Posts posted in February 2016
Atlas Robot Wows
R. Colin Johnson 2/29/2016 (1) comment
Google's (now Alphabet's) Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot for DARPA wows, makes sci-fi feel like reality.
Apple, FBI Talks Need Engineers
Rick Merritt 2/25/2016 Post a comment
A panel of experts need to study and report to the public on the legal and technical alternatives in security and privacy, and engineers need a seat at that table.
IoT Networks Expand at MWC
Rick Merritt 2/24/2016 Post a comment
Ingenu, LoRa and Sigfox announced new partners at the Mobile World Congress as the low-power wide area networks vie with cellular to connect the Internet of Things.
7 Trends You'll See at MWC 2016
Brian Dipert 2/19/2016 Post a comment
CES is an increasingly common place for cellular industry news, but Mobile World Congress remains the dominant conference for wireless applications. What should you expect to hear announced there? Glad you asked.
MWC to Focus on Making 5G Real
Jessica Lipsky 2/18/2016 Post a comment
OEMs, telcos and semi companies will continue to pave the yellow brick road toward 5G communications at this year’s Mobile World Congress. While last year featured heavy discussion around standardization, much of the 5G talk at the 2016 conference will center around commercialization.
Automotive Tech Advances Cast a Wide Net for Semiconductor Growth
Lisa Ann Cairns 2/11/2016 Post a comment
Although the momentum for “driverless cars” has been gaining speed, there are many initial tech challenges to overcome. Meanwhile, the path towards autonomous vehicles is presenting healthy and sustainable competition for a wide set of companies along the semiconductor and electronics supply chain.
What Does Auto Industry Want from 5G?
Junko Yoshida 2/10/2016 Post a comment
Although the cellular industry is busy pitching a yet-to-be-defined fifth-generation (5G) cellular standard as all things to all people (and all industries) including cars, carmakers' actual readiness for 5G is entirely another story.
19 Views of ISSCC
Rick Merritt 2/9/2016 (1) comment
Chips for smart cars, fast wired and wireless links, cool cameras and more appeared at at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
Where Are We With Inattentive Driving?
Junko Yoshida 2/5/2016 Post a comment
Distracted driving -- especially through the growing use of smartphones in vehicles -- is killing people on the road. Where are the technologies designed to combat the problem of inattentive or intoxicated driving?
TSMC's 300mm Chinese Wafer Fab Wins Approval
Peter Clarke 2/3/2016 Post a comment
The Taiwanese government has given foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Hsinchu, Taiwan) approval to build a 300mm wafer fab in China, according to reports that reference the Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
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