Posts posted in March 2016
Is Car-to-Car Talk Done Deal in US?
Junko Yoshida 3/30/2016 Post a comment
By gaining the support of the city of Sunnyvale and partnering with Savari, Nissan, which has a Research Center in Sunnyvale, has effectively shifted its V2X test program into the real world. Who else are V2X ecosystem?
Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Debbi Wan, Cisco
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 3/30/2016 (2) comments
EBN talked to Debbi Wan, strategic sourcing manager, Global Manufacturing Operations for Cisco Systems, about her experiences in the electronics supply chain, as well as for her advice on other young professionals who might want to enter the field.
U.S Withdraws Apple Case
Rick Merritt 3/29/2016 Post a comment
The U.S. has withdrawn it's case forcing Apple to crack a terrorist's iPhone, but the debate of privacy vs. law enforcement continues.
Autopilot: Flying vs. Driving
Junko Yoshida 3/28/2016 Post a comment
Autonomous car developers disagree whether to design a driverless or driver-optional vehicle. This disparity illustrates the almost impossible tasks in making infallible autonomous cars and predicting human behavior in interactions with highly automated systems.
Some of My Best Friends are Engineers
Philip Spagnoli Stoten 3/22/2016 Post a comment
In the wake of National Engineers Week, which gave us days of inspirational quotes about, and from, those involved in engineering, let's give thanks for the work of engineers.
12 In-Car Devices to Watch Drivers
Junko Yoshida 3/18/2016 (1) comment
Automakers know that drivers get tired, they get sleepy and, more often than not, their attention wanders. But technologies to monitor drivers have taken on a whole new meaning, as more automated features come into cars.
Back to the Future: Pricing Still Center Stage
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 3/18/2016 Post a comment
Although we've moved forward, with more large organizations naming a chief procurement officer (CPO), the reality of business pressures remain, keeping procurement pros focused, to some extent on pricing rather than strategy.
Drones' Challenge: Add 'Autonomy' in Flying
Junko Yoshida 3/17/2016 (1) comment
Most consumer drones today are flying blind. Taking on the challenge of autonomous flying are DJI, the world’s leading drone maker in Shenzhen, China, and Movidius (San Mateo, Calif.), a designer of low-power computer vision SoCs.
Smart Glasses May Replace Smartphones
Jessica Lipsky 3/15/2016 (1) comment
While still at the stage of prototypes and developer kits, the nascent market for virtual and augmented reality headsets will explode by 2018, according to a panel of proponents at the Game Developers Conference.
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