Engineer Talks: Moore’s Law

Gordon Moore, engineer and co-founder of Intel Corporation, made a remarkable observation that has since become famously known as “Moore’s Law”: the number of transistors on a microprocessor doubles approximately every two years, with minimal increase in cost. This insight has had a profound impact on the semiconductor industry and research and development initiatives globally since the 20th Century.

Over the decades, Moore’s Law has driven substantial technological advancements, influencing not only the capabilities of microprocessors but also shaping societal and economic landscapes. Despite occasional predictions of its conclusion, the law’s longevity has been sustained through continuous innovations in microprocessor packaging, manufacturing processes, and design strategies.

SECO introduced the SOM-SMARC-MX95 Rel 1.0, an innovative IoT device that embodies Moore’s calculations and principles. These devices are specifically designed for compact, low-power systems, leveraging state-of-the-art processors to optimize efficiency and connectivity in IoT applications.

The Computer on Module includes NXP i.MX 95 Applications Processor, delivering optimized processing, as well as fast Machine Learning for future edge computing applications.

With up to 2x Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, optional Wi-Fi and BT/BLE 5.3 module soldered on-board, and SERDES (XGMII) interface for additional third Ethernet interface (up to 10Gbps supported), the module possesses enhanced connectivity and high-speed data transmission, making it suitable for diverse applications ranging from industrial automation and networking to embedded computing and IoT devices.

The SOM-SMARC-MX95 Rel 1.0 is just one of SECO’s selections that provide seamless integration, reliability, flexibility, and scalability for future network demands.

Moore’s Law remains a pivotal guiding principle in the semiconductor industry, fostering ongoing advancements that push the boundaries of what is technologically possible in computing and beyond.

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