2020-05-27 - Antoine Dubois, Erik Santiago

Safely controlling an EV traction inverter

Safety is the prime concern when designing electric vehicle (EV) inverters and their control systems. This article discusses the requirements…

2020-05-26 - Susan Nordyk

Microcontroller lineup is safety-ready

Microchip’s AVR DA family of microcontrollers is recommended for safety-critical applications in both industrial and automotive products.

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…

2020-01-15 - Glenn Weinreb

Get grants to develop technology to reduce CO2 emissions

Nonprofit organization Manhattan 2 offers engineers $5k to develop free and open technology to help mitigate climate change.

2019-12-16 - Brian Dipert

Hackintosh: Evaluating graphics disparities

Considering graphics options for the Hackintosh project requires a comparison of power consumption, price, performance, and feuds with Apple.

2019-12-10 - Brian Dipert

Mini PCs: processing power and storage capacity in a tiny form factor

How much processing power and storage capacity can be cost-effectively squeezed into a tiny form factor while still adequately addressing…

2019-12-04 - Meny Gantz

PCB factories embrace AI

AI is poised to dramatically change PCB production processes, opening up a world of new possibilities.

2019-11-13 - Martin Rowe

Students design IoT system for farmers

MIT undergraduates took their berrySmart device to the finals of the Keysight IoT Innovation Challenge. Here's how they developed the…

2019-10-21 - Brian Dipert

Hackintosh: Experimenting with unreliable memory

Peak transfer rate isn't the only critical spec when it comes to selecting and implementing DRAMs in a system design.

2019-10-15 - John Fogarty

Aspects of machine learning on the edge

Making machine learning work within the resource-constrained environment of an embedded device can become a quagmire. This article will focus…