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APEC Highlights - Part Three
The power industry is being manifested in things from advanced materials like wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconduc...
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Well-suited for electronic warfare (EW), SIGINT, radar and communications applications, the flight-qualified chassis is a complete functional demonstration system.
AltiumLive 2019: A True Birds of a Feather Gathering
It was billed as a place to learn, connect and get inspired about every stage of the PCB design process, from concept to finished product.
Advanced PoE Empowers the Latest Smart Solutions
The champion in the professional space is Power over Ethernet (PoE), which is actually a kluge to send electric power along with data on twisted-pair Cat 5 Ethernet cabling.
Best-in-Show Awards: Arm TechCon 2019
LoRa and WiFi to Integrate Functionality
The groups behind LoRaWAN and WiFi have released a paper on WiFi and LoRaWAN deployment synergies, showing how cellular technologies can positively collaborate with non-cellular technologies.
Embedded Toolbox: A Window to the Cloud with Atmosphere IoT
Tune in to this week's Embedded Toolbox, where Richard LaBorde of Atmosphere IoT shows how the company's visual programming platform enables "fast time to first data" in IoT projects.
Addressing the Increased Need for Hardware Security
People are coming to the realization that the vast majority of hardware is unsecured, as designers are looking for solutions that will allow them to lockdown the hardware.
The New Make vs Buy Equation
For embedded engineers, the Make vs Buy argument has a strong emotional context associated with it. They are wary to bring in components and software and boards they do not have design control over.
Executive Viewpoint: The Embedded Developer’s Journey; to RTOS or not to RTOS
The embedded systems developer’s journey has changed over the years, with the advent of new technology introductions and different demands by the users and applications.
RISC-V: Too Open to Succeed
Earlier this year, I wrote a column entitled “RISC-V: Too Open to Fail”. Now it’s time to look at a few reasons the technology could fail. And they start with the fact that RISC-V is open source.
Dev Kit Weekly: Texas Instruments AWR1642BOOST mmWave Radar Sensor Eval Module
As you might expect, the kit is centered around a radar sensor of the same name, but that's probably about all that you'd expect from this advanced automotive radar prototyping kit.
ON Semiconductor's Latest PMIC Optimizes Board-Level Power Conversion in Data Centers
The amount of power needed to support the global data infrastructure is enormous and doesn’t show any sign of slowing down, much less being reduced.
Keysight’s IoT Innovation Challenge Student Winners Show the Future of Engineering
The Keysight IoT Innovation Challenge invited graduate and undergraduate engineering student teams to conceptualize low-power sensor networks to tackle issues brought on by today’s rapid urbanization.
Technology in the Fast Lane at the Frankfurt Auto Show
The Frankfurt Auto Show hosted over half a million visitors in the week it was open.
5G Primer Part 3: 5G Core Network
In today’s column, I’ll be diving into the new 5G core net-work architecture and components description.
The Recipe for Designing in Deeply Embedded AI
The recipe for an AI design can begin like just any other embedded system—though perhaps the choice of the right MPU/ MCU should consider the availability of an “AI-friendly” ecosystem.
Dev Kit Weekly: Thundercomm TurboX AI Kit
This week we review the Thundercomm TurboX AI Kit, which is based on the Thundercomm TurboX module, which is based on the Qualcomm SDA845 heterogeneous SoC, which is based on... just kidding.
EU-Funded Consortium Launches ECO COM'BAT Project For Sustainable High-Voltage Batteries
Although significant advances in the efficiency, power density, and performance of embedded electronic systems has and will continue to increase, better batteries (betteries?) wouldn’t hurt either.
Industry Deals Underscore the Growing Importance of Wide-Bandgap Semiconductors
More companies are releasing GaN and SiC devices for advanced electronics and power systems, and more engineers are adopting GaN and/or SiC in their next-generation designs.
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