Posts posted in September 2016
Massive Sensor Fusion for Cars Is HERE
Junko Yoshida 9/26/2016 (2) comments
HERE’s new live traffic/map offerings are the world’s first services created from real-time sensor data from competing car brands. From technical perspectives, though, bigger issues include: how open the specifications will be for collected sensory data.
iPhone 7, No Headphone Jack Creates a Recipe for e-Waste
Pablo Valerio 9/26/2016 Post a comment
Apple’s decision to remove the 3.5 mm headphone connector on the new iPhone 7, while continuing to use their proprietary Lightning connector, could mean more electronic waste as users discard their old headsets and many OEMs rush to develop new ones using Apple’s connector.
TSMC Expands its 3D Menu
Rick Merritt 9/23/2016 Post a comment
TSMC showed an expanding array of foundry process technologies, packaging options and applications-specific platforms at an event.
Amazon Echo & How It Resonates
Junko Yoshida 9/22/2016 Post a comment
Amazon’s Echo-like smart speakers are on the rise. The voice interface is emerging as one of the most natural interface to control IoT devices. Analysts expect the voice interface in home automation hubs, TVs, set-top boxes, HVAC/environmental control hubs and more.
Robo-Car's Safety Challenges DoT
Junko Yoshida 9/21/2016 Post a comment
The federal policy places self-driving cars directly under the purview of federal regulators. Stripped from the privilege of “self-certifying” their vehicles, carmakers will need “pre-market approval” from the DoT. The key question, however, is testing of AI cars’ safety.
EE Times Silicon 60: 2016's Emerging Companies to Watch
Peter Clarke 9/20/2016 Post a comment
Looking at hottest silicon startups, there's no doubt Internet of Things will have a revolutionary impact on how people can live their lives, but exactly how that will manifest itself in terms of components, software, platforms, legal and business models, is not yet clear.
5 Trailblazers at London Tech Week 2016
Alice Bonasio 9/20/2016 Post a comment
A partnership between Lebanon’s Central Bank and the UK government is bringing some of the most promising start-ups from the region to develop and scale their businesses in a six-month accelerator program.
OEMs Have a Role in Mitigating Child & Forced Labor
Susan Fourtané 9/8/2016 (1) comment
In an interview, Geraint John, supply chain risk expert and vice president of Research at SCM World, discusses the new Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act that aims at ending child and forced labor in the supply chain.
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