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Going Expensive to Reduce Interposer Cost

Imec has been  working 2,5D IC issues with a particular focus on optimizing costs and, in particular, test yields. Yields can take what might have been straightforward-looking cost numbers and make things not so clear.

In their work on interposers, Eric Beyne took a look at three different ways of routing the signals from a wide-I/O memory. These puppies have lots of connections – like, 1200 per chip. He … Read More → "Going Expensive to Reduce Interposer Cost"

A Touch Technology Update

This year’s Interactive Technology Summit took the place of what has been the Touch Gesture Motion conference of the last two years. It was expanded to four days instead of two, and it was moved to downtown San Jose from last year’s Austin retreat (a posh golf resort a $30 cab ride from anything except golf). The content also took on displays in general as a topic to which the last day was dedicated.

So, with a broader brief, it braved the vagaries of being located where all the engineers are. In other words, … Read More → "A Touch Technology Update"

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