Smallest LED lighting sensor includes world’s first IoT Artificial Eye technology
16.11.2015 - 23:02
Connected lighting specialist, Gooee has claimed to have created the world’s smallest sensor for LED lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) that now includes the latest Artificial Eye technology following an exclusive agreement with DELTA Microelectronics.The agreement creates a new ‘standard’ in sensing, data and control f...
SoC debug solution supports monitoring and analysis of multi-core systems
12.11.2015 - 23:12
CEVA and UltraSoC announced that they have partnered to make UltraSoC’s universal system-on-chip (SoC) debug solution available for CEVA DSP cores.Today’s electronic devices require sophisticated, computationally intensive signal processing algorithms in order to execute audio, voice, vision, image, and communications processing fun...
ARM Cortex-M cores get upgrade, plus ‘ultra efficient’ A class core
12.11.2015 - 23:09
ARM has launched a new architecture for its M class MCU cores, as well as the first member of a new family of ultra efficient Cortex-A class processors.Nandam Nayampally, vp of marketing for ARM’s CPU group, said v8-M is a 32bit architecture which will run the T32/Thumb instruction sets and bring TrustZone levels of security to the M clas...
Micron’s first commercially available persistent memory solution addresses big data challenges
12.11.2015 - 23:06
Micron Technology has introduced its 8GByte DDR4 NVDIMM, the company's first commercially available solution in the persistent memory category. Persistent memory balances latency, bandwidth, capacity and cost, delivering DRAM-like access to critical data and allowing system designers to better manage overall costs.As data centres evolve to...
Solar panels could be broadband receivers, says research team
12.11.2015 - 23:03
Solar panels can not only be used to power data communication systems, but may also be able to act as broadband receivers. The idea has been developed by Edinburgh University’s LiFi R&D centre and spin off pureLiFI, who also suggest that smart watches might be powered and connected to the internet using light.Tom Higgison, IP project...
Imagination expands MIPS CPU core portfolio
10.11.2015 - 23:51
Imagination Technologies has added the embedded 32bit M-class M6200 and M6250 CPUs and high end P-class P6600 64bit CPU to its portfolio. The additions all build on the MIPS Release 6 architecture.The P6600 is said to build on the 32bit P5600 and to pave the way to higher performance 64bit MIPS processors. Meanwhile, the M6200 and M6250 broaden...
Battery management company gets £1.2m investment
10.11.2015 - 23:46
Edinburgh based battery management company Dukosi has received a £1.2million investment following a recent funding round. The cash will be used to accelerate the commercialisation of its technology, which is applicable in automotive and energy storage applications.CEO Dr Gordon Povey said: “We are seeing significant growth in the li...
HD virtual display for smart glasses
10.11.2015 - 23:43
A spin off from Finnish research centre VTT is commercialising a display that will allow information to be presented at high definition within the user’s field of vision. According to Dispelix, this will not only enable smartglasses to replace smartphones and tablets, but also allow users to see the world around them.The technology is bas...
Rapid prototyping system that prints PCBs in minutes wins James Dyson Award
10.11.2015 - 23:40
Four engineering students from the University of Waterloo, Canada, have won an international James Dyson award. Their invention, the Voltera V-One, is a laptop-sized PCB printer that can turn design files into prototype circuit boards in minutes, cutting both the time and cost involved in designing and prototyping PCBs.Voltera V-One uses the sa...
Industry’s first heterogeneous SiP devices that integrate HBM2 DRAM with FPGAs
10.11.2015 - 23:36
Altera has unveiled the industry’s first heterogeneous System-in-Package (SiP) devices that integrate stacked High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) from SK Hynix with Stratix 10 FPGAs and SoCs. Stratix 10 DRAM SiP represents a class of devices that is specifically architected to meet the most demanding memory bandwidth requirements in high-performance...
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