IEDM: I've got an app for that Blog 11/30/2011 2 comments Anyone that has attended a big technical conference, such as the International Electron Devices Meeting, which opens on Monday Dec. 5, in Washington DC, knows that selecting which papers to attend can be a difficult process.
If it’s not an iPad, is Vanity Fair? Blog 11/28/2011 25 comments Most people in the electronics industry today are aware of the revolutionary job they’ve done in developing technology that has changed forever the way we live. But are they ready to take full responsibility for it?
Interference-cost tradeoffs and cheating Blog 11/13/2011 13 comments I’ve been following the excellent series on EMC by the gurus at Kimmel-Gerke Associates. Every engineer should have their materials close to hand when designing any kind of electronic equipment.
Travel Nightmares: You Solja? Blog 11/7/2011 1 comment Business travel can have it perks but at the same time we see our share of troubles. They always seemed to be the stories that attraction most attention at the water cooler…
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. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.