Cree divest its LED operations as LED supply chain continues its shift to Asia
October 23, 2020After global LED giant Cree divested its lighting business in 2019, the company has announced its plan to sell its LED business to SMART Global Holdings (SGH) for USD 300 million. TrendForce indicates that Chinese manufacturers have quickly risen in the LED industry in recent years, benefiting from superior production capacities and cost optimization measures.
UL expands its Silicon Valley 5G testing facility
September 02, 2020Science safety company UL, announces that it has opened the expansion of its Silicon Valley electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless testing laboratory with the debut of new 5G testing facilities.
Samsung expands foundry capacity with new production line
May 22, 2020Samsung Electronics says that it plans to boost its foundry capacity at the company's new production line in Pyeongtaek, Korea, to meet growing global demand for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) solutions.
Keysight opens new testing lab in Malaysia
May 07, 2020Keysight Technologies has opened a new Regulatory Test Laboratory in Penang, Malaysia to deliver accredited electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing services for manufacturers of electronic devices and mission-critical industries.
Sponsored content by Congatec AGFunction toolkit for automated retail checkout systems Technology fusion offers more than the sum of parts
congatec, Basler and NXP Semiconductors have developed a function toolkit for deep learning applications in retail. The platform is a proof-of-concept, using artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate the retail checkout process.
NVIDIA leads way but competition is intensifying
October 15, 2019Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to the edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset industry. In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.
ESA contracts consortium for high-performance compute board
October 10, 2019A consortium, led by Cobham Gaisler, has been awarded a development contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) that will result in the design of an accelerator board suitable for Computer Vision (CV) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for in-orbit space use.
Compact low-power 140GHz CMOS radar with on-chip antennas
June 08, 2018Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, today announced at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS, Philadelphia, USA), the world’s first CMOS 140GHz radar-on-chip system with integrated antennas in standard 28nm technology.
NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars
May 14, 2018There is actually more information, but who needs that? Really! The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the Mars 2020 rover mission.
What’s in your portable product?
April 19, 2018We are all familiar with batteries these days; they are virtually ubiquitous in a myriad of products and applications.
An accident waiting to happen
April 13, 2018So it begins – from zero to one – the first recorded death of a pedestrian involved in an accident with a self-driving car operating in autonomous mode.
ByteSnap Design Industry Predictions for 2018
December 18, 2017This year has proved to be another eventful one in the embedded systems space. 2017 has witnessed far-reaching DDoS and ransomware attacks such as WannaCry; the onward advance of driverless cars, with greater uptake of trials around the world; further mega-mergers of semiconductor companies and much more...
Collaboration on ultrasonic fingerprint imaging tech
March 29, 2017InvenSense and Globalfoundries collaborate on an ultrasonic fingerprint imaging technology for InvenSense UltraPrint Ultrasound Fingerprint Touch Sensor Solution.
Movidius + Intel = vision for the future of autonomous devices
September 06, 2016Intel is acquiring Movidius in a move to accelerate computer vision through RealSense for the next wave of computing.
Global semiconductor sales increase slightly in March
May 03, 2016Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached USD 26.1 billion for the month of March 2016, a slight increase of 0.3 percent compared to the previous month’s total of USD 26.0 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Global semiconductor sales top $335 billion in 2015
February 02, 2016The global semiconductor industry posted sales totalling USD 335.2 billion in 2015, a slight decrease of 0.2 percent compared to the 2014 total, which was the industry's highest-ever sales total, reports SIA.
IQE's wireless business unit renews major contract
January 18, 2016IQE plc, has successfully renegotiated a long-term supply contract with a tier 1 customer for the supply of wafer products used in wireless applications.
Ansys – a world of simulations on the horizon?
April 06, 2015Simulation software expert Ansys predicts a future where production is based on simulation rather than prototyping. We had a chat with Matt Commens.
M2M 2015 Trend Predictions from ByteSnap Design EngineersLoad more news
December 01, 2014Some 4.9 billion connected “things” will be in use in 2015, up 30% from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020, according to recent research from industry analyst Gartner.