Pure-Play Foundries Need the Leading Edge Blog 9/18/2013 4 comments There's a lesson to be learned from a market for 28nm and lower-geometry wafers from pure-play foundries that is set to triple in 2013 while the rest of the market shrinks, according to market research.
Oscilloscope Mistakes, Part 2 Blog 9/16/2013 3 comments Avoiding common pitfalls will get you better data with minimum effort. Steve Sandler takes a look at four common scope mistakes and shows how to avoid them. This part looks at problems with probes.
TI Unveils Inductance-to-Digital Converter Blog 9/16/2013 3 comments It's not often that a new technology category is created, but TI has pulled it off by announcing the industry's first inductive-to-digital converter. The possibilities for its use are wide open.
Oscilloscope Mistakes, Part 1 Blog 9/12/2013 4 comments Avoiding these common pitfalls will get you better data with minimum effort. Steve Sandler takes a look at four common scope mistakes and gives details on how to avoid them. This particular mistake focuses on bandwidth and sample rates.
Dialog's CEO Lays Ambitious Plans Blog 9/12/2013 Post a comment From domestic lighting control to wireless charging, CEO Jalal Bagherli sees nothing but opportunity for Dialog Semiconductor, one of Europe's leading fabless chip companies.
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.