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.



Krishna Mallampati Compares PCI Express Versus Ethernet Costs
Ethernet is the quinessential networking technology but PCI Express has significant advantages in many circumstances. Krishna Mallampati, Senior Marketing Director, for PLX Technology talks to Technology Editor Bill Wong about the costs and advantages.
Conductive Bridging RAM
CBRAM technology is universally adaptable as the underlying memory for a broad range of applications—from medical devices and appliances to wearables and smartphones.
Mark Walters Talks About The Z-Wave Alliance
Z-Wave and Zigbee are two popular, low power, wireless protocols for embedded systems. Z-Wave has done especially well in home automation but it can be used for many other applications as well.
RTI Q&A on Building the DDS Security Standard
This technical Q&A with the CTO of RTI discusses the DDS Security standard for the Industrial Internet of Things.
Bill Wong's Lab Bench - Parrot AR.Drone 2.0
Take a look under the hood of Parrot's amazing AR.Drone 2.0 with Electronic Design Technology Editor Bill Wong. The AR.Drone uses a distributed microcontroller system to handle motors, flight control and a 720p video camera, all of which can be controlled by a smartphone or tablet.
What's The Difference Between POSIX ACLs and SELinux
Linux has a number access control methods. Find out what the difference is between Discretionary Access Control, Access Control List and Mandatory Access Control.
C++14 Adds Embedded Features 2
The C++14 standard is finally set. We take a look at some of the new features that might be useful to embedded programmers.
Bjarne Stroustrup Talks About C++14
Bjarne Stroustrup talks about C++ before his Q&A at the Google+ C++ Community. We had a chance to ask a few questions first.
Jason Long Talks About The MPG Extracurricular Embedded Systems Program
The MPG program has been providing the missing link between academics and industry for over 13 years at the Schulich School of Engineering in Calgary, Canada.
SoC Can Handle Multiple Industrial Networks
Texas Instrument's Sitara AM437x includes four Programmable Real-Time Unit Industrial Communication Subsystems that can handle protocols like EtherCAT and PROFINET.
Memory Channel Flash Storage Provides Fast RAM Mirroring
Diablo Technologies latest DDR4 Memory Channel Storage flash DIMMs will support NanoCommit, a fast RAM mirroring technology.
Electromechanical Medical Marvels
Recent electromechanical breakthroughs are helping the injured to walk and eat. They also are giving workers tools that allow them to do more. The same technology is being employed in all of these areas, although what is being accomplished is often different.
Processor Independent Embedded Platform Supports Modular Development 4
E3 Embedded Systems is taking its Processor Independent Embedded Platform (PIEP) to Kickstarter to see if the embedded community can take advantage of a modular prototyping system.
PCI Express Mixes Flash And DRAM For New Addition To Storage Hierarchy
PMC’s Flashtec PMC drives add another high speed layer to the storage hierarchy. It combines DRAM and flash onto to a PCI Express adapter.
George Romanski of Verocel Explains DO-178C Certification for Airborne Equipment
A proven process developed and refined over years of practical certification/verification experience provides test coverage and analysis compliance for DO-178B/C.
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