Nitin Dahad

5G in Health: It’s Not Just About the Technology

When people talk about 5G in health, one immediately thinks about all the current anti-5G protests because of the supposed fears about radiation. But the problem is, as many analysts and reporters in our industry have commented, these are not proven and in fact propagated by uninformed opinion. So this week, looking for serious, informed…

Technology Can and Will Circumvent Trade Wars

“Out of adversity comes opportunity,” states the adage widely attributed to Benjamin Franklin. An older proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” is often mistakenly credited to Plato. Both are relevant today as technology businesses wrestle with the supply-chain implications of the U.S.-China trade war. In the need of the hour, tech companies are finding…

Cyber Security Gets Recognition in UK Tech Awards

In a week when a new group formed to deliver the first ever open source silicon root of trust (RoT) design, the UK tech industry has recognized security companies in its annual awards, with five out of 13 awards going to security-related individuals and organizations. Hosted by TechWorks – the UK industry association for ‘deep…

u-blox Chip, Module Improve Global Positioning Accuracy

Among the key challenges for positioning technology are accuracy, especially in dense urban areas, and the ability to trust the reported position of a device. Swiss chip and module developer u-blox says its new M9 global-positioning platform addresses these issues, offering meter-level positioning accuracy and the ability to detect spoofing attacks when combined with special…

European Processor Initiative Announces Common Platform For HPC

As part of Europe’s multi-pronged approach to address research into and development of high performance computing (HPC) and data infrastructure with supporting innovation ecosystem, the European Processor Initiative (EPI) has completed its first anniversary with details of a new common platform for heterogenous compute environments. The EPI’s objective is to design and implement a roadmap…

Bosch Outlines Importance of Silicon Carbide in e-mobility

At a press event in Dresden, Germany, this month, Bosch outlined the importance of silicon carbide (SiC) in its electromobility vision, and how it would help overcome ‘range anxiety’ for electric vehicles. Bosch said SiC will set the pace in the power electronics in electric and hybrid vehicles. A major benefit of silicon carbide’s characteristics…

Startup Launches Its First Low Latency Edge AI Chip

GrAI Matter Labs (GML), a startup from Paris, has announced its first artificial intelligence (AI) processor for ultra-low latency and low power processing at the edge, which expects to start sampling this quarter. The GrAI One chip, based on its NeuronFlow technology, drastically reduces application latency according to the company; it reduces the end-to-end latencies…

New Bus Monitoring IP Detects and Responds to Cybersecurity Threats

UK-based embedded monitoring and analytics company UltraSoC used the Arm TechCon 2019 conference in San Jose, California this week to announce the first of a new family of hardware-based intellectual property (IP) products that detect and respond to cybersecurity threats. Its new Bus Sentinel module enables system-on-chip (SoC) designers to control access to sensitive areas…

AnotherBrain Raises €19m To Speed Up Organic AI Chip

Paris based artificial intelligence startup AnotherBrain has raised another €19 million in funding to accelerate development of its current software-based ‘organic AI’ solution into a frugal and efficient ASIC. The company claims its organic AI is a fundamentally different way of doing AI, close to how the human brain works, and goes beyond current mainstream…