The Week In Review: Design

M&A Intel will acquire Movidius, adding the company's low-power vision processing unit to its growing computer vision efforts that include a depth-sensing camera and machine learning projects. At the same time, Intel is shedding cybersecurity unit McAfee (acquired in 2011 for $7.7 billion and re-named Intel Security in 2014). Intel will retain a 49% stake in the business with the 51% rem... » read more

Is Asynchronous Technology Ready For Prime Time?

By Ann Steffora Mutschler As the quest grows to manage power in everything from the handheld smart phone to sensors for automotive applications and contactless payment cards, designers are getting hungry for new design techniques that allow them to hit yield targets within their power budgets. One such design technique is decidedly not new. In fact, the concept of asynchronous techno... » read more