphy will chair the semiconductor industry's biggest trade group in 2018, while Micron Technology CEO Sanjay Mehrota serves as vice chair.



Video: Microchip Demonstrates Vehicle Infotainment Connectivity

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

Microchip Technology demonstrates its infotainment connectivity solution at the 2017 ELIV electric vehicle conference in Bonn, Germany



Roomba's Father Says Robots Will Evolve

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

Robotics veteran Rodney Brooks says that industrial robots will evolve toward integrated, easy-to-use systems driven by China, Amazon, and Alibaba.



The Future of Microcontrollers

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST

Integration of eFPGA into microcontrollers is happening today now that this technology is available from multiple suppliers in 180nm to 16nm process nodes.