Ambarella has improved its automotive-product line by adding AEC-Q100 compliance to the A9AQ video processor. Its new H3 and H22 SoCs target drone and action-camera video.
The Goldmont CPU employs a wider microarchitecture and Intel’s 14nm technology to boost performance by 30–60% for most workloads compared with the 22nm Silvermont.
Microsemi is parlaying a long-standing advantage of its flash-based FPGAs by making power dissipation a differentiating feature in the new PolarFire family, which offers up to 500,000 logic elements.
The Intel Go platform uses Atom- or Xeon-based in-car systems accelerated by Altera FPGAs and includes cloud-based software for training and updating of autonomous vehicles.
After its acquisition of GreenPeak, Qorvo has delivered the GP695 IoT microcontroller, which supports Bluetooth Low Energy, Thread, ZigBee, and IEEE 802.15.4 protocols.
The International Telecommunication Union has defined two distinct paths for passive optical networks that deliver 10Gbps or greater: the symmetric XGS-PON and the more complex NG-PON2.
Intel has entered the race to 5G with an advanced modem chip code-named Goldridge that operates in the 28GHz and 3GHz bands. The new modem is due to sample late this year.
Intel has delivered 57 Kaby Lake processors that target everything from tablets and notebooks to desktop PCs, but the performance improvements are modest and unevenly distributed.
The Scalable Vector Extension (SVE), a novel 128- to 2,048-bit vector extension with a vector-length-agnostic programming model, will help ARM enter the HPC market.
MediaTek has launched the MT2533 processor for wearables, targeting wireless headphones and other hands-free audio applications.
Ambiq has developed an ultra-low-power microcontroller using subthreshold-voltage circuits, extending battery life without sacrificing performance.
Leaping into the hot machine-learning market, AMD unveiled the Radeon Instinct GPU line, topped by the MI25 training accelerator and the MI6 and MI8 inference accelerators.
NXP’s new i.MX8/8M processors combine up to three different types of ARM cores and various multimedia blocks to address consumer, industrial, and automotive applications.
The S32R27 quadruples the performance of NXP’s earlier automotive radar processors using a Power-based architecture in a microcontroller configuration with embedded memory.
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