Electronic Design http://electronicdesign.com/rss.xml en 6 Solutions to Common Power Supply Challenges Using the Right LDO http://electronicdesign.com/archive/6-solutions-common-power-supply-challenges-using-right-ldo <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by: Texas Instruments </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Texas Instruments (TI) has the broadest portfolio of low-drop out (LDO) linear regulators that help you design high-performance and cost-effective solutions for space constrained applications.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/archive/6-solutions-common-power-supply-challenges-using-right-ldo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/archive/6-solutions-common-power-supply-challenges-using-right-ldo#comments Archive Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:40:00 +0000 837171 at http://electronicdesign.com Ultra-Fast WORN Memory Goes Wireless http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ultra-fast-worn-memory-goes-wireless <div class="node-body blog-body">In the never-ending task of finding a better way to implement /dev/null, Electronic Design looks at the latest in WORN (write once read never) memory from Virtual Memory Inc. (VMI). VMI’s WORN wireless memory works with any system regardless of operating system....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ultra-fast-worn-memory-goes-wireless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ultra-fast-worn-memory-goes-wireless#comments Embedded Wireless memory wireless alt.embedded Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:09:00 +0000 837331 at http://electronicdesign.com It Started with the WOM http://electronicdesign.com/blog/it-started-wom <div class="node-body blog-body">Spoof news releases commemorating April Fools’ Day have a long and storied history in technology publications. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/secondary-emissions">Secondary Emissions</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/it-started-wom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/it-started-wom#comments Blogs Memory Linear Technology Secondary Emissions Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:26:00 +0000 837321 at http://electronicdesign.com Efficient Noise Analysis for Complex Non-Periodic Analog/RF Blocks http://electronicdesign.com/analog/efficient-noise-analysis-complex-non-periodic-analogrf-blocks <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper describes how AFS Transient Noise analysis enables circuit designers to efficiently perform SPICE-accurate device noise analysis on complex non-periodic analog/RF blocks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/efficient-noise-analysis-complex-non-periodic-analogrf-blocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/efficient-noise-analysis-complex-non-periodic-analogrf-blocks#comments Analog Communications White Paper EDA Mentor Graphics Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:54:00 +0000 837311 at http://electronicdesign.com A Methodology for High-Speed Nanometer Transceiver Verification, Validation, and Characterization http://electronicdesign.com/analog/methodology-high-speed-nanometer-transceiver-verification-validation-and-characterization <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper describes a new circuit validation and characterization flow that enables users to easily set up, run, record pass/fail, and analyze very complex tests. The validation and characterization flow was standardized across the design team, leveraging knowledge and computing resources and significantly improving design productivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/methodology-high-speed-nanometer-transceiver-verification-validation-and-characterization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/methodology-high-speed-nanometer-transceiver-verification-validation-and-characterization#comments Analog Communications White Paper EDA Mentor Graphics Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:54:00 +0000 837301 at http://electronicdesign.com Columbia University Study of High-Performance Analog and RF Circuit Simulation http://electronicdesign.com/analog/columbia-university-study-high-performance-analog-and-rf-circuit-simulation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The research group led by Professor Peter Kinget at the Columbia University Integrated Systems Laboratory (CISL) focuses on cutting edge analog and RF circuit design using digital nanoscale CMOS processes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/columbia-university-study-high-performance-analog-and-rf-circuit-simulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/columbia-university-study-high-performance-analog-and-rf-circuit-simulation#comments Analog Communications White Paper EDA Mentor Graphics Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:54:00 +0000 837291 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Mentor’s Kurisu Discusses Embedded-Systems Solution for Industrial Automation http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-mentor-s-kurisu-discusses-embedded-systems-solution-industrial-automation <div class="node-body article-body">Addressing the growing challenges of consolidating, optimizing, and maintaining embedded safe and secure software for industrial automation and IoT product development, Mentor Graphics’ new comprehensive solution delivers an extensive portfolio of technologies and services. