Faster FFT, young listeners and MP3s & LPs Audio DesignLine Blog 1/25/2012 Post a comment Some recent audio-related items that caught my eye include a Fast(er) Fourier Transform, a new study on the 'iPod generation' and MP3 sound, a poll on younger listeners and LPs, and a 'circuit' diagram that's reminiscent of some DIY audiophile designs.
Slideshow: MEMS conquering sports News & Analysis 1/21/2012 6 comments MEMS are revolutionizing sports, health and fitness by making possible scores of new products that help athletes analyze and improve performance.
Allegro Microsystems A1357 sensor IC Product News 1/19/2012 1 comment Allegro MicroSystems has introduced a customer programmable linear hall-effect sensor IC that features a pulse width modulated two-wire output and supports a temp range from 40°C to 150°C.
ST offers dual-function MEMS gyroscope Product News 1/6/2012 1 comment STMicroelectronics NV has introduced the L3G4IS MEMS gyroscope with two output paths; one optimized for user-interface functions and the other for image stabilization in cameras.
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.