Tuesday, September 19, 2017

NOR Flash Standard Meets Instant-On Expectations

IoT applications need a richer complement of memory than most MCUs offer, and the bandwidth of serial NOR flash make it a logical solution to the problem.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1332320&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT

The U.S., China and the Chip Industry

Beijing cried foul over Trump's decision to block the acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor. It should be prepared for more of the same.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=40&doc_id=1332319&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT

Too Many Cars, Too Few Resistors

The increasing amount of electronics in vehicles is creating a shortage of resistors, reports EBN.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1332306&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT

Monday, September 18, 2017

Synopsys Buys Materials Modeling Tool Firm QuantumWise

Deal enables Synopsys to offer customers seamless flow from materials to transistor by creating models for TCAD process and device simulation.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1332316&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT

Left Unsaid in Waymo-Intel Deal

Left unsaid in the announcement is what this new partnership entails, and on whose chip Waymo is running the heavy-duty deep-learning algorithms.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1332313&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT

Synopsys Teams With SMIC, Brite Semi on IoT Platform

Platform based on Synopsys ARC Data Fusion IP subsystem said to simplify design, reduce costs.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1332314&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT

Engineers Developing High-Tech Solutions To Mitigate Natural Disasters, Aid Relief Efforts

In the coming months, AspenCore will be publishing a series of features online and in print profiling some of the engineer-initiated disaster relief programs that we like and recommend to our readers.

from EETimes: http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=238&doc_id=1332312&_mc=RSS_EET_EDT