Edge AI Computing Advancements Driving Autonomous Vehicle Potential

Autonomous driving systems are extremely complex; they tightly integrate many technologies, including sensing, localization, perception, decision making, as well as the smooth interactions with cloud platforms for high-definition (HD) map generation and data storage.

New Insight into Two Widely Accepted Forms of Deep Learning

Experts at BrainChip offered new insights and considerations for the use of transfer learning and incremental learning in edge AI/IoT environments.

Singapore’s Five Research Pillars Outlined at SEMICON Southeast Asia

At SEMICON Southeast Asia 2021, Mr. Terence Gan, SVP, Semiconductors, Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore, outlined five research pillars.

New Plating Tool for WLP and Plating in Compound Semi Manufacturing

ACM’s Ultra ECP GIII plating tool is designed for WLP for compound semiconductors, with product offerings for SiC, GaN and GaAs. The tool is also capable of plating gold into backside deep hole processes with greater uniformity and better step coverage.

IBM Unveils On-Chip Accelerated Artificial Intelligence Processor

At the annual Hot Chips conference, IBM unveiled details of the upcoming new IBM Telum Processor, designed to bring deep learning inference to enterprise workloads to help address fraud in real-time.

Samsung Brings In-memory Processing Power to Wider Range of Applications

Samsung’s revelations at Hot Chips include the first successful integration of its PIM-enabled High Bandwidth Memory (HBM-PIM) into a commercialized accelerator system, and broadened PIM applications to embrace DRAM modules and mobile memory.

What Trends Will Have the Biggest Impact on Semiconductor Design?

Semiconductor design has progressively improved over the decades, and that will continue for the foreseeable future. Here are some fascinating trends that will likely shape the future of engineering at all stages of product development.

Accelerating AI-Defined Cars

Expect to see a convergence of edge computing, machine vision and 5G-connected vehicles.

New Drivers Propelling Semis, Equipment, IP

The shortage of semiconductors won’t be easy to solve, with some equipment lead times stretching out several years, said VLSI Research CEO Dan Hutcheson at a SEMI event.

Semiconductors Have Enabled AI: Now AI is Returning the Favor

The AI Revolution is in full swing. However, the history of AI clearly shows that nothing can be taken for granted.