ISM Bands Limit Opportunity Blog 10/23/2015 1 comment The rise of narrowband networks for the Internet of Things is poised for a fall, according to a senior software developer for cellular systems.
IBM Opens the Door for Carbon Film NV Memory Blog 10/23/2015 Post a comment This latest work may well have solved the problems that have so far inhibited the development of carbon-based memory and opened the door to the possible use of oxygenated amorphous carbon for non-volatile memory applications.
IoT Changes Hardware Companies into Software Companies Blog 10/22/2015 Post a comment Billions of new internet-connected devices will come online within the next few years. While these devices can call home with information and get updated in the field, what’s most interesting about the rise of the Internet of Things is the new business models it enables.
Maximizing Efficiency In Flyback Power Supplies Blog 10/20/2015 Post a comment Energy-conservation programs such as Energy Star are pushing power-supply designers to search for techniques that improve efficiency. Reducing output rectifier losses and losses due to leakage are can get engineers closer to that elusive 90% efficiency level.
Hearing Aids and Batteries: A Challenge Beyond Words and Music Blog 10/20/2015 Post a comment Some products, such as the latest smartphones, get lots of attention and have a lot of glamour associated with them. Yet there are large groups of products which are extremely beneficial to specific audiences and require a diverse and multidisciplinary set of engineering and production skills, but are often unrecognized in the hot-buzz world of media and product coverage.
Apple Gives a Foundry Lesson Blog 10/16/2015 10 comments The rush to analyze Apple products has led to distorted conclusions from some who fail to appreciate the nuances of semiconductor technology, says one analyst.
Will Cars Get On The 48 V Bus? Blog 10/15/2015 15 comments Increasing electrical demands in cars are straining the 12 Volt supply. Going to a higher voltage such a 42 V is a possible solution but also brings a new set of technical and logistics problems.
IoT Spectrum on WRC-15 Agenda Blog 10/14/2015 Post a comment Identifying new 700 MHz spectrum bands for the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communications is one of the agenda items at the upcoming WRC-15 event.
NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
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