Linley Spring Processor Conference 2022

Linley Spring Processor Conference 2022
by Admin on 04-20-2022 at 12:00 am

TechInsights is pleased to continue the semi-annual Linley Processor Conferences, established more than a decade ago. This year, the Linley Spring Processor Conference will return to Santa Clara on April 20-21, 2022 with a new hybrid format; if you can’t attend in person, you can tune in to our virtual livestream.

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Linley Fall Processor Conference 2021

Linley Fall Processor Conference 2021
by Admin on 10-20-2021 at 12:00 am

Coming October 20-21, 2021

For more than a decade, The Linley Group has delivered the industry’s premier processor conferences. This year, the Linley Fall Processor Conference will return to Santa Clara on October 20-21, 2021. If you can’t attend in person, attend the virtual event on October 27-29 and November 3-5 with live Q&A… Read More


Using ML Acceleration Hardware for Improved DSP Performance

Using ML Acceleration Hardware for Improved DSP Performance
by Tom Simon on 04-24-2020 at 6:00 am

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Some amazing hardware is being designed to accelerate AI/ML, most of which features large numbers of MAC units. Given that MAC units are like the lego blocks of digital math, they are also useful for a number of other applications. System designers are waking up to the idea of repurposing AI accelerators for DSP functions such as … Read More


Linley Spring Processor Conference 2020

Linley Spring Processor Conference 2020
by Admin on 04-06-2020 at 12:00 am

Linley Spring Processor Conference Goes Virtual

We’re excited to announce that the Linley Spring Processor Conference will now be held as a virtual event. Attendees will be able to view live-streamed presentations and interact with the speakers during Q&A and breakout sessions. The virtual format allows us to deliver… Read More


SiFive Extends Portfolio with 7 Series RISC-V Cores

SiFive Extends Portfolio with 7 Series RISC-V Cores
by Camille Kokozaki on 11-16-2018 at 7:00 am

At the recent Linley Fall Processor Conference in Santa Clara, Jack Kang, SiFive’s VP of Product Marketing introduced SiFive’s Core IP 7 Series.Designed to power devices requiring Embedded IntelligenceandIntelligence Everywhere,the cores allow scalability, efficient performance and customization. The Core IP 7 Series… Read More


Artificial Intelligence calls for Smart Interconnect

Artificial Intelligence calls for Smart Interconnect
by Tom Simon on 04-18-2018 at 7:00 am

Artificial Intelligence based systems are driving a metamorphosis in computing, and consequently precipitating a large shift in SOC design. AI training is often done in the cloud and has requirements for handling huge amounts of data with forward and backward data connections. Inference usually occurs at the edge and must be… Read More


Linley Mobile and Wearable Conference Drills into Rapidly Evolving Markets

Linley Mobile and Wearable Conference Drills into Rapidly Evolving Markets
by Tom Simon on 08-04-2016 at 7:00 am

Last week the Linley conference on mobile and wearables started with an overview and keynote address by the event’s namesake Linley Gwennap. His talk offered a few surprises and was informative all around. As you have seen recently reported here on SemiWiki, he sees smartphone shipments continuing to rise, but with a declining… Read More


Filling out the rest of the mobile device

Filling out the rest of the mobile device
by Don Dingee on 08-01-2016 at 4:00 pm

We spend an inordinate amount of energy tracking the big chip – the application processor – in a mobile device. As we’ve seen this space is coming down to a handful of players. A more interesting competition is heating up around the APU for the rest of chips needed to make a phone.… Read More


A Chinese smartphone drill in progress

A Chinese smartphone drill in progress
by Don Dingee on 07-27-2016 at 4:00 pm

One of our astute readers caught what looks like a major gaffe in the Linley Group mobile conference presentations from this week. It’s another indication of the speed of change in mobile markets and the instability that is giving Apple and others heartburn.

Here’s the chart in question:


The point of contention is who, exactly, … Read More