Robotics en Cortex-M23 and M33 Incorporate Latest TrustZone Features <div class="node-body article-body">ARM’s latest Cortex-M platforms using the ARMv8-M architecture are out. They include the Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 families. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive IoT Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:32:00 +0000 894241 at The 2016 Career Report: Semiconductor Designers Outpace Average Engineering Salaries <div class="node-body article-body">Semiconductor engineers again topped the list of average salaries in electrical engineering.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive IoT Trends & Analysis Analog Robotics Embedded Memory Microprocessors Test & Measurement Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:00:00 +0000 890821 at Qualcomm Tunes New Processors for Embedded Systems <div class="node-body article-body">The new chips are more evidence of just how seriously Qualcomm has started to expand beyond the smartphone.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics IoT Robotics Microprocessors Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:45:00 +0000 888091 at <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="63" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Kārlis Dambrāns's photostream">Kārlis Dambrāns</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Thunderboard React Races to STEM <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Labs Thunderboard React is an IoT platform targeted at a range of developers from students to maker pros.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:03:00 +0000 884591 at Have Chip Vendors Taken Over Where Heathkit Left Off? <div class="field-byline"> William Wong </div> <div class="field-deck"> Texas Instruments’ TI-Innovator Hub targets the classroom and STEM education with its new LaunchPad Board. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long ago, Heathkit provided hordes of hackers and budding engineers with educational platforms that often turned out to be useful devices...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:41:00 +0000 884601 at (Courtesy of Texas Instruments) Renesas Clinches $3.2 Billion Deal for Intersil <div class="node-body article-body">The deal is the latest example of the chip industry's recombination around fields like automotive and industrial electronics.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Hot Topics IoT Analog Robotics Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Power Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:10:00 +0000 884541 at <p>(Image courtesy of Htomari, Creative Commons).</p> Intel Buys Chip Startup Movidius, Betting on Machines That See and Think <div class="node-body article-body">On Tuesday, Intel added to its stockpile of machine vision hardware, announcing plans to buy chip startup Movidius.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topics IoT Mobile Robotics Embedded Microprocessors Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:00:00 +0000 883721 at <p>An image from FLIR&#39;s Boson thermal imaging camera. Earlier this year, the company&nbsp;said that it used&nbsp;Movidius&#39; vision chips&nbsp;with the Boson&#39;s imaging cores.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Movidius).</p> A Jewel of a Joule <div class="node-body article-body">It came near the end of Intel’s CEO’s keynote speech but the Intel Joule module looks to be a winner. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Medical Boards Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:25:00 +0000 879431 at Cypress Appoints New Chief Executive <div class="node-body article-body">The San Jose chipmaker promoted Hassane El-Khoury, the former head of its automotive business, to the office of president and chief executive.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Hot Topics Robotics Embedded Memory Wed, 17 Aug 2016 01:40:00 +0000 879201 at <p>(Image courtesy of Brando.n, Flickr).</p> (Image courtesy of Brando.n, Flickr). Why Did Linear Technology Sell Itself to Analog Devices? <div class="node-body article-body">The deal was surprising to an industry familiar with Linear's engineering culture and dislike for corporate matchmaking. So why did the company agree to the $14.8 billion deal?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Hot Topics Trends & Analysis Analog Robotics Power Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:35:00 +0000 878641 at <p>An array of sensors inside a jet engine. Data converters, like those built by Analog Devices, turn physical signals from sensors, like movement and pressure, into digital data. Linear Technology&#39;s power management chips help to conserve the electricity required for that process. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Matt Gibson's photostream">Matt Gibson</a>, Flickr).</p>