A Sensor for All Seasons Blog 10/31/2013 23 comments Ultrasonic range sensors, infrared reflectance sensors temperature and humidity sensors, accelerometers, magnetometers, gyroscopes -- you name it, and Max Maxfield's robot will sense it.
Why Toyota’s Oklahoma Case Is Different Blog 10/25/2013 37 comments If you are an engineer or a Toyota vehicle owner, you owe it yourself to remain open-minded and read the followup story we just posted on www.eetimes.com, Toyota Case: Single Bit Flip That Killed.
Court Finds Against Samsung in Leukemia Death Blog 10/23/2013 3 comments It seems that a Samsung-commissioned health study denied a scientific link to leukemia cases in their factory workers -- but cited “trade secrets” as a reason not to release data supporting their findings.
Nice Circuit, Ugly Schematic Blog 10/21/2013 33 comments The wiring schematic is a standard part of a design’s "reveal." When it is done with the right engineering esthetic, it reflects well on the design and the designer.
Probing the PICAXE, Part 1 Blog 10/18/2013 14 comments Although the PICAXE has limitations from the viewpoint of professional applications, PICAXE platforms are pretty much ideal for the kind of stuff David gets up to in his workshop.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.