March - 2017
- What Caught My Eye at Embedded World 2017
This yearâs show starred innovations in automotive, automation, the IoT via carrier boards, and more. More automation was displayed at Via Technologies, for transportation, home
- Powering the IoT
The smart energy sector is but one of several where the IoT calls for designers to balance performance, energy consumption, and cost competitiveness. The Internet of Things (IoT)âhow
- Innovation in Cellular Communications: Making Smart Meters Even Smarter
Hereâs what is helping the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) realize power efficiency, bandwidth and latency benefits. Smart metering aims to reduce energy consumption and
- 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?
- Control, Drive, Sense: High-Power Density SiC and GaN Power Conversion Applications
New power switch technologies are key to success with the next generation of motor control, solar inverters, energy storage and electric vehicles. Just as importantâthe ability to
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
- 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
- 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
- Advanced Power Monitoring
High-Side Versus Low-Side Current Sensing As energy efficiency and safety have become major concerns for designers of todayâs electronics, the need to closely monitor currents
- 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
- 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
- Formal-Based Verification for Safety-Critical Aeronautical Devices
Although the aeronautical electronics sector lacks the competitive pressure of its fast-paced cousin, the rapidly growing automotive semiconductor market, the aero sector is evolving
- 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
- How Can the Smart Home Save Money?
A smart meterâs mission may have less to do with empowering homeowners to save costs and more to do with energy deliveryâbut it doesnât have to be that way. Many utilities
November - 2016
- Microchip will Continue to Provide a “Whole Solution” Approach Post Atmel Acquisition
Customers can continue to design Microchip in with confidence. Microchip Technology Inc. has completed many acquisitions over the years, expanding our product portfolio and growing
October - 2016
- Energy Harvesting Reaps Rewards for Sensor Networks
Wireless sensors are being used in commercial and domestic buildings, vehicles and industrial settings, although some are also finding themselves deployed in nature to monitor wildlife.
- Extension Media Launches Machine Learning Developers Conference 2017
New event co-located with the IoT Developers Conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center in April SAN FRANCISCO, CA October 6, 2016 â Extension Media announced today
September - 2016
- No Holds Barred for Industrial Sensing
Europe currently leads the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market, but North America is not slacking when it comes to collecting and analyzing data for use in manufacturing, transportation,
- Mixed-Signal Platform Extends Charging
Mixed-signal platforms such as Silego's GreenPAK simplifies the design of an extended battery charger with minimal external components.
- Intrusion Detection for the IIoT: How Do We Detect Threats on the Factory Floor?
The critical first step to building a secure Industrial IoT. The Industrial IoT (IIoT) provides manufacturers in all industries with greater connectivity that in turn generates
August - 2016
- Why Heterogeneous PLC/Wireless Networks?
And why the requirements of mobile and smart energy arenât so far apart as you may think. Smart metering gets âreally interestingâ for CEO of fabless semiconductor firm Semitech
July - 2016
- Leveraging Linux for Energy Smarts: Q&A with Steve Raschke, CEO CANDI Controls
How smart energy innovations can leapfrog the IoT standards wars to slash costs and carbon. CANDI Controls, Inc. offers smart building connectivity solutions. Intel featured CANDI
- Open Standards to Open up the IoT
As the IoT expands, the need to remotely manage devices on a variety of networks - to provide reliable smart homes, offices, smart metering and medical devices - requires a common set
May - 2016
- Challenges to Implementing the Internet of Things for Industrial Applications
Building industrial IoT systems is getting easier as both hardware and software building blocks come together to provide robust performance and security. The Internet of things (IoT)
April - 2016
- Taking Digital Signage Outside the Usual Cooling Schemes to Save Costs
Compressor-less cooling can increase energy efficiency as well as saving upfront hardware costs. When EECatalog spoke with Mike Bruno, vice president and general manager, Electronics
- IoT: Powering Small Devices
Are the power solutions the IoT needs arriving quickly enough? The massive game-changing potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices has been limited by a lack of
- Intel at 50
A recap and preview of Intelâs best contributions to the embedded industry. Founded in 1968 as âIntelcoâ by a couple of Fairchild refugeesâRobert Noyce and Gordon MooreâIntelÂ®
- LTE and TETRA: Winner Take All?
Will TETRA become obsolete as we see LTE gain foothold in mission critical networks? Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) was designed as a dedicated network to meet the needs of public
March - 2016
- Q&A: Meeting the Smart Grid's Need for Speed
Why the performance associated with dedicated hardware is key to meeting energy infrastructure needs. Editorâs note: As the smart grid evolves, FPGAs have a particular role to
- Simplifying Power Management for MCU-Based IoT Nodes
More IoT apps, more battery-powered connected sensors and actuators. And more than time for siliconâs advanced power management features to be matched by a software layer that makes