2016-07-08 - Cypress Semicondutor

Self-refresh DRAM device reduces number of needed pins

The HyperRAM and HyperFlash solution reduces pin count by at least 28 pins, decreasing design complexity and lowering PCB cost.

2016-07-05 - Gary Hilson

Bringing performance to software-defined storage with NVMe

Typical enterprise storage buyers are accustomed to a somewhat-appliance like experience, but with software-defined storage, customers can use the hardware they want, including SSDS.

2016-06-30 - Rick Merritt

Next-gen PCIe debate: 25 or 32Gbit/s?

At the time PCI SIG started the 4.0 version it thought it might be its last copper-based chip-to-chip interconnect.

2016-06-29 - Marvell

vSoC delivers open source platform for middleware, apps

The Armada 8040 leverages Marvell’s MoChi technology interface to enable driver-transparent expansion beyond the standard device offering.

2016-06-22 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

Kid-friendly 3D carver paves way for a maker nation

Inventables founder Zach Kaplan has an audacious goal: to bring 3D carving machines to schools across the United States.

2016-06-14 - Alpha and Omega Semiconductor

COT buck converters yield 15A continuous output current

The AOZ226X from AOS enables computing chipsets that are pushing the limits of DC/DC converter size such as those in the latest notebooks, ultrabooks, servers and high-end smart TVs.

- congatec

Intel-based server-on-module boosts media processing

The conga-TS170 from Congatec, based on the latest Intel Xeon E3-1578L and E3-1558 processors, boasts integrated Intel Iris Pro Graphics accelerated by 128Mbyte fast eDRAM.

2016-06-09 - Rob Spiegel

Big Data offers ‘big’ solution to slash products recalls

Siemens PLM is working on a technology to leverage big data by capturing enough data to identify and correct problems at the earliest possible moment to minimise product issues down the line.

2016-06-06 - ARM

Cycle-accurate ARM processors boast SystemC support

ARM Cycle Models feature SystemC environments such as commercial solutions from Cadence and Synopsys in order to speed up system design and prototyping.

2016-06-02 - Peter Clarke

Bifrost boosts graphics, bridges to machine learning

Bifrost includes maths capabilities that could be used by other software as part of a heterogeneous system architecture, possibly including neural network software.