Electronic Design http://electronicdesign.com/rss.xml en Why You Should Care About Oscilloscope Trigger System Basics http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/why-you-should-care-about-oscilloscope-trigger-system-basics <div class="node-body article-body">This article pulls back the curtain a bit on the trigger system, one of the most commonly used but least-understood subsystems in real-time oscilloscopes.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/why-you-should-care-about-oscilloscope-trigger-system-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/why-you-should-care-about-oscilloscope-trigger-system-basics#comments Engineering Essentials Oscilloscopes Test & Measurement Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:13:00 +0000 881051 at http://electronicdesign.com Comparing Power-Supply Architectures for a 12-bit ADC http://electronicdesign.com/analog/comparing-power-supply-architectures-12-bit-adc <div class="node-body article-body">The dc-dc-only architecture typically outperforms other architectures in ADC designs, except for those that require absolute lowest cost.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/comparing-power-supply-architectures-12-bit-adc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/comparing-power-supply-architectures-12-bit-adc#comments ADC Analog dc/dc converters Power Texas Instruments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:50:00 +0000 880841 at http://electronicdesign.com 4 Layers of Automotive Security http://electronicdesign.com/automotive/4-layers-automotive-security <div class="node-body article-body">The 4-layer security framework provides a holistic approach to secure the complete vehicle architecture, built on deep automotive applications know-how on vehicle networking, infotainment, body control, and powertrain.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/automotive/4-layers-automotive-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/automotive/4-layers-automotive-security#comments Automotive Microcontrollers NXP Semiconductors Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:51:00 +0000 880821 at http://electronicdesign.com Reinforced Isolation Passes the Test http://electronicdesign.com/analog/reinforced-isolation-passes-test <div class="node-body article-body">Stringent reinforced-isolation testing programs bring two levels of safety, using a single component, to devices such as those in TI's AMC130x family.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/reinforced-isolation-passes-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/reinforced-isolation-passes-test#comments Analog circuit protection Power Test & Measurement Texas Instruments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000 879411 at http://electronicdesign.com More Storage Changes Are Coming http://electronicdesign.com/blog/more-storage-changes-are-coming <div class="node-body blog-body">The Flash Memory Summit continues to be the place where the latest storage technology is announced. This year is no different with a host of new approaches...</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/more-storage-changes-are-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/more-storage-changes-are-coming#comments Mobile Memory alt.embedded Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:11:00 +0000 880651 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Managing Background Noise for Speech-Recognition Systems http://electronicdesign.com/iot/qa-managing-background-noise-speech-recognition-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Cypher CEO John Walker discusses the problems, solutions, and myths surrounding automated speech recognition.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/qa-managing-background-noise-speech-recognition-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/qa-managing-background-noise-speech-recognition-systems#comments IoT Interviews Mobile Dev Tools Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:10:00 +0000 880591 at http://electronicdesign.com Google Rolls Out New Version of Android Operating System http://electronicdesign.com/systems/google-rolls-out-new-version-android-operating-system <div class="node-body article-body">Google is ready to send out the latest version of its Android operating system, called Nougat, to Nexus devices.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/systems/google-rolls-out-new-version-android-operating-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/systems/google-rolls-out-new-version-android-operating-system#comments Hot Topics Mobile Displays Embedded Systems Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:00 +0000 880561 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jgoge123/" title="Go to Josué Goge's photostream">Josu&eacute; Goge</a>, Flickr).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> BLE v4.2: Creating Faster, More Secure, Power-Efficient Designs—Part 1 http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ble-v42-creating-faster-more-secure-power-efficient-designs-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Bluetooth 4.2's new features increase data bandwidth, reduce power consumption, and enhance privacy and security. Part 1 of this ongoing series details their impact on system performance.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ble-v42-creating-faster-more-secure-power-efficient-designs-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ble-v42-creating-faster-more-secure-power-efficient-designs-part-1#comments IoT Mobile Communications Engineering Essentials Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:27:00 +0000 880421 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (8/21-8/27) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-821-827 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you're looking for re-timers or step-down regulators, Electronic Design has you covered. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-821-827" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-821-827#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 880381 at http://electronicdesign.com Plenty of Platform Choices for Embedded Designers http://electronicdesign.com/boards/plenty-platform-choices-embedded-designers <div class="field-deck"> Developers have a wide range of choices when it comes to industrial single-board computers. We examine many of the options available. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Developers have a wide range of choices when it comes to industrial single-board computers. We examine many of the options available.