Ann Steffora Mutschler

>Ann Steffora Mutschler

Data buffering gains ground across multiple verticals

Earlier this month, Semiconductor Engineering’s Ann Steffora Mutschler penned an article that takes a closer look at how buffering is gaining ground as a way to speed up the processing of increasingly large quantities of data. In simple [...]

Pre-verified chiplets gain traction as NRE costs rise


Pre-verified chiplets Ann Steffora Mutschler of Semiconductor Engineering recently penned an article that explores how the concept of building silicon from pre-verified chiplets is beginning to gain traction – as the semiconductor industry seeks to [...]

The role of persistent memory in the evolving data center

DDR5 Ann Steffora Mutschler recent penned an article for Semiconductor Engineering that explores the role of new memory technology in the evolving data center. For example, DDR5 is expected to offer significant improvements over previous [...]

HBM2 continues to ramp

Samsung ramps volume production of 8GB HBM2 Earlier this month, Samsung confirmed an increase in production volume of its 8-gigabyte (GB) High Bandwidth Memory-2 (HBM2) to meet growing market needs across a wide range of [...]

10/7nm: Transient power issues and side-channel attacks

Semiconductor Engineering’s Ann Steffora Mutschler has written an in-depth article that explores the issue of transient power at 10/7nm. According to Mutschler, transient power adds yet another level of complexity for design teams already wrestling [...]

Autonomous vehicles shift security risks into overdrive

Semiconductor Engineering’s Ann Steffora Mutschler recently penned a detailed article about the future of autonomous vehicles. As Mutschler observed, autonomous driving and other advanced features will require far more complex software than what is found in cars [...]

The rise of high bandwidth memory (HBM)

Semiconductor Engineering’s Ann Steffora Mutschler recently penned an article about high bandwidth memory (HBM). As Mutschler observes, the latest iteration of HBM continues its rise as a viable contender in the memory space. Indeed, HBM [...]

Shifting gears for the IoT

Writing for Semiconductor Engineering, Ann Steffora Mutschler observes that a shift is currently underway in the automotive industry as more connected vehicles hit the road each year. “[Connectivity adds] many of the features that consumers [...]

Designing a secure and sustainable ADAS

Writing for Semiconductor Engineering, Ann Steffora Mutschler observes that under the hood, modern vehicles barely resemble their predecessors from a few decades ago. “There are sophisticated safety and drivetrain monitoring features, software for interpreting and [...]

Securing connected vehicles

Ann Steffora Mutschler of Semiconductor Engineering recently noted that malicious hacking has existed since the dawn of connected electronics. However, says Mutschler, such hacks are now occurring with increasing sophistication in the automotive sector. “Even [...]