Purdue ECE in the Media

Technology stories that are likely to trend in 2023

January 12, 2023

It is notoriously hard to make predictions in technology. Nevertheless, here goes my thoughts on the technology stories I expect will be prominent in 2023.

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Ixana unveils the world's first Wi-R silicon chip to seamlessly communicate with touch

January 3, 2023

Ultra-low-power wireless chip equips wearables and Metaverse devices with all-day, real-time AI

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DOD Funding Expands Purdue-Led Microelectronics Workforce Program

December 1, 2022

Purdue University has announced that the Scalable Asymmetric Lifecycle Engagement (SCALE) microelectronics workforce development program will extend five years and expand with additional Department of Defense (DOD) funding of $10.8 million and a ceiling of $99 million.

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Ixana raises $3M with breakthrough wearable silicon chip

December 1, 2022

Ixana, the wearable hardware company developing high-speed human-computer interfaces, today announced it has closed $3 million in seed funding and is backed by Uncorrelated Ventures, Samsung Next, Evonexus, Paradigm Shift and Hack VC.

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With new chip, augmented reality startup Ixana claims breakthrough in quest for ‘wearable brain’

November 30, 2022

A previously unknown Seattle startup, founded by semiconductor and technology industry veterans, says it has developed an energy-efficient chip capable of running advanced AI applications on lightweight, wireless augmented reality headsets that will operate all day without recharging.

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Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Dr Santokh S Badesha of National Academy of Inventors Is Helping To Change Our World

November 22, 2022

I have always had a passion for science education. It was instilled in me from childhood and the people who excelled where I am from in India were science majors.

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Moore’s law: The journey ahead

November 22, 2022

The transistor was invented 75 years ago, and the integrated circuit soon thereafter. The progress in making transistors smaller also led to them becoming cheaper, which was famously noted as Moore’s law.

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New acoustic resonators based on commercial field effect transistors

November 11, 2022

A key objective of electronics engineering studies focusing on radio communication is the development of increasingly smaller, lighter, and low-power radio components.

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How a thriving semiconductor industry is emerging in the Silicon Heartland

November 11, 2022

Indiana is developing its engineering-rich, high-tech talent base to position the state as a leader in the country’s growing microelectronics manufacturing industry.

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U.S. probing how American electronics wound up in Russian military gear

October 31, 2022

On a recent afternoon, an unusual group of visitors peered through a window at Purdue University students tinkering in a lab: two dozen executives from the world’s biggest semiconductor companies. The tech leaders had traveled to the small-town campus on the Wabash River to fix one of the biggest problems that they – and the U.S. economy – face: a desperate shortage of engineers.

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Sigstore Announces General Availability at SigstoreCon

October 25, 2022

Today at SigstoreCon, the Sigstore community announced the general availability of its free software signing service giving open source communities access to production-grade stable services for artifact signing and verification.

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Quantum Internet's Capabilities are 'Mind Boggling'

October 12, 2022

The quantum internet, with its promise of data teleportation and ironclad security, sounds like something out of Star Trek.

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