Well, the hot news on the street this week -- if you live on a street where people are scampering around performing hardware acceleration on their algorithms -- is that those clever guys and gals at Achronix , who announced their state-of-the-art 7nm Speedster 7t FPGAs a couple of months ago, have teamed up with the creative chaps and chappesses at BittWare (a Molex Company), who just announced their VectorPath S7t-VG6 accelerator card.
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The hot news on the street — if you live on a street where people build satellites and space probes for a hobby — is that those little scamps at Microchip Technology have just announced their new radiation-tolerant (RT) PolarFire FPGA, which they proudly proclaim, “…is optimized to meet the most demanding requirements in spacecraft … Read More → "To the Stars with Microchip’s New RT PolarFire FPGAs"
Recently, I was basking in my comfy command chair relishing the adverts on television. They’re really the only thing worth watching since the Gilmore Girls ended (my wife, Gina the Gorgeous, and I just finished watching the re-runs… again) and while one is waiting for the next season of Doctor Who starring Jodie Whittaker to … Read More → "5G Meets 50,000 Fans at Super Bowl 2025"
One of the perennial questions I keep getting asked is, “What is an embedded system?” Strange as it may seem, the problem isn’t that we lack a definition, but rather that we have too many – many of which subtly or overtly contradict each other. For example, some people would state that an embedded system … Read More → "What the FAQ is an Embedded System?"
In Part 1 of this 3-part miniseries, we discussed the origins of artificial intelligence (AI), and we considered some low-hanging AI-enabled fruit in the form of speech recognition, voice control, and machine vision. In Part 2, we noted some of the positive applications of AI, like recognizing skin cancer, identifying the source of outbreaks of … Read More → "The Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse (Part 3)"
In Part 1 of this 3-part miniseries, we cogitated and ruminated on the origins of artificial intelligence (AI). We also started to look at some of the “happy face” aspects of AI in the form of speech recognition, voice control, and machine vision. Let’s continue with our happy faces for a moment. AI is now … Read More → "The Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse (Part 2)"
Since time immemorial, humans have been drawn to the idea of creating artificial creatures and intelligences. In Jewish folklore, for example, a golem is an animated anthropomorphic being formed from inanimate clay or mud (as an aside, Helene Wecker’s break-out novel, The Golem and the Jinni, will have you on the edge of your seat … Read More → "The Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse (Part 1)"
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), announced today that the company will sponsor EE Times Gadget Smackdown at this year’s EE Live! 2014 conference to be held March 31 to April 3 in San Jose, California. “The concept behind Gadget Freak Smackdown represents exactly what we stand for at Allied, so … Read More → "Allied Electronics to Sponsor Gadget Freak Smackdown at EE Live! 2014"
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Actel Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTL) will showcase its leading embedded technologies, including its recently announced SmartFusion™intelligent mixed signal FPGAs, at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley April 27-29th. Don’t miss the opportunity to stop by Actel booth #930 and GET SMART. Through in-booth demonstrations, workshops and technical sessions, … Read More → "Get Smart With Actel at ESC Silicon Valley 2010"
May 22, 2020
As small as a postage stamp, the Seeeduino XIAO boasts a 32-bit Arm Cortex-M0+ processor running at 48 MHz with 256 KB of flash memory and 32 KB of SRAM....
May 22, 2020
Movies have the BAFTAs and Academy Awards. Music has the GRAMMYs. Broadway has the Tonys. Global footballers have the Ballon d’Or. SI/PI engineers have the DesignCon 2020 Best Paper Award? Really? What’s that? Many people are familiar with annual awards mentioned....
May 22, 2020
[From the last episode: We looked at the complexities of cache in a multicore processor.] OK, time for a breather and for some review. We've taken quite the tour of computing, both in an IoT device (or even a laptop) and in the cloud. Here are some basic things we looked ...
May 21, 2020
In this time of financial uncertainty, a yield-shield portfolio can protect your investments from market volatility. Uncertainty can be defined as a quantitative measurement of variability in the data . The more the variability in the data – whet...