April - 2017
- Power Systems Design for Wearables: Life’s No PMIC Q&A with Silego Technology
Considering an approach to power management that could re-invigorate wearables Editorâs note: In late 2016, Silego Technology announced a major expansion of its Configurable Mixed-signal
- What’s Next in Wearable Healthcare Design?
From making it possible to check vital signs to helping shrink development cycles, the advances happening right now in the medical electronics sector are getting noticed. Recently,
- The Autonomous Factory: Inertial Sensors Conquer IoMT Challenges
Key to enabling the gains that automating industrial machinery can give us is the identification of the appropriate sensing technologiesâto enhance the contextual knowledge of the
- IoT Design Needs New Components…Why Existing Embedded System Architectures Aren’t Good Enough
As connected embedded systems take care of increased data processing at the node, semiconductor memories must meet IoT performance and power demands. When PC manufacturers were the
- Car-to-Cloud: Level 5 Autonomy Depends on 5G
Car, cloud, and connectivity are what it takes to advance past Level 4 autonomous driving. Level 5 requires pervasive, low latency, high-bandwidth wireless connectivity. Is a fully
March - 2017
- Chip and System Reliability Experts Assemble
The annual International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS) expands system reliability coverage to complement traditional microelectronics focus.
- Long Haul Harmony Q&A with Mahbubul Alam, Movimento
Editorâs note: Â Yes, some of us love our cars, but however passionate we are about them they donât figure as largely in our lives as a truck does for a professional long-haul truck
- Technology Convergence Enables Industrial IoT Solutions
Ever since Thomas Edison flipped the switch to power the first electric light, the pace of electronic innovation has never let up. With the invention of the transistor and then the
- Intel’s 10nm Enigma
Iâve been looking back at the talk given by Mark Bohr and Zane Ball (Building Winning Products with IntelÂ® Advanced Technologies and Custom Foundry Platforms) at the Intel Developer
- How Modular Fog Servers Advance Industry 4.0
The future of Industry 4.0 systems across all sectors lies in the combination of fog server and real-time technology. Robots, machines and manufacturing systems that are integrated
- How Ethernet Will Get to 400Gbps
The IEEE 802.3bs standard for 400Gbps is on track to be ratified and released late this year. Part of the secret is PAM4, a clever encoding method that instantly doubles throughput. Ethernet
- Why is Chip Design for IOT so Hard?
Internet-of-Things (IOT) designers face a different set of challenges from their traditional ASIC and SOC brethren. Will the market be ready?
February - 2017
- Smart Thinking
Smart meters are well-established, but companies are still finding ways to improve communications and smart energy management. The two-way communications and data systems of smart
- The New Driver for Semiconductor Tech
By Pete Singer, Editor-in-Chief Over the past 40 years, the electronics industry has gone through three distinct stage or âwavesâ of evolution. Last year, in a Solid State Technology
- Industrial Assets Often Outlive Connectivity Technology—What Are You Going to do About it?
Neither wireless nor wired connectivity options are immune to the march of time, but IoT developers can adopt strategies for prolonging asset life. Editorâs Note: In February MultiTech
- Recent Tech Consolidation
The motives behind the latest semiconductor company mergers and acquisitions vary. Consolidation in the semiconductor industry is picking up speed. Some say itâs happening because
- Security in the Cloud
Microchip Collaborates with Amazon Web Services to Facilitate Mutually Authenticated IoT Connections with Cloud Servers Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) is fraught with
- Ransomware and the IoT: Q&A with Brett Kelsey, VP and CTO for the Americas, Intel Security Group
Can we overcome our tendency to put function and availability ahead of security? At the close of last year, which the December 2016 Â McAfee Threats Report suggested might be dubbed
- HD Mobile Video Surveillance: Surpassing Network Limitations
Intel-based network appliances offer power densities that can help unburden your core networking infrastructure. Many companies are just now starting to upgrade their video surveillance
January - 2017
- Can Autonomous Vehicles Absolve Human Responsibility?
In our rush to embrace the latest technology and take advantage of whatever benefits it offersâgreater convenience, higher efficiency, improved reliability, lower cost, etc.âwe
- Industrial Strength IoT
The immediacy of edge and fog computing brings connected devices closer to the data sources. Capitalizing on this proximity, WinSystems has incorporated the Intel Atom E3900 series
- Make Chips Do More and Last Longer with Embedded FPGA
Data centers want programmable chips so they can upgrade the data centerâs ability during the life of the center without touching the hardware
- Quo Vadis SPI?
How I3C is replacing SPI and the benefitsâincluding cost and energy savingsâwe can expect. The MIPI I3C interface is poised to replace the venerable serial peripheral interface
- Watching Industries Grow Up in a Hurry: Q&A with LDRA
Following the examples of aerospace and defense, the industrial, automotive and medical markets are strengthening safety- and security-critical software development for embedded systems. Editorâs
- Turning Cars into Mobile Devices: MIPI
MIPI Specifications Help in the Transformation Everyone remembers their first car â how you could go where you wanted to go, moving faster and going longer distances â you were
- SLC NAND: Secrets Exposed
Why SLC NAND endurance has altered and what this change means for high reliability embedded storage going forward. Single Level Cell (SLC) NAND flash is no longer the stuff of headlines.
- Roots of Trust for Edge-Based Solutions: Q&A with Avnet
What goes into offering a secure foundation for connected devices? Editorâs Note: In November Avnet, Inc. released an add-on module, the Infineon TPM V1.2 Peripheral Module, and
- MEMS and ASIC Design: How the Gap Can Narrow
As the MEMS ecosystem matures, what role will foundries play in its success? The occasion of the 2016 MEMS Executive Congress made for a good opportunity to meet with Dr. Stephen
December - 2016
- How 25 Gigabit Ethernet Makes Networks Faster and Smarter
Until recently, ten Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) was the standard server and Top-of-Rack (ToR) switch speed in high-performance data centers. However, in the last few years a number of factors
- Towards Securing Medical IoT
The case for adopting SRAM PUF for medical and other devices Personal medical information is definitely something we want kept private. Perhaps no other information besides