October - 2014
- Smart Microcontrollers in Multi-Sensor Field Transmitter Solutions
Integrated solutions ease the challenge of bringing together sensors and transmitters.
- Cortus IP connects the third wave of computational devices
Two 32bit processor IPs have been released by Cortus, the company’s second generation of processor IP that takes a minimalist approach to the ‘third wave’ of applications. Caroline Hayes spoke to Roddy Urqhart, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Cortus.
- Integrated MEMS Is Powering the Internet of Moving Things
Connected and not tied to one place? Then we’re talking the Internet of Moving Things and this sector of the IoT is only going to get hotter, spurring MEMS and sensor innovation in
August - 2014
- 3D Optical Shape Sensing for Medical Applications
An FPGA-based fiber optic sensing instrument can be key to accurately determining the shape of complex paths like those of human arteries as well as for applications spanning industrial, automotive, aeronautics—indeed any field where a precision watch on real time changes is demanded.
- RF Connectivity Eases Up on Power Not Security
Sensor networks for consumer and industrial applications can benefit from low-power RF technologies combined with hardware encryption for safeguarding data.
July - 2014
- Color Sensing Improves Look and Feel of Smart Products
New generations of RGB sensors enable more advanced and attractive user interfaces that span consumer, mobile, automotive and industrial applications. The development of the market
June - 2014
- GPGPU-based HPEC Solves Toughest Mil/Aero ISR Problems
GPGPU computing in deployed HPEC systems brings mobile supercomputing to the battlefield in small packages.
- Wireless Sensor Contextual Computing
Wireless sensor packs reduce the compute complexity of a local IoT network by processing the information closer to where it is most useful.
May - 2014
- Sensors Are a Primary Source for Big Data
New IoT applications—from medical to smart energy to animal husbandry— drive the need for more layered intelligence to address security and privacy concerns, and to manage stunning
- Microcontroller and Connectivity Options for Smart Home and IoT Devices
IoT end nodes and gateways that offer the best combination of energy-efficiency, performance, cost effectiveness and appealing features—regardless of MCU bit size—will be in the
April - 2014
- Advanced Process Nodes Transform MCU Market
Integrated peripherals and sensor capabilities in today’s MCUs support new applications in wearable and ultra-mobile designs. To get a sense of where innovation is occurring
- MEMS Marries Diversification and Innovation with Manufacturing
Initiated by Apple’s launch of the iPhone, the subsequent explosive growth of the smartphone market has provided the MEMS industry with one of its biggest opportunities to supply
March - 2014
- The Engaging User Experience & the Natural User Interface
In interactive digital signage, natural user interface (NUI) interactions provide a much more engaging user experience.
February - 2014
- M2M Promises Growth for Embedded, Wireless, Sensors, and More
The machine-to-machine (M2M) phenomenon is accelerating and is coming to just about any connected technology near you. Chris Ciufo, Senior Editor Similar to many
December - 2013
- FPGAs Enable a New Class of Always-on Applications
New ultra-low-power FPGAs provide system designers the flexibility to create completely customizable low-power sensor-management solutions to bring new classes of applications to life.
November - 2013
- For Cars, the Future is Here
From in-vehicle infotainment systems and advanced driver-assistance systems (and the standards that support them) to the self-driving car, embedded automotive systems never looked so cool.
October - 2013
- Next-Generation Semiconductor Technologies Enable Smart Sensors for Mobile Products
Advanced technologies help smart sensors achieve the sensing, signal conditioning and control functions required for their efficient integration into mobile devices.
- From MEMS to COMs: New Technologies Help Shrink Medical Devices
Experts address new technologies that are helping drive the advent of wearable, portable medical devices.
July - 2013
- Driver Assistance Systems with the Power of FPGAs
In recent years, the automotive industry has made remarkable advances in driver assistance (DA) systems that truly enrich the driving experience and provide drivers with new forms of information about the roadway around them. This article looks at how FPGAs can be leveraged to quickly bring new driver assistance innovations to market.
June - 2013
- The Rise of the Ultra-Miniature Magnetic Reed Switch
A HARM switch is ideal for demanding applications in battery-powered medical devices. The widely used magnetic reed switch has been around for over 70 years, since it was invented
- Smart Grid and Telecom: Models for Trends in Networks
When we talk about the smart grid, we often focus on its enormous potential to become a self-healing electricity grid that will reduce energy consumption and transform our energy infrastructure. How was such a revolutionary technology designed and created? What was its impetus?
- Driver Assistance Systems with the Power of FPGAs
In recent years, the automotive industry has made remarkable advances in driver assistance (DA) systems that truly enrich the driving experience and provide drivers with new forms of information about the roadway around them.
- Smartphones Dial Up New RF Processes
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- Non-contact ECG measurement using EPIC Sensors
Measuring electrocardiogram (ECG) signals without skin contact is possible using novel Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensors.
- The Next Big Thing: Gesture in Wearable Technologies
Smartphones have dramatically changed the way consumers interact with technology. What kind of new application will impact our daily life this year?
May - 2013
- More MEMS Integration: Into Sensors, Systems, and Humans
Humans will touch, move and interact with MEMS as part of the exploding Internet of Things.
- MEMS Get Smarter, Making Developers’ Jobs Tougher
Fueled by new technologies, sensors have become ubiquitous, providing better user interface experiences and more natural interaction with devices.
March - 2013
- Automotive Communication Protocols: Preparing for the Future
Changing automotive networking protocols results in increased bandwidth on LIN and CAN networks.
- MEMS, MCUs and Tradeoffs for Sensor Fusion
An explosion in the use of inertial MEMS and sensors in consumer and industrial applications begs the question: Where is the best place to process and interpret data from those sensors?
- The Heartbeat Behind Portable Medical Devices
Ultra-low-power, mixed-signal MCUs help developers deliver medical devices to a market that demands the very best in performance and affordability in the smallest form factors.