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Jeff Bier: What Changed From VCRs to Software-Defined Vision?

Jeff Bier: What Changed From VCRs to Software-Defined Vision?

Jeff Bier discusses how advances in their basic building blocks are fundamentally changing the nature of embedded systems. 
Players: Who’s Who in Chiplets

Players: Who’s Who in Chiplets

We list chiplet players in several different categories ranging from product companies, design startups to chiplet EDA tools/ IP vendors, manufacturing and packaging.
Growing Chiplet Ecosystem In a Snapshot

Growing Chiplet Ecosystem In a Snapshot

We show how the semiconductor industry at large is realigning to create a viable ecosystem for chiplets.
The chiplet revolution: where we stand today

The Chiplet Revolution: Where We Stand Today

We look at all aspects of chiplets: partitioning, interfaces, substrates, analysis & test, and ecosystems.

NXP Nudges OEMs Toward Software-First Design

Virtual ECUs in a virtual development environment have already changed the way semiconductor companies such as NXP design their chips. Now NXP brings that virtual environment concept to OEMs and tier ones.
Are Tsetlin machines about to reframe AI?

Are Tsetlin Machines About to Reframe AI?

Literal Labs does machine learning in a different way to the mainstream. By avoiding the use of neural networks and enabling lower energy consumption, Tsetlin machines might be just what the industry requires.
Where Jensen Went Wrong on Thomas Edison vs. AI

Where Nvidia’s Huang Went Wrong on Thomas Edison vs. AI

The tech industry’s self-congratulatory analogy of AI with electricity “is not absurd, but it’s too flawed to be useful,” says historian Peter Norton.
What Will Nvidia Do for an Encore?

What Will Nvidia Do for an Encore?

What could life possibly look like for Nvidia once (if?) its dominance of the artificial intelligence market comes to a halt or is it destined to rule forever?

Oculi’s ‘Software-Defined’ Vision Sensor Is Fresh and Foreign

Oculi claims to offer computer vision sensors featuring real-time vision intelligence, programmability and being sensor-agnostic – none of which has been done before.

The Unfulfilled Promise of Silicon Carbide

Despite its advantages, the power semiconductor technology continues to be plagued by false starts.
Tech Vision: Synopsys 'Evolves' to Thrive

Tech Vision: Synopsys ‘Evolves’ to Thrive

Synopsys sets its sights on expanding from silicon to system design
MicroLED displays can survive the Apple blow

MicroLED Displays Can Survive the Apple Blow

Apple’s reported exit dealt microLED a near-fatal blow but the technology remains appealing. Suppliers can buy time for it by reshaping microLED’s market appeal and target the product to specific applications.
Silicon Box Expands to Italy

Silicon Box Brings Advanced Packaging to Europe

For an emerging startup, Silicon Box’s European expansion is a bold move. Can it pull it off?
The Electronics Supply Chain Is (Still) a Hot Mess

The Electronics Supply Chain Is (Still) a Hot Mess

The good news of a recovery is cheering for semiconductor makers. But this cannot hide the fact that the industry must confront and resolve its numerous supply chain issues.
How Could Software-Defined Vehicles Go Wrong?

How Could Software-Defined Vehicles Go Wrong?

Carmakers are already wrestling with myriad software problems. Can Software-Defined Vehicles help?
Two Paths Diverged: Tale of High-NA EUV Lithography

Tale of High-NA EUV Lithography: Two Paths Diverged

One branch of the fork, supported by TSMC, relies on double patterning to solve the resolution problem. The other branch of the fork, now pursued by Intel, relies on a new generation of EUV lithography systems with higher resolution.

Why Fintech Companies Are Closing Shop in Nigeria

Tech investors in Africa’s No. 1 economy are doing a reset following the failure of many start-ups they thought would help open up opportunities in the continent.
China lithium-ion battery manufacrturing

China’s EV Battery Lead Appears Unassailable

Demand may be plateauing, but China’s electric vehicle sector isn’t hitting the brakes.
Microchip Nurtures AZFirst

Microchip Nurtures AZFirst

Raising local talent is a critical business practice for every tech company in need of engineering resources.

1.6T Ethernet IP Poses Options for Hyperscalers

With the new 1.6T Ethernet IP, Synopsys joins Marvell and Broadcom in pursuit of a red-hot datacenter market.

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