Audio subjectivist vs. objectivist debate Audio DesignLine Blog 5/25/2011 4 comments The audio subjectivist vs. objectivist debate has flared up once again, this time triggered by a critical hardcore engineering-based review of a popular DIY audiophile headhone amp.
Audio test & measurement seminar in UK (June 2-3) News & Analysis 5/25/2011 Post a comment A two-day audio test and measurement training seminar held by Prism Sound and its UK distribution partner, TTi distribution, will introduce engineers to the practical and theoretical aspects of accurately measuring audio for a wide variety of applications.
DESIGN TIP: The Tortoise and the Hare Test & Measurement Designline Blogs 5/25/2011 2 comments Your primo product has a problem—a bad problem. You know you have an all-hands-on-deck situation, but how do you reach a solution as quickly as possible?
Payload efficiency: MOST and Ethernet square off Design How-To 5/16/2011 Post a comment This article discusses the payload efficiency of MOST and Ethernet and the derived influence on the network architecture of vehicles with high bandwidth needs. Furthermore, ideas for coexistence of these competing technologies are described.
DESIGN TIP: The glass should be not quite full Test & Measurement Designline Blogs 5/12/2011 Post a comment Let’s say you’re developing a new product and getting it to market quickly is your highest priority. What’s the best approach to help your team reach its product introduction goal as fast as possible?
MOST150 optimizes data bus efficiency Design How-To 5/9/2011 Post a comment The MOST150 infotainment bus system is about to take the place of earlier MOST systems. With its high bandwidth which can be utilized up to nearly 100%, MOST150 is a viable platform for advanced next-gen infotainment systems. Daimler already has gathered experience with the new bus.
Crystek rolls 2850 to 2950MHz VCO Product News 5/4/2011 Post a comment Voltage controlled oscillator operates from 2850 to 2950MHz Crystek's CVCO55CC-2850-2950 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 2850 to 2950 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 to 4.7V.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times