Recently, the IOT Journal discussed the scale of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the role software-defined networking (SDN) will play. Gartner estimates that 20 billion devices will be connected to IoT by 2020. Continue reading “Using Software Defining Networking to Manage IoT”
One of the most anticipated uses of autonomous vehicle technology is for larger vehicles making long-haul drives, like trucks. Uber launched self-driving cars in Pittsburgh in September, and now are showing their self-driving truck. Otto, a San Francisco based startup that was acquired by Uber last year, outfitted the truck with their self driving software and hardware technology. The 18 wheeler started off in Fort Collins, Colorado and drove 120 miles to Colorado Springs to deliver 50,000 cans of Budweiser. Once on the highway, the human driver in the truck left the driver’s seat and spent the trip in a sleeping area.
Last month, Microsoft hosted their product launch in New York City. They were expected to announce new Xbox news, launch new Surface PC hardware, and updates for Windows 10. At the launch, they showed off their new Surface Book, the tablet Surface Pro 4, and the star of the show, the Surface Studio.
Apple has made headlines the past few months with the new technology and product changes: they’re using custom chips in their products, including in their wireless earphones, the iPhone 7 has no headphone jack, and their watches are waterproof and better the first series. The headphone jack removal and wireless earphones received a lot of criticism in the media and their newest MacBook Pro is receiving a lot of attention too.
Sierra Circuits is happy to announce we will be exhibiting at SEMICON West next month! From July 11 – 13, we will be at Booth 7912 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center West Hall. We hope to see our customers and other attendees interested in printed circuit boards at our booth! Continue reading “Sierra Circuits at SEMICON 2017!”
Computers have become integral to our ways of life—at work, for entertainment, and even for day-to-day tasks. However, at our current rate, we will run out of computer capacity on Earth by 2040. That’s where quantum computing comes in. Continue reading “The Future of Quantum Computing”