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Intel and Amazon Give Voice to Smart Homes of the Future

Electronics - Intel - By Miles Kingston -- Recent advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing are beginning to bring...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:46:32 - #ai #semiconductor

Intel Touts Array Of Market-Ready IoT Offerings To Help Partners Succeed In Industrial Market

Enterprise - CRN - Intel's Steen Graham, speaking at IoTConnex, said the company's offerings around retail, manufacturing and safety will help partners deploy...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:46:30 - #iot #eewire

IoT Solution Provider Spotlight: Three Different Journeys That All Lead To IoT Success

Enterprise - CRN - At the IoTConnex virtual conference, three solution providers shared their stories about how they transformed their business to meet the...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:39:19 - #iot #eewire

Intel unveils the Nervana Neural Network Processor

Enterprise - ZDNet News - The chipmaker explains the architecture behind the new AI-focused processor, formerly known as Lake Crest, and names Facebook as...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:40:08 - #semiconductor

Axial fan with integrated diffuser.

Electronics - ebm-papst - Products - Today's heating systems call for new concepts based on renewable energy instead of fossil fuel.
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:39:49 - #ipe

RadiCal wins Materialica Award

Electronics - ebm-papst - The winners of this year's MATERIALICA Design + Technology Awards were announced at a ceremony in Munich on October 17, 2017. "We're...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:39:48 - #ipe

Film capacitors: Compact motor run capacitors for 100 °C

Electronics - EPCOS - TDK Corporation presents the new B32355C* series of EPCOS MotorCap(tm) motor run capacitors, which are designed for a high continuous...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:39:47 - #ipe

EPC Announces Development Board Operating Up To 10 MHz for High Efficiency at High Frequency Point-of-Load DC-DC Conversion

Electronics - EPC - The EPC9086 high efficiency half-bridge development board can operate up to 10 MHz featuring a 30 V EPC2111 eGaN (r) half bridge...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:39:46 - #power #eewire

ON Semiconductor to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Electronics - On Semi - ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON) plans to announce its financial results for the third...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:13:58 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Passengers Have a Lot to Say About Self-Driving Cars - We Should Listen

Electronics - Intel - By Kathy Winter -- Society's fear of driverless cars is somewhat baffling to me. Given that car crashes attributable to human error cause...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:13:57 - #semiconductor

MACOM Showcases Industry Leading CWDM4, PAM-4 and 10G-PON Solutions at New Optoelectronics Innovation Lab in Shenzhen, China

Electronics - M/A-Com Technology - MACOM Showcases Industry Leading CWDM4, PAM-4 and 10G-PON Solutions at New Optoelectronics Innovation Lab in Shenzhen, China
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:13:56 - #semiconductor

Night Vision for Self-Driving Cars

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - Israeli startup Adasky says their infrared camera will help cars navigate gnarly conditions
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:13:55 - #eewire

Micron Announces Actions to Retire $2.25 Billion in Debt

Electronics - Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) today announced its intention to redeem all its outstanding 7.5% Senior Secured Notes due 2023 issued pursuant...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:13:54 - #semiconductor

Intel delivers Nervana Neural Network Processor chips for AI workloads

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - After pushing the concept of using Field Programmable Gate Arrays as accelerators for artificial intelligence and deep learning...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:13:07 - #ai #semiconductor

How to build low-cost IoT sensor networks

Enterprise - Network World News - Sensor Fusion for Public Space Utilization Monitoring in a Smart City (pdf) is simply the best read for IoT product designers,...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:40:02 - #iot #eewire

Zynq SoC, Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC, and SPI... Oh My!

