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By Sarah Murry | January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
MEMS – or Micro electro-mechanical systems – are a very tiny component, literally. The low-power sensors are just a thousandth of an inch in size, and chances are you didn’t hear much about them in all of the news that came out of the annual International Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month.
Still, they’ve been called “the unsung heroes many of our favorite and beloved technologies” by the Mashable tech blog, which also acknowledged how MEMS are “particularly critical …
By Sarah Murry | January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
While the International Consumer Electronics Show is fading into memory, there’s one class of gadgets that continue to fly high in tech headlines: Drones.
These flying, hopping, roving vehicles were all over the show floor (and in the air) last week in Las Vegas, with Parrot SA showing off its collection in the South Hall.
This new crop of personal — or hobbyist — drones have come a long way from the remote controlled gadgets of past years. They come …
By Sarah Murry | January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
If there’s one clear trend to emerge from the International Consumer Electronics Show last week, it’s that 4K television is well on its way to the mainstream.
Ultra HD television sets are coming down in price and the industry is seeing an uptick in 4K content production, including efforts by Sony (in partnership with Netflix), Amazon, YouTube and satellite operator DirecTV.
Broadcom is collaborating behind the scenes with industry leaders, including DISH, on the missing piece: How …
By Aaron Schmidt | January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
LAS VEGAS — The International Consumer Electronics Show, much like most industry trade shows, allow companies a chance to showcase their latest products, offer a peek at products on the year-ahead road map and hold face-to-face meetings with customers and partners.
But one of the bigger wins at a show like CES is news coverage. Thousands of journalists and bloggers from around the world converge on Las Vegas for CES so that their readers and viewers can also get …
By Maddy Ewins | January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
LAS VEGAS — With some 2 million square feet of exhibit space, the International Consumer Electronics Show is a technophile’s paradise.
But don’t think that every gadget on display across the vast show earns a “ooh-aah” reception from every passer-by. Many of the gadgets here earn some strange looks and “What the heck?” reactions.
To get a sense of some of the bizarre out there, we sent the Broadcom Blog Squad out on the floor in search of the weird …
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April 17, 2014
Broadcom announced the guts for a new kind of home router that is says will zip information around the house at up to 3.2 gigabits per second, about twice what a current, high-end home Wi-Fi device can do.
April 17, 2014
Semiconductor giant Broadcom is announcing today that it is creating new chips that could double the speed of Wi-Fi wireless networks. That means wireless networks are still evolving as the whole industry is trying to deal with an expected tsunami of mobile data in the coming years.
April 15, 2014
The BCM43462 SoC will contain Broadcom’s new AccuLocate technology which provides sub-meter accuracy on exact physical locations. That comes as good news to component suppliers who will look to be major players in the indoor location market, which analysts predict will hit $4 billion by 2018 thanks to demand for such services by shopping malls, airports, department stores, and stadiums.
February 20, 2014
Mobile World Congress kicks off next week, so it's high time that the behind the scenes players showed off what'll linger beneath the aluminum and Gorilla Glass of next-generation devices.
February 20, 2014
PC Magazine Broadcom on Thursday unveiled a global location chip built for wearable devices ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.