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Jul 30, 2014

Microcontroller Incorporates Hardware Scheduling and EtherCAT Support

Renesas’ R-IN32M3-EC hardware scheduling and an augmented Ethernet controller make EtherCAT easy and efficient....More
Jul 28, 2014

Is the End Near for CDs, DVDs and MP3 Files?

Most market sources say that digital music from CDs, DVDs, and MP3 downloads are in decline. That does not mean less interest in music....More
Feb 18, 2014

Five companies to look out for at Embedded World 2014

Are you planning on visiting the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany next week? Here are my top five picks of companies to make a beeline for....More
Jul 11, 2013

Passive Components Still See Ink And Innovation

Electronic Design's editor-in-chief, Joe Desposito, notes that ten percent of the Top 101 Components of the past year are passives such as resistors, capacitors and inductors. Why? Because there's still innovation going on in the design of these basic electronic components....More
Jul 31, 2014

Texting Pills and Wireless Contraception

  Methods of medical drug delivery are reaching science fiction levels. For instance, some of today’s pills can text medical professionals to tell them that their patients have taken their medicine. Also, women now can have a wireless chip implanted in them for contraception. Take Two of These and Text Me in the Morning....More
Jul 01, 2014

Who Was This Mho Guy?

The old-fashioned unit, cycles/second, which was helpful in solving equations by dimensional analysis, became the Hertz, which required an extra element in the equation....More

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