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Benchmark Stresses Big Chips
The EEMBC consortium rolled out CoreMark-Pro, a benchmark suite for 32- and 64-bit chips, an extension of its six-year old test for MCUs and CPUs.
IoT Starter Kit Connects Developer to Cloud in Moments
Seeking to simplify the prospect of creating an IoT prototype that is web connected, ARM has partnered with IBM to provide an end-to-end, out of the box dev kit.
18 Views of ISSCC
Engineers showed advances in lower power, higher performance and media-rich silicon at this year?s ISSCC, despite struggles advancing Moore?s Law.
Radar Can''t Spot Mystery Drones over Paris
Unidentified drones were spotted in the skies above Paris two nights in a row this week. The French authorities don?t know who is controlling them, the number of drones involved, or even if they were all coordinated.
ESC Boston 2015 Sneak Peek -- Open Source Electromagnetic Trackers
Here''s a sneak peek at one of the presentations to be given in the Fantastical Theatre of Engineering Innovation at ESC Boston 2015.
An Appetizing Archive of Propitious & Pragmatic Resources
EE Times blogger Adam Taylor has created a website containing links to all of his writings on FPGAs, engineering, and mission-critical systems.
Hi-Speed Transistors from Liquid Processing
A University of Chicago lab has invented a new kind of solder that can electronically join disparate semiconductors that were impossible to solder before, plus print crystalline-like high-speed transistors as well as revolutionize 3-D printing.
Tessera Buys Smart Sensors for Iris Recognition
FotoNation Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of chip packaging company Tessera Technologies Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) has acquired Smart Sensors Ltd. (Bath, England), a developer of iris recognition biometric technology.
IoT Terrain Still Shifting
The Internet of Things continues to fragment with competing networks and frameworks from 6LoWPAN to Zigbee, Apple Homekit and Google?s Thread.