Changes In Chip Design

As the IoE kicks into gear and Moore’s Law slows down, what’s next? JANUARY 7TH, 2016 – BY: ERNEST WORTHMAN We all know that sub-10nm is coming. But is that really what will define the next generation of semiconductors? Progress in semiconductor technology...

Smarter Cities

Technology catches on quickly as way of reducing costs, but big challenges remain. JANUARY 6, 2016 – BY: ERNEST WORTHMAN One of the benefits touted by IoE proponents is that smart cities will improve the quality of life and make cities more “livable.” The concept is...

Next Bonanza: Security Holes

ARTICLE/QUOTE:  How DPA has evolved and why it’s so dangerous to the IoE. JULY 7th, 2014 – BY: ED SPERLING Security threats—both real and potential—are beginning to reshape the semiconductor business. These threats are drawing venture capitalists back into the...

Implantable Chips

MEDIA COVERAGE:  When it comes to implanting ICs in people, there are big pros and cons—and lots of unanswered questions ranging from health impacts to security. JANUARY 8TH, 2015 – BY: ERNEST WORTHMAN @ SemiEngineering.com Implanting RFID chips into people has been a...

DNA For Cryptography Chips

MEDIA COVERAGE:  DNA markers are making counterfeit chips a lot easier to identify, and DNA chips are on the drawing board JANUARY 8TH, 2015 – BY: ERNEST WORTHMAN @ SemiEngineering.com Counterfeit chips are here to stay. There are all kinds of reasons they should...