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  • Med-Tech Innovation

    Med-Tech Innovation


    NHS medtech costs will face increased scrutiny
    Published. July 17, 2018

    Oli Hudson, of the Wilmington Healthcare consulting team, explains how NHS procurement transformation will impact on the medtech industry....


  • TI E2E Community

    TI E2E Community


    Blog Post: Capture, imagine, create: Enabling highly-accurate desktop 3D printing and portable 3D scanning with new DLP Pico chipsets
    Published. July 10, 2018

    The desire to differentiate is fundamentally human and is constantly on the rise. Personalization is becoming more and more important in our lives. Texas Instruments DLP® technology is continuously innovating in responding to these demands. We get excited when we get that cup of coffee with our name personalized on it. People pay premium to have their names imprinted on the clothing that they wear. Now, imagine a ring that you wear with your name imprinted on it. Better yet, imagine a ring that...


  • Engineer Zone

    Engineer Zone


    Safety Matters: A Sampling of Functional Safety Standards
    Published. February 27, 2018

    In my last Blog, I promised a discussion on the various functional safety standards. As someone once said about standards, the great thing about standards is “that there are so many to choose from”. IEC 61508 is what is referred to as an A level or basic standard. It is meant to be non-application specific and to be a general standard. From it are derived sector specific standards such as ISO 26262 for automotive or IEC 62061 for machinery. These sector specific standards are referred...


  • Med-Tech Innovation

    Med-Tech Innovation


    Can device testing keep up with real world evidence?
    Published. July 12, 2018

    But Venetia Dickinson, Medical Device Usability asks if product testers can keep up with real world evidence?...


  • Research Matters

    Research Matters


    Researchers propose an efficient way to treat patients during disasters using technology
    Published. July 12, 2018

    Puneeth NBengaluru Jul 12, (Research Matters): Photo : Vignesh Kamath / Research Matters When a disaster strikes, every moment that is saved could help save a few precious lives. Now, a recent study by researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has proposed a mechanism in which faster, cheaper and personalised response could be provided to the victims during disasters with the use of Wireless...


  • Rick Lyons's DSP Blog

    Rick Lyons's DSP Blog


    Off Topic: Refraction in a Varying Medium
    Published. July 11, 2018

    Introduction This article is another digression from a better understanding of the DFT. In fact, it is a digression from DSP altogether. However, since many of the readers here are Electrical Engineers and other folks who are very scientifically minded, I hope this article is of interest. A differential vector equation is derived for the trajectory of a point particle in a field of......


  • Jason Sachs' Embedded

    Jason Sachs' Embedded


    Lessons Learned from Embedded Code Reviews (Including Some Surprises)
    Published. August 16, 2015

    My software team recently finished a round of code reviews for some of our motor controller code. I learned a lot from the experience, most notably why you would want to have code reviews in the first place. My background is originally from the medical device industry. In the United States, software in medical devices gets a lot of scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, and for good......


  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog


    UVM-ML- Managers’ Freedom of Choice
    Published. June 28, 2018

    Freedom of choice is a term we hear a lot, especially in the last 10 years. It is defined in wikipedia as “an individual's opportunity and autonomy to perform an action selected from at least two available options…”. Is having many choices always a good thing? Well, usually it is- who would not want to live in a world where s/he has options and can make choices? However, there are also downsides to having multiple options. In the TED lecture, The paradox of choice , Barry Schwartz discusses...


  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog


    Siemens Acquires Austemper Design Systems
    Published. June 22, 2018

    Breakthrough IC Functional Safety Technology Strengthens Mentor Product Offerings In today’s complex automotive, industrial, medical and aerospace systems, functional safety and high reliability are mandatory in order to comply with safety standards like ISO 26262.  Integrated Circuits in these applications require three types of functional safety verification for (1) systemic faults, (2) malicious faults and […]...


  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft


    Microsoft veteran Chris Jones leaves for customer data startup Amperity
    Published. June 5, 2018

    Chris Jones, the director of Microsoft's HealthCare NExT incubator has left the company after 26 years in various posts across the company....


  • Open Source Initiative blogs

    Open Source Initiative blogs


    "Anyone and Everyone," Leslie Hawthorn Reflects on 20 Years of Open Source.
    Published. January 25, 2018

    I believe there are two big challenge currently facing open source communities: cultivating empathy and sustaining maintainers.The Open Source Software Movement and the Open Source Initiative will celebrate our 20th anniversary in 2018. As part of that celebration, we're asking open source luminaries to reflect on the past twenty years—the milestones, success, controversies, and even failures—to capture and understand our shared history, and the impact of the open source movement on not only...


  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog


    How Do We Protect Power Grids from Getting Hacked?
    Published. July 12, 2017

    Months after the Mirai Virus and WannaCry cyber attacks, another series of massive ransomware attacks shook companies across the globe, including a state power company in Ukraine. The impact of the NotPetya virus was devastating, locking down multinational corporations and disrupting critical services to healthcare patients. Earlier this month, it was reported that hackers are targeting US nuclear facilities....


