William Wong

Technology Editor

Bill is a technology editor for Electronic Design focusing on embedded,software, and systems. Check out his blog, AltEmbedded. If you are submitting press releases please include pricing information and links to hi res (300dpi) images when appropriate or it goes to the bottom of the pile.


Gallery: Checking Out Augmented and Virtual Reality
Technology Editor Bill Wong saw quite a bit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are some of the augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies he came across.
ZigBee DotDot Dashes to Unify Connectivity Stacks
The ZigBee Alliance and The Thread Group are behind the new DotDot protocol stack that unifies the upper-level protocols being used in a number of Internet of Things devices.
Q&A: S2’s Impact on Z-Wave and IoT Security
Z-Wave Alliance Executive Director Mitchell Klein discusses the S2 framework and what it means for the future of Z-Wave devices and beyond.
Checking USB Power Delivery with a Low-Cost Protocol Analyzer 6
Cypress Semiconductor’s CY4500 EZ-PD Protocol Analyzer handles USB 3 data and power protocols.
Piezo Disks Deliver Vertical Haptic Feedback 2
TDK uses piezo electric disks to deliver vertical haptic feedback efficiently and compactly.
Tiny Bluetooth Module Ideal for Wearable IoT Applications
TAIYO YUDEN’s latest Bluetooth module is so small, more than half a dozen would fit on a dime.
Car Technology Drives CES 2017 1
From self-driving cars to vehicle-to-X (V2X) connectivity, automotive technology is big at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.
USB 3 Hub Handles Production Chores
Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a hands-on look at Acroname’s programmable USB 3 hub that is designed for production work.
Q&A: What’s New in the Wireless Audio Market?
Technology Editor Bill Wong and Marvell Semiconductor's Jawad Haider, Senior Marketing Manager, discuss some of the latest wireless audio trends and advances.
Simulation Helps Virtual Construction Company Deliver on Time
Dassault Systèmes’ Catia, which provides sophisticated simulation support as well as process-management and tracking support, helped CadMakers in the building of the largest all-wood skyscraper.
AI Helps AMD’s Ryzen Take on Intel
AMD’s Ryzen processor incorporates a wide range of improvements, including artificial intelligence for its branch prediction.
Enterprise Flash Storage Hits 8 Tbytes
Micron Technology’s 5100 enterprise solid state drive (SSD) includes its FlexPro tunable architecture.
These Trends Will Shape Embedded Technology in 2017 2
Despite its ups and downs, IoT still headlines the embedded arena, with AI and augmented/virtual reality making greater inroads in this rather turbulent market.
First Open-Source RISC-V Chip Arrives
A RISC-V chip is now available in the form of SiFive’s Freedom E310. It can be found on the HiFive1 Arduino-compatible board.
Crypto Essentials
Encryption is critical to network computer communication, secure storage, and a host of other security aspects to computing, including the Internet of Things (IoT).
Understanding the AirPods' Rise
Q&A: What’s New in the Wireless Audio Market? Interview with Jawad Haider, Marvell Semiconductor Read Now
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Fusing Sensors
TDK Swears by Sensor Fusion in $1.3 Billion Deal for InvenSenseBy James Morra New Products Read Now
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