Stay tuned with the monthly news digest from EDALITY. We collect the most interesting news happened in the world of electronics and hardware design to save your time. May was full of events, but June gave us even more inputs, thus suggesting that maybe this summer will not be quiet, not at all.
Silicon giant Qualcomm unveiled two interesting solutions. First was the updated Robotics Platform called RB5 with support of 5G. This is an AI-enabled CPU for energy-efficient robots and drones. Another low-consuming release from Qualcomm is the processor for smartwatches Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus with four A53 cores working at 1.7 GHz frequency.
While the market is anticipating Snapdragon 775G to be released soon, production of Snapdragon 875 flagship CPU has been started at TSMC already, though the official release is also going to happen later.
The US Department of Commerce softened the ban applied to Huawei recently “to allow Huawei and U.S. to both play a role in hashing out the parameters for the next-generation wireless technology.” In the meantime, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has formally labelled Huawei and ZTE as national security threats, so the equipment produced by these companies may be banned for projects funded by the US officials.
Certain redistribution of the highly skilled workforce may change on the global labour market, the positions of outsourcing companies may improve. Donald Trump suspended H-1B visa program mainly used to relocate talented IT people to the USA. And soon after Vladimir Putin suggested reducing the tax rate for IT companies in Russia from 20% to only 3%.
Intel represented Core i5-L16G7 and Core i3-L13G4, which are the starters for the new series of 3D-stacked Lakefield processors for portable devices.
AMD released the new series of CPUs called Ryzen 3000 XT for desktop PCs.
Mentor Graphics is still saving free 30-days access to on-demand trainings with a lot of useful information.
Intel predicts the bright future of Nanowire and Nanoribbon technologies. It may indeed start a revolution on chipmaking.
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