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-mentor-s-kurisu-discusses-embedded-systems-solution-industrial-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-mentor-s-kurisu-discusses-embedded-systems-solution-industrial-automation#comments Interviews Dev Tools EDA Embedded industrial Mentor Graphics Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:58:00 +0000 837271 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Proven Strategies for Reducing PCB Prototype Spins http://electronicdesign.com/boards/5-proven-strategies-reducing-pcb-prototype-spins <div class="node-body article-body">When racing to the finish line with your project, how do you keep from chasing your tail? These key strategies all rely on having a close working relationship with the PCB fabricator. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/5-proven-strategies-reducing-pcb-prototype-spins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/5-proven-strategies-reducing-pcb-prototype-spins#comments Automotive Defense Boards Mobile Engineering Essentials Dev Tools Embedded Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:33:00 +0000 837231 at http://electronicdesign.com Ultra-Low Power Cortex-M3 Targets Wireless IoT http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/ultra-low-power-cortex-m3-targets-wireless-iot <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ Cortex-M3-based SimpleLink family handles ultra-low power applications for the Internet of Things. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/ultra-low-power-cortex-m3-targets-wireless-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/ultra-low-power-cortex-m3-targets-wireless-iot#comments Mobile Communications Microcontrollers Texas Instruments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000 837201 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Figure 1. TI&rsquo;s&nbsp;SimpleLink&nbsp;wireless microcontroller family has up to 128 Kbytes of flash an 20 Kbytes of&nbsp;SRAM&nbsp;and an 8&nbsp;Kbyte&nbsp;cache.</p> Your Brain on ED: What's The Difference Between ATPG and Logic BIST? http://electronicdesign.com/YourBrainonEDTestMeasureQ4 <div class="node-body page-body"><style type="text/css"> .text { font-size: 24px; } .text { text-align: center; }</style> <p class="text"><span class="text">Your Brain on ED: What's The Difference Between ATPG and Logic BIST?</span></p> <p class="text"><span class="text"></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <center> <img src="http://electronicdesign.com/site-files/electronicdesign.com/files/uploads/2014/12/gearbrainimage.gif" /></center> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/YourBrainonEDTestMeasureQ4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:17:25 +0000 837191 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Turn Your Engineers Into Product Design Superheroes http://electronicdesign.com/basics-design/how-turn-your-engineers-product-design-superheroes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s innovative companies are built on the shoulders of the engineering teams responsible for designing products. Smart companies invest in tools that make their engineers’ lives easier. In turn, that makes engineers happy and translates into better products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/basics-design/how-turn-your-engineers-product-design-superheroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/basics-design/how-turn-your-engineers-product-design-superheroes#comments Basics of Design Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:40:00 +0000 837161 at http://electronicdesign.com DesignCon 2015 Keysight Education Forum DVD Offer http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/designcon-2015-keysight-education-forum-dvd-offer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Keysight Technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Order this complimentary DVD to get all 10 Keysight Education Forum (KEF) sessions from DesignCon 2015. This DVD contains the video footage from each session as well as the technical presentation materials that made KEF so popular this year with more than 900 attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/designcon-2015-keysight-education-forum-dvd-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/designcon-2015-keysight-education-forum-dvd-offer#comments White Paper Test & Measurement Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:25:00 +0000 837151 at http://electronicdesign.com Power Module vs. Regulator http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-module-vs-regulator <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s power systems for communications and computing infrastructure support high current loads from increasingly power hungry FPGAs, ASICs and microprocessors. To meet the challenge of designing the power sub-system for these systems, many designers are considering using power modules instead of traditional discrete POL designs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-module-vs-regulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-module-vs-regulator#comments White Paper Power Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:09:00 +0000 837111 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Charge Supercapacitor Banks for Energy Storage http://electronicdesign.com/power/how-charge-supercapacitor-banks-energy-storage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Supercapacitors are adopted as energy storage solutions in a variety of power management applications. Because of their intrinsic physical characteristics that provide advantages over traditional batteries, supercaps are attractive for automotive, industrial and consumer applications where the frequent replacement of batteries isn’t practical.