Tech Insights

Fresh insights on artificial intelligence, connectivity, processing, safety & security shaping the IoT and automotive.

August 20, 2013

Do engineers need to be designers, or even artists?

Allowing people to build almost anything, simply and cheaply, 3D printing is the hobbyist’s dream tool. It’s also a technology […]
August 14, 2013

Wireless charging: convenience over efficiency?

From phones and cameras to notebooks and fitness monitors, there’s a whole array of portable electronic tools helping us to […]
August 14, 2013

In-car communications must not bow to security concerns

The possibility of hackers taking control of cars has been the subject of a spate of recent news reports. This […]
August 9, 2013

Connected Home Security Scare

The Black Hat security conferences are now a permanent fixture in the tech media calendar due to the guaranteed scare […]
July 15, 2013

A brief history of billion-selling birthday boy GreenChip

NXP’s GreenChip technology has recently turned 15 years old over which time it’s been shipped well over a billion times. […]
July 10, 2013

Is mobile eGov the next step in the evolution of the smartphone?

The smartphone is increasingly a ubiquitous presence in our lives, having rapidly transitioned from communications device to portable online hub, […]
July 9, 2013

USB 3.0 – Actually delivering on the promised data rates

USB 3.0 has become the standard high-speed connectivity option for new PCs and consumer devices over the past couple of […]
July 5, 2013

How new wireless sensor technologies eliminate global waste in perishable goods

We’ve all had the experience of buying fresh fruit and vegetables from the supermarket only to find a day or […]
July 2, 2013

Tesla’s Legacy: Wireless Power Transfer

The concept of wireless energy transfer goes back to the late 19th century with the invention of the Tesla Coil. […]
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