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.


Lower-Power, Cost-Optimized Flash FPGAs Can Handle 40 Gbit/s Ethernet Chores
Microsemi’s PolarFire targets mid-range, high-performance, lower-power applications.
What’s the Difference Between NRZ, NRZI, and Manchester Encoding? 2
NRZ, NRZI, and Manchester are popular serial encoding mechanisms. Find out how they differ from each other.
What’s the Difference Between Windows 10 IoT Versions? 3
Microsoft has integrated its Windows 10 IoT offerings. Find out where each version fits.
What’s the Difference Between Blockchains, Cryptocurrency, Audit Trails, and Databases?
Find out that blockchains, cryptocurrency, audit trails, and databases have in common and what’s different and why they are important to embedded developers.
There’s More Than One Way to Skin an Oscilloscope 5
Oscilloscopes are one of the primary electronic diagnostic tools. They started out as CRTs, but have morphed into a range of solutions—many of which look nothing like the original.
Molex’s BiPass QSFP+
Cabling System Aims to Handle Future 112 Gbit/s PAM-4 Interfaces
Molex’s Slimstack BiPass cable system eases high-speed design of network switches.
Q&A: Why Should Engineers Care About Augmented Reality?
Technology editor Bill Wong talked to Scott Montgomerie, co-founder and CTO of Scope AR, about the benefits of augmented reality and the company’s WorkLink creation tool.
COM Express Modules Handle 10 G Ethernet
The latest computer-on-module (COM) technology includes platforms that are pushing 10 Gbit/s Ethernet.
Optical Goes Small and Rugged
Reflex Photonics’ LightABLE series delivers up to a dozen 10-Gbit/s transmit and receive optical channels that are used in a range of rugged boards.
Speaking of Orders: Who’s Winning?
Products that integrated with Amazon’s Echo, Google’s Home, and others were out in force at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.
Fanless Mini PC Stick Handles USB 3.0 Peripherals 4
Azulle’s Access Plus fanless mini PC stick handles USB 3.0 peripherals like high-speed external disk drives.
Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Audio Improvements
Check out some of the new audio technology from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.
Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Transportation Technologies
Self-driving cars were the rage at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, but there were many more transportation technologies on display as well.
Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Display Technologies
The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show was host to many of the latest display technologies, but we found a few that most people overlooked.
Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Consumer Drones
Technology Editor Bill Wong saw quite a bit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are some of the drones he came across.
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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