Saturday, March 25th, 2017

September 2016 – CEVA announced its new XM-6 vision processor yesterday (27th Sept) and will reveal details at today’s Linley Microprocessor conference in Santa Clara. As one of the companies leading the race to provide power-efficient vision processing specifically aimed at the mobile and embedded markets (as opposed to repurposing power-hungry GPUs for workstation and [...]

Interdrone 2016, Las vegas: Epson announced a partnership with DJI to create the next generation of consumer augmented reality applications for the Epson Moverio smart glasses and DJI’s suite of products and SDK for the drone marketplace. Priced in the $600 – $700 range, Epson’s second generation BT-200 Moverio glasses have been available since 2014. [...]

Flash Memory Summit, August 2016 – The process of consumerization of flash memory started around 2004. This year NAND prices drop below DRAM prices for the first time at the same density. Panasonic and Sanyo launched the first flash-based camcorders. SanDisk inaugurated Flash Sansa MP3 players. In 2005 NAND revenue exceeded $10 billion when Apple [...]

Flash Memory Summit, August 2016 – Flash memory is the enabling technology for most of the mobile devices today. It allows for very high capacities of storage for things like music, voice, photos and videos to be stored for long periods of time, without needing power to store the information when it is not being [...]

 August 2016- This year’s BlackHat conference had a new twist. In addition to the many powerhouse security service providers that populated the exhibit hall the show created a corner of small one table booths for new and emerging solution providers called Innovation Corner. Every year when we come to the conference ewe look for solutions [...]

August 2016- At Blackhat 2016, TrapX™, Executive Vice President Carl Wright moderated an expert panel entitled “Healthcare Under Siege” The panelists included the following members of both industry and regulatory agencies: Ronald Mehring, CISO, Texas Health Resources Jason Cook, CISO, BT Americas Ann Barron-DiCamillo, former director US CERT Titus Bickel, senior analyst healthcare Intel, DHS [...]

At this year’s Black Hat I had the opportunity to sit with Raimund Genes, CTO of Trend Micro. Mr. Genes has been a driving force in Trend’s growth as an innovator in the Information Security Space for several decades. As CTO he is responsible for introducing new methods to detect and eradicate threats, and to [...]

August 2016, Security is the primary focus of Black Hat and one of the many briefings that happened focused on the mobile threat landscape and explored how the operating system (OS) being looked at affects greatly the type of vulnerabilities that are to be expected. With the growing popularity of bring your own device (BYOD) [...]

 July 2016 - This year’s JPR luncheon panel discussion took a look at the growing use of game engines in moviemaking but first, Jon took time out to give the Jon Peddie Technology Advancement Award to surprise guest Tim Sweeney. According to Peddie, all of the currently-available game engines were initially custom developed for specific games [...]

July 2016:   We are now well into the first cycle of storytelling using virtual realityand the creative community is keen to feed back their experiences, good and bad, to the people who build the new tools of their trade.  This was a theme at SIGGRAPH 2016. We have had two great examples of VR [...]