20 Mar Tesla Is Years Ahead Of Competitors With No Signs Of Stopping

A lot of the leading car manufacturers in the world are playing catch up with Tesla. I believe this is because many of them simply didn’t believe that Tesla could deliver. But if you look at Tesla’s volume for the Tesla Model 3, there are some significant proof points that the company has. In fact, […]

24 Jan Qualcomm Officially Enters Self-Driving Market With Snapdragon Ride Platform And Extends Partnership With GM To Include ADAS

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Known traditionally for its ubiquitous mobile semiconductors powering most of the planet’s smartphones and tablets, Qualcomm has leveraged its expertise and IP to elbow its way into other emergent sectors—namely, automotive, IoT, and datacenter edge ML. I’ve covered these automotive moves fairly extensively, from its CES announcements last year, to last week when I shared some […]

14 Mar ON Semiconductor Ready For A Growing Auto Electrification Market

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ON Semiconductor is a company that I’ve been watching very closely over the past year. Spun off of Motorola’s Semiconductor Products Sector back in 1999, the company has made a name for itself manufacturing power and signal management, discrete, logic, and other custom devices for a variety of industry applications. Lately, its influence is on […]

07 Feb NVIDIA Gears Up For An Even Larger GTC 2019

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It’s that time of year again. Every spring NVIDIA kicks off its annual series of GPU Technology Conferences (GTC) with a real “humdinger” of an event held in San Jose. Last year, I wrote that GTC 2018 was the place to be if you are in any way involved in AI or machine learning. That story holds […]

31 Jan Intel Demonstrates New Technology And Fab Progress At CES 2019

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Last week I attended CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where the tech industry gathered in force to unveil the latest and greatest in consumer electronics technology. I’ve been working around the clock to provide coverage of the biggest announcements, and no coverage of the conference would be complete without talking about Intel. I published an […]

16 Jan NVIDIA Resets The Self-Driving Bar Again With AutoPilot Supporting ‘Level 2+’

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Last week I attended CES 2019 in Las Vegas and took in all the consumer electronics news I possibly could, from all the leading companies in the consumer electronics, software and semiconductor sectors. I am in what some would call the “recovery phase” of CES. Days started at 6AM and ended around midnight in the […]

10 Jan Initial CES 2019 Observations: Patrick Moorhead

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I spent the week in Las Vegas and wanted to share with you my initial CES 2019 observations: What happened: Intelligence: Amazon Alexa dominated the show with its services and partners while Google tried really hard to catch up with Amazon, even going so far as to build a roller coaster ride to get attention. […]

15 Nov ON Semiconductor Ups Its Automotive Game With Mercedes F1 And FE Wins

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car during Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine).   ASSOCIATED PRESS Automotive electronics is an incredibly important and growing market. These days, as much as a third of the cost of a new […]

03 Aug Musk Confirms Massive Compute Required For AV, But Is Developing Own Processor The Right Direction?

Earlier this week, on Tesla’s earnings call, Tesla’s Elon Musk “outed” what had been previously rumored — that the company is working on its custom, self-driving car chips. Custom silicon has been the rage as of late, as we have seen Apple, Google and Facebook jump into the deep end. While only Apple has proven […]

16 Jan Intel Dazzles At CES 2018 Keynote And Gives Progress On Neuromorphic And Quantum Computing

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  Intel CES 2018 This past week, I and several other members of the Moor Insights & Strategy team camped out at CES 2018 in Las Vegas to learn as much as we can about the latest in consumer electronics technology, trends and company strategies. The conference is not only a great opportunity for startups to […]

08 Jan NVIDIA Reinforces Automotive AI Lead With Uber And Volkswagen Announcements At CES 2018

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Under the chaos and fog that is the Customer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas, few companies break through the noise and stand out.  CES is the preeminent show for consumer technology vendors.  This year the primary focus of this mega conference is on advancements in robotics (machine intelligence), drones, medical devices, gaming, […]