Home networks and other dumb ideas Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 1/31/2009 Post a comment My review of the LiquidHD networking technology was too hash, but revisiting the topic just makes me more skeptical about home video networks in general.
Some webinars worth watching Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/26/2009 Post a comment I just heard about a number of forthcoming webinars that look to be well-worth watching if you have a little free time...
Why attend ESC SV 2009? Blog 1/26/2009 Post a comment It's not just because this event is in my back yard that I'm excited about attending this year's Embedded Systems Conference in Silicon Valley (March 29 through April 3). The lineup of keynotes and events speak to the challenging conditions that exist this year.
On the radio Automotive DesignLine Blog 1/26/2009 1 comment An evening stint on talk radio convinces me the public is eager for auto technology development.
Software for visualising the factory of the future Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 1/21/2009 Post a comment To optimise production and business processes it will be necessary in future to link all parts of an enterprise with appropriate software to get the required information to the decision makers to do global business cost effective and right in time.
Commentary: Digital radio needs makeover Blog 1/20/2009 Post a comment Component suppliers and radio makers have welcomed the U.K.’s Digital Radio Working Group report on how to promote DAB technology, released just as the lights were going out in most offices before a holiday break that they hoped would boost sales of digital radios.
All sorts of interesting *stuff* Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/16/2009 Post a comment Hardware has feelings: Free high-precision desktop calculator: Logical conundrums: Free software: Microsoft Tag: Flying car: Life in a hologram: more...
Calculating the Carbon Return on Investment SmartEnergy Designline Blog 1/14/2009 Post a comment Many companies are skeptical of carbon offsets, and for good reason. But high-quality carbon offsets based on "additionality" provide value for companies who are striving for carbon neutrality.
Cheap Bluetooth? Blog 1/14/2009 Post a comment According to IMS Research, lower-tier handsets will be the recipients of Bluetooth ICs from now through 2013 as average selling prices fall more than 40% over that period.
Analog Profile: Colin Lyden Blog 1/13/2009 Post a comment As part of the 'Analog Profiles' series in which we dig a little deeper into the backgrounds of the people shaping the analog sector, ADLE interviews Colin Lyden, Engineering Director at Analog Devices Ireland.
The trouble with a DTV delay Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 1/13/2009 Post a comment Delaying the transition to digital TV will companies that have already paid for the spectrum, and will derail plans for wireless Internet and public safety systems.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.