Employee stories – Dad’s toolbox was her toy box

Silicon Labs International in Singapore just celebrated its 10 years of growth and innovation this year. Singapore has been strategic to Silicon Labs’ competitiveness and success in the global semiconductor industry and the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. Leung Kafai, Designer Director at Silicon Labs, who has led a microelectronics design team since 2006…

Behind the Scenes: How does the Gecko dance?

Have you watched our latest holiday video, “How does the gecko dance?” The Silicon Labs MCU team in Norway created the video during a couple of hectic hours after lunch in early December. Let’s take a look at how the video was made in this blog post. It was a normal Wednesday and the Silicon…

IT Graduate: Turning an Internship into a Dream Job

Mikael Berg was a summer intern in 2012 at Silicon Labs. One year later, he works in the same office but this time as an IT developer. Let’s take a look how he joined our internship program and turned the opportunity into a full-time position. November, 2011 It was two years ago when I attended…

The Story of The Energy Micro Family – Muhammad Ali

  On the way to Åsgårdstrand  Country of Origin Pakistan Education European Masters in Embedded Computing Systems, (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; and University of Southampton, UK) (2010-2012) National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, BE Electrical (Telecommunication Engineering) (2005-2009) Current Job Position Design Engineer (2012 – present) at Silicon Labs in Oslo, Norway How…

From AVR to ARM: The shift to 32-bit MCUs in the embedded world

Alf-Egil Bogen, CMO of Energy Micro, talks about the migration from AVR to ARM based microcontrollers over decades.  It is interesting to see how microprocessor architectures have gone from being a significant differentiator to being a “not important” factor. Being one of the inventors of the AVR the transition to ARM has been a long journey. How…

Tips for international applicants and how to attract them

Åslaug, the Director of Finance and administration at Energy Micro, describes her typical work day at Energy Micro and gives some advice to both international applicants and companies in Norway  Country of Origin Norway Education Economics (MBA), Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 1989 Current Job Position Director of Finance and Administration Q1. What made…

Behind the Scenes at the Office

Spending time at work is not just about working. We meet new people, join various internal events, share challenging and pleasant moments with others. It is all about making memories of your life and sharing them with others. We also had some memorable moments last month while making revolutionary products at Energy Micro. First, Anders…

Introducing Our New Band, The Micro Band!

Energy Micro has a New Year’s party every year in the middle of January. The New Year’s party happened as usual but this time we could enjoy cheerful music from our new band, The Micro Band. The Micro Band is the official band of Energy Micro, consisting of six members: Øyvind (Guitar), Torkil (Vocal), Hanna…

The story of the Energy Micro family – Arjan

Country of Origin Netherlands Education Eindhoven University of Technology, PDEng, Software Technology (1993 – 1995) Eindhoven University of Technology, MSc, Computing Science (1988 – 1993) Current Job Position Senior digital IC designer (2009 – present) at Energy Micro (Oslo, Norway) How did you get a job in Norway? I originally heard of Energy Micro via…