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MEMS Movement, 25 Years Later
Blog  
5/31/2016   5 comments
Microelectromechanical systems market began with pressure sensors, exploded with automotive airbags and is now headed into IoT and medical applications.
Getting Started with C++ in Embedded Systems
Blog  
5/31/2016   7 comments
C++ is available for most embedded targets, yet the adoption rate remains low. This webinar will provide practical information you can put to immediate use.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1100 Chip Targets Wearables, IoT
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5/31/2016   Post a comment
Qualcomm's processor supports Android and the Android Wear platform. It's aiming at targeted wearables like smartwatches for kids.
MISRA Adds Security Updates
Break Points  
5/30/2016   Post a comment
New updates improve an already excellent MISRA.
UCSF Pioneers Precision Medicine at Center for Digital Health Innovation
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5/30/2016   3 comments
The Center for Digital Health Innovation is looking to technology for both disruptive and incremental improvements to healthcare.
10 Drones You Want to Own
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5/30/2016   Post a comment
Drones are the hottest thing in consumer electronics at the moment, and they're increasingly inexpensive as more suppliers enter the market, so...
Will OLEDs Improve TV Profit Margins?
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5/30/2016   Post a comment
Display Week speakers debate where the TV and car display industries are headed.
Friday Quiz: Signal Conditioning Circuits
Blog  
5/27/2016   1 comment
Most sensors need some kind of amplification, isolation, filtering, or buffering between them and an ADC.
Google May Shame Partners Into Ending Android Fragmentation
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5/26/2016   Post a comment
Google might resort to naming and shaming smartphone makers and carriers who are behind in updating Android devices.
Custom Corner Characterization for Optimal ASIC/SoC Designs
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5/25/2016   1 comment
Today's characterization tools offer a very good solution for extracting the best performance out of an ASIC/SoC for any specified PVT operating conditions.
Millimeter Wave Conference Highlights the Quest for Bandwidth
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5/25/2016   Post a comment
The 5G cellular network -- one application expected to benefit from higher bandwidth -- will get a lot of attention at IMS.
Enter the PCM-Neuron and Neural Computing
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5/25/2016   Post a comment
A team from IBM & ETH, Zurich, have put normally unwanted stochastic effects to good use. Making use of the fact that phase change devices are able to offer a more accurate representation of biological systems than perhaps any other solid state device.
Gululu Smart Water Bottle Keeps Kids Hydrated
Max’s Cool Beans  
5/24/2016   9 comments
Meet the Gululu, the spiritual descendent of the Tamagotchi, but one that is more suited to (virtual) life in the 21st Century.
Set Up Your Oscilloscope for ESD Measurements
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5/24/2016   Post a comment
To get the right measurements of ESD pulses, you need to correctly set trigger levels and maximize the oscilloscope's ADC dynamic range as possible.
Teardown: A Tiny Drone & Its Controller
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5/24/2016   Post a comment
In this teardown, see what you get when you spend $10 on a tiny drone.
My Genes Don’t Seem to Fit
Max’s Cool Beans  
5/24/2016   14 comments
Humans have somewhere between 20,000 to 25,000 protein-coding genes, which places us somewhere between a chicken (~16,500 genes) and a grape (~30,500 genes).
OEMs Leverage Online Resources for Better Buying
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5/24/2016   Post a comment
UBM's 2016 Global Distributor Customer Evaluation Study gathered the thoughts of industry leaders about how they are using online resources to collect design information, identify suppliers, and more.
The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding
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5/23/2016   Post a comment
Crowdfunding brings some tangible benefits in addition to funding novel projects, but it must be managed carefully to achieve its goals.
Specialty Electronics Distributors Win Customer Confidence, UBM Survey Said
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5/23/2016   Post a comment
UBM's Global Distributor Customer Evaluation Study, an annual ranking based on perceptions by supply chain, corporate, and design executives, provides a close look at how customers rate the performance of major electronics distributors.
Google’s Daydream is Silicon Reality
Blog  
5/23/2016   4 comments
A Qualcomm graphics expert gave insight into work on mobile virtual reality in Android that is about to emerge from the lab.
What's New Under The ATE Sun? Clouds
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5/23/2016   Post a comment
New and innovative ways to increase the value provided by test are needed to address old problems.
A Non-Reciprocal Antenna May Yield New RF Options
Blog  
5/23/2016   1 comment
When a technical advance challenges a long-held assumption, new thinking is needed--but it may be hard to implement.
Where Is Top 10 IoT Processor List?
Blog  
5/21/2016   10 comments
Tell us who makes the best 10 IoT processors. Is there a table somewhere that lists the top 10 IoT processors? What makes one IoT processor more successful than others?
Friday Quiz: Oscilloscopes and Probes
Blog  
5/20/2016   2 comments
Check your knowledge on making time-domain measurements.
Semiconductor Merger Mania: A Change From Historical Norms?
Blog  
5/19/2016   1 comment
Consolidation is a totally new phenomenon for semiconductors, but after 60 years, it's about time.
Analog Design: Three Free eBooks
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
5/18/2016   17 comments
The real world is analog in nature, so it behooves digital designers to at least have a grasp of what it takes to dip ones toes in the analog waters.
