Chipmaker Freescale announced today the S32V microcontroller, capable of processing sensor data and controlling driver-assist functions in cars.
The two companies may potentially develop new Internet of Things chips together.
Need an electronic brain for your keychain computer? Freescale's KL03, half the size of a golf ball dimple and costing 75 cents, might be just the thing.
A reference design by Freescale Semiconductor aims to put Qi wireless charging into car consoles and restaurant tables.
The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.
Technically Incorrect: Having once been a skeptic, the Apple co-founder now says artificial intelligence will be a good thing, because robots will realize they need us.
At CES, the company announces Warp, an open-source electronics board it hopes developers will embrace for a wide range of wearable computing projects.
The world's largest chipmaker, looking ahead to changes in computing, makes its biggest acquisition ever.
Yet another multibillion-dollar deal in the chips world could be coming as soon as next week, according to a report.
The combination continues the consolidation in the chips business, as firms bulk up to better supply components to more connected gadgets.