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The Internet of Things market has taken off spectacularly in a short space of time. Most of the advancements have to do with the semiconductor industry and how drastically prices have been cut for bandwidth, processing power, and sensors. On the end market side, IoT owes its life to the smartphone market, and how smartphones have become a personal gateway for the majority of people on the planet. And to ensure those phones can connect to the cloud, Wi-Fi access has become ubiquitous and inexpensive. Lastly, IPv6 is live, enabling 3.4 x 10^38 addresses, meaning everything can have its own
Semico Research and Consulting is pleased to announce that Jim Feldhan is an invited speaker at SEMICON China 2015. Mr. Feldhan will be presenting on Wednesday, March 18. For details, please visit the event website here.
The fact that new materials continue to be discovered and introduced into innovative electronic devices is a major feat. Semico is analyzing the challenges of new product discovery, development and commercialization. Graphene is just one of the products under investigation. This write-up is taken from a full essay in this month’s Semico IPI report.
Since 2004, when two scientists at Manchester University, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, isolated a single sheet of graphene and then performed electrical measurements and characterizations on the material, graphene has become the superstar of the material world. Today, I Googled graphene, and got 11,500,000 results, including definitions, companies, recent research findings, images and in-depth articles. And the patents are piling up. Samsung was reported as one of the leaders in this area with more than 200 patents.
Semico Research's Tony Massimini will speak at the Fab Owners Association's third annual Collaborative Forum, to be held in Santa Clara on February 4-5, 2015. Tony will be providing on overview of the MEMS market.