Tech Talk: Ethernet


George Hervey, principal architect at Marvell, talks about the power efficiency of networking in the enterprise and how much money can be saved by rightsizing Ethernet equipment. [youtube vid=PxDR94UOFaM]     Related Stories Executive Insight: Sehat Sutardja Marvell’s CEO talks about the rising cost of design and why new packaging approaches are essential. » read more

Tech Talk: Extending DRAM


Bruce Bateman, senior principal engineer at Kilopass, talks about how to extend the life of DRAM and how to work with smaller, denser memory.   Related Stories Executive Insight: Charlie Cheng Kilopass’ CEO talks about how to cut the capacitor in DRAM and why that’s important in the data center. » read more

Tech Talk: Configurable Logic


Cliff Lloyd, business development director at NXP Semiconductors, talks about designing in one part for many functions to reduce power consumption and cost. [youtube vid=ut5kCm0kNwE] » read more

Tech Talk: Sensor Design


NXP's Wouter Sijm talks about sensor design in the IoT age, where engineers can go astray, and why the IoT is a more complex environment for sensors than previous devices. [youtube vid=7fqEatgvZnE] » read more

Tech Talk: Mesh Networks


Yifeng Zhang, director of systems at NXP, discusses problems in connecting home networks and how that's about to change with Bluetooth Low Energy and mesh networking approaches. [youtube vid=zcET06J2Z2k] » read more

Tech Talk: Mobile Security (Part 2)


Simon Blake Wilson of Rambus' Cryptography Research Division talks about where security needs to fit into the design flow and where the biggest risks are. To view part one of this video, click here. [youtube vid=_nnniakpP3M] » read more

Tech Talk: Swarm Boxes


Edward Lee, distinguished professor of electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley, shows off a prototype of a new class of IoT devices that fit into a category dubbed immobiles, and introduces a more meaningful terminology for the IoT: The Internet of Important Things. [youtube vid=4QLRfJ-fQKg] » read more

Tech Talk: Mobile Security (Part 1)


Simon Blake-Wilson, of Rambus' Cryptography Research Division, talks with Semiconductor Engineering about mobile security and how the risk will escalate with the IoT in banking, data centers, entertainment and devices themselves. [youtube vid=EJ75T-SEp4U] » read more

Tech Talk: The Enigma Machine


Paul Kocher, president of Rambus' Cryptography Research Division, shows off the famed World War II cypher device—the same machine used in the movie "The Imitation Game", and explains how and why the supposedly unbreakable code was cracked, and why that applies to current day security. [youtube vid=aKvpcUefok8] » read more

Tech Talk: Cloud Power


PMC distinguished engineer Kenneth Wagner talks about the need for conserving energy in the data center as well as mobile device, and what are the best ways to accomplish that. The video was shot at the Cadence Low Power Summit. [youtube vid=tXx8-qX4vm4] » read more

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