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Light up logic: Engineers from UTokyo and RIKEN perform computational logic with light

Life - EurekAlert - For the first time, researchers performed logic operations -- the basis of computation -- with a chemical device using electric...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:40:43 - #eewire

Survey shows that IoT is RoI across Asia Pacific

Enterprise - ChannelLife New Zealand - A recent Frost & Sullivan survey across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore shows that IoT deployment improves business...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:43:25 - #iot #eewire #outlook

Semiconductor startup Wiliot raises $30 million led by AWS and Samsung

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Wiliot makes a sticker sized battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag with an ARM processor that's powered by ambient radio frequencies.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:43:22 - #samsung #cloud #aws #semiconductor

Securing the Smart Lighting Industry

Electronics - ARM IoT - Smart Lighting can provide a safe and comfortable environment that provides real time insights for inhabitants, but only if it's secured....
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:50 - #iot #semiconductor

Automotive Qualified eGaN FETs Help Lidar Systems 'See' Better, Increase Efficiency, and Reduce Costs in 48 V Automotive Power Systems

Electronics - EPC - Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) expands AEC Q101 product family with the addition of two new gallium nitride devices.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:49 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

NVIDIA, Mercedes-Benz Partner on A.I.-Powered Cars

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:48 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Allegro MicroSystems launches most advanced transmission speed sensor ICs

Electronics - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems has announced the release of its most advanced transmission speed sensor family...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:47 - #semiconductor

Free Connector Samples Are Now Easier Than Ever on

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Since Samtec began in 1976, free connector samples have been a cornerstone of our business model. That said, we're always looking...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:46 - #samtec #ipe

STMicroelectronics' STM8L050 Extends Choice and Freedom inĀ 8-bit Microcontrollers, with Rich Analog and DMA in Low-Cost 8-pin Package

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - Leveraging ST's powerful, efficient STM8 core running at up to 16 MHz, the STM8L050 delivers economy and performance...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:44 - #st #flash #microcontroller #eewire

Snapdragon 855 benchmarks paint a picture of Qualcomm's fastest smartphone chip to date (for what it's worth)

Tech - Liliputing - Odds are that most high-end smartphones launched in 2019 will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 processor. Officially launched in...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:29 - #qualcomm #maker #semiconductor

IDT Stockholders Approve Merger Proposal

PR Newswire - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT(r)) (NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading supplier of high-performance system-level analog/mixed-signal semiconductors,...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:48 - #semiconductor

Hunt the Wumpus comes to Arduino!

EE - Arduino Blog - Hunt the Wumpus is a text-based survival/horror game developed in 1973. As such, it's perhaps due for an update, and Benjamin...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:47 - #arduino #eewire

NFC Reader IC and 8-bit Microcontroller from STMicroelectronics Adopted by Rohm for Qi Automotive Wireless Charging Design

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:22 - #st #refdesign #microcontroller #iot #semiconductor

Bel Provides Fourth Quarter 2018 Update

Globe Newswire - Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFA and NASDAQ:BELFB), a leading global manufacturer of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits,...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:21 - #belfuse #ipe

Molex Highlights CES High-Speed Structured Cabling and CoreSync Integrated Solutions at 2019 BICSI Winter Show

Business Wire - Molex Highlights CES High-Speed Structured Cabling and CoreSync Integrated Solutions at 2019 BICSI Winter Show
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:42:23 - #molex #ces #ipe

Cypress to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End 2018 Results on January 31

Business Wire - Cypress Semiconductor Corp. will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings on January 31, 2019 after the U.S. stock markets close.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:42:22 - #cypress #semiconductor

MaxLinear Wave-2 Technology Selected by Zinwell for New Family of Home Networking Products

Electronics - Maxlinear - Gigabit-class powerline backhaul provides significantly higher data rates and lower latency than traditional Wi-Fi mesh solutions
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:13:18 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

This tiny Bluetooth chip doesn't need a battery because it harvests energy from the air

Tech - The Verge - The Internet of Things promises to connect billions of otherwise ordinary devices to the internet, but when each one needs to have...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:13:17 - #iot #semiconductor

German court tosses Qualcomm's latest iPhone patent suit

Tech - TechCrunch - Qualcomm has had a patent lawsuit against Apple dismissed by a court in Mannheim, Germany, as groundless.
The chipmaker...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:43:04 - #qualcomm #power #iphone7 #semiconductor

AI In Chip Manufacturing

Semiconductor Engineering - How AI with knowledge transfer can significantly decrease error rates and improve test.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:43:01 - #ai #eewire

KEMET to shut down production at Swedish facility

Media - Evertiq - The supplier of passive electronic components says that it is closing its manufacturing facility in Granna, Sweden. KEMET has initiated...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:57 - #kemet #ipe

Chip fuse is pulse and temperature resistant

Media - eeNews Europe - With the UAI 1206, Schurter offers a pulse and temperature resistant chip fuse with slow release characteristics for applications...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:56 - #schurter #ipe

NAND flash chipmakers slowing down capacity expansion, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - The global market for NAND flash memory will remain in oversupply in 2019, as the outlook for end-market demand stays weak, according...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:55 - #flash #semiconductor #outlook

Dual-Radio Bluetooth(r)/LPWAN IoT Development Kit from STMicroelectronics Enables Creatively Connected Smart Devices

Media - WebWire - By supporting concurrent communication over Bluetooth(r) Low Energy (BLE) and Sub-1GHz wireless, the...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:51 - #st #iot #devkit #eewire

Development kit for IoT devices supports BLE, sub-GHz radio

Media - eeNews Europe - The dual-radio development kit STEVAL-FKI001V1 from STMicroelectronics enables simultaneous communication via Bluetooth...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:13:09 - #st #android #arduino #iot #devkit #eewire

