Research by Professor John Rogers' group at the University of Illinois is leading to biodegradable electronics, for both defense and medical applications.
Is the industry ready to go beyond 10nm when it comes to lithography? Lithography researcher Professor David Pan sees design and process co-operation as the key approach.
HiSilicon claims close collaboration with foundry and EDA tools partners helped speed up plans to tape out the first 16nm finFET-based design through TSMC.
Dassault Systèmes and IC Manage have each developed "big data" mining software tools to track the progress of chip-design projects
For DAC 2015, Invionics set itself the challenge of developing a custom tool in 48 hours based on votes for ideas provided by visitors to the show.
Verification of SoCs can't be done by adapting IP-level strategies - it'll take a much greater interaction with software, and the use of a shared language
Foundry strikes two more Internet of Things subsystem deals for its 55nm ULP process based on Cadence Tensilica and Imagination MIPS/PowerVR cores.
By widening the range of resources that can be tracked within an SoC, Ultrasoc says it has uncovered ways to make debug a long-term tool for complex multicore designs.
Silicon Cloud is preparing to expand access to its network-based design environment beyond the universities using it today to commercial users
Google has moved to on-body tests of the the smart-lens platform it has been developing for the past few years while the team continues to experiment with embedded LEDs that react to blinks to help warn diabetes sufferers of sudden changes in glucose levels.
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