Micron plans moves into LED, solar, says report News & Analysis 5/21/2009 2 comments Micron Technology Inc. (Boise, Idaho), best known as a struggling DRAM manufacturer, is seeking funds to help it move into LED manufacture and is considering solar panel work, according to an article at the IdahoStatesman.com website.
Cutting Back Energy in the Data Dungeon Design How-To 5/4/2009 Post a comment While consumers and corporations alike may be getting 'greener', the biggest energy offenders may lurk in the unnoticed regions of the enterprise: the data center. Amounting to 40 percent of a data center's total cost (including operation and equipment), the opportunities and payoff for reducing the power consumption here is substantial. Take a look to see how these solutions are spurring an industry.
IEEE kicks off smart grid effort in June News & Analysis 5/4/2009 Post a comment The IEEE 2030 group will kick off an effort to define standards for a smart electric grid in a meeting hosted at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. on June 3-5, gathering computer, communications and power engineers to draft a design guide tand collaborating with a parallel effort at NIST
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.