Chip Hall of Fame: Intel 4004 Microprocessor
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Chip Hall of Fame: Intel 4004 Microprocessor

The first CPU-on-a-chip was a shoestring crash project. The Intel 4004 was the world’s first microprocessor—a complete general-purpose CPU on a single chip. Released in March 1971, and using cutting-edge silicon-gate technology, the 4004 marked the beginning of Intel’s rise to...

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Intel launches first 10th Gen Ice Lake CPUs with 10nm fabrication
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Intel launches first 10th Gen Ice Lake CPUs with 10nm fabrication

10th Gen Intel Core Processors: Highly Integrated; Broad-Scale AI to the PC Intel announced the first 10th Gen Intel Core processors, bringing high-performance AI to the PC at scale with Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost). The processors are built on the company’s 10nm...

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A smart radar system for gesture recognition and non-contact vital signs monitoring.
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A smart radar system for gesture recognition and non-contact vital signs monitoring.

Imec adds machine learning to its 140GHz radar technology to enable intuitive man-machine interactions This week, at FutureSummits 2019, imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, presents a compact highly-sensitive 140GHz MIMO...

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Micro R2D2 – Nanotechnology Picture of the Month Gallery
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Micro R2D2 – Nanotechnology Picture of the Month Gallery

This is the 2018, February submitted for the nanotechnology image of the month. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... *star wars theme* …. WAIT! In fact, the story unfolds right here and right now in the CMi with R2D2 battling armies of stormtroopers inside the SEM Merlin...

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Leaked Intel roadmap reveals a 2Q launch for 10nm Ice Lake chips and  Lakefield processor
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Leaked Intel roadmap reveals a 2Q launch for 10nm Ice Lake chips and Lakefield processor

A leaked Intel roadmap reveals launch plans for Intel Core and Atom processors through the end of 2021. Of interest is a hybrid Lakefield processor design that combines a 10nm Ice Lake core and 4x Atom Tremont cores. The roadmap contains several surprises, like Intel’s plans for a...

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Teardown from ifixit.com
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Samsung Galaxy Fold Teardown from ifixit.com

"Taylor Dixon" did a teardown of Samsung Galaxy Fold and reveals what's inside for the rest of us. Well, we’ve finally got the Samsung Galaxy Fold on our teardown table. This is, without question, an ambitious first-generation device—the idea of having both a smartphone and a tablet...

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Solid state battery is small enough for medical implants
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Solid state battery is small enough for medical implants

UK battery maker Ilika has officially launched its millimetre scale solid state battery for medical implants, including smart contact lenses. Ilika a few days ago announced the launch of Stereax® M50 mm-scale solid-state batteries designed for medical implants. The Stereax M50 brings...

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A miniature microfluidics heat sink For high-performance chip cooling
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A miniature microfluidics heat sink For high-performance chip cooling

At the Embedded World Conference 2019, imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, presents a silicon-based compact microchannel heat sink that enables high heat flux dissipation. The imec heat sink assembled to a high performance...

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