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Jim McGregor
Worked at TIRIAS Research
Attended Arizona State University (MBA)
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I truly believe that change in society is coming through advances in technology. By enabling intelligence solutions from the sensor to the cloud, we will create the Intelligence of Things. These intelligent things will change the world around us starting with transportation and healthcare. Qualcomm's recent Invent-off competition provides a glimpse of just how fast this change is coming. https://lnkd.in/eeh3prM
The first two areas that the intelligence of things are likely to have the greatest impact on society are in transportation and healthcare.
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Just image the auto ways from movies like the Minority Report – no stop lights, no checking the morning commute or waiting in traffic, and cars that can travel over 200 miles per hour (mph) without fear of an accident.
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Autonomous vehicles, wearable IoT, smart cities, and security take center stage at NXP Semiconductors FTF Technology Forum next week. I will be at the event hosting the panel on automotive security. http://onforb.es/1X4YaLY
FTF, for lack of a better way to put it, is like an engineer’s playground.
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A deep dive on NVIDIA's Tesla P100 GPU and DGX-1 deep learnign super computer from Paul Teich at TIRIAS Research http://bit.ly/22RAhHE
Pattern analytics, deep learning, and machine learning have fueled a rapid rise in interest in GPU computing, in addition to GPU computing applications in
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Happy 4th anniversary to TIRIAS Research. http://bit.ly/25ZMEWl
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Get your geek on, the GPU Technology Conference is ready to begin. 
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ARM gets a financial boost for future development and SoftBank gets a high growth company in the ARM acquisition. thhttp://www.forbes.com/sites/tiriasresearch/2016/07/18/softbank-gives-a-shot-in-the-arm/
The value of the acquisition is high, but so is the potential payback given ARM’s consistent growth record and seemingly endless opportunities.
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Are mid-range phones a compromise? The results may surprise you. http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1329669
What level phone should you buy if mid-range phones now sport premium-level features? A thorough testing and comparison of Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy A9, and Huawei Mate 8 may surprise you.
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Autonomous cars may be closer than you think. NXP introduces a the BlueBox, an automotive computer platform for sensor fusion that interacts will all the automotive systems and is production ready. http://onforb.es/1srmzR7
With all the hype surrounding autonomous or self-driving cars, you’d think it was right around the corner. Well, you’d be right. The technology to build a self-driving car is here and is being demonstrated at their FTF Technology Forum in Austin this week using components NXP is already shipping. The talk [...]
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The new NXP Semiconductors will be on display at FTF Tech Forum, along with emerging embedded/IoT technologies. . http://onforb.es/27dIL0J
FTF, for lack of a better way to put it, is like an engineer’s playground.
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AMD forms a JV to support Chinese designed x86 server SoCs. Now China has architecture licenses to all three major 64-bit CPU architectures - ARM, Power, & x86. http://onforb.es/22RiVL0
TIRIAS Research believes that it is likely to be the upcoming Zen core.
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While VR is capturing headlines, AR is the next frontier for companies like Microsoft and Oculus. http://onforb.es/1VYglmr
While their first consumer “Rift” virtual reality (VR) headsets are now shipping, at the recent San Jose Comic Con, there were hints the company has plans beyond VR. Oculus founder and CEO Lucky Palmer hinted that the company will eventually include augmented reality (AR). Mr. Palmer was on a panel [...]
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Always learning and moving.
Introduction
Professionally, I am a technology industry analyst (AKA Geek!). However, I love everything associated with the outdoors and nature. I am currently building a house and property to highlights how to live sustainably.
Bragging rights
Rocket Scientist (Atlas-Centaur & Titan-Centaur), PADI Suba Instructor, Extreme Hiker (Grand Canyon rim-to-rim in 6 hours), Adrenaline Junky
Education
  • Arizona State University (MBA)
    Marketing & Entrepreneurship, 1992 - 1994
  • DeVry Institute of Technology
    Electronics Engineering, 1986 - 1989
  • Casa Grande Union High
    1985
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+1.602.999.9097
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  • TIRIAS Research
    Founder/Pricipal Analyst
  • In-Stat
    Chief technology Strategist & Research Director, 2004 - 2012
  • Motorola
    Regional Sales Manager & Segment Manager, 200 - 2004
  • ON Semiconductor
    Strategic Marketing Manager & Marketing Communications Manager, 1999 - 2000
  • ST Microelectronics
    Strategic Programs Manager & Regional Marketing Manager, 1997 - 1999
  • General Dynamics Space Systems Division
    Systems Engineer
  • Gol Transportes Aéreos
    Manufacturing Technician
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