The latest thought leadership from our expert teams

Opinion

Sapphyre 5 – environmentally friendly code

10th November 2017

VLIW (very long instruction word) architecture is an incredibly efficient processor design. The ability to instruct multiple execution units in parallel, completely independently, means that utilisation of...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
Opinion

Hyperspectral imaging – niche tool or ‘must have’?

9th November 2017

A camera which captures images across a wide range of wavelengths, not just the familiar RGB colours has existed for a while now. Lots of niche applications have been found – from the military...

  • Sensing
Opinion

Sapphyre 4 – I know what you did last cycle!

8th November 2017

Heisenbugs are a programmer’s worst nightmare. And no, they aren’t a type of German insect. Heisenbugs are a tongue-in-cheek reference to Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle – a rule where...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Signal processing
Opinion

Sapphyre - More haste less speed

6th November 2017

Can a slow running platform be quick?

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Signal processing
Opinion

Digital Health - A better path and a smarter one

3rd November 2017

Digital innovation is collaborative, often messy and almost always surprising: Technology, business and customer colliding to transform the world

  • Digital health
  • Digital services
Opinion

Sapphyre – The art of weaving algorithms into silicon

2nd November 2017

Sapphyre is our in-house developed ecosystem for creating custom DSP cores, with years of practical signal processing experience and ...

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Signal processing
Opinion

From ambition to action!

2nd November 2017

Exploiting vision design to engage staff and inspire co-creation. Many companies have big ambitions regarding innovation, often captured in press statements, shiny websites or key note...

  • Innovation management
  • Service design
Opinion

Heard about the growing DIY chip trend?

1st November 2017

We are lucky enough to have deep engagements with clients across a wide range of industries and get insights into the economics of their businesses. Through those engagements we get insights into...

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Embedded software
Opinion

Cutting-edge generative Zombies

31st October 2017

Halloween is held in special regard by many machine learning practitioners. There’s an established tradition – especially for those working with photographic images – of generating zombie...

  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Sapphyre - avoiding an integrated system horror story

31st October 2017

Chip performance is not all about increasing clock speed, and creating an integrated solution is not all about cramming more features into a device

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Signal processing
Opinion

Digital health means being patient centered [infographic]

31st October 2017

Earlier in the year my colleagues in our MedTech team and I published an article on how digital has the potential to transform the lives of COPD and Asthma sufferers around the world.

  • Digital health
  • Digital services
Opinion

Four technologies that will attract interest at this year’s PDA Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes

30th October 2017

The PDA’s Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices is around the corner...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Digital services
  • Industrial design
  • Product realisation