Year: 2018 Blog Posts

ASICs don't have to be for life

Puppies are for life, but ASICs really can be just for Christmas As Christmas approaches, thoughts naturally turn towards gifts for our friends and loved...

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Building the essential blocks for the IoT

Developing for the Internet of Things (IoT) is difficult. When you’re designing an IoT edge device, there are usually tough constraints on cost, size and...

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Industry Space Days 2018

S3 Semiconductors attended the recent Industry Space Days (ISD) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The 2-day space industry gathering which ran from the 11th to the...

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ISICAS 2018

S3 Semiconductors attended ISICAS 2018 (2-3 September) in Taormina, Italy. There was an exciting array of topics on the agenda both days.  Discussions covered the...

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CMOS RF Enables Transformation of IoT Satellite Communications

CMOS RF/mmWave Technologies Enable the Transformation of IoT Satellite Communications S3semi are excited to be present at the upcoming European Microwave Week 2018 conference and...

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All things Danish at E-18

E-18: The Electronics and Robotics Industry in Denmark S3 Semiconductors attended the recent E-18 show in Odense, Denmark.  The 3-day electronics fair which ran from...

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SWaP for the IoT

Engineering, like life, is all about compromises. You might want that new sports car, but how do you justify the cost? And does it have...

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Upskilling at speed

You probably already know that your iPhone is several thousand – even million – times more powerful than NASA’s Apollo mission computers, but did you...

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Industrial Computing on the Edge

As the Internet of Things takes shape, companies are realizing that not everything can, or should be moved to the cloud. For many industrial applications,...

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Can the world afford to power IoT?

One widely reported analysis claims that Bitcoin consumes more than 40 Terawatt hours per year. That is more energy than we here in Ireland consume...

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PRIME and SMACD 2018

S3 Semiconductors attended PRIME and SMACD this year.  PRIME is in its 14th year as the key Conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics...

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Industrial is the New Consumer

It used to be so simple. If you were designing an industrial system or product, you knew where you stood. You chose well-proven technologies, developed...

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Dealing with Disruptive Technology and the IoT

It’s a bit of jargon that’s maybe over-used, but if you’re an electronics designer you need to be thinking about so-called ‘disruptive’ technologies. Why? Well,...

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Do you need to simulate the full chip?

All chip designers know the importance of making sure our silicon is right the first time. But we need to balance that with the reality of...

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Time to take small satellites seriously

S3 Semiconductors attended this years’ Satellite Show in Washington DC from March 12th to 15th.  Our RF Technology lead, Cormac O’Sullivan took some key insights from the show....

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S3 Semiconductors at Embedded World

Darren Hobbs from S3 Semiconductors was delighted to meet up with Alix Paultre at Embedded World 2018 and discuss S3 Semiconductors mixed-signal custom chip business and...

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