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/plenty-platform-choices-embedded-designers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/plenty-platform-choices-embedded-designers#comments Defense Boards modules Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:29:00 +0000 880341 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between a DSO and DPO? http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-dso-and-dpo <div class="node-body article-body">A digital phosphor oscilloscope is also a digital storage oscilloscope, and the same can be true in reverse. So what exactly separates the two? </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-dso-and-dpo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-dso-and-dpo#comments What’s The Difference Between… Oscilloscopes Test & Measurement Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:13:00 +0000 880201 at http://electronicdesign.com Forget this Self-Driving Car Nonsense http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forget-self-driving-car-nonsense <div class="node-body blog-body">Autonomous cars may be on the way, but Lou Frenzel is having none of it.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forget-self-driving-car-nonsense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forget-self-driving-car-nonsense#comments Automotive IoT Electromechanical Communiqué Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:25:00 +0000 880181 at http://electronicdesign.com Velodyne Funding Highlights Lidar’s Role in Driverless Cars http://electronicdesign.com/iot/velodyne-funding-highlights-lidar-s-role-driverless-cars <div class="node-body article-body">Ford and China's search engine Baidu invested $150 million in lidar company Velodyne last week in the latest endorsement for the laser imaging technology.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/velodyne-funding-highlights-lidar-s-role-driverless-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/velodyne-funding-highlights-lidar-s-role-driverless-cars#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Analog Electromechanical Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:45:00 +0000 880151 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Ford).</p> What Is Inside an IoT Chip? http://electronicdesign.com/iot/what-inside-iot-chip <div class="field-deck"> What does an IoT SoC need? Everything from embedded security and communications to neural networks and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What does an IoT SoC need? Everything from embedded security and communications to neural networks and more.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/what-inside-iot-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/what-inside-iot-chip#comments IoT Mobile Microcontrollers Microprocessors Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:02:00 +0000 880131 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the DragonFly 2020 3D Printer http://electronicdesign.com/boards/qa-behind-scenes-look-dragonfly-2020-3d-printer <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Nano Dimension’s Lena Kotlar, who designed the DragonFly 2020 3D Printer that prints 3D PCBs. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/qa-behind-scenes-look-dragonfly-2020-3d-printer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/qa-behind-scenes-look-dragonfly-2020-3d-printer#comments Interviews Boards Embedded Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:15:00 +0000 879841 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Vesper’s Chief Executive Lends an Ear to the Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/qa-vesper-s-chief-executive-lends-ear-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">Matt Crowley, Vesper's chief executive, discussed the company’s piezoelectric MEMS and many new applications for microphone arrays.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/qa-vesper-s-chief-executive-lends-ear-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/qa-vesper-s-chief-executive-lends-ear-internet-things#comments Hot Topics IoT Analog Electromechanical Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:50:00 +0000 879641 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Vesper VM1000 acoustic sensor. (Image courtesy of Vesper).</p> 11 Myths About GPU/GPGPUs for Defense Applications http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-gpugpgpus-defense-applications <div class="node-body article-body">This article deflates a number of the myths that have emerged regarding the use of GPU/GPGPUs in defense applications. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-gpugpgpus-defense-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-gpugpgpus-defense-applications#comments Defense Embedded Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:57:00 +0000 879611 at http://electronicdesign.com Extending the Reach of UHD (4K) Video Delivery http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/extending-reach-uhd-4k-video-delivery <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to advances in SDI and Ethernet/IP interfaces, UHD's reach is pushing past its previous cabling limitations.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/extending-reach-uhd-4k-video-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/extending-reach-uhd-4k-video-delivery#comments Communications Components Ethernet Interconnects Texas Instruments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000 878971 at http://electronicdesign.com A Jewel of a Joule http://electronicdesign.com/iot/jewel-joule <div class="node-body article-body">It came near the end of Intel’s CEO’s keynote speech but the Intel Joule module looks to be a winner. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/jewel-joule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/jewel-joule#comments IoT Medical Boards Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:25:00 +0000 879431 at http://electronicdesign.com Provisioning Reliable Wireless Connectivity for Wearables http://electronicdesign.com/iot/provisioning-reliable-wireless-connectivity-wearables <div class="field-byline"> Paul Gough, u-blox </div> <div class="field-deck"> Designers face growing demands for power-saving, more ergonomic medical and consumer wearables that maintain high-precision location capability. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designers face growing demands for power-saving, more ergonomic medical and consumer wearables that maintain high-precision location capability.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/provisioning-reliable-wireless-connectivity-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/provisioning-reliable-wireless-connectivity-wearables#comments IoT Medical Communications Power Wireless Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:11:00 +0000 879441 at http://electronicdesign.com Cypress Appoints New Chief Executive http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/cypress-appoints-new-chief-executive <div class="node-body article-body">The San Jose chipmaker promoted Hassane El-Khoury, the former head of its automotive business, to the office of president and chief executive.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/cypress-appoints-new-chief-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/cypress-appoints-new-chief-executive#comments Automotive Hot Topics Robotics Embedded Memory Wed, 17 Aug 2016 01:40:00 +0000 879201 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Brando.n, Flickr).