Markets en Joint Venture Developing Integrated Chips for China’s Growing Industry <div class="node-body article-body">The Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), the largest semiconductor foundry in mainland China, is joining Huawei, IMEC, and Qualcomm to support the development of China’s integrated chip (IC) technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Mobile Communications Robotics Components Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Systems Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000 848971 at <p>The Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation&nbsp;(SMIC)&nbsp;agreement comes as China attempts to become a more independent manufacturer of integrated chip technology. (Image courtesy of SMIC).&nbsp;</p> What’s the Difference Between SON, C-RAN, and HetNet? <div class="node-body article-body">Get ready for next-generation mobile wireless by gaining an understanding of SON, C-RAN, and HetNet technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Communications What’s The Difference Between… Wireless TE Connectivity Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:05:00 +0000 847731 at 3D XPoint Technology Claims to Find Sweet Spot Between NAND and DRAM <div class="node-body article-body">Intel Corp. and Micron Technology have introduced a new kind of non-volatile memory chip, called 3D XPoint, to address the explosion of growth in the digital sphere.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics IoT Products Mobile Embedded Memory Intel Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:45:00 +0000 847651 at <p>If Intel and Micron&#39;s statements are accurate, the non-volatile 3D XPoint technology would funcion as a kind of hybrid between&nbsp;NAND Flash and DRAM memory chips, capable of serving&nbsp;as digital storage or system memory.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Intel).</p> Silver Nanowires Infuse Flexibility into Consumer-Electronics Design <div class="field-byline"> John LeMoncheck, Cambrios Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For product designs that demand higher performance than conventional touchscreens, developers should look into true, single-layer touchscreens and higher-conductivity silver nanowire-based solutions that are ready for wearable, flexible devices</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Medical Mobile Displays Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:15:00 +0000 847561 at Top 10 Employers in Electronic Design: 2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this latest Electronic Design image gallery, we count down the Top 10 in our list of the 50 best employers in electronic design for 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive IoT Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Robotics Companies Digital ICs Embedded Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:08:00 +0000 844871 at In This Martian Movie, They Get the Details Right <div class="node-body blog-body">NASA’s Dr. Jim Green helped Ridley Scott get The Martian as accurate as possible. It looks to be a great space adventure, one that could really happen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blogs Medical Embedded alt.embedded Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:55:00 +0000 847261 at Choosing the Right Mixed-Signal Analyzer <div class="field-deck"> Mixed-signal analysis continues to often rely on advanced—and usually costly—software, but the results can justify the investment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mixed-signal analysis continues to depend heavily on advanced software to simplify design tasks and handle the massive amounts of data generated by test equipment. Vendors continue to deliver high-performance equipment and then build on this hardware...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analog Mobile Test & Measurement Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:02:00 +0000 847231 at Graphene-Based Film Could Be Future of Cooling Microelectronics <div class="node-body article-body">A Swedish research team has developed a method for vastly increasing the cooling properties of graphene-based film, allowing it to more effectively dissipate heat from electronic devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics Boards Mobile Embedded Power Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:21:00 +0000 846961 at <p>Researchers&nbsp;have&nbsp;developed a method for&nbsp;vastly increasing&nbsp;the cooling properties of&nbsp;graphene-based&nbsp;film, allowing it to more effectively dissipate heat from electronic devices. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Chinese Firm Bids $23 Billion for Micron, Despite Unlikely U.S. Approval <div class="node-body article-body">A state-backed Chinese technology firm has submitted an informal bid of $23 billion for Micron Technology, and talks between two companies have continued despite looming political and regulatory hurdles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics Defense Mobile Embedded Memory Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:19:00 +0000 846671 at <p>Micron is the last major U.S.-based manufacturer of DRAM and NAND memory chips. A successful bid would contribute greatly to China&#39;s&nbsp;growing semiconductor industry, but most analysts are skeptical that the U.S. government would approve the transaction. (Image courtesy of Micron).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (7/26-8/1) <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +0000 846661 at