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.


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).
Windows 10 Security Targets Modern Devices
The newest security features in Windows 10 target modern devices with capabilities like secure boot. It builds on these features, implementing pre- and post-breach services.
Redfish Might Manage IoT Devices
Distributed Management Task Force's Redfish API can handle more than just data center management chores. It could be used for IoT device management.
Q&A: Firefox’s Kev Needham on Extension Signing
Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Firefox’s Add-ons Product Manager Kev Needham about signing of extensions for Firefox.
Ubuntu Core 16 Enables Snappy IoT
Ubuntu Core 16 targets embedded applications such as the Internet of Things with its compact, modular architecture.
RISC-V (Five) Is Alive!
RISC-V (RISC five) is a compact, open-source, instruction-set architecture (ISA) that is ideal for embedded applications.
2016’s Embedded Technology Highlights 1
Check out some of the year’s most interesting technologies and products, including the flood of IoT development options and improvements in storage technology.
FRAM Delivers Unified Memory for 16-bit Microcontroller
Texas Instruments’ latest MSP430 microcontrollers utilize FRAM for code and data. The unified memory approach simplifies development.
Ultrasonics Brings Haptics to Augmented and Virtual Reality 3
Ultrahaptics uses an array of ultrasonic speakers to deliver haptics at a distance for augmented and virtual reality feedback.
Putting Augmented Reality to Work
Scope AR has turned augmented reality into a practical tool using conventional devices like tablets, as well as augmented reality glasses.
Embedded Graphics Adapters Drive Multiple 4K Displays
AMD's latest embedded Radeon boards and modules target everything from medical imaging to digital signage.
Generate Qualifiable and Tunable Code Using Model-Based Tools
Adacore’s QGen generates qualifiable and tuneable MISRA C or SPARK code based on Mathworks Simulink and Stateflow models.
Cortex-M23 and M33 Incorporate Latest TrustZone Features
ARM’s latest Cortex-M platforms using the ARMv8-M architecture are out. They include the Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 families.
Easing Design of Heterogeneous Clusters
Imagination Technologies' new 64-bit I6400 Warrior core will be finding a home in compact SoCs to very large, heterogeneous clusters.
Hiking the Wireless Wilderness
Q&A: Exploring Millimeter Waves for New Devices Interview with Neil Bullock, Lattice Read Now
Medical IoT
How Will the Internet of Medical Things Change Healthcare? By Mark Patrick Read Now
Latest Products
Electronic Design’s Products of the Week By Electronic Design Staff New Products Read Now
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