Electronic Design http://electronicdesign.com/rss.xml en Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (12/4-12/10) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-124-1210 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-124-1210" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-124-1210#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:55:00 +0000 902651 at http://electronicdesign.com Major Wireless Developments Driving 2017 Agendas http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/major-wireless-developments-driving-2017-agendas <div class="field-deck"> IoT and 5G top the list of dominant communications trends this year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IoT and 5G top the list of dominant communications trends this year.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/major-wireless-developments-driving-2017-agendas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/major-wireless-developments-driving-2017-agendas#comments Automotive IoT Mobile Communications Wireless Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:14:00 +0000 902811 at http://electronicdesign.com Major Wireless Developments Driving 2017 Agendas (.PDF Download) http://electronicdesign.com/datasheet/major-wireless-developments-driving-2017-agendas-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>The overall trend affecting wireless communications (along with other sectors of electronics) is the perpetual quest for higher computing speeds and faster data rates. Edholm&rsquo;s law indicates that bandwidth and data rates...</p> <p><strong>Register or sign in below to download the full article in .PDF format, including high resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.</strong></p> </div> Gold Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:09:00 +0000 902831 at http://electronicdesign.com The Wireless Lighting Market http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-lighting-market <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Silicon Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Roughly how large is the wireless lighting market today? Is there one dominant wireless technology for lighting? What factors go into deciding the right wireless technology? How do I pick which wireless protocol to use in my system? What is the best advice for development teams working on wireless lighting applications?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-lighting-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/wireless-lighting-market#comments IoT Design FAQs Power Wireless Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:34:00 +0000 902631 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s All This LM10 Stuff, Anyhow? http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-all-lm10-stuff-anyhow <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Rako recounts Bob Pease's back-and-forth with the author of a linear-regulator design idea on how the LM10 op amp might better serve his circuit than the proposed LM741,</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-all-lm10-stuff-anyhow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-all-lm10-stuff-anyhow#comments Analog op-amps Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:25:00 +0000 902611 at http://electronicdesign.com Changing the Mindset in IoT Manufacturing http://electronicdesign.com/