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October 7th, 2005
Researcher Eyes 'Ambient Intelligence'
Rudy Lauwereins, vice president for design technology at the Belgian IMEC research institute, came to the Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA) Expo here Thursday with a "dream" about ubiquitous computing devices that blend into their environment — and some ideas for making them real.
Lauwereins' keynote address, entitled "bridging the gap between giga-scale systems and nano-scale devices," provided a look at some of the thinking and research at IMEC, which he described as Europe's largest independent research center aimed at nano-electronics, nanotechnology, and systems design.
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