EE - Digilent Inc. - Adam Taylor's MicroZed Chronicles continue with this exciting installment.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:55 - #semiconductor

Teledyne e2v welcome Lord Callanan and senior representatives of the Space Industry to discuss the pending UK Space Industry Bill

Electronics - E2V - Lord Callanan, Minister for Aviation and lead minister in the House of Lords for the Space Industry Bill, along with Vicky Ford MP, Member...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:51 - #semiconductor

Integrating Silicon With Two-Dimensional Material Could Shake Up Photonics

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - Another 2D material combined with silicon leads to a light-emitting diode and photodetector in one
Image: MIT

Researchers at...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:50 - #eewire

Cree Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

Electronics - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2018, ended September 24, 2017.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:49 - #cree #semiconductor

Intel Pioneers New Technologies to Advance Artificial Intelligence

Electronics - Intel - Today I spoke at the WSJDLive global technology conference about cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, two nascent areas...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:48 - #ai #semiconductor

Green Hills Software Contracts CERTON to Verify Conformance of Its INTEGRITY-178 tuMP Operating System to the FACE Technical Standard v2.1

Electronics - Green Hills Software - Proven Industry Leader in Safe and Secure Operating Systems to Offer Multicore Solution that Conforms to Both the FACE...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:47 - #eewire

NXP SCM-i.MX 6 now available in Geppetto

Electronics - Gumstix - An exciting new addition to Gumstix(r) and the Geppetto(r) library is the NXP(r) Semiconductor SCM-i.MX 6Quad/6Dual Single Chip System...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:45 - #ti #nxp #flash #power #eewire

Embedded machine learning in asthma inhalers changes lives

Electronics - ARM Embedded - Amiko Respiro smart asthma inhalers use machine learning and Arm low-power Cortex-M processors to montior and improve treatments...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:44 - #semiconductor

Qualcomm Achieves World's First Announced 5G Data Connection on a 5G Modem Chipset for Mobile Devices

Electronics - Qualcomm - First Chipset in the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR Modem Family Delivers Gigabit Speeds and Demonstrates Data Connection...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:43 - #refdesign #qualcomm #datacenter #iot #semiconductor

Verizon, Qualcomm and Novatel Wireless Announce Collaboration to Expedite Trials and Wide-scale Commercial Deployment of 5G NR mmWave Technology

Electronics - Qualcomm - Companies Commit to a Common Mobile and Fixed 3GPP Compliant Specification for 28 GHz and 39 GHz mmWave Spectrum Bands
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:42 - #qualcomm #datacenter #iot #semiconductor

Qualcomm Technologies Extends RF Front End Portfolio to Deliver Modem-to-Antenna Solution for 600 MHz Bands

Electronics - Qualcomm - Announces Its First Band 71 Optimized PA Module, Adaptive Aperture Tuner and Filters
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:41 - #qualcomm #datacenter #iot #semiconductor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform Delivers Significant Increases in Performance, Gaming and Display Technology

Electronics - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:40 - #qualcomm #datacenter #iot #semiconductor

New Sulfur Flow Battery for Affordable Long-Term Grid Storage

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - The "air-breathing" battery is energy-dense and made of abundant, low-cost materials
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:38 - #eewire

Nvidia vs NXP-Whose Robocar Brain Will Win?

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - The two companies have unveiled the latest iterations of dueling computing platforms
Illustration: iStockphoto/IEEE Spectrum

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:37 - #amd #freescale #nxp #nvidia #acquisition #semiconductor

Molex Introduces Pico-EZmate Slim 1.2mm Pitch Wire-to-Board Connection System

Electronics -
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:36 - #molex #ipe

Littelfuse Introduces Industry's First SCR Thyristor with 150C Junction Temperature in D-PAK Packaging

Electronics - Littelfuse - Littelfuse Introduces Industry's First SCR Thyristor with 150C Junction Temperature in D-PAK Packaging
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:35 - #littelfuse #semiconductor

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers 2016 Results

TTI - TTI MarketEye - The top 10 connector manufacturers, as a group, achieved $32 billion in annual sales or 59.8% of world connector demand.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:38:18 - #tti #ipe

