2020-09-17 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio & Junko Yoshida

Teardown Analysis of Vayyar 4D Imaging Radar

With radar getting adopted even in consumer products, Systems Plus Consulting got curious about how it was being implemented. The…

2020-08-10 - Yole Développement

Diversification of Camera Modules Comes Into Play

The camera module market is expanding at an incredible pace. Yole expect the volume of global camera module shipments to…

2020-06-24 - Junko Yoshida

Teardown: Tesla’s Hardware Retrofits for Model 3

Tesla Model 3 is a three-year old vehicle. But With software updates and a hardware swap, Tesla is promising to…

2020-06-08 - Junko Yoshida

Look Inside iPad Pro 11’s LiDAR Scanner

With Apple iPad Pro 11 featuring LiDAR Scanner, 3D sensing has gotten richer, more granular. Time of Flight (ToF) comes…

2020-05-15 - Jeongdong Choe

Teardown: A Look at IBM Power9’s Micro-Architecture

A teardown of IBM's Power9 14HP DTC SOI FinFET eDRAM shows several significant technological changes from the company's preceding Power8.

2020-05-08 - Brian Dipert

The Power of Voice: Wi-Fi Smart Dimmer Teardown

Want to put "smart" lighting in your house? This smart dimmer combines a dual-microphone array and speaker, voice-command processing, and…

2020-05-04 - Junko Yoshida

Teardown: Lessons Learned From Audi A8

The lessons that Audi learned from building the world's first Level 3 autonomous vehicle, the A8, remain pertinent today. Here's…

2020-04-10 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Inside the Fitbit Flex

Sometimes to fully understand where we are and where we might be going, it can be useful to look back…

2020-04-06 - Nitin Dahad

Teardown Reveals Huawei’s Reliance on U.S. Sourcing

A teardown of the latest Huawei P40 phone suggests Qualcomm, Qorvo and Skyworks are still an essential part of the…

2020-03-04 - Junko Yoshida

EE Times Revives ‘Under-the-Hood’

System Plus teardowns go beyond listing ICs to identifying packaging, IP blocks and even circuit construction, so that it can…