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Darkness, fog are no problem for NEC camera tech

The system uses image-processing algorithms instead of infrared lighting.

Sony adds autofocus tracking to smartphone image sensor

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The Exmor RS IMX320 borrows autofocus tech from SLR cameras

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Toshiba image processor can spot pedestrians in the dark

The driver-assistance technology works as well as similar systems for daytime use, Toshiba said

Intel CEO sees wearables going mainstream

Intel threw an event in San Francisco to recognize the winners of its first-ever wearables competition. We spoke with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and asked him about the company's wearables strategy.

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Everspin deal with Global Foundries may push MRAM chips to production faster

The deal is a step towards greater mass production of the new memory technology

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LG wades into processor development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

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Honda rolls out pedestrian detection for Legend sedan

The 2015 Honda Legend will have millimeter-wave radar and a windshield camera

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Stealthy startup Soft Machines launches virtual CPU cores that trounce traditional processors

Backed by a who's who list of big names in the chip industry, startup Soft Machines is launching a chip that spreads workloads out over a CPU's cores.

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Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules

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Intel earnings show revenue gains in notebooks, Internet of Things

Intel says it shipped more than 100 million microprocessors for the first time. The good news for consumers? Hard-won price battles mean cheaper products for you and me.

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Drive your suitcase around with Denso's in-wheel system

The X-mobility motorized wheel concept can be controlled by mobile devices

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Omron image sensors designed to be 'eyes' of IoT

The face-recognition cameras could be used for video games and child monitoring

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AMD names Lisa Su to replace Rory Read as CEO, continue diversification strategy

Struggling chip maker AMD named chief operating officer Lisa Su as its next chief executive. As CEO, Su will continue the diversification strategy Read put in place, she said.

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Move over flash? TDK reveals its first next-gen MRAM memory prototype

The memory chip technology is seen as a promising replacement for flash memory one day