Harwin protects Datamate connectors with aluminium backshells

ElectronicsWeekly - Harwin is supporting its Datamate wire-to-board connectors with a range of backshells with a rugged aluminium alloy construction and electroless...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:11 - #harwin #ipe

Cypress Enables Dynamic 3D Graphics in Hybrid Instrument Clusters and Head-Up Displays With New Automotive MCU Solution

Electronics - Cypress Semi - Cypress Enables Dynamic 3D Graphics in Hybrid Instrument Clusters and Head-Up Displays With New Automotive MCU Solution
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:01 - #semiconductor

GlobalFoundries unveils roadmap for next-generation 5G mmWave applications

Semiconductor Today - GlobalFoundries of Santa Clara, CA, USA (one of the world's largest semiconductor foundries, with more than 250 customers and operations in Singapore,...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:11 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Qualcomm wants China to ban the iPhone

FastCompany - The chipmaker once counted Apple as one of its most important customers, but now the company is doing everything it can to disrupt sales of the...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:08 - #qualcomm #maker #semiconductor

NXP automotive platform emphasizes security, wireless updates - Roadshow

Nanotech - Automotive chip supplier NXP announces its S32 compute architecture for cars, allowing for secure over-the-air updates and connectivity.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:06 - #nxp #semiconductor

Renesas launches Linux platform for industrial equipment

ElectronicsWeekly - Renesas has launched its RZ/G Linux Platform with the industrial-grade Civil Infrastructure Platform (CIP) Super Long-Term Support (SLTS) Linux...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:02 - #renesas #semiconductor

Mobile DRAM to see 10-15% Q4 price increase

ElectronicsWeekly - Q4 will see a price hike for mobile DRAM of between 10-15% which will take the mobile DRAM prices above the PC DRAM price for the first time...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:01 - #semiconductor #outlook

Osram Opto Semiconductors to start production at new Malaysia plant

DigiTimes - Germany-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Osram Opto Semiconductors will inaugurate a new factory in Kulim, Malaysia, on November 23,...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:13:29 - #osram #maker #semiconductor

Toshiba reportedly suspends NAND flash production in Japan

DigiTimes - Toshiba recently suspended NAND flash production at its Japan facilities for a few weeks due to ransomware attacks on its computer network, according...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:13:27 - #semiconductor

Toshiba discloses further investment in 3D NAND flash facility

DigiTimes - Toshiba announced recently its board of directors had approved a further investment by Toshiba Memory in production equipment for Fab 6 at its...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:13:26 - #semiconductor

NXP Announces New Automotive Processing Platform that Brings Future Vehicles to Market Faster

GlobeNewsWire: Shipbuilding -
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:37 - #nxp #semiconductor

Dr. Haijun Zhao, Dr. Liang Mong Song Appointed as SMIC Co-CEO and Executive Director

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics - Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 0981.HK), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:35 - #semiconductor

Micron Appoints Manish Bhatia as EVP of Global Operations

Electronics - Micron - Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq: MU) announced the appointment today of Manish Bhatia as executive...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:13:19 - #semiconductor

Murata completes acquisition of Vios Medical, Inc.

Electronics -
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:13:18 - #acquisition #ipe

DRAM stocks soar as demand meets scarcity

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:30:09 - #semiconductor #outlook

Arm-based IoT Kit for Cloud IoT Core - Getting Started

Adafruit Learning System - Sensors, blinky things and code to get you connected to Google Cloud IoT Core and build end to end solutions.Everything you need to prototype...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:30:08 - #iot #googlecloud #eewire

Encryption For The Most Meager Of Devices

Hack a Day - It seems that new stories of insecure-by-design IoT devices surface weekly, as the uneasy boundary is explored between the appliance and the...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:30:07 - #iot #eewire

NIC Components New NRCPS Series Anti-Surge Thick Film Resistors

NIC Components - Newly released NRCPS series from NIC Components focuses on sulfur resistance and anti-surge for harsh environments
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:14:00 - #ipe