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.


Checking Out the PSoC 4 S-Series Kit
Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a look at Cypress Semiconductor's CY8CKit-041-40XX Pioneer Kit based on the PSoC 4 with BLE support.
Encrypted SSDs Take Aim at Industrial IoT Applications 1
Virtium’s latest crop of solid state disks (SSD) target industrial applications that require secure storage. Self-encrypting drives (SEDs) offer one means of doing this.
Mining Chipworks for Data Gold
Chipworks opens its archive of teardowns for big data analytics with a new service called Inside Technology.
What’s the Difference Between Containers and Virtual Machines?
Containers and virtual machines are two ways to deploy multiple, isolated services on a single platform. So how do they differ?
Find Out What to Wear at Wearables TechCon
Technology Editor Bill Wong is headed to Wearables TechCon, where he will be hosting a pair of panels on IoT hardware and software.
Q&A: PAM4 Single Lambda Addresses Today’s Ethernet Challenges
Electronic Design talks to AppliedMicro about the world’s first 100G PAM4 single-wavelength solution for 100G and 400G Ethernet.
11 Myths about OpenCL
OpenCL is a computational framework designed to take advantage of multicore platforms. Unsurprisingly, there are a few myths surrounding it.
A Deeper Look at Deep-Learning Frameworks
Deep learning is one aspect of artificial intelligence gaining ground thanks to multicore hardware such as GPGPUs, with tools and frameworks also providing more accessibility to the technology.
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 1
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.
Technology Myths
11 Myths About EMI/EMC By Ed Nakauchi Read Now
How to Choose the Best Microcontroller By Lou Frenzel Read Now
Latest News
Analog Devices Buys Linear Technology in $14.8 Billion Deal By James Morra Another Collision in the Chip Industry Read Now
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