Rethinking Processor Architectures

The semiconductor industry's obsession with clock speeds, cores and how many transistors fit on a piece of silicon may be nearing an end for real this time. The [getentity id="22048" comment="IEEE"] said it will develop the International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS), effectively setting the industry agenda for future silicon benchmarking and adding metrics that are relevant to specifi... » read more

A Low-Cost, Low Power Memory Solution For IoT Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects everyday devices onto the Internet to gather information using sensors, embedded systems, and MEMS (micro-electrical mechanical systems). That information is then processed to increase efficiency or enable new services. With the proliferation of smartphones, tablets and laptops, industry estimates that there are currently more than five-billion devices ... » read more

The Week In Review: Design

IP ARM introduced a new software platform and a free operating system aimed at IoT development. The OS incorporates security, communication and device management features for improved energy efficiency. The device server simplifies the connection and management of devices, incorporating security and improving efficiency. Cadence rolled out a broad IP portfolio for TSMC's 16nm platform, and ... » read more