Benchmarking organization EEMBC has kicked off an effort to develop a set of performance tests for edge nodes for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Cisco has decided to buy memory-controller specialist Memoir Systems and absorb the technology into its Insieme business unit, which specializes in data-center switch technologies, a move that underlines the issues facing small IP suppliers and their customers.
Manufacturing giant says we need a new category of WPUs - wearables processing units - to create a mass market and that ARM needs to go smaller than the MO.
The stall in Moore's Law caused by the rapid rise in cost of the advanced processes will shift more innovation to mature nodes Monday keynoters at DAC said.
At DAC 2014, some 30 per cent of exhibitors are IP suppliers, offering design services or both, demonstrating how system-level design is about building on what has gone before.
Imagination Technologies has set up an open-source effort that mirrors ARM's Linaro group and cut a deal with Oracle for Java optimization.
Newton, a MIPS based board from Ingenic, is optimized for Android Gear smartwatches, wearables and IoT designs.
Imagination Technologies has developed an audio synchonization technology for WiFi networks that the company aims to license to consumer-audio chipmakers and OEMs.
To get others to adopt its GPU cores, Nvidia must quickly build partnerships with tool vendors and foundries that guarantee easy implementation.
Latest addition to DesignWare portfolio balances trade-offs across CPUs, GPUs and DSPs while automating custom design techniques such as multi-bit flip flops.
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