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Smart home tech; a big opportunity for semiconductor industry
Posted by: Jordi on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 10:51 PM
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What drives smart home or home-automation is smart semiconductor chips, mainly low power microcontroller/processors, wired or wireless networking interface with IPV6 support, and a smart power IC to power both from mains as well as energy harvesting. It can be termed as another big wave in electronics technology. The semiconductor chip vendors are already offering chips, reference designs and support for quick development. CES 2012 was very much witnessing that.
Complete info at EE Herald.