</p> (Image courtesy of Brando.n, Flickr). Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (8/14-8/20) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-814-820 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you're looking for NVMe controllers or Hall sensors, Electronic Design has you covered. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-814-820" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-814-820#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:40:00 +0000 879241 at http://electronicdesign.com Can Supercapacitors Surpass Batteries for Energy Storage? http://electronicdesign.com/power/can-supercapacitors-surpass-batteries-energy-storage <div class="field-deck"> Advances in supercapacitors are delivering better-than-ever energy-storage options. In some cases, they can compete against more-popular batteries in a range of markets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advances in supercapacitors are delivering better-than-ever energy-storage options. In some cases, they can compete against more-popular batteries in a range of markets. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/can-supercapacitors-surpass-batteries-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/can-supercapacitors-surpass-batteries-energy-storage#comments Energy Power Power Sources Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:53:00 +0000 879221 at http://electronicdesign.com Tiny Module Supports Wearable Technology http://electronicdesign.com/blog/tiny-module-supports-wearable-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">Developing wearable applications is not easy. It requires compact devices that tend to be more difficult to prototype. Likewise, designing platforms using new...</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/tiny-module-supports-wearable-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/tiny-module-supports-wearable-technology#comments IoT Microcontrollers alt.embedded Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:18:00 +0000 879191 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the State of Engineering in 3D Printing? http://electronicdesign.com/industrial/what-s-state-engineering-3d-printing <div class="field-byline"> Ping Guo, Accenture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CLIP and Multi-Jet Fusion are two of the latest technologies spearheading the rapid evolution of 3D printing.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/industrial/what-s-state-engineering-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/industrial/what-s-state-engineering-3d-printing#comments Medical industrial Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:43:00 +0000 879171 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Wireless Is Headed…Where? http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-headed-where <div class="field-byline"> Lou Frenzel, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the Internet of Things to 5G and LTE, we look at current wireless trends and what the future holds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wireless is everywhere. In fact, there are probably very few times during the day when you are not using wireless. Think about it....</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-headed-where" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-headed-where#comments IoT Communications LTE WiFi Wireless Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:59:00 +0000 879131 at http://electronicdesign.com Hardware and Measurement Abstraction Layers http://electronicdesign.com/white-paper/hardware-and-measurement-abstraction-layers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hardware abstraction layers (HALs) and measurement abstraction layers (MALs) are some of the most effective design patterns to make test software as adaptable as the hardware. Rather than employing device-specific code modules in a test sequence, abstraction layers give you the ability to decouple measurement types and instrument-specific drivers from the test sequence.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/white-paper/hardware-and-measurement-abstraction-layers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/white-paper/hardware-and-measurement-abstraction-layers#comments Analog Communications White Paper Test & Measurement Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:04:00 +0000 879111 at http://electronicdesign.com Synthesis of Design Rules and Patterns http://electronicdesign.com/eda/synthesis-design-rules-and-patterns <div class="node-body article-body">Single integrated flows combining pattern matching with other analysis tools are enabling foundries and fabless companies to perform their tasks faster and more efficiently. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/synthesis-design-rules-and-patterns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/synthesis-design-rules-and-patterns#comments Contributing Technical Experts EDA Test & Measurement Mentor Graphics Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:12:00 +0000 879101 at http://electronicdesign.com Keysight Technologies Engineering Education and Research Resources DVD 2016 Edition http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/keysight-technologies-engineering-education-and-research-resources-dvd-2016-edition <div class="field-deck"> Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Keysight enables the next generation of engineers to tackle and solve the toughest electronic design and test challenges. This year’s DVD includes almost 200 new items in areas relating to education and research (Software Design & Simulation Solutions; Communications Technology; Test & Measurement Science; Nanotechnology & Material Measurement; Power, Energy & Automotive; and Classroom Applications). </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/keysight-technologies-engineering-education-and-research-resources-dvd-2016-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/keysight-technologies-engineering-education-and-research-resources-dvd-2016-edition#comments Communications White Paper Power Test & Measurement Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:00 +0000 875261 at http://electronicdesign.com Deciding Between DC-DC Modules or Discretes When Facing a Space Jam http://electronicdesign.com/power/deciding-between-dc-dc-modules-or-discretes-when-facing-space-jam <div class="node-body article-body">For space-constrained power-system design, one must weigh the dc-dc module's shorter design cycle and a smaller footprint versus potential performance differences and higher costs. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/deciding-between-dc-dc-modules-or-discretes-when-facing-space-jam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/deciding-between-dc-dc-modules-or-discretes-when-facing-space-jam#comments Analog dc/dc converters Power Texas Instruments Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000 878731 at http://electronicdesign.com