Opinion: What do you mean the iPad isn't the answer? Blog 3/30/2010 6 comments I have no personal bias for or against the Apple iPad, which will start shipping soon. What I do object to is the breathless hype visited on this product before hardly anyone has actually used it at all, and more importantly, used it for a while.
Self-centric design it's all about you Blog 3/24/2010 Post a comment Call it self-centered design, but obviating the requirement for engineers to go outside of their productive sphere to gather crucial design information delivers strong dividends throughout the design process.
Worker strife dogs tech firms in France Blog 3/5/2010 Post a comment France has seen different forms of social discontent in the past week: Two bossnappings at Siemens Lyon, the occupation of premises at ST-Ericsson Caen and a letter to the press at Wipro-NewLogic Sophia Antipolis.
Atom, Tabula, Samsung lead weekly story ranking Blog 3/5/2010 Post a comment Here are the top five online stories for the week beginning Sunday, Feb. 28, as ranked by EE Times readers, up to and including Friday, March 5. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Save the DATE! Blog 3/4/2010 Post a comment The German city of Dresden will be hosting the Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE), from March 8 to 12, 2010.
This breaks with a tradition that saw the conference alternate between Munich and Nice for several years.
CeBIT trip report II: Cardboard audio, USB, 3-D Blog 3/3/2010 Post a comment As someone who has had the opportunity to visit CeBIT a number of times in the past 10 years, it occurred to me that it might be interesting for those who have not, to also cover some of the things about this venue and the show that perhaps do not make the news.
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.