Prototype to Production: Arduino for the Professional
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5/18/2016   Post a comment
Jacob Beningo looks at how the humble Arduino can benefit a professional development effort.
A New Approach for Microcooling Hot Microchips?
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5/18/2016   Post a comment
A microwater spray might be able to provide the highly localized cooling that some ICs need.
Graphics Rivals in Epic Battle
Blog  
5/18/2016   1 comment
Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia go head-to-head this year in a rare battle of new GPUs, memory types and processes, says a veteran scorekeeper.
PyBERT: Open-Source Software for Modeling High-Speed Links
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5/18/2016   Post a comment
PyBERT by David Banas frees you from IBIS-AMI models, which have their limitations, for modeling high-speed SerDes devices and systems for signal integrity.
The Mover Kit: A Wearable Kids Make & Code Themselves
Max’s Cool Beans  
5/17/2016   Post a comment
In addition to being an ideal toy to get kids up and moving and doing "stuff," it's also a wearable that's designed to take full advantage of their imaginations.
IBM Reveals 3 Bits/Cell PCM-MLC Challenge to 3DX Stacking
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5/17/2016   9 comments
IBM Research–Zurich presents, for the first time, the complete set of details behind the success they claim at reliably storing 3 bits per cell in a 4Mcell (32Mbit equivalent) phase change memory (PCM) array at elevated temperatures and after 1 million endurance cycles.
Time's Up: Keysight to Discontinue Legacy Instruments
Blog  
5/17/2016   3 comments
The classic workhorse 34401A DMM and other test instruments will go out of production on Dec. 1. 2016.
Building Multi-Port USB Type-C Adapters for Power
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5/17/2016   Post a comment
In the a previous blog, we discussed some of the challenges when designing AC/DC adapters for USB Type-C power delivery (PD). In that article, we focused on an adapter with a single Type-C output connector. In this article, we’ll examine the complexities introduced when architecting a multi-port Type-C adapter.
MEMS Broadens Its Horizons
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5/17/2016   Post a comment
The continued steady growth in the MEMS market overall masks wide variation across the industry’s changing sectors, according to speakers presenting at SEMICON West in July.
Have You Lost Your Marbles (and Magnets)?
Max’s Cool Beans  
5/17/2016   15 comments
Created out of marbles and magnets, this Heath Robinson/Rube Goldberg-esque machine will have you exclaiming "No Way!"
IoT Library: Wirelessly Reprogrammable Software-Defined Battery-Less Computers
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
5/17/2016   Post a comment
Mobile phones and similar portable, wearable electronic devices will be first to have this technology but its impact on design will be much wider.
Is the Mid-Range Smartphone a Compromise?
Blog  
5/16/2016   5 comments
What level phone should you buy if mid-range phones now sport premium-level features? A thorough testing and comparison of Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy A9, and Huawei Mate 8 may surprise you.
New Legislation Protects Trade Secrets
Capitol Connection  
5/16/2016   Post a comment
The continued success of our industry and continued American leadership in semiconductor design and manufacturing depends on strong protections for trade secrets and other IP.
Where Are All the TEM-Based Bar Jokes?
Engineering Investigations  
5/16/2016   64 comments
When you come to think about it, it looks like the 'S' (science) portion of STEM-related bar jokes is well-covered, but what about the 'TEM'?
Electronics Flea Market, 2016 Edition
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5/16/2016   38 comments
EE Times' editor Martin Rowe crossed the Charles River to check out the monthly electronics flea market at MIT. Even Thomas Edison was represented this time.
Terrorism & Oil Impact Supply Chain Resilience
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5/16/2016   Post a comment
Threats to resilience top the list of worries—but many organizations find it difficult to plan or measure these threats.
Rick Doherty, Pioneer of Digital Media, Dies
Blog  
5/16/2016   11 comments
The life of Rick Doherty touched every aspect of consumer electronics. As an analyst, he explored and explained the growth of computing, communications and digital media that brought a genuine revolution to the way we live today.
Hands-On Review of Micsig's TO202A Touch-Screen Tablet Oscilloscope
Blog  
5/13/2016   15 comments
The best way to get a true feel for a piece of test equipment is to use it to track down a real-world problem in a real-world design.
Heartwarming & Inspiring Videos of Mars Landings
Max’s Cool Beans  
5/13/2016   2 comments
We can only imagine the feelings of jubilation to be on a team that sends a probe to another planet and to see the first images coming back from outer space.
IoT Becomes Reality at NXP FTF Technology Forum
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5/13/2016   Post a comment
As a whole, FTF has become one of the best conferences for engineers to connect and learn about creating the next wave of innovative IoT solutions.
Friday Quiz: Power Supply Measurements
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5/13/2016   Post a comment
Every electronic device and system needs power, and power needs measurements.
How Do You Know When an Engineer is Cooked?
Engineering Investigations  
5/12/2016   40 comments
How can you tell when an engineer is ready to leave the nest and soar wild and free through the engineering skies?
Digital Payment Services Not Delivering on Promises
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5/11/2016   Post a comment
Digital wallet services haven't matured to the point that you no longer need to worry about conventional credit card-caused identity theft.
Free Tools For Building Multi-Format Documentation
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5/11/2016   2 comments
Using open source tools, it's possible to create a documentation system that can present the same information on large and small displays.
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