Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Blog

What happens when the power goes out

Blog
2/9/2011 07:35 PM EST

 14 comments   post a comment
NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
Sheetal.Pandey
User Rank
Author
re: What happens when the power goes out
Sheetal.Pandey   2/9/2011 10:09:09 PM
NO RATINGS
This seems to be a very known story to me. So many times we had to get ready for a product demo. Believe it or not when "The moment" comes something or the other doesnt work. But yes good that LEDs were working for you. And believe me the VIPs and other big people are not always interested intechnical details.

Duane Benson
User Rank
Author
re: What happens when the power goes out
Duane Benson   2/9/2011 8:47:24 PM
NO RATINGS
First, it's unfortunate that you ended up in a situation where you had to dry-lab the demo, but that does happen often enough. What's interesting is the fact that the audience didn't notice. Perhaps they were all distracted by the power-outage. Perhaps, they really didn't have much knowledge or actual interest in what they were looking at. There's a pretty big lesson on demoing here. If such folks who are paid to write about it, maybe had invested in it, don't even notice a detail like the thing is still on when all the other power is out, then how much of our presentations will they notice? On the other hand, maybe they were just really impressed that you had managed to design in a battery back-up by launch time.

<<   <   Page 2 / 2
More Blogs
We humans are products of the real world, too. Are we analog or digital?
An unprepared company could be devastated with the arrival of quantum computers able to execute Shor's Algorithm and break RSA and ECC crypto.
Here's the second set of questions on oscilloscopes, originally published in Test & Measurement World.
A veteran graphics analyst takes AMD’s first graphics card with stacked memory out for a test drive.
New York's gain is Europe's loss as Austria's AMS grabs headlines with an innovative plan to rent rather than own its next wafer fab.
Most Recent Comments
resistion
 
resistion
 
resistion
 
R_Colin_Johnson
 
David Ashton
 
David Ashton
 
David Ashton
 
David Ashton
 
Ron Neale
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Top Comments of the Week