'Social TV' Talks Back to Smart TV Jonah McLeod 4/17/2014 (2) comments Smart TV is a product in search of a market, rather than the other way around. Left with no direction, the market is beginning to define the television and its usage model.
China's Quest for 'MIPS in Wearable' Junko Yoshida 4/12/2014 (1) comment Despite initial success in e-books and tablets, Ingenic, a Beijing supplier of MIPS-based mobile SoCs, abandoned the tablet market in late 2012. Now Ingenic is betting its life on the yet-to-be-defined smartwatch market.
Can Connected Cars Save Fuel? Vijay Anand 4/9/2014 (17) comments A connected car can help save a lot of fuel and time, along with keeping you safe. These factors will drive the adoption of connected car solutions more than anything else.
Internet, Apps & Now Hardware Junko Yoshida 4/8/2014 (5) comments Web designers, software developers, and non-engineering professionals with no prior experience in designing a system are turning their attention to hardware, Marvell's Kinoma vice president says.
Getting to Fluid Distribution Networks Mary E. Shacklett 4/7/2014 (5) comments With the impact of the omnichannel approach and the rapid changes in customer and product demands, old-style distribution network planning doesn't work anymore. Let's talk about how to reevaluate distribution networks to stay with the flow.
Park Assist for Economy Cars Junko Yoshida 4/6/2014 (19) comments In hopes of bringing advanced automotive features such as park assist and blind spot detection to economy cars, Freescale has teamed up with Broadcom to develop a compact MCU integrated with BroadR-Reach automotive Ethernet PHY.
Supply Chain Should Bank on Business Networks Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/1/2014 (2) comments Increasingly, procurement is evolving as a strategic function within most manufacturing organizations. Business networks are evolving to connect the supply chain and give procurement the edge it needs.
The Changing Sound of the Drive Pallab Chatterjee 3/31/2014 (1) comment Sound insulation in the cabin has been increasing, and so has the isolation from the sounds of driving. A trend to address the issue of what the car engine is doing is to play engine sound through the audio system of the car to the cabin.
It’s Time for Better Systems in the Yard Mary E. Shacklett 3/31/2014 (4) comments We've automated many aspects of the supply chain, but the trucks that come into the warehouse are still managed in the warehouse. It's time for a forklift upgrade of yard management.
The Age of the Machines Best-Practices 3/31/2014 (3) comments The robotics revolution has transformed industries from cars to electronics. Now it's optimizing a supply chain near you.
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