With an understanding of the difference between 3D printing and CNC, and a thoughtful examination of goals and requirements, companies, both small and large, have access to an alternative for the product development process. 3D printing allows for actions that were previously unthinkable or ignored, and the product development team can discover more about its designs faster and earlier in the cycle.
Mobile VR Comes With its Own Set of Challenges
Virtual reality is coming to mobile platforms, but it comes with challenges, from processing to power, and then some.
Mesh networking comes to Bluetooth
Well, that’s interesting. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) just announced a spec for mesh networking. I could have sworn this spec was already in place. In fact, for the better part of a
Five Minutes With…Rob McKeel, CEO, GE Power
When you’re the leader of a company that’s looked at as being one of the leaders of its industry, you better have a good idea of where that industry is headed. Rob McKeel, CEO of GE Energy Connections
Back to the Future with the Millennium Bug
Everyone over 30 or so can remember the “Y2K problem,” also known as the “Millennium bug.” As the end of the century and millennium loomed, there was widespread concern that chaos would ensue.
Embedded Insiders Podcast – NAND Flash Forward
Is NAND Flash just about "cheapest wins"? Not for industrial apps, where older, more expensive technology wins the day. Cactus Technologies joins the Embedded Insiders
Pick the Right Flash Storage for Your Embedded Application
Pick the right type of flash memory for your embedded application
The impacts of early-stage design
Early-stage design decisions have big impacts, especially those that involve layout, material choice, make-or-buy, initial subsystems definition, and...
Industrial storage represents an antithesis of NAND's flashy world
The technology media is abuzz with how flash memory technology is once more breaking the speed barriers with the advent of the ultra-dense 3D NAND chi...
What's new about the Industrial IoT?
Cambashi has just completed a research project into the industrial application of the IoT. The aim was to establish the market's structure and directi...
Dig deep into safety-critical code testing with coverage analysis
For safety-critical code, functional testing that ensures that the application does what it is supposed to do and does those things correctly just scr...
Control Design Guide for Next-Generation Machines
The Control Design Guide for Smart Machines White Paper explains the challenges machine builders face today and demonstrates proven methods and solutions to get ahead of the competition. Experience th
3D Printing Solutions: How to Make the Right Choice for Your Organization and Use Case
Embedded vision is gaining ground
Smart phones, tablets, hand-held devices and smart cameras -- the use of mobile devices is becoming more widespread even in the industrial environment...
Industrial flash passes 16,000 write abort cycles without failure
If there is a single feature that defines the value of an industrial-grade storage device, it's the reliability. Is the solid-state drive (SSD) rugged...
Wi-Fi, ZigBee and 3G predicted to dominate the M2M technology market
According to a recent report from Transparency Market Research, Cellular machine to machine (M2M) technology is gaining popularity in different indust...
Hardware agnostic IoT solution takes customization to the next level
Last year, n.io, an Internet of Things (IoT) software platform company, put forth a universal interoperability and artificial intelligence platform fo...
You may have to spend big for real IIoT results
We talk a lot about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and clearly with good reason. Different people classify this industry in different ways,...
Asset monitoring improves product quality and energy efficiency in the cold chain
The cold chain is the temperature controlled supply chain that brings us precious commodities like fresh food and medical supplies that require refrig...
Securing a factory's OT network and the role of trust
When leaders have advanced knowledge of how and where their cyber defenses will be attacked, they mobilize resources to reinforce the targeted area. T...
Putting legacy systems at the heart of IIoT