  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows Embedded Blog


    Windows Embedded Keynote at SMART TECHnology World
    Published. March 26, 2012

    On Friday 23rd March 2012 Kevin Dallas, General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business at Microsoft delivered a keynote presentation at SMART TECHnology World, during the keynote Kevin is joined by Michael Allison, IT Administrator of Hillcrest Medical Center, Tom Romano, CIO of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Jim Buczkowski, a Technical Fellow at Ford to......


  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog


    FPGA or DSP Processor - Parameters to Make the Right Choice
    Published. December 28, 2011

    Introduction Digital Signal Processing (DSP) has a huge global market that is growing fast day by day with rapidly evolving sophisticated modern electronics applications like 3G wireless, voice over internet protocol (VoIP), multimedia systems, radar and satellite systems, medical systems, image-processing applications and consumer electronics. These sophisticated DSP applications pose many......


  • Robin Bornoff's Blog

    Robin Bornoff's Blog


    Happy Lunar New Year! – FloEFD Investigates Sky Lantern Aerodynamics
    Published. February 8, 2016

    Happy Chinese new year, wishing you all prosperity, luck, health and fortune in this, the year of the Monkey! Also a great excuse to use FloEFD to study the aerodynamics of a sky lantern. Sky lanterns have been around for about 2300 years. Pioneered in the East, introduced to the West, in battle, by the […]...


  • John Day

    John Day


    What You Wear and What You Drive
    Published. January 15, 2016

    Ford Looks at Linking Health Data to Driver-Assist Technology Ford says that more consumers are wearing wearable devices like smart watches, glasses and fitness trackers. It also suggests that the connection between what you wear and what you drive is getting stronger. So Ford is opening an Automotive Wearables Experience lab at its Research and […]...


  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog Podcast

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog Podcast


    EEVblog #822 – World’s Worst Tablet Computer Teardown
    Published. November 24, 2015

    WARNING: You cannot un-see the dodginess inside this Esinomed Infoview Medical Tablet Computer! Forum HERE From the previous Mailbag video HERE...


  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech


    AMD Targets Embedded Graphics
    Published. September 29, 2015

    As the PC market flounders, AMD continues focus on embedded, this time with three (3) new GPU families. The widescreen LCD digital sign at my doctor’s office tells me today’s date, that it’s flu season, and that various health maintenance … Continue reading →...


  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog


    ‘This sensor will self-destruct in the next five (hundred thousand) seconds’
    Published. June 26, 2015

    Research by Professor John Rogers' group at the University of Illinois is leading to biodegradable electronics, for both defense and medical applications....


  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog


    Intel sees plenty of innovation left in PCs
    Published. April 14, 2015

    ?Intel's latest results should provide some clues to the health of the PC market. Lately the signs haven't been good. But at the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, Intel insisted there's still plenty of life left in the PC....


  • CFD doesn’t mean Color For Directors

    CFD doesn’t mean Color For Directors


    A Day at the Zoo
    Published. October 7, 2014

    Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is pretty serious business. Every day it’s used in a wide range of industries around the world to optimize products for some very practical purposes. Cars? Check! Planes? Check. Medical devices, consumer electronics and power generation? Check, check and check.  But sometimes you come across things that make you giggle. And […]...


  • Joel on Software

    Joel on Software


    Trello, Inc.
    Published. July 24, 2014

    Hello? is this thing on? I’m not sure if I even know how to operate this “blog” device any more. It’s been a year since my last post. I’m retired from blogging, remember? Want to hear something funny? The only way I can post blog posts is by remote-desktopping into a carefully preserved Windows 7 machine which we keep in a server closet running a bizarrely messed-up old copy of CityDesk which I somehow hacked together and which only runs on that particular machine. The shame! I do...


  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source


    Will a shot of Android be enough to save BlackBerry?
    Published. November 19, 2013

    BlackBerry is a sick company. Will a dose of Android apps give it a shot at health?...


  • Kiran Bulusu’s Blog

    Kiran Bulusu’s Blog


    Designing Hospital IT Infrastructure For Promoting Patient Centered Care
    Published. August 27, 2013

    This is a re-post of discussion I had on Quora.com .  You can read it here by clicking this link When designing an IT system for Hospitals, you would have to consider many factors like 1. Who are main users of the systems 2. What are the legal requirements 3. What are regulatory requirements (img […]Related Posts:Want to transform healthcare..Engage the patient firstTangible and Intangible benefits of CRM and Measuring the…How do you launch a hardware startup?Semiconductor value chain…Its...


  • GROG: Green Tech Blog

    GROG: Green Tech Blog


    Electronic Medical Records and Personal Health Records
    Published. March 27, 2013

    With the ever expanding Internet opening possibilities across various forms of business, we find ourselves in an age where information is readily available at our fingertips. Databases have been built regarding driving records, real estate, education, and more to provide a more efficient and less time consuming practice of data entry. Electronic medical records are […]...


  • Branden Williams' Security Coverage Blog

    Branden Williams' Security Coverage Blog


    Links from 2013-01-15 through 2013-01-21
    Published. January 22, 2013

    Links from 2013-01-15 through 2013-01-21: 1 “terrific employee” + 1 thumb drive + 6,000 lost medical records = fired! | Naked Security – Whoops! Why is this still happening? Medical group fined $140K for tossing patients’ health records into public dump | Naked Security – Even the trash can can be a breach. Possibly Related [...]...





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