Alexa integration to enhance the customer experience
Specialist in innovative On-Demand and Visual IVR Customer Service Solutions, Zappix, unveiled integrations between its cloud-based suite of products and Amazon Alexa devices at the National Retail Federation’s 2019 Retail’s BIG Show in New York City.
Network computing appliance with dual Intel Xeon scalable processors
Manufacturer of network appliances and embedded systems, IBASE Technology, has launched its highly-flexible FWA9500 network computing appliance supporting Intel Skylake-SP Xeon processors for changing network environments. The 2U rackmount system features dual LGA3647 CPU sockets and the Intel C624 chipset that supports up to 512GB RDIMM memory in 16x DDR4-2666 sockets.
Bringing cable management to life: a virtual reality experience
Cable management specialist, HellermannTyton UK has opened a Virtual Reality (VR) experience at its Cannock site. The investment in VR technology forms a part of the HellermannTyton ACADEMY; a centre which allows visitors and customers to gain hands-on experience with the business’s vast range of cable management solutions.
Silicon-proven DesignWare IP for PCI Express 4.0
It has been announced by Synopsys that Habana Labs has achieved first-pass silicon success for its Goya inference processor system-on-chip (SoC) using DesignWare Controller and PHY IP Solutions for PCI Express 4.0. The silicon-proven IP, operating at 16 GT/s data rate and supporting all key features of the PCI Express 4.0 specification, and compliant with PCI Express 3.0, enabled Habana Labs to meet the required real-time data connectivity of the...
How the engineers of tomorrow are hitting top gear
If I told you that I spent the morning with a handful of bleary-eyed students, the more cynical amongst our readers may assume that it was a case of them having to deal with the morning after the night before.
NFC Reader IC adopted for automotive wireless charging design
STMicroelectronics has announced that its automotive NFC Reader IC (ST25R3914) and its automotive 8-bit microcontroller (STM8AF) have been chosen for the Qi-compliant automotive wireless charging reference design from Rohm. Contactless communication based on NFC is already in extensive use for functions such as mobile payment by smartphone and in recent years, NFC use has been rapidly widening from mobile devices to industrial equipment, IoT...
Solution for consumer electronics manufacturers
Provider of innovative image processing technologies, intoPIX, introduced the novel JPEG XS standard with a preliminary demonstration of the TICO-XS FPGA and ASIC IP-cores, as well as CPU and GPU SDKs during CES 2019. Promising applications for TICO-XS include self-driving cars, VR/AR gear, displays, smartphones, or any other device that is required to transmit, manage or store video data.
Design considerations when choosing a MEMS or ECM microphone
Conversational interaction with smart machines such as home digital assistants is a growing trend, and just one that is driving development of new high tech products that can listen to their surroundings, interpret commands, or gather contextual or environmental data. By Bruce Rose, Principal Applications Engineer, CUI Devices.
Embedded devices neural-network developer toolbox
Leveraging the position of its STM32 family of microcontrollers, STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor provider, has extended the associated STM32CubeMX ecosystem for product developers, adding advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) features.
First network interface for car2x/V2X communication announced
Vector is presenting the VN4610 network interface - its first special solution for IEEE-802.11p and CAN-(FD) based applications. As an interface to the CANoe.Car2x test tool, the interface advances 802.11p-based ECUs to production readiness quickly.