Change Drivers Impacting Automotive Software

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> The software – defined car is growing rapidly and will impact many parts of the automotive industry, including technology, market segments, business models, regulations, legislations, and all the players from OEMs to suppliers. A recent column looked at software – defined vehicle complexities and … Read more

Chipmakers Increase Share of Global IC Wafer Capacity

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Samsung, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), Micron, SK Hynix, and Kioxia / Western Digital (WD) increased their share of the world’s silicon wafer capacity to a total of 57% by the end of 2021, according to market watcher Knometa Research. That share increased by … Read more

A Brave New Circular World

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> I don’t usually discuss regulatory requirements in this column, but today I am. Environmental regulatory requirements often must be addressed in the Product Requirements Documen and, subsequently, in the design, manufacturing, and supporting phases of the product lifecycle. Manufacturers often try to put these … Read more

Microchip Makes ML, AI Advances with Flashtec SSD Controller

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Microchip Technology Inc. is addressing artificial intelligence (AI) challenges both through its own controller technology as well as its subsidiary focused on low power in – memory technology for the edge. Microchip’s PCIe Gen 5 NVMe 2.0 capable SSD controller, the Flashtec NVMe 4016, … Read more

Basics of DC Motor Power Density

This article is part of the Power Management Series: Delving Into Power Density Members can download this article in PDF format. What you’ll learn: Specifics about high-power-density motors (HPDMs). Applications best served with HPDMs. Why BLDCs are perhaps the most preferred among HPDM architectures. High power density is an important characteristic in most motors, even … Read more

New 3D Printing Technique: A Game Changer

Microfluidic devices are compact testing tools made up of tiny channels carved on a chip, which allow biomedical researchers to test the properties of liquids, particles and cells at a microscale. They are crucial to drug development, diagnostic testing and medical research in areas such as cancer, diabetes and now COVID-19. However, the production of … Read more

Semicon Manufacturing Has The Potential To Generate A Huge Market For Jobs In Both Skilled & Unskilled Fields

A. I would categorize semicon manufacturing into different sectors for ease of understanding, and each one is an individual unit on its own. These are: India is a hub of the semiconductor design industry having well-established R&D and design centers for VLSI design, board design, and embedded software companies. Major players across the world have … Read more

How Does Alexa Turn on Lights

The day is not far away when most of our home devices become smart devices. Going by the popularity of smart devices and smart assistants, people prefer smart devices over traditional devices. This is because smart devices are making life easier as you can operate them with your voice commands thanks to a smart assistant. … Read more