Two years after releasing the "world's largest computer chip," AI computing startup Cerebras Systems is upping the transistor punch from 1.2 trillion to 2.6 trillion.
April 22, 2021 by Jake Hertz
As interconnects become an increasingly challenging system bottleneck, some researchers—and even larger corporations like Intel—believe silicon photonics to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
April 17, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Intel has released a new processor for data center applications. How does this new x86 processor look compared to other processor advancements?
April 16, 2021 by Rushi Patel
NVIDIA entered a new marketplace yesterday with the release of NVIDIA Grace: its first data center CPU—and a possible counterpart to Intel's CPUs.
April 13, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Through retrofitting and stopgaps, Intel has launched its 11th-gen Intel Core Rocket Lake-S desktop chips engineered on the new Cypress Cove architecture.
March 26, 2021 by Luke James
The threat of physical attacks on embedded designs has inspired semiconductor manufacturers to double down on hardware security in new subsystems.
March 18, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
This year, Rasberry Pi unveiled its first-ever microcontroller. How does this device perform in professional embedded design?
March 16, 2021 by Steve Arar
Designed to level up with burgeoning data center demands, AMD claims its new EPYC 7003 Series CPUs outperform competitors in terms of speed and security.
March 16, 2021 by Jake Hertz
This article discusses the use of an encoder to ensure accurate ongoing tracking of a motor's rotor shaft and the key factors that will help in the selection of the encoder based on different parameters.
March 16, 2021 by Jason Kelly, CUI Devices
Combining volatile organic compound (VOC) sensors and an ML chip, the "DiaNose" can pinpoint cancer, kidney failure, and now COVID-19.
March 03, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
In the final part of this series on modeling ADCs, we discuss one more model and also briefly cover DAC models.
March 02, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
February 24, 2021 by Mouser Electronics
Bringing indirect time-of-flight (IToF) to cell phones, tablets, drones, and even toy robots may now be possible with a highly-integrated GaN laser driver IC.
February 23, 2021 by Jake Hertz
How should I and Q combining be done? Through analog or digital means? This article will discuss the basics of the analog and digital IQ approaches.
February 22, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
In an Intel-created test, Intel's i7 processor seems leaps and bounds better than Apple's M1. However, when breaking down the benchmarking results, more questions than answers appear.
February 17, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Researchers at MIT have created an algorithm-based architecture called SpAtten that reduces attention computation and memory access in natural language processing (NLP) systems.
February 16, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
The grant-funded QLSI Project will assess the efficacy of silicon-spin qubits as a manufacturing platform. Why this technology, and what advantages does it have?
February 12, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Paris-based SCALINX has high hopes for its signal conversion ASICs, aiming to become 5G and radar market leaders in Europe.
February 06, 2021 by Luke James
Temperature has been a long-standing issue in scaling quantum computing. Now, researchers in partnership with Microsoft may have discovered the key to scalability: a cryo-CMOS chip.
February 04, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Customization and flexibility are key for designing ADAS. Here's why FPGAs are becoming a go-to—as opposed to ASICs, for example.
February 03, 2021 by Jake Hertz
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