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Renesas Picks Its Battle on Edge AI

Venturing into a broad and fragmented edge AI market is a safari fraught with challenges.
Intel Ponte Vecchio GPU to Feature 63 Chiplets, Foveros 3D Stacking

Chiplets Are Still a Work in Progress

The underlying technologies are mostly in place, but the industry will need the right processes and tools before chiplets can deliver on their promise.
How will the Automotive Ecosystem Adjust to SDVs? (Source: NXP Connects)

Software-Defined Vehicles (SDV): Pros, Cons & Worries

If an SDV isn’t “apps on wheels,” what is it? An expert panel, laying out the pros and cons of SDV design, defines it as a “fully reconfigurable vehicle”.
NXP Connects 2023: How Is Technology Shaping Society?

NXP: How Is Technology Shaping Society?

Let’s discuss the rigorous engineering work needed to keep mission-critical systems safe and secure
Michael Hurlston

That Severe Auto IC Shortage? It Will Happen Soon Again

Huge sums are pouring into building new chip fabs, but the focus on next-gen nodes is misplaced. The last shortages arose from insufficient capacity in the older nodes. That’s where they will crop up again.
Auto Industry Euphoric over Chiplets. Why?

Auto Industry Euphoric over Chiplets. Why?

The chiplet is all the rage among car OEMs, Tier Ones, and automotive chip suppliers. IMEC is kicking off this month the first automotive-focused chiplet event.
Chuck Murray

Podcast: Western EV Battery Strategy Starts with Final Assembly

Author Charles Murray argues the West must build up its battery assembly lines to confront China’s dominance.
In-Vehcle Network

Ethernet Switches: Marvell’s Ticket to Automotive

Next-generation vehicle architecture is creating an unprecedented opportunity for Automotive Ethernet.
Nvidia CEO at Computex 2023

AI Rivalry Heats up, But Catching Nvidia Won’t Be Easy

Nvidia quietly worked on its accelerated computing dream for years and won big with the advent of the AI era. Can Nvidia keep this much coveted crown?
Apple Vision Pro Headset

Apple’s Display Tech Choice in Vision Pro

Its latest Vision Pro display technology reveals that Apple’s quixotic quest for exotic microLED technology remains unfulfilled.
Podcast: What’s Next for Microchip’s Steve Sanghi?

Podcast: What’s Next for Microchip’s Steve Sanghi?

Steve Sanghi, Microchip and the semiconductor market have intertwined stories going back decades. That saga is not ending yet. The chip world can count on seeing more of Sanghi beyond Microchip.
Useful Sensors

From ‘Smart’ to ‘Useful’ Sensors

Can anyone make ‘smart home’ devices useful to consumers? A Calif. startup, Useful Sensors, believes it has the magic potion.

Qualcomm Envy Sparks Nvidia-MediaTek Deal

The partnership is aimed at repositioning Nvidia in a broader spectrum of the automotive SoC market, while allowing MediaTek to loosen Qualcomm’s grip on the entry level of the auto market.
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Advanced Packaging Holds Key to Chiplet Surge

The emergence of chiplets could restructure the semiconductor industry. But first, the packaging must be in place to support them.
Lokwon Kim, a founder of DeepX

DeepX Founder Aspires to Be ‘Morris Chang of Korea’

AI hardware startups are a dime a dozen. But the founder of DeepX has a loftier goal — to build a company that matters to his home country, South Korea. 
Obsolescence at BMW: Planned or Just Short-Sighted?

Obsolescence at BMW: Planned or Just Short-Sighted?

Go ahead. Trust carmakers who promise lifetime software updates. But verify that car companies can cope with the potential need for the hardware upgrades that often accompany updated software.
Sam Altman

What’s Sam Altman’s Game?

Enough with the handwringing, it’s time to shut down public access to AI
Inventory overhang

Inventory Quagmire: From JIT to JIC and now Just-too-Much

The perfect inventory management solution continues to elude electronics manufacturers and members of the supply chain.
Stalag 17

Regressive AI

Movie maven Benjamin defines ‘Regressive AI’ as the digital art of mimcry, formula and redundancy.
William Widen and Phil Koopman

Podcast: Let’s Talk About AV Liability 

William Widen, a professor of law, and Phil Koopman, an engineering professor, are proposing a new legal framework that rescues automated-vehicle (AV) accidents from the Black Hole of Liability.

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