Wireless Internet Connectivity SDK Tunes In

Semiconductor solutions company Broadcom has introduced a new SDK to its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) portfolio for HD audio streaming over Wi-Fi networks. This SDK is intended to be used by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deliver audio content directly to speakers from any device connected to the Wi-Fi network, without the use of a docking station …

Kia Bares Its Soul EV in Chicago

Kia Motors recently laid the foundation for an electric future, rolling out the battery-powered Soul EV at the Chicago Auto Show. Targeted directly at lower-cost competitors, such as the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus Electric, the Soul EV features a 27 kWh lithium-ion battery and a driving range of about 80 to 100 miles. It also serves as a means …

Chips Sales Top a Trillion in 2016

Global semiconductor unit shipments, including integrated circuits and optical, sensor, and discrete (OSD) devices are slated to break the 1 trillion mark in 2016, according to a new report. The news comes as semiconductor unit growth is expected to increase to about 8% this year, according to a February 18 report by IC Insights. In 2015, shipments are projected …

Making It In Embedded Systems

August 26, 2013 I’ve mentioned before I’m totally tied to emacs; and while I use Eclipse and a few other IDEs from time to time, given the choice, I always just go back to emacs. The last few weeks I’ve been playing with the Raspberry Pi. A friend of mine was watching my latest demo and laughed at me because …