Micrel MIC826 voltage supervisor Product News 4/18/2013 Post a comment Micrel’s latest microprocessor supervisor improves accuracy of power supply monitoring, reduces solution size up to 70 percent, and cuts current consumption up to 75 percent.
3-phase transformers made rugged Product News 4/18/2013 Post a comment Modular IPI Three-Phase Transformer Series from Innovative Power, Inc., delivers superior power management in a wide range of instruments and controls designed for heavy-duty industrial use.
Geo Semi tackles video analytics News & Analysis 4/18/2013 1 comment Geo Semiconductor combines analytical software with its high-speed video processor chips to solve problems in automotive and consumer electronics.
GapSense unclogs WiFi channels News & Analysis 4/15/2013 2 comments University of Michigan will propose a solution to the problem of interference among an increasing number of WiFi and ZigBee wireless devices at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications.
Huawei, world’s biggest underdog News & Analysis 4/15/2013 10 comments The ascent of Huawei -- from a reseller of commodity PBX equipment in rural China to a global telecom equipment behemoth with $34 billion revenue today -- is a story told and retold in China.
Germanane beats graphene News & Analysis 4/11/2013 10 comments A new form of atomically thin germanium boosts the performance of silicon by 10-times, but without the headaches of alternative materials like graphene.
H-1B rush sparks broader debate News & Analysis 4/10/2013 32 comments U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services division holds computerized lottery to distribute visas in random fashion. IT talent shortage debate continues.
3G cellular router for M2M Product News 4/10/2013 Post a comment The single-box solution provides local M2M network connectivity through its built-in Wi-Fi Hotspot, Ethernet 10/100 and I/0 ports, and connects to the Internet via CDMA and HSPA+ cellular telephone networks.
TSMC's Q1 sales beat forecast News & Analysis 4/10/2013 Post a comment TSMC's March sales took the company over the previously forecast sales for the first quarter of 2013. Smaller rival UMC also enjoyed sales growth year-on-year in Q1.
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.