William Wong

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.

 

Articles
Delivering 3D Video for Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications
Why put a single camera on a servo when a half dozen with a compute engine provide a better result?
Q&A: Addressing the Video Interface Divide
Subra Chandramouli discusses how Lattice’s CrossLink bridges provide a flexible solution for bridging the interface disconnects between image inputs/outputs and applications processors for virtual reality, wearable devices, cameras, etc.
PCI Express Is Handling More than Just Peripherals
PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3 is the mainstay for microprocessors. It scales by adding more lanes typically in an x1, x2, x4, x8, and x16...
What's the Difference Between SD and UHS-II Memory Cards?
UHS-II brings higher speeds to the venerable SD and MicroSD form factors.
Marvell’s IAP Family Gets a New Addition
Marvell’s IoT Application Processor (IAP) family gets a new addition, the IAP220. Its integrated sensor hub extends battery life by allowing the host to sleep while sensor information is read and analyzed.
3D NAND Flash Powers SSD and NVMe Drives
Micron’s latest crop of 3D NAND flash memory products deliver up to 2 Tbytes of low power storage.
Q&A: A Deeper Look at Marvell’s MoChi Technology
In this Q&A, Dr. John Shin discusses how Marvell’s LEGO-inspired Modular CHIp (MoChi) technology will change the SoC industry.
Q&A: Analytics-Driven Embedded Systems
Electronic Design’s Bill Wong talked to Paul Pilotte of MathWorks about driving embedded systems with analytics to further streamline data processing.
54 Core SoC Targets Public and Private Cloud Servers
Cavium’s ThunderX2 SoC brings up to 54 Arm Cortex-A cores to public and private cloud server platforms. It more than doubles the performance of its predecessor.
IoT—the Industrial Way
What is Industrial IoT? Find out how it differs from the consumer IoT applications and why it is important to industrial applications.
BlueBox Demo’d on 3D-Printed Car
NXP’s BlueBox is an automotive platform designed to handle ADAS and self-driving car applications.
NVMe Bids to Win the Storage Wars
What’s trending in storage? Changes in form factors and interfaces seem to have put the spotlight on NVMe.
Automated Tools Augment Programmer Efficiency
Style checkers and static analysis tools are ways to improve code quality. We examine some of the alternatives in this space.
Gallery: Unmanned Vehicles from XPonential 2016 3
XPonential 2016 hosted plenty of UAVs and other unmanned platforms and technologies
Processor Technology Puts Faith in Core Value
Vendors continue to grace us with new processors, but do they add any new technology or is it just repackaging? Find out about these latest enhancements and why they matter.
Commentaries and Blogs
Guest Blogs
Apr 8, 2016
Commentary

Confabbing on the Fabless Fad 1

High capital and maintenance costs, and EDA advances along with abstractions to deal with chip complexity, have been leading contributors to the fabless migration....More
Mar 2, 2016
Article

Home or Very Small Office Electronic Circuit Prototypes, Part 4 11

Part 4 focuses on testing for a reflow oven and build of a mixed SMT/through-hole board....More
Jan 4, 2016
blog

Building Home or Very Small Office Electronic Circuit Prototypes, Part 3 21

Part 3 delves into critical equipment for testing today's electronics, and provides updates on circuit-board designs from Part 1....More

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