Friday, March 24th, 2017

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. [...]

April 2016 – At NAB, Adobe was showing their currently release of Adobe Primetime which is the core of the Adobe Marketing Cloud.  The platform contains the advertising analytics functions such as campaign management along with content management for OTT applications.  Currently the platform is targeted at TV channels, MVPDs (Multichannel Video Program Distributors) and [...]

April 2016 – At the 2015 NAB, Vnova introduced the Perseus compression solution. At this this years show they were showing off the industry adoption and success of the solution. The product was first introduced as a lossless video compression engine. The current manifestation of the product is a universal data compression and transport technology. [...]

April 2016 – The theme for this years Nvidia GTC conference was focused on AI and cognitive computing dir Neural Networks. While these are a core of their new direction for their computing appliances (Nvidia DGX-1) and high capacity devices (Tesla P100), the mainstay of the company which is graphics compute for scientific and media [...]

April 2016 – At the Nvidia GTC event in San Jose, IBM held a tutorial on the use of Watson in the cloud and the SDK and application areas that are best targeted to the platform. To support the community, IBM has introduced the developer cloud (https://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercloud/) which is bringing cognitive computing to developer apps [...]

May 2015 – At the connections conference, Intel was discussion their IoT software tools and how to make the software stack for their hardware more usable to the connected home application space. Their products can utilize a number of operating system options – open source linux, Android, windows, and other private RTOS. The windows development [...]

May 2015 – At the San Francisco 2015 Connection Conference, we met with Support.com to get an update on their product offering. The SaaS product is designed to provide a complete call and contact center in the cloud, with a virtual software setup. The next gen support platform is based on the Nexus Connect SDK [...]

 January 2015 – At CES Marvell was showing a number of their segment specific solutions – Hard disks and storage solutions, TV and communications chips, LED lighting drivers and controls and components for the mobile products industries. The centerpiece of the room was a new Home automation product that was the reference design containing most [...]

October 2014 – Maxim Integrated held an AE and press demo event to show off their new kits for the for the Internet of Things (IoT) product area. These new kits were targeted at wellness and medical electronics as well as standard industrial control. The wellness products had the highlight of the second-generation FIT2 which [...]

November 2013, in a briefing for the AMD Developers conference (APU 2013) they introduced their 3rd generation APU and its associated updated development environment to go with it. This third generation device once again incorporates Radeon GPUs with a multi-core CPU but now there is an optimized memory handler called the hUMA which allows the [...]