Saturday, October 25th, 2014

 March 19, 2012, Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Neeraj Pendse from TE Touch Solutions talked about interactive digital signage. This growing marketplace is changing the way companies are supplying information in public areas. Digital signage is a $2 B industry, and is expected to grow to $3 B by ’16. The market includes [...]

 March 19, 2012, Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Masoud Nikravesh, CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) director of computation science and engineering at UC Berkeley presented information on the intersection of computer science and other science fields. This computational science can be a driver for changes to improve [...]

 March 19, 2012, Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Manju Hegde from AMD described the need for a new hardware-software co-design paradigm in the latest microprocessors. This change is driven by the academic ecosystem that produces 600 thousand programmers a year to feed an industry that is growing from 25 to 30 million people. [...]

 March 14, 2012, Common Platform Technology Forum, Santa Clara, CA—Juga Jagamather from IBM moderated a panel focused on future semiconductor innovations. The panel members were Michael Liehr from College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Simon Segars from ARM, Subi Kargen from Global Foundries, TC Chen from IBM, and Dongwon Kim from Samsung. Low power? Chen [...]

 March 14, 2012, Common Platform Technology Forum, Santa Clara, CA—Jong Shih Yoon, senior vice president of semiconductor R&D at Samsung described their efforts in 3-D device technology. The Common Platform is driving changes in business and interpersonal relations.  The Common Platform has changed the nature of development in light of the demands for integrating higher [...]

 March 14, 2012, Common Platform Technology Forum, Santa Clara, CA — Gary Patton, vice president of semiconductor R & D at IBM, described the world beyond 14 nm. The device and process developments will be hard, as the fundamental limitations of physics come into place.  Scaling flattened out about 10 years ago, so the next generations [...]

 March 14, 2012, Common Platform Technology Forum, Santa Clara, CA—Subi Kargeni from Global Foundries talked about taking the industry to the next level. The only way to move on to the next levels is to work together. The semiconductors are powering the convergence of industries as mobile devices become the next generation of computers. The [...]

 March 14, 2012, Common Platform Technology Forum, Santa Clara, CA—Simon Segars, executive vice president and general manager of the physical IP division of ARM looked at the next generation processes from an IP and developer perspective. The historical technology changes have always been pushing for better performance. Over the past 21 years, the industry has [...]