William Wong

Technical Editor , Penton Media

Bill Wong covers Digital, Embedded, Systems and Software topics at Electronic Design. He writes a number of columns, including Lab Bench and alt.embedded, plus Bill's Workbench hands-on column. Bill is a Georgia Tech alumni with a B.S in Electrical Engineering and a master's degree in computer science for Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

He has written a dozen books and was the first Director of PC Labs at PC Magazine. He has worked in the computer and publication industry for almost 40 years and has been with Electronic Design since 2000. He helps run the Mercer Science and Engineering Fair in Mercer County, NJ.

Posts by William Wong

in alt.embedded Apr 21, 2014

A Tale Of Two Camera Kits

Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a look at Avnet’s Finboard and the Pixy Cam camera development platforms....More
in alt.embedded Apr 16, 2014

Traveling With Portable Secure Storage

Technology Editor Bill Wong trades in his FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validate secure USB drive for a smaller version....More
in alt.embedded Apr 11, 2014

IoT Gateways And Triple Core Micros At FTF 2014

Not surprisingly, Freescale had a lot to show off at their 2014 Freescale Technology Forum including a triple core micro and an IoT gateway running....More
in alt.embedded Apr 04, 2014

Java 8 Arrives

Java 8 is into the wild and it brings along a number of new and useful features like lambda expressions and the streams API....More
in alt.embedded Mar 31, 2014

Today’s PCB Design Tools Improve

Anyone who has worked on a system design lately knows that creating a printed-circuit board (PCB) is no longer simple. Find out how Mentor Graphics....More
in alt.embedded Mar 19, 2014

ARMing Ada

Technology Editor Bill Wong targets Texas Instrument's BeagleBone Black using AdaCore's GNAT Programming Studio and Ada 2012....More
in alt.embedded Mar 14, 2014

Science Fair Rules

Technology Editor Bill Wong helps run the Mercer Science and Engineering Fair and there are rules....More
in alt.embedded Mar 03, 2014

Hard-Core FGPA Provides A Flexible Development Target

Xilinx’s Zynq-7000 runs Linux and is finding a home in all sort of platforms from National Instruments cRIO-9068 to NASA....More
in alt.embedded Feb 21, 2014

Pompeii, History And A Dream

Director Paul W.S. Anderson gives us Pompeii, a story and a history lesson....More
in alt.embedded Feb 13, 2014

Preparing For Future Obsolescence

From a designer’s perspective, what’s worse than having to deal with quality assurance? Answer: planning for sustainability....More

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