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November 29, 2022

T-Mobile US unveils IoT developer kit

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - T-Mobile's IoT developer kit includes a complete software development kit (SDK), built on the Zephyr Real-time Operating System



T-Mobile US announced the launch of its first IoT developer kit, which will enable developers to...

November 29, 2022 08:05 AM

November 28, 2022

NASA Uses RISC-V Vector Spec to Soup Up Space Computers

Aspencore -- EETimes - With the growing demand for applications that require multiple cores and AI, ML, and computer vision capabilities, faster and power-efficient processing is essential. At the same time, companies are looking to simplify design cycles with more...

November 28, 2022 10:56 PM

Intel debuts powerful Max Series CPUs and GPUs for high-performance computing and AI

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Intel Corp. is looking to compete with rivals Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Nvidia Corp. in the high-performance computing and artificial intelligence markets with the launch of its latest product family, the Intel Max. The Intel Max...

November 28, 2022 10:28 PM

Matter-enabled SDKs work with wireless MCUs for smart IoT

Aspencore -- EDN - TI has launched Matter-enabled software development kits (SDKs) for Wi-Fi and Thread running on the company's SimpleLink wireless MCUs. TI aims to unify fragmented IoT ecosystems and streamline the adoption of the Matter open-source protocol in...

November 28, 2022 10:02 PM

Scaling the 'Scaling Wall' to Future Compute Systems

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - To enable future applications such as semi-autonomous, contextually aware, AI-enabled digital twins, modern compute systems need orders-of-magnitude improvements in performance beyond traditional Moore's Law scaling. In this article,...

November 28, 2022 10:01 PM

Successful hardware projects start with...

Aspencore -- EDN - Who hasn't worked on a project that went nowhere or got canceled? Sometimes the project deserves it because it was ill-conceived or poorly executed. Sometimes markets moved or there wasn't really a need, and sometimes the project was just in chaos...

November 28, 2022 10:00 PM

November 24, 2022

Being A Design Verification Engineer Is Fun And Rewarding

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Philippe Luc, director of verification at Codasip, talked to students of the UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) about what it is like to be a verification engineer.

On one hand the UKESF encourages young people to study...

November 24, 2022 09:19 PM

November 21, 2022

onsemi Launches MOSFETs With Innovative Top-Cool Packaging

Business Wire -- onsemi (Nasdaq: ON), a leader in intelligent power and sensing technologies, today announced a series of new MOSFET devices that feature innovative top-side cooling to assist designers in challenging automotive applications, especially within motor control...

November 21, 2022 05:14 AM

JEDEC Announces Publication of the SPD5118 Hub and Serial Presence Detect Device and the DDR5 SPD Contents Specifications

Business Wire -- JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in standards development for the microelectronics industry, today announced the publication of the JESD400-5A DDR5 Serial Presence Detect (SPD) Contents V1.1. This document defines the configuration...

November 21, 2022 05:10 AM

Hot Trends In Semiconductor Thermal Management

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Increasing thermal challenges, as the industry moves into 3D packaging and continues to scale digital logic, are pushing the limits of R&D.

The basic physics of having too much heat trapped in too small a space is leading to...

November 21, 2022 03:42 AM

Vishay Intertechnology's New MOSFET and Diode Power Modules in EMIPAK 1B Offer a Complete Solution for On-Board Charging Applications

Media -- eBOM - Flexible Devices Feature a Variety of Circuit Configurations in the Compact Package With PressFit Pin Locking Technology.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced seven new MOSFET and diode power modules designed specifically for...

November 21, 2022 03:27 AM

onsemi releases MOSFETs with Top-Cool packaging

Media -- SemiMedia - Onsemi recently announced a series of new MOSFET devices that feature innovative top-side cooling to assist designers in challenging automotive applications, especially within motor control and DC/DC conversion.

November 21, 2022 03:18 AM

November 20, 2022

NXP Rolls out MCUs Aimed at Traction Inverter Control in EVs

Media -- All About Circuits - To tackle the complex challenges of traction inverter control in new electric vehicles (EVs), NXP unveils its S32K39 series of MCUs at Electronica.

November 20, 2022 09:19 PM

November 18, 2022

Managing IP In Heterogeneous Designs

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Increasing complexity and heterogeneity is creating huge challenges for tracking different versions of IP over the lifetime of chips. Pedro Pires, applications engineer at ClioSoft, talks about the implications of IP reuse...

November 18, 2022 04:14 AM

November 14, 2022

EMA Design Automation Announces New Support+ Program for Cadence Customers

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Rochester, NY (November 9, 2022) - EMA Design Automation(r) (www.ema-eda.com), a full-service provider and innovator of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) systems solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the EMA...

November 14, 2022 04:32 AM

Balancing Power And Heat In Advanced Chip Designs

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Power and heat use to be someone else's problem. That's no longer the case, and the issues are spreading as more designs migrate to more advanced process nodes and different types of advanced packaging.

