Microprocessors http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25800/more en Warning against China, White House Report Urges Faster Chip Innovation http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/warning-against-china-white-house-report-urges-faster-chip-innovation <div class="field-deck"> "China has gained from global openness but has been less committed to sustaining it - and in some cases, has worked against it," the report said. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If all goes according to plan, China will produce 70% of the chips that it buys by 2025. But how China is spending that money is increasingly scrutinized.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/warning-against-china-white-house-report-urges-faster-chip-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/warning-against-china-white-house-report-urges-faster-chip-innovation#comments Hot Topics Trends & Analysis Microprocessors Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:20:00 +0000 908961 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="28" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremyknight9/" title="Go to Jeremy A.A. Knight's photostream">Jeremy A.A. Knight</a>, Creative Commons).</p> The Future of Digital Health http://electronicdesign.com/iot/future-digital-health <div class="node-body article-body">This article takes a closer look at how smartphones and health apps are becoming key vehicles for managing personal healthcare.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/future-digital-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/future-digital-health#comments IoT Medical Embedded Microprocessors Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:29:00 +0000 907941 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Courtesy of Thinkstock</p> AI Helps AMD’s Ryzen Take on Intel http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/ai-helps-amd-s-ryzen-take-intel <div class="node-body article-body">AMD’s Ryzen processor incorporates a wide range of improvements, including artificial intelligence for its branch prediction.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/ai-helps-amd-s-ryzen-take-intel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/ai-helps-amd-s-ryzen-take-intel#comments Microprocessors Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:44:00 +0000 904861 at http://electronicdesign.com Deployment of an IoT Computing Platform: Make or Buy? http://electronicdesign.com/iot/deployment-iot-computing-platform-make-or-buy <div class="node-body article-body">As the IoT matures, so do the trends in client computing domain needs, which leads to the biggest question manufacturers now face: Build a platform from scratch, or bet on vendor solutions? </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/deployment-iot-computing-platform-make-or-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/deployment-iot-computing-platform-make-or-buy#comments IoT Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Wed, 14 Dec 2016 21:14:00 +0000 904051 at http://electronicdesign.com These Trends Will Shape Embedded Technology in 2017 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/these-trends-will-shape-embedded-technology-2017 <div class="field-deck"> Despite its ups and downs, IoT still headlines the embedded arena, with AI and augmented/virtual reality making greater inroads in this rather turbulent market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite its ups and downs, IoT still headlines the embedded arena, with AI and augmented/virtual reality making greater inroads in this rather turbulent market.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/these-trends-will-shape-embedded-technology-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/these-trends-will-shape-embedded-technology-2017#comments Automotive IoT Mobile Embedded Memory Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:27:00 +0000 903751 at http://electronicdesign.com Not to be Left Out, Mediatek Plots Strategy for Automotive Chips http://electronicdesign.com/iot/not-be-left-out-mediatek-plots-strategy-automotive-chips <div class="node-body article-body">The market for automotive chips is an increasingly crowded field. Mediatek, a chip giant that has found much success in China and India, is the latest to get involved.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/not-be-left-out-mediatek-plots-strategy-automotive-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/not-be-left-out-mediatek-plots-strategy-automotive-chips#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Embedded Microprocessors Wireless Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:45:00 +0000 901931 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Amazon Plugs Xilinx FPGA into its Cloud http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/amazon-plugs-xilinx-fpga-its-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">It represents the latest sign that cloud companies are increasingly lured to the flexibility of configurable chips.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/amazon-plugs-xilinx-fpga-its-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/amazon-plugs-xilinx-fpga-its-cloud#comments Hot Topics Defense FPGAs Microprocessors Systems Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:40:00 +0000 901031 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="28" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/dizfunk/" title="Go to Cliff Cooper's photostream">Cliff Cooper</a>, Creative Commons).</p> First Open-Source RISC-V Chip Arrives http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">A RISC-V chip is now available in the form of SiFive’s Freedom E310. It can be found on the HiFive1 Arduino-compatible board.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives#comments Automotive IoT Medical Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:54:00 +0000 901311 at http://electronicdesign.com Infineon Joins Smart Appliance Security Lab in China http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china <div class="node-body article-body">Infineon helped found a research lab in China to develop stronger security for smart household devices like connected door locks and thermostats.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china#comments Hot Topics Lighting Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 901221 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/electronicfrontierfoundation/page1" target="_blank">Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Energy Efficiency of Computing: What’s Next? http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/energy-efficiency-computing-what-s-next <div class="node-body article-body">Can computing efficiency that exploits idle and standby modes (which are more representative of “typical use”) be improved more rapidly than peak output efficiency?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/energy-efficiency-computing-what-s-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/energy-efficiency-computing-what-s-next#comments Engineering Essentials Microprocessors Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:03:00 +0000 898421 at http://electronicdesign.com