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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.
Controller enables real-time monitoring, process control through web browsers, mobile devices
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3/28/2013   Post a comment
Lantronix has launched xSenso controller, an industrial analog I/O server for process control and automation markets.
Analog and digital MEMS microphone design considerations
Design How-To  
3/27/2013   3 comments
This article examines the differences and design considerations to consider when integrating analog and digital MEMS microphones into a system design.
What to consider when selecting medical device interconnects
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3/27/2013   Post a comment
Connecting healthcare professionals and patients remotely means selecting the right interconnects for the job. Biocompatibilty, durability, and reliability are key.
Smallest MEMS mic supports hearing aid apps, offers low EIN and power saving benefits
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3/27/2013   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. has introduced a high performance MEMS microphone developed specifically for hearing aid applications.
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.
Creating solutions for health through technology innovation
Design How-To  
3/20/2013   4 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
Design How-To  
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.
'Nose in clothes' sensor for wearable electronics detects illness and fatigue
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3/19/2013   Post a comment
Feeling kinda low? Soon your clothes will know. A UK nanotech company works with London College of Fashion to develop a wearable sensor that detects illness and fatigue.
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.
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.
Making cities smarter
Blog  
3/8/2013   3 comments
Shifting sands: Sensors, people and wireless technologies are going to make cities very interesting places.
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
Design How-To  
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.
Toshiba recognition processor helps drivers
Design How-To  
3/5/2013   3 comments
Visconti 3 is the latest in Toshiba's series of image recognition processors aimed specifically at automotive applications.
8 Hacks to Watch at Design West's Black Hat Summit
News & Analysis  
3/5/2013   3 comments
You can learn to hack into someone’s car or smartphone, build an underwater vehicle or tele-presence robot among the interesting DIY projects at Design West 2013.


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