If you've hung around EE Times for more than a few microseconds, you know that my colleague Max Maxfield writes incessantly about bacon. But, do you really want ...
MADISON, Wis. — ON Semiconductor doesn’t usually come off as a powerhouse in image sensor technology, largely because the $2.8 billion company has a ...
I remember having a phone conversation a couple of years ago with my friend Joe Farr while he was on a train on his way back from work on a Friday afternoon in ...
MADISON, Wis. — There's no end in sight for the consumer's insatiable appetite for bandwidth. That demand continues to stress transmission networks and ...
DALLAS — Freescale Semiconductor has rolled out the triple-core ARM-based MAC57D5xx microcontroller family, built to bring sharper graphics and higher-end ...
The ampere is a special case in the physics of electricity: Though it is a very basic dimension, and, like volt and ohm, it is one of the central ...
BEIJING — Let's be blunt: Not many serious players in the electronics industry today are sanguine about the survival chances for MIPS processors in a ...
Freescale Semiconductor has added a new family of low-cost ARM Cortex M4 floating-point microcontrollers as low at $0.80 in volume.
BEIJING — I don't need to advocate for the power of open-source software and hardware communities. Hereabouts, I'm preaching to the choir.
Digital Core Design has announced a new version of its DF6808 eight-bit MCU IP core, which is binary compatible with the industry-standard Motorola 68HC08.
The power requirements of high-end FPGAs are becoming more and more complex, with increasing numbers of power rails, tighter tolerances, complex power-up ...
As I've mentioned before, I believe that we are poised on the brink of a brave new world in which sensors, the systems that process data from the sensors, and ...
In the last decade, test and measurement devices have been getting significantly smaller and more intelligent. Devices that used to take up a large portion of a ...
At 8-years old, Andrew "Bunnie" Huang appreciated the fact that his Apple II came with schematics and source code because it allowed him to figure out how it worked.
The Martian: A Delightful Exploration of Math, Mars & Feces
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To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.
Surprise TOQ Teardown at EELive!
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This year, for EELive! I had a little surprise that I was quite eager to share. Qualcomm had given us a TOQ smart watch in order to award someone a prize. We were given complete freedom to ...
Join The Balancing Act With April's Caption Contest
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Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.
Frankenstein's Fix: The Winners Announced!
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The Frankenstein's Fix contest for the Tektronix Scope has finally officially come to an end. We had an incredibly amusing live chat earlier today to announce the winners. However, we ...