When Coding Errors Can Kill Engineering Investigations 4/17/2015 4 comments Under a mild-sounding title, software safety expert Sean Beatty will be presenting a design teardown for a detonator at ESC Boston.
Moore from the Archives Blog 4/14/2015 1 comment Moore's law at age 50 continues to be viable but for how long? Here's a look into EE Time's archives, including a link to what Gordon Moore thought of his own law's chances for longevity.
Software Testing Needs More Automation Blog 4/13/2015 1 comment As software and hackers get more sophisticated, QA testing will gain importance. That will require more software QA engineers and more test automation. Software QA budgets are on the rise.
IIoT Ecosystem Beginning to Emerge Blog 4/9/2015 Post a comment Internet of Things (IoT) application deployment in industry is lagging expectations, as engineers deal with the networking and software complexities of serving field data to multiple applications and clients.
More About TI at APEC Blog 4/9/2015 Post a comment A zero standby power chipset with up to 75W and no opto-coupler needed is a droolworthy innovation at this year's from APEC.
ESC Boston 2015 Sneak Peek! Max’s Cool Beans 4/9/2015 Post a comment How exciting! We are currently looking for professors and students to attend our ESC Boston 2015 event through our Embedded Education Program.
What's the Worst Album/CD Ever? Max’s Cool Beans 4/8/2015 74 comments Once you've listened to '100 Polka Classics -- The Greatest Accordion Collection On Earth,' surely the only direction you can go is up; isn’t it?
Storage Giants Eye Startups Blog 4/6/2015 4 comments Storage giants, many of them losing market share in a stagnant market, are seeking acquisition targets among a group of growing startups in flash, software-defined storage and hyperscale markets.
The Engine Improvements That Are Making Diesel Cleaner Blog 4/6/2015 Post a comment The implementation of a new diesel fuel standard in the US has considerably improved the environmental performance of diesel vehicles. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that the new ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel has combined with other improved technologies to reduce diesel's particulate matter (PM) emissions by 99%.
Power Tips: 3 Ways to Boost Performance of a SEPIC Blog 4/3/2015 Post a comment If you have never designed a single-ended primary-inductor converter (SEPIC), you are not alone. This seems to be a topology that is often ignored, either because it is not well understood, or perhaps you’re just not sure what “SEPIC” stands for. Don’t let that stop you from seeing what it is capable of and exploring some unique variations.