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A Primer in Voice Interface Technology How to play to the strengths of Arm processors and DSPs.Voice interfaces have emerged as an exciting new spin on how users interact with computers. How do these new systems... read more

The Future of VR Depends on Lessons from Its Past Why we need to reset our expectations of what technology can deliver today if we want VR to be successful tomorrow.Virtual reality (VR) stands at a critical junc... read more

Hail a Cab and All Hail the GPU The autonomous car will rely on data that has to be processed in real-time and adapt through machine learning for safe passage whatever the conditions.Autonomous vehicles will rel... read more

Emerging MEMS and Sensor Technologies Researchers continue to innovate with MEMS. But will low cost sensors demanded by IoT drive MEMS off of silicon substrates? What ™s next?This article is adapted from the pr... read more



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  • A Primer in Voice Interface Technology

    01/09/18  How to play to the strengths of Arm processors and DSPs. Voice interfaces have emerged as an exciting new spin on how users interact with computers. How do these new systems work? What are the hardware requirements for creating such a device?...

  • The Future of VR Depends on Lessons from Its Past

    01/08/18  Why we need to reset our expectations of what technology can deliver today if we want VR to be successful tomorrow. Virtual reality (VR) stands at a critical juncture. Down one path are consumers clamoring for powerful, transformative devices...

  • Hail a Cab and All Hail the GPU

    01/05/18  The autonomous car will rely on data that has to be processed in real-time and adapt through machine learning for safe passage whatever the conditions. Autonomous vehicles will rely on artificial intelligence (AI) to process safety vision systems...

  • Emerging MEMS and Sensor Technologies

    01/04/18  Researchers continue to innovate with MEMS. But will low cost sensors demanded by IoT drive MEMS off of silicon substrates? What’s next? This article is adapted from the presentation “Emerging MEMS & Sensors Technologies to Watch”...

  • Adding Intelligence to Fixed Function ICs: Q&A with TI

    01/03/18  A low-cost entry point approach to simple sensing applications Editor’s Note: The announcement  that Texas Instruments (TI) now offers its ultra-low-power MSP430™ microcontrollers (MCUs) at around 25 cents in high volume made for a good...

  • Patch Work: Q&A with E Ink

    01/03/18  Low power consumption, small form factor and lightweight features are leading wearables beyond the smartwatch/smartband stage. Editor’s Note: Paul Apen, Chief Strategy Officer at E Ink, which introduced with customer and partner LTS a “Smart...

  • WYSIWYG for the Automotive AR Era: Q&A with Mike Firth Texas Instruments

    01/03/18  Why HUD system imagery and drivers stand to gain Editor’s Note: Automotive Head-Up Displays (HUDs) enable drivers to see critical information in front of their eyes so they no longer need to glance down. Augmented Reality (AR) is...

  • The Future of Healthcare May Reside in Your Smart Clothes

    01/03/18  When most people think of wearables, they often think of the obligatory smart watches, fitness monitors, and heart rate monitors that are typically worn on the wrist or. However, the wearables market extends well beyond just these standard devices...

  • AI Technology and Employment

    12/18/17  Adding context to the current beliefs about the AI pros and cons which emerged in a survey. Few topics divide opinion as significantly as artificial intelligence (AI). While organizations such as Amazon, Baidu, Facebook, Google, and many others...

  • A Personal Assistant At Your Side

    12/08/17  Imec proximity technology can open doors for you, take you to the right floor, configure your room with preferred lighting and temperature, remember your fitness scheme and more....

  • Developing Heterogeneous Cache Coherent SoCs

    12/06/17  Automotive and other customer needs are not what they once were. As with other challenges, the task of successfully developing heterogeneous cache coherent SoCs demands an understanding of your customers’ requirements. Conducting interviews...

  • The Sharing Industrial Model

    12/06/17  As the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial IoT (IIoT) gain traction, Time Sensitive Networks (TSNs) are causing Ethernet networking to evolve, making it fit for the sharing industrial age. Automating the manufacturing environment is...


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