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/how-charge-supercapacitor-banks-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/how-charge-supercapacitor-banks-energy-storage#comments White Paper Power Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:09:00 +0000 837101 at http://electronicdesign.com Integrating BLDC Motors with Li-ion Batteries in Motor Drive Applications http://electronicdesign.com/power/integrating-bldc-motors-li-ion-batteries-motor-drive-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The market for battery powered motor driven products is growing rapidly with the introduction of brushless motors and Li-ion batteries, and because of their ability to extend operating time, even traditional markets are upgrading to these new devices. Download this white paper</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/integrating-bldc-motors-li-ion-batteries-motor-drive-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/integrating-bldc-motors-li-ion-batteries-motor-drive-applications#comments White Paper Power Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:09:00 +0000 837091 at http://electronicdesign.com A Look Inside Battery-Management Systems http://electronicdesign.com/power/look-inside-battery-management-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Careful consideration of battery requirements and battery-life goals will help determine the right architecture, functional blocks, and related ICs to create an optimal battery-management system and charging scheme.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/look-inside-battery-management-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/look-inside-battery-management-systems#comments Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Intersil Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:43:00 +0000 837071 at http://electronicdesign.com ADAS Micro Handles Multiple Cameras http://electronicdesign.com/blog/adas-micro-handles-multiple-cameras <div class="node-body blog-body">Freescale’s S32V234 ADAS system-on-chip addresses high-performance automotive systems by including Cognivue’'s APEX2 image-processing technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/adas-micro-handles-multiple-cameras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/adas-micro-handles-multiple-cameras#comments Automotive Displays Microcontrollers alt.embedded Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:13:00 +0000 837041 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: MathWorks’ Paul Pilotte Discusses Big Data Analytics http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-mathworks-paul-pilotte-discusses-big-data-analytics <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talked with MathWorks' Technical Marketing Manager Paul Pilotte about the company's Big Data analytics tools that support ever-larger datasets across multiple industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-mathworks-paul-pilotte-discusses-big-data-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-mathworks-paul-pilotte-discusses-big-data-analytics#comments Defense Mobile Dev Tools Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:29:00 +0000 837011 at http://electronicdesign.com SELinux 101: What You Should Know http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/selinux-101-what-you-should-know <div class="field-deck"> Originally integrated into the mainline Linux kernel over a decade ago, SELinux is a framework and set of tools used to harden Linux systems against potential threats. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Originally integrated into the mainline Linux kernel over a decade ago, SELinux is a framework and set of tools used to harden Linux systems against potential threats.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/selinux-101-what-you-should-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/selinux-101-what-you-should-know#comments Engineering Essentials Embedded Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:02:00 +0000 836981 at http://electronicdesign.com Epoxies and Glass Transition Temperature http://electronicdesign.com/components/epoxies-and-glass-transition-temperature <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Master Bond </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gain a better understanding about glass transition temperature (Tg) and why it is one of many factors to consider for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/epoxies-and-glass-transition-temperature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/epoxies-and-glass-transition-temperature#comments Components White Paper Masterbond Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:42:00 +0000 836971 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: DecaWave’s Ciaran Connell on UWB, Indoor Location, Robots, and IoT http://electronicdesign.com/communications/qa-decawave-s-ciaran-connell-uwb-indoor-location-robots-and-iot <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing the position of a person or device is useful with the Internet of Things, but determining that information indoors can be a challenge because GPS isn’t available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/qa-decawave-s-ciaran-connell-uwb-indoor-location-robots-and-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/qa-decawave-s-ciaran-connell-uwb-indoor-location-robots-and-iot#comments Interviews Mobile Communications WiFi Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:09:00 +0000 836941 at http://electronicdesign.com High-Performance Thermoplastics Increase Terminal-Block Sustainability http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/high-performance-thermoplastics-increase-terminal-block-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to reducing energy consumption, OEMs are placing greater restrictions on the use of halogens as flame-retardant substances in plastics. This article considers the requirements now being placed on high-temperature plastics for surface-mount terminal blocks, and some available solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/high-performance-thermoplastics-increase-terminal-block-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/high-performance-thermoplastics-increase-terminal-block-sustainability#comments Lighting Engineering Essentials Components Interconnects Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:02:00 +0000 836921 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Factors to Scrutinize During Expansion-Board Design http://electronicdesign.com/boards/5-factors-scrutinize-during-expansion-board-design <div class="node-body article-body">Keep these five design aspects in mind to avoid common pitfalls when building your next electronic device.