The 56th Design Automation Conference Offers Opportunities for Students to Engage in the Premier Event Focused on the Design and Automation of Electronic Circuits and Systems

Business Wire - The A. Richard Newton Young Student Fellow Program and the P.O. Pistilli Scholarship now accepting submissions
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:57:14 - #eewire

5000 times faster than a computer

Life - EurekAlert - The absorption of light in semiconductor crystals without inversion symmetry can generate electric currents. Researchers at the...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:43:45 - #eewire

Intel could choose a new CEO before the end of the month

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Intel Corp. is said to be close to naming a new Chief Executive Officer to replace its former chief Brian Krzanich, who departed...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:43:34 - #semiconductor

Amazon Invests in Qualcomm-Backed Israeli Semiconductor Startup

Enterprise - Data Center Knowledge - Amazon Web Services has invested in Wiliot, a semiconductor company that focuses on wireless technology that tracks the...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:43:31 - #samsung #cloud #aws #datacenter #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Displays Its Latest Solutions for Smart DrivingĀ at AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2019

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - Advanced sensing technology has a vital role to play in ensuring high levels of safety and comfort in autonomous driving...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:16 - #st #refdesign #microcontroller #mosfet #power #igbt #sic #siliconcarbide #inverter #semiconductor

Arm Compiler 6.11 - What's New?

Electronics - ARM Tools - Another milestone achieved for the Arm Compiler 6.11
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:15 - #eewire

Response to Micron's Intent to Purchase Intel's Interest in Joint IMFT Venture

Electronics - Intel - Acting on an announcement it made in October, Micron today exercised its right to call Intel's interest in the parties' joint...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:14 - #semiconductor

KEMET Announces Cost Improvement Actions in Film and Electrolytic Segment

Electronics - KEMET Corporation, a Delaware corporation ("KEMET" or the "Company"), a leading global supplier of passive electronic components, announced today...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:13 - #kemet #ipe

LIN-Bus-compatible gas blower and new centrifugal fans

Electronics - ebm-papst - The ISH trade fair in Frankfurt is the international meeting spot for the sustainable heating and air conditioning technology sector....
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:12 - #ipe

Big Chip Makers Got Bigger in 2018

Distribution - EPS News - Only 10 chip makers account for 60 percent of the global semiconductor market in 2018, IC Insights reports, significantly up from...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:41:29 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

Nordic Semi's BLE SoC Selected for Ultra Low Power IoT Module

EE - Circuit Cellar - Nordic Semiconductor has announced that Nanopower has selected Nordic's nRF52832 Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) System-on-Chip...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:41:07 - #iot #eewire

An Arduino-powered mini turntable with magnetic attachments

EE - Arduino Blog - If you need a motorized turntable for filming or simply displaying your latest project, here's an easy 3D-printable option from...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:41:06 - #arduino #eewire

Micron Exercises Call Option to Acquire Remaining Interest in IM Flash Technologies Joint Venture

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Utah Facility Acquisition to Strengthen Micron's Portfolio Utah Facility Acquisition to Strengthen Micron's Portfolio
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:41:05 - #acquisition #semiconductor

TE Connectivity adds to M12 range with connectors for PCBs and panels

Electronics Sourcing - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is extending its M12 connector portfolio. The latest connectors, with ...
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:13:46 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Flash memory remains primary target for semi capex spending, says IC Insights

Media - DIGITIMES - The semiconductor industry is expected to allocate the largest portion of its capex spending for flash memory again in 2019, marking...
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:13:43 - #flash #semiconductor

Broadcom Inc. Appoints Diane M. Bryant to its Board of Directors

Electronics - Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO), a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions,...
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:13:28 - #googlecloud #semiconductor

Driving transformation: The past, present and future of the car cockpit

Electronics - ARM Embedded - As microcontroller technology has improved, so has our ability to build in the sort of advanced cockpit features previously only...
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:13:09 - #microcontroller #semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor Reports Unaudited Preliminary Revenue and Cash for Q4 2018 and Full Year 2018

Electronics -
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:13:08 - #dialogsemi #semiconductor

WISekey Joins Global Semiconductor Alliance IoT Security Working Group to Address End-to-End IoT Security

Globe Newswire - Technology - WISekey Joins Global Semiconductor Alliance IoT Security Working Group to Address End-to-End IoT Security
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:40:00 - #iot #semiconductor

NXP Teams With French Company on Self-Driving Car Chips

U.S. News - Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Tuesday it will team up with French chip firm Kalray SA to craft...
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 23:13:21 - #nxp #semiconductor

ZGlue Pitches 'Chiplets' to Make Custom Chips for Startups

U.S. News - A veteran of the world's two biggest chipmakers is hoping to make affordable custom silicon chips for startup...
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 23:13:19 - #semiconductor

Arm launches new generation of image signal processors

Media - Electronics Maker - News highlights
New Arm Mali-C52 and Mali-C32 image signal processors (ISPs) provide class-leading image quality, a complete...
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:46:12 - #drones #iot #maker #semiconductor

Hybrid Protection Module for High-end Consumer Electronics

Media - - Littelfuse, Inc. introduced the first of a series of bidirectional TVS Diode Arrays (SPA(r) Diodes) designed to protect high-end...
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:46:11 - #littelfuse #wearables #eewire

Global NOR flash output value drops 7% in 4Q18, says Digitimes Research

Media - DIGITIMES - Global NOR flash production value fell 7% sequentially and 14% on year in the fourth quarter of 2018, due to price falls for mid-...
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:46:10 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC revenues top NT$1 trillion in 2018

Media - DIGITIMES - Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its annual revenues top NT$1 trillion (US$32.47 billion)...
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:46:08 - #tsmc #semiconductor