Microprocessors http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25800/more en Intel Buys Mobileye, Chip Maker Giving Vision to Cars, for $15.3 Billion http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/intel-buys-mobileye-chip-maker-giving-vision-cars-153-billion <div class="node-body article-body">The acquisition provides a booster shot to Intel's efforts around self-driving cars. It puts pressure on rivals Nvidia and Qualcomm.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/intel-buys-mobileye-chip-maker-giving-vision-cars-153-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/intel-buys-mobileye-chip-maker-giving-vision-cars-153-billion#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Trends & Analysis Embedded Microprocessors Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:40:00 +0000 913401 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>From left, Intel&#39;s chief executive Brian Krzanich, Mobileye&#39;s chief executive Zi Aviram, and Mobileye&#39;s chief technology officer Amnon&nbsp;Shashua, at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. (Image courtesy of Intel).</p> Microsoft Embraces Server Chips Based on ARM Architecture http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/microsoft-embraces-server-chips-based-arm-architecture <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft said that it would use the chips for internal cloud services in search, storage, databases, and machine learning.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/microsoft-embraces-server-chips-based-arm-architecture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/microsoft-embraces-server-chips-based-arm-architecture#comments Hot Topics Microprocessors Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:35:00 +0000 913321 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of CERN).</p> Supercomputer Module Doubles Performance for Faster Neural Nets http://electronicdesign.com/boards/supercomputer-module-doubles-performance-faster-neural-nets <div class="node-body article-body">NVIDIA’s Jetson TX1 was an amazing platform that delivered supercomputer performance in a compact module. The Jetson TX2 doubles the performance. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/supercomputer-module-doubles-performance-faster-neural-nets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/supercomputer-module-doubles-performance-faster-neural-nets#comments Medical Boards Robotics Microprocessors modules Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:24:00 +0000 913281 at http://electronicdesign.com Premium Processing for H1-B Visas Suspended for Six Months http://electronicdesign.com/hot-topics/premium-processing-h1-b-visas-suspended-six-months <div class="node-body article-body">The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services said that it would suspend it premium processing service for H1-B visas.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/hot-topics/premium-processing-h1-b-visas-suspended-six-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/hot-topics/premium-processing-h1-b-visas-suspended-six-months#comments Hot Topics Analog Embedded Microprocessors Power Wed, 08 Mar 2017 01:00:00 +0000 913031 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="29" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mtsofan/" target="_blank" title="Go to MTSOfan's photostream">MTSOfan</a>, Creative Commons).</p> The Challenges of Implementing IEEE 1588 Clients http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/challenges-implementing-ieee-1588-clients <div class="node-body article-body">Four key decisions must be made when trying to overcome issues that arise when incorporating IEEE 1588 clients into wireless-communications and industrial applications.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/challenges-implementing-ieee-1588-clients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/challenges-implementing-ieee-1588-clients#comments Design Solutions Microprocessors Thu, 02 Mar 2017 20:46:00 +0000 912921 at http://electronicdesign.com With an Eye Toward Ruffling Intel, AMD Debuts Ryzen Processors http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/eye-toward-ruffling-intel-amd-debuts-ryzen-processors <div class="node-body article-body">The new processors could stoke the fires of AMD's fading competition with Intel, which has faced a cooling personal computer market.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/eye-toward-ruffling-intel-amd-debuts-ryzen-processors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/eye-toward-ruffling-intel-amd-debuts-ryzen-processors#comments Hot Topics Products Embedded Microprocessors Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:30:00 +0000 912621 at http://electronicdesign.com Draft Executive Order Pushes for Review of H-1B Visa Program http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/draft-executive-order-pushes-review-h-1b-visa-program <div class="field-deck"> The draft order, which leaked to several news organizations, could spur reforms to the H-1B visa program that technology companies cherish and that critics denounce for fueling outsourcing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The draft order could spur reforms to the H-1B visa program that technology companies cherish and that critics denounce for fueling outsourcing.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/draft-executive-order-pushes-review-h-1b-visa-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/draft-executive-order-pushes-review-h-1b-visa-program#comments Hot Topics IoT Analog Communications Components Industrial Microprocessors Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:47:00 +0000 911411 at http://electronicdesign.com 11 Myths About Embedded Benchmarking http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-embedded-benchmarking <div class="node-body article-body"> Is it lies, damn lies, and benchmarks? Debunking 11 myths that plague embedded benchmarking.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-embedded-benchmarking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-embedded-benchmarking#comments 11 Myths About... IoT Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:57:00 +0000 911221 at http://electronicdesign.com Google Reveals Existence of Custom Security Chip for Servers http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/google-reveals-existence-custom-security-chip-servers <div class="node-body article-body">The latest window into its semiconductor ambitions, Google said that it used custom silicon for hardware security in its data centers.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/google-reveals-existence-custom-security-chip-servers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/google-reveals-existence-custom-security-chip-servers#comments Hot Topics Defense Android Components Embedded Microprocessors Systems Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:15:00 +0000 910351 at http://electronicdesign.com Gallery: Checking Out Augmented and Virtual Reality http://electronicdesign.com/displays/gallery-checking-out-augmented-and-virtual-reality <div class="node-body gallery-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong saw quite a bit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are some of the augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies he came across. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/displays/gallery-checking-out-augmented-and-virtual-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/displays/gallery-checking-out-augmented-and-virtual-reality#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Products Mobile Displays Embedded Microprocessors Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:15:00 +0000 910231 at http://electronicdesign.com