LG’s faulty watch had faulty component
Published in Wearables

Reduced image quality over time

LG has confirmed that it pulled its LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition off shelves after six days because it contained a component with the potential to reduce image quality on the device.

Wearable devices could save PC makers
Published in Wearables

Daft analysts claim

A small number of analysts are telling anyone who will listen that notebook makers could save themselves by getting into wearable devices.

Samsung to mass-produce IoT platform
Published in Network

Release  early next year

Samsung Electronics is to mass-produce open-type IoT platform starting from early 2016.

Silicon Labs supports ARM mBed
Published in Processors

Can handle all of the Gecko family

Silicon Labs has announced broad support for ARM mbed OS within the energy-friendly EFM32 Gecko MCU based around ARM Cortex-M processors.

IoT devices expected to make $330 billion by 2025
Published in News

Bringing the future to your home

Beancounters working for analysts Navigant Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that global revenues from residential IoT devices expected to total more than $330 billion by 2025.

Imagination launches new IP connectons
Published in Wearables

Ensigma provides complete IoT suite

Chipmaker Imagination has launched a new suite of Ensigma IP solutions which cover Wi-Fi/Bluetooth software, MAC baseband, AFE and RF for the Internet of Things.

MediaTek looks to the IoT
Published in Wearables

Expands eco-system

MediaTek is quietly building an ecosystem to drive IoT strategy to push its System on Chip shipments across multiple devices.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors

Embedded chips software downsized

Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.

French invest in IoT grid
Published in Wearables

Le coq gaulois spends $25 million

A French a supplier of software used to manage Internet of Things sensor networks has collected $25 million in new funding from top European telecom operators and Foxconn.

Broadcom bought in biggest chip deal ever
Published in Processors

Industry consolidation

Avago bought Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest merger of chipmakers ever and created a company which could give Intel and Qualcomm a run for their money.