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posted in March 2013
Wireless sensor network challenges and solutions
Design How-To  
3/29/2013   1 comment
Multichannel time-synchronized mesh networks based on 802.15.4 radios address many of the challenges involved in building flexible, reliable, low-power wireless sensor networks.
How M2M, small data will revolutionize the car industry
Design How-To  
3/25/2013   1 comment
Vodafone explains the potential applications for M2M and the opportunities its adoption presents to automotive software and hardware engineers.
Slideshow: Kickstarter Pebble Watch Teardown
Design How-To  
3/22/2013   11 comments
IFixit dissection reveals compact, low-power package with white e-paper and Bluetooth 4.
Development board provides eGaN driver to speed designs of high frequency switching power conversion systems
Product News  
3/21/2013   Post a comment
Efficient Power Conversion Corp. has introduced the EPC9010 development board to make it easier for engineers to start designing with a 100 V enhancement-mode gallium nitride field effect transistor.
Creating solutions for health through technology innovation
Design How-To  
3/20/2013   2 comments
The medical industry has a huge potential as a market for technology. TI shows how some of its technologies are serving the industry.
Automotive HMI: More than just a machine interface
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3/19/2013   Post a comment
Multimedia and 3D graphics are gaining ground in vehicles. Not only in the infotainment sector, but also in the human-machine interfaces. To stay competitive, the automotive industry requires modular, scalable system solutions that must be taken into account as early as the semiconductor specification stage.
Automotive Ethernet: Evolution in the fast lane
Design How-To  
3/18/2013   4 comments
NXP engineers discuss new network topologies and components and describe an evolutionary path of Ethernet into automotive applications.
Improve RF harmonic measurements with a PXI digitizer
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3/15/2013   Post a comment
For RF test and production engineers who need to make optimized and repeatable high-speed harmonic measurements, Aeroflex describes how to improve harmonic measurements using a 13 GHz PXI-based RF digitizer.
Toshiba prototypes wearable vital signs sensor module
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3/13/2013   Post a comment
Toshiba has developed a wearable sensor module designed to collect and transmit a variety of biological information over Bluetooth.
Testing HDMI and MHL interfaces
Design How-To  
3/8/2013   1 comment
The author describes a set up for testing video transmitted by HDMI and mobile high-definition links for applications in cellular networks.
Slideshow: Y Combinator hackathon's prize-winning designs
News & Analysis  
3/8/2013   24 comments
An Internet Toaster, two pair of faux Google glasses and two novel electronic gloves emerged from a hackathon organized by Upverter and hosted by Y Combinator.
U.S. remote cardiac monitoring market climbing
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3/6/2013   Post a comment
The U.S. market for remote cardiac monitoring devices and services is expected to reach $867 million in 2016, up 27 percent from $686 million in 2011, according to market research firm InMedica, a division of IHS iSuppli.
Car infotainment systems need multi-output power ICs
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3/5/2013   Post a comment
Engineers from Linear Technology outline the need for a multi-output IC that can provide a small solution footprint with a configurable number of moderately powered rails.


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