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.
At CES, the company announces Warp, an open-source electronics board it hopes developers will embrace for a wide range of wearable computing projects.
Chipmakers are eager to stake a claim in the new market that promises to make dumb things smart by connecting to the Internet.
Ford's Sync in-car infotainment is about to turn eight, making it one of the most well-established on the market. With version three, it's been completely rebuilt from the ground up.
Chief Operating Officer Lisa Su takes over as CEO of the struggling maker of PC chips, following the departure of Rory Read.
The UK-based chip designer's Mbed operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.