2016-10-06 - Rick Merritt

Google courts OEMs to embed smart assistant

Google is in talks with OEMs about embedding in their consumer electronics products the Assistant, a voice recognition and search…

2016-10-06 - Rick Merritt

Qualcomm emerges big winner at Google’s event

As many as five of Qualcomm's chips are inside the Pixel phones, the Snapdragon 821, two PMICs, an audio codec…

2016-10-06 - Stephan Ohr

Universal stylus standard gains traction

Developers believe the use of USI standard (1.0) will dramatically expand to use of stylus-dependent applications.

2016-09-21 - Steve Taranovich

ON-Fairchild union: A match made in heaven?

Bringing together two established industry leaders, ON Semiconductor’s acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor creates one extraordinary company.

2016-09-19 - Richard Quinnell

IoT shift may greatly impact embedded developers

While IoT devices are embedded systems, not all embedded systems are IoT devices. At least, not yet.

2016-09-19 - Steve Ohr

Why balancing lithium-ion battery cells is key

As new mobile applications emerge, the challenges to battery management systems increase.

2016-09-19 - Steve Ohr

Samsung’s battery fire puts devices’ integrity on the line

Incidents involving Samsung's latest smartphone may encourage mobile device makers to re-examine the integrity of their power trains.

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…

2016-07-03 - Junko Yoshida

UL weighs in on cybersecurity standards for IoT

As Underwriters Laboratories' cybersecurity standards is still in its early days, it remains to be seen how the company's Cyber…

2016-07-03 - Junko Yoshida

Security by design: UL brings ‘adult supervision’ to IoT

EE Times talks to Underwriters Lab's Ken Modeste, who spoke about how UL can bring “adult supervision” to a deeply…