Satellites support drones in commercial airspace News & Analysis 5/31/2013 2 comments European defense and research companies have successfully demonstrated satellite control of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in commercial, non-segregated airspace, opening up wider use of such drones.
MOST Forum sketches 5-Gbps future News & Analysis 5/28/2013 Post a comment At the recent MOST Forum in Germany, experts discussed the presence and future of the MOST data bus used in automotive environments against the background of the AVB/Ethernet camp seemingly having gained ground recently.
Intel invests in Irish R&D News & Analysis 5/28/2013 10 comments Intel is investing $1.5 million in the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork to help collaboration in R&D in photonics, microsystems and nanoelectronics.
Global FDSOI ecosystem rising News & Analysis 5/24/2013 6 comments So far, STMicroelectronics has been identified as the only company tilting at the FDSOI windmill. That perception, and a lonely market landscape, are about to change.
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.