2016-07-29 - Graham Prophet

Multi-purpose DSP enables efficient C programming

Compared to the Tensilica Fusion F1 DSP, Fusion G3 DSP shares the same base Xtensa ISA, while adding richer and…

2016-07-26 - Junko Yoshida

Audio: A critical ‘intelligent sensor’ for autonomous cars?

DSP Concepts CEO Paul Beckmann says audio is “heading from pure playback” in entertainment systems to enabling “input, trigger and…

2016-07-25 - None

NI boasts low-latency software design in next-gen VST

The PXIe-5840 module is the first 1 GHz bandwidth VST, aiming to set a new standard for density, performance and…

2016-07-19 - Peter Clarke

SoftBank takes IoT a step further with ARM buy

SoftBank wants to take the lead in the global IoT, autonomous car revolution and thinks it can help ARM make…

2016-07-12 - Larry Desjardin

It’s not mobile: What will drive 5G wireless rollout?

How does a technology that enables uber-speeds but only spans 200 metres accomplish anything meaningful?

2016-07-11 - Linear Technology

Step-up DC-DC converter operates from up to 25V range

It utilises a fixed 2MHz switching frequency, enabling designers to minimise external component sizes and avoid critical frequency bands.

2016-07-05 - Junko Yoshida

Three-way deal pushes for self-driving car industry standard

BMW, Intel and Mobileye hope to establish a big lead in the nascent self-driving car segment, but whether the deal…

2016-07-04 - Jessica Lipsky

‘Golden era for electric vehicles’ propels power electronics market

Vehicle hybridisation will drive the power electronics market for the foreseeable future, in what French firm Yole Developpment forecasts as…

2016-06-30 - Vivek Nanda

STMicroelectronics’ EyeQ5: Too late in the game?

Last month, STMicroelectronics announced a 2018 availability of the EyeQ5. Are they too late in the game?

2016-06-29 - SMIC

China’s SMIC buys Italian chip foundry

The deal marks SMIC’s first expansion of manufacturing beyond China and will also move the company into the global electronics…