Disrupting the Ga-polar GaN technology tradition with N-polar GaN devices, Transphorm is evaluating the cost vs. performance of sapphire substrates with a new DARPA contract.
October 15, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Competitions are always an exciting way to test the limits and ingenuity of both technology and the designer. This week the winners of the first inaugural TinyML Vision Challenge were announced.
October 13, 2021 by Jake Hertz
The 5G New Radio platform is continuing to evolve. A clear understanding of 5G goals, technical terms, and technology will allow designers to imagine new use-cases for the nascent network.
October 12, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Day 2 of Industry Tech Days comes with not one but two NASA astronauts.
September 14, 2021 by Kate Smith
Wood and electronics seem an unlikely duo. But researchers are finding promise in cellulose substrates in energy-harvesting wooden floors and even "Woodsat" satellites.
September 10, 2021 by Ikimi .O
Space data transfer has come a long way since those early calls to Houston. Here's a forward-looking glance at space communication technology.
September 01, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
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
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.
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
SpaceX is known to create almost all of its technology in-house. What inspired the tech giant to acquire Swarm's technology?
August 12, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Acquisitions function as a fuel source of the tech industry. Recently, a trend of RF-focused acquisitions has been taking place. What does this mean for EEs and the RF industry?
August 09, 2021 by Lianne Frith
LiDAR technology seems to be everywhere lately, in cars, phones, etc. However, it wasn't always like that. LiDAR had a long, 50-year journey to become the latest "hot" tech that it is today.
August 03, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Everyone recognizes the name "Hewlett-Packard" but who were the two halves of the HP coin? From the garage to a tech giant, Bill Hewlett and David Packard shook up early technology.
July 12, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Qorvo, Microchip, MaxLinear, and Cree Wolfspeed have gone wide, electrically wide-band that is, with newly released GaN-based RF products for 5G and satellite communications.
June 28, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
AAC sat down with Lattice Semiconductor to hear about its newest FPGA offering, which claims lower power compared to competitors. However, how does it back up this claim?
June 23, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Technology for space applications has been an important part of 2021, thus more components are coming out that are rad-hard. Recently, two new FETS have come out, what do they bring to this space?
June 15, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Rice University is tackling bioimplants by using magnetics. With DARPA's support on two out of three projects, what could the future of bioimplants look like?
May 26, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Space technology is a testbed for promising, new technologies, not only for space but for Earth applications as well. How are recent advances in space affecting Earth?
May 21, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Pushing technological limitations to extremes can cause benefits beyond its original scope. Looking back at past space technology, it is clear the effects they have had here on Earth.
May 19, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Government actors around the globe continue a trend of challenging public-sector innovators to accelerate the development of various technologies, including a recent surge in interest in autonomous underwater vehicles
May 01, 2021 by Lianne Frith
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