There are a number of...

November 14, 2022 04:22 AM

Developers Embrace Standards To Accelerate Growth Opportunities For The IoT

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - By the end of the decade, the potential economic value of the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach $12.6 trillion (yes, that's a 't,' not a typo), according to a McKinsey study. To achieve the scale required to meet...

November 14, 2022 04:21 AM

An Update On 5G And Aircraft Safety

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - The U.S. aircraft industry is in the final phases of adapting aircraft and airports to address concerns over potential 5G cellular signal interference of automated landing systems. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

November 14, 2022 04:19 AM

MCU family for advanced industrial applications operate from 2.7 V - 5.5 V, -40°C to 125°C

Media -- EE World - Infineon Technologies AG announced the XMC7000 microcontroller (MCU) family for advanced industrial applications including industrial drives, electrical vehicle (EV) charging, two-wheel electrical vehicles, and robotics. The XMC7000 series...

November 14, 2022 04:10 AM

Video: What you can build with an Arduino Uno kit

Media -- Electronics360 - The new kit allows makers, novices and professionals to build a host of retro synth devices.

November 14, 2022 04:02 AM

Mixed signal ASICs at the heart of intelligent sensing

Media -- Components in Electronics - Swindon Silicon Systems, a mixed signal ASIC design and supply specialist and a Sensata Technologies company, will exhibit its capabilities in custom integrated circuit (IC) solutions at electronica 2022. A world-leading trade...

November 14, 2022 03:49 AM

How Low Can You Go? Pushing The Limits Of Transistors

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Rising demand for cutting-edge mobile, IoT, and wearable devices, along with high compute demands for AI and 5G/6G communications, has driven the need for lower power systems-on-chip (SoCs). This is not only a concern for a...

November 14, 2022 03:47 AM

November 09, 2022

Arm Virtual Hardware available on GitHub, AutoML platforms

Aspencore -- EDN - Arm is joining hands with GitHub and cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) toolchain suppliers in a bid to expand the availability of its tools like cross-compiler and Arm Virtual Hardware. Arm, for instance, is integrating...

November 09, 2022 09:23 PM

EE Times Europe Magazine - November 2022

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - Welcome to the electronica 2022 Special Edition of EE Times Europe Magazine!

Embracing sustainability will lead to innovation.

The bi-annual trade fair electronica covers the entire value chain of the electronics industry and features...

November 09, 2022 08:47 PM

Erbium atoms in silicon: A prime candidate for quantum networks

Life -- Phys.org - A team of researchers at the MPQ has pioneered the integration of erbium atoms with special optical properties into a silicon crystal. The atoms can thus be connected by light at a wavelength that is commonly used in telecommunications. This...

November 09, 2022 07:59 AM

GaN Power Behind Mild Hybrid Vehicle Electrification

Electronics -- EPC - With increasing legislation aimed at higher fuel efficiency standards, vehicle manufacturers are searching for cost-effective solutions to meet these demands while still providing the power required ...

November 09, 2022 07:29 AM

Quality Matters: 12 tips to ensure quality in your PCB Design

Electronics -- SnapEDA - At SnapEDA, we aim to provide high quality ready-to-use symbols and footprints for your electronic components. Accurate and well designed libraries for your PCBs are essential for optimal performance of your board. A single error or the slightest...

November 09, 2022 07:26 AM

November 06, 2022

Chip Sustainability Efforts Get Their Own Consortium

Aspencore -- EETimes - Going green is becoming table stakes no matter the sector, and the semiconductor industry formalized a commitment to sustainability by launching the Semiconductor Climate Consortium (SCC).

SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics...

November 06, 2022 05:52 AM

Universal logic element on one transistor and its applications

Aspencore -- EDN - A universal passive logic element of positive and negative logic, made on just one transistor, is proposed. The logic element has at least two inputs, as well as three outputs: an OR, an XOR, and an AND, working simultaneously. Examples of using...

November 06, 2022 05:50 AM

Si2 Board Welcomes New Representatives from Leading EDA Providers

Business Wire -- Silicon Integration Initiative today announced it has welcomed Michael Jackson, corporate vice president of research and development at Cadence Design Systems, and Jacob Avidan, senior vice president of engineering at Synopsys, to the Si2 board of directors....

November 06, 2022 05:23 AM

eSIM eases changing carriers for phones and IoT

Media -- EE World - Learn about the evolution of a SIM card to the creation, use, and function of the eSIM.

Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards add cost and take up valuable space inside devices. In phones, some people have trouble handling them anyway. If...

November 06, 2022 04:10 AM

MOSFET vendors eyeing non-consumer niche applications

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan's power MOSFET and diode suppliers are strengthening their deployments in high-end power supply and server applications seeking to offset declines in shipments for consumer applications, according to industry sources.

