The EDA Consortium has produced the first EDA Industry Operating System (OS) Roadmap, designed to enhance planning for OS support, migration, and end of OS support. The Roadmap offers recommended OS support timelines and a webpage that links to specific OS support plans of Consortium members. The Roadmap includes support recommendations for HP-UX, Solaris, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Windows OSs running on SPARC, Intel, PA-RISC, or AMD compute platforms. For more information, go to www.edac.org.
Lithium-ion battery prices will drop rapidly over the next 10 years, setting the stage for plug-in vehicles to reach 5%-10% of total automotive sales by the mid- to late-2020s, according to a new study.
Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
A recent Design News-exclusive study proves that engineering professionals are at the very forefront of this push into the future and making direct financial, performance, and value impact on their organizations by being personally involved or final decision-makers on automation solution and component choices.
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