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.

- NXP Semiconductors

64bit ARM Cortex-A72 switch aimed at cloud edge networks

NXP and Accton Technology developed a network services switch solution that packs the ARM Cortex-A72 technology in a proven ODM design and in an open standards-based software platform.

2016-05-30 - Xilinx

Xilinx brings acceleration enhancement to data centres

The 16nm UltraScale+ product portfolio combines Xilinx's 16nm FinFET+ FPGAs with integrated High-Bandwidth Memory, and support for the Cache Coherent Interconnect for Acceleration technology (CCIX).

2016-05-24 - R. Colin Johnson

Biotech to spawn computers, hints MIT Media Lab founder

Nicholas Negroponte predicts biotechnology will learn how to grow all things in the future, from communications to transportation, as well as computers.