November 06, 2022 03:36 AM

Tektronix announces margin test solution

Media -- Components in Electronics - Tektronix has announced a new product category for PCI Express testing, which it claims will transform time to market, cost, and accessibility. The new TMT4 Margin Tester breaks conventions of PCIe testing, delivering fast...

November 06, 2022 03:35 AM

Security Solutions In A World Of IoT Devices

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Internet of Things (IoT) devices are everywhere these days adding tremendous value, but unfortunately also representing unprecedented levels of risk for exploitation. Anything that is connected to the internet is potentially...

November 06, 2022 03:33 AM

NXP's New MCX N Microcontrollers Usher in New Era of Smart, Efficient Edge Processing

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - What's new: NXP(r) Semiconductors has announced the MCX N94x and MCX N54x, the first families in the N series of the new MCX microcontroller portfolio. Designed to simplify design for secure intelligent edge applications,...

November 06, 2022 03:28 AM

Flex Power Modules introduces new products at electronica

Media -- eBOM - Flex Power Modules will be showcasing new products at the electronica show in Munich in November 2022. One product, which will be launched at the event, will be an 8:1 ratio, 400 W intermediate bus converter with outstanding efficiency and power...

November 06, 2022 03:23 AM

Expansion Of The IoT Brings New Security Challenges

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - The evolution of 5G technologies continues to drive advancement in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and their applications. By 2025, experts predict there will be nearly 4 billion IoT mobile connections in the world, and more...

November 06, 2022 03:07 AM

Schneider Electric Research: Energy Volatility Is Impacting Most Organizations

Justmeans -- SchneiderElec, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published research on how energy price and supply volatility is impacting energy management.

November 06, 2022 03:00 AM

November 02, 2022

Chip Industry's Technical Paper Roundup: Nov 1

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - New technical papers added to Semiconductor Engineering's library this week.

Technical Paper

Research Organizations

Nanoparticle contact printing with interfacial engineering for deterministic integration into functional structures

MIT

Three-dimensional...

November 02, 2022 02:40 AM

November 01, 2022

Cellular IoT to Grow Into 2030

Aspencore -- EETimes - Cellular IoT will grow into 2030, thanks, in part, to new 5G standards specifically tailored to IoT usage, Strategy Analytics finds.

"Automotive and industrial, along with healthcare, will drive the 5G growth in 2030," Waseem Haider, principal...

November 01, 2022 02:57 AM

Key considerations for advancing satellite electrical power systems

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Satellite power design has a complex set of trade-offs given that the design has more...

November 01, 2022 02:38 AM

Chip Design Shifts As Fundamental Laws Run Out Of Steam

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Dennard scaling is gone, Amdahl's Law is reaching its limit, and Moore's Law is becoming difficult and expensive to follow, particularly as power and performance benefits diminish. And while none of that has reduced opportunities...

November 01, 2022 01:31 AM

October 31, 2022

Digital and analog design flows receive TSMC certification

Aspencore -- EDN - TSMC has certified the Cadence digital and custom/analog design flows for its N4P and N3E process technologies. These design flows support TSMC's latest Design Rule Manual (DRM) and FINFLEX technology. Through continued collaborations, the two companies...

October 31, 2022 02:32 AM

Semtech's BlueRiver(r) ASIC Upgrades Savant Systems' Suite of 4K Video-Over-IP Products

Business Wire -- The new Savant product line provides 4K/60 4:4:4 or HDR video with fast switching via implementation of the latest BlueRiver(r) ASIC

October 31, 2022 01:41 AM

Cadence Integrity 3D-IC Platform Certified for TSMC 3DFabric Offerings

Business Wire -- The Cadence Integrity 3D-IC platform achieved certification for and met all reference design flow criteria for TSMC's 3DFabric offerings.

October 31, 2022 01:39 AM

Two wireless trends that Matter in home automation

Electronics -- TI - Multicore Mix - Many consumers now have several smart home products, including smart locks, cameras, sensors, smart home hubs, lighting, appliances and thermostats. Unfortunately, a lack of interoperability between various manufacturers makes it...

October 31, 2022 01:22 AM

Amazon readies 172,000-square-foot Kirkland factory to build Kuiper satellites

Tech -- GeekWire - Satellite development work is being done at Project Kuiper's HQ in Redmond, Wash. (Amazon Photo)Amazon says it'll open a 172,000-square-foot production facility in Kirkland, Wash., to manufacture thousands of satellites for its Project Kuiper...

October 31, 2022 12:40 AM

October 30, 2022

5 Good Things About RISC-V

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - RISC-V has been around for some time now, and if you are here it's because you have heard of it. But perhaps you still need to be convinced that it is the future? If you still wonder about its potential and benefits, here are...

October 30, 2022 11:28 PM

Computing Startup NeoLogic Prolongs Moore's Law With "Quasi-CMOS"

Media -- All About Circuits - Working around deadends to Moore's law, NeoLogic uses single-transistor logic to significantly decrease transistor count in new VLSI designs.

October 30, 2022 11:23 PM