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/5-factors-scrutinize-during-expansion-board-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/5-factors-scrutinize-during-expansion-board-design#comments Boards Engineering Essentials Dev Tools EDA Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:52:00 +0000 836891 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: James Kimery on LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/qa-james-kimery-labview-communications-system-design-suite <div class="node-body article-body">National Instruments’ James Kimery talks to Technology Editor Bill Wong about the LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite, which revolutionizes wireless prototyping for software-defined radio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/qa-james-kimery-labview-communications-system-design-suite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/qa-james-kimery-labview-communications-system-design-suite#comments Interviews Mobile Communications Test & Measurement National Instruments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:13:00 +0000 836861 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Reasons You May Not Want an Apple Watch http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">As an iPhone user, I have seriously considered the Watch as a future purchase, but for now I have decided not to engage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch#comments Embedded Communiqué Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:04:00 +0000 836821 at http://electronicdesign.com NASA Interns Develop Model-Based-Design GNC Software for Quadcopter http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/nasa-interns-develop-model-based-design-gnc-software-quadcopter <div class="node-body article-body">Internship programs at NASA provide engineering students with opportunities to work on aerospace projects and introduce them to the tools and processes used by practicing engineers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/nasa-interns-develop-model-based-design-gnc-software-quadcopter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/nasa-interns-develop-model-based-design-gnc-software-quadcopter#comments Robotics Dev Tools EDA Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:45:00 +0000 836811 at http://electronicdesign.com Unmanned Aerial System for Close-Range Filming Features Model-Based Design http://electronicdesign.com/eda/unmanned-aerial-system-close-range-filming-features-model-based-design <div class="node-body article-body">Airnamics developed an unmanned aerial camera-motion system for close-range aerial filming using model-based design with MATLAB and Simulink to accelerate the design, debugging, and implementation of the vehicle’s fly-by-wire and flight management system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/unmanned-aerial-system-close-range-filming-features-model-based-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/unmanned-aerial-system-close-range-filming-features-model-based-design#comments Design Solutions Robotics Dev Tools EDA Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:48:00 +0000 836781 at http://electronicdesign.com Wireless-Power Devices: Solutions Beyond Cell Phones http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones <div class="field-deck"> Efficiency, regulatory compliance, and standardization have arrived. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eliminating the power cord requires higher-efficiency power transfer, and, ultimately, compliance to a common standard for wireless charging in all power ranges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones#comments Contributing Technical Experts Mobile Communications Power Power Sources Wireless Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:01:00 +0000 836751 at http://electronicdesign.com SDKs and More Showcased at Wearables TechCon 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/sdks-and-more-showcased-wearables-techcon-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks about this year’s Wearables TechCon. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/sdks-and-more-showcased-wearables-techcon-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/sdks-and-more-showcased-wearables-techcon-2015#comments Mobile Dev Tools Embedded alt.embedded Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:16:00 +0000 836741 at http://electronicdesign.com The Skinny on IPSec vs. MACsec http://electronicdesign.com/communications/skinny-ipsec-vs-macsec <div class="node-body article-body">IPSec, which provides security by using end-to-end tunnels, is complex, while MACsec supports easy upgrades and high-speed connectivity up to 100G at low power and low cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/skinny-ipsec-vs-macsec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/skinny-ipsec-vs-macsec#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications Ethernet Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:55:00 +0000 836721 at http://electronicdesign.com