2021-02-03 - Bill Schweber

What do absolute maximum ratings mean to you?

Absolute maximum ratings — AMR — brings significant issues, questions, and considerations especially for power devices...

2021-01-22 - Bill Schweber

Beware of innumeracy in technical information, engineering numbers

Using computers and spreadsheets, it’s easy to project a sense of precision that simply isn’t there, leading to a false…

2020-12-17 - Colin Walls

Harnessing emergent opportunities and challenges for medical embedded applications

Demand for medical care and, hence, for all the equipment that enables the care to be delivered, has been rising…

2020-11-24 - Steffen Allert

Selecting storage for your industrial application

When considering a flash storage media that should satisfy the rigorous demands of an industrial environment, engineers may want to…

2020-11-12 - Sylvia Lu

5G roll-out: a marathon not a sprint

Although the transformative nature of 5G makes it a potentially disruptive technology, it is clear from the early stages of…

2020-10-28 - Ludovic Rembert

Making agriculture sustainable with AI and IoT

The integration of AI and the IoT with conventional farming practices provide an opportunity to bring agriculture into the digital…

2020-09-25 - Bill Schweber

Spade lugs and screw terminals eliminate wiring rat’s nest

Completely redoing wiring with old-fashioned, low-tech connectors may sometimes be the smartest decision...

2020-09-21 - Nitin Dahad

RISC-V speaks on options after Nvidia-Arm news

As the embedded industry digests the implications of the proposed acquisition of Arm by Nvidia, RISC-V International, the organization supporting…

2020-09-11 - Andrew Grant

Why the IoT is more than smart fridges and thermostats

The IoT is everywhere, particularly in our homes from voice assistants and smart bulbs to thermostats that learn user preferences...

2020-07-16 - Bill Schweber

“Wideband” still elusive in electronic noses

There have been many innovations in electronic “noses,” but none can come close to the broad spectral-sensing range of the…