Intel to Introduce New CPU-FPGA Hybrid Chip Supported by Acceleration Stack
Last year, Intel acquired FPGA-focused Altera. Now they've announced the intention to create a hybrid between their well-known CPUs and FPGAs.Last year, Intel acquired FPGA-focused Altera. Now they've announced a new line of hybrid chips that combine FPGAs with their well-known CPUs, achieving a goal set in 2010.
LoRa Backscatter Device Provides Long-Range Communication with Low-Power
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed the first wide-area backscatter communication system, the LoRa Backscatter, that is not only is low-power and cost-efficient at 10 cents per unit, but also provides long-range communication of up to 2.8 km.
DARPA Adds Six Programs to Electronic Resurgence Initiative for Circuit Design and Microelectronics
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently announced six additions to its Electronic Resurgence Initiative (ERI), using the talents (and funding) of the US military to solve issues that practicing designers see coming in the industry.