AI Goes Ultra Low Power — Part 1

Based on the concept of the new Federal Agency for Jump Innovations (PSRIN-D), the BMBF initiated three pilot innovation competitions. One of them presented the participants with the task of developing the most energy-efficient AI system possible as a hardware implementation on an ASIC or FPGA. With this, a stack of hundreds of two-minute long ECG signals should be analyzed with a minimum of en... » read more

Manufacturing Bits: Nov. 11

Plastic smartwatch displays LG Display has begun production of what the company claims is the world’s first circular plastic OLED (P-OLED) display. The P-OLED is the display for the company’s new smartwatch, the LG G Watch R. Based on the Android Wear operating system, the smartwatch is powered by Qualcomm’s 1.2-GHz Snapdragon 400 processor. It also has 4GB of storage and 512MB of RAM... » read more