Designing on silicon is expensive, which is why it's important to get it right on your first pass. Achieving just that is Achronix's Speedster7t FPGA for AI applications, with Synopsys' help.
August 27, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Containing 22 billion transistors, IBM's new processor, Telum, features on-chip acceleration for AI inferencing. The goal: to detect fraud before a transaction is complete.
August 27, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
The race for space has created a flood of innovations in space-rated tech. Hoping to strike gold with updatable FPGAs, Xilinx and STMicroelectronics have teamed up for a rad-hard solution.
August 26, 2021 by Jake Hertz
As the need for AI and data center processing keeps rising, a new AI accelerator has risen to the challenge. After years of development, Esperanto has announced its ET-SoC-1 ML inference chip.
Researchers are now diving into textile-based thermoelectric generators—a niche subfield of wearables.
August 25, 2021 by Abdulwaliy Oyekunle
Despite many challenges, like companies moving to in-house chip fabrication and delays in processing node technology, Intel hopes to forge ahead with a new CEO and roadmap.
August 25, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
At Intel's 2021 Architecture Day, CEO Pat Gelsinger called the company's new computing technology "magic." Here are a few highlights from the event.
August 24, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Communication is often a pain point in drone design. Now, Qualcomm says it is leveraging "swarm support" and its tensor accelerator to vault these challenges.
August 23, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Aiming to address applications like AI, graphics processing, and networking ASICs, Maxim Integrated is tackling the demand for scalable high-density power with a multiphase buck & coupled inductor solution.
August 23, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Hoping to take on long-haul trucking electrification, Siemens and Traton re-invent the cable car system and pantographs to create an e-Highway solution.
August 21, 2021 by Biljana Ognenova
AI embedded processors are becoming a staple in next-gen vehicles. But this high level of processing also generates massive heat. Multiphase buck technology can mitigate the trade-off.
August 20, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Antennas were once considered a passive element in the radio frontend. Now, just starting the 5G conversation requires active multiplexing and electronic beam steering.
August 19, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
With over 20 patents and leading roles in the EE community, Cathy Liu is voted DesignCon 2021's Engineer of the Year.
August 19, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Traditional NAND often faces power, performance, and cost inefficiencies. NEO Semiconductor has announced recently-patented X-NAND to bypass these limitations.
August 18, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Scaling and fault tolerance are just two major challenges facing quantum computing. Hoping to rise to the challenge, imec and Xanadu bet on silicon nitride (SiN) photonic chips.
August 18, 2021 by Jake Hertz
As more and more IoT devices become commonplace, companies like Microchip, IBM, Verizon, Stratus, and Schneider Electric are hoping to propel edge computing into the future.
August 17, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Different types of robots require different types of charging. Wibotic can keep options flexible by providing programmable onboard chargers.
August 17, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
With its unique "SLIDE" algorithm, ThirdAI has plans to shake up the existing paradigm for AI deep learning.
August 16, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
The price of gallium nitride (GaN) transistors has dropped to less than $1.00 USD, becoming a cost-effective option for manufacturers. Could this lower cost finally push silicon from its throne?
August 16, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
The push for greener technology keeps aiming higher, this time targeting avionics. Microchip and Clean Skys have teamed up to create a family of baseless power modules.
August 14, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
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