2020-05-11 - Brian Dipert

Why the Raspberry Pi 4 should catch your eye

If you’re basing your next system design on the Arm architecture, the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s various boards are an intriguing…

2019-05-13 - Keith Sabine, Product Manager, Pulsic

Analog Layout Automation

There has been vast progress in digital layout automation, which has made it possible to develop complex digital ICs quickly.…

2017-09-14 - Rick Merritt, EE Times

TSMC Updates its Silicon Menu

TSMC added process and packaging variants to its broad foundry portfolio, but one analyst said some updated results were below…

2017-08-10 - Martin Brown

How to build your own oscilloscope probe

To view fast transitions, an oscilloscope with at least 1GHz bandwidth is needed. Unfortunately, most commercially available voltage and current…

2017-08-10 - Martin Brown

Noise considerations for DIY oscilloscope probes

Within self-designed 50Ω probes, the effects of transmission lines on measurements need to be considered because every connection creates impedance…

2017-08-10 - Yoelit Hiebert

How to ensure a robust LED lighting design

Robustness testing has recently been embraced by the LED lighting community, as the realisation takes hold that LED-based lighting products…

2017-08-07 - Xenoma

E-skin shirt allows camera-free motion tracking

The shirt eases AR/VR content creation with its 14 strain sensors and the Hub, which has a 6-axis accelerometer and…

2017-08-03 - Mark Stansberry

Music to the ears: Basics of pedal effect

Fundamental to the reproduction of era-specific and musician-specific music is the technology contained in pedal effect gadgets. Here's how you…

2017-08-03 - Mark Stansberry

Music to the ears: Pedal effect design

Musicians favour pedal effect circuits created with specific types of components or with a specific circuit design because of how…

2017-08-03 - Mark Stansberry

Music to the ears: Effect simulation, emulation

Audio simulation and emulation with LTspice and a simple digital audio system, such as Windows Multimedia Player, gives you a…