News tagged with chip design

AMD whets Steamroller appetite at Hot Chips

(Phys.org)—Some might think of AMD as the chip design market underdog, but that underdog raised interest this week when the company's CTO, Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, ...

Aug 29, 2012 weblog
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3-D, after-the-fact focus image sensors invented

(PhysOrg.com) -- At the heart of digital photography is a chip called an image sensor that captures a map of the intensity of the light as it comes through the lens and converts it to an electronic signal.

Apr 03, 2012
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Japan electronic giants eye chip merger: reports

Three of Japan's biggest electronics companies are to join forces in a chip-making venture, according to reports, days after a swathe of dire results from a sector struggling to compete globally.

Feb 08, 2012
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Streamlining chip design

In the same way that computing power moved from mainframes to the desktop in the 1980s, it’s now moving from the desktop to handheld devices. But that’s putting new demands on chip designers. Because ...

Dec 08, 2011
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New computer chips help PCs compete with tablets

Semiconductor companies are whipping up a new generation of chips to bring richer video and better battery life to personal computers and help them hold off threats from tablets and increasingly powerful smart ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Intel Shares Vision for the Future

At its developer conference today, Intel Corporation demonstrated how the company is providing a foundation on which to build common hardware, software and ecosystem solutions to make computing experiences and devices work ...

Apr 14, 2010
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3-D Chip Design Challenges

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the increase functionality of electronic gadgets, the need to pack more transistors into a single package is becoming a needed necessity. There’s a big demand, in the consumer market, ...

Feb 21, 2010 weblog
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