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05/25/15 By Alan Grau, Icon Labs On a daily basis, I have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of companies and people involved in embedded device development and cybersecurity for...0
05/19/15 If “software wants to be free”, hardware engineers also want “free” choice to select...0
05/18/15 “Insidious” is one of those words that seems to punch above its weight. One that a novelist...0
05/15/15 In our vehicles, on our wrists and smartphones and in the Internet-connected devices encountered...0
05/14/15 As vehicles become more connected, both with in-car networks and with communications to the...0
04/29/15 AMD is announcing several design wins per week as second-gen APUs show promise. Continue reading →...0
04/28/15 The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform the way we interact with each other and our devices...0
04/17/15 There is no shortage of difficulties to overcome when developing a wearable optical heart rate...0
New PIL P53 Steel Head ultrasonic sensor for use in demanding medical, food processing and other industrial applications 05/27/15
STMicroelectronics and Paradox Engineering Present Smart City Technologies at TECHNO-FRONTIER 2015 05/20/15
PIL LAUNCHES P43 LONG RANGE ULTRASONIC SENSORS – UP TO 6000 MILLIMETERS, INDUSTRY’S GREATEST RANGE 05/15/15
Infineon 3D Magnetic Sensor with High Accuracy Reduces Power Consumption in Consumer and Industrial Applications 05/12/15
By Alan Grau, Icon Labs On a daily basis, I have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of companies...
While the main manufacturing flows are still focusing on optical lithography, eBeam and EUV are still...
The DSPBridge project allows open-source developers to use the OMAP processor’s on-chip DSP with...
Blog Post: Simplifying your multi-rail power application with one device / (TI E2E Community)
Shortening time to market is a key requirement for any wearable or Internet of Things (IoT) design, such as smart watches, data loggers, sensors, home gateways and more. Many designers are looking for the simplest and quickest way to implement these systems. The challenge seems simple, but is it? Most basic systems contain...
Announcing Mobile Future Forward 2015 / (Always On Real)
Dear friends, The next 10 years will generate almost 1000 Trillion dollars in global GDP, which is 60% more than the last 10 years. What will be significant is how the “Connected Intelligence” built using networks, sensors, and software is going to transform every industry, every nation. At Mobile Future Forward (now...
Microsoft is discontinuing manufacturing Kinect for Windows sensors and, instead, advising developers and customers to use those for built for Xbox One....
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Do you need some sort of circuit between your sensor and an analog-to-digital converter? Before you make any connections, get the electrical specifications for the analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and for the sensor or sensors in your system. The explanation in this white paper will help you understand what you need and why you need it.
How often should your equipment make measurements? This question often arises when people draft plans to automatically measure a physical quantity such as temperature, pressure, acidity, liquid level, and so on. You can approach this problem in several ways, from an educated guess to a mathematical analysis of your system. The examples in this white paper use temperature measurements because people measure temperature more than any other physical characteristic.
In most applications, linearity in analog measurements is more important than absolute precision. Ideally, in an A/D converter the digital value ramps smoothly as the input increases across its entire range. The deviation from ideal operation is a function of each ADC’s particular architecture and is expressed as differential nonlinearity (DNL). Find out how DNL is determined and the effect it has on making accurate measurements in this white paper.
Today, the ability to track the orientation or position of a device is a common feature in many portable and wearable products. Computing the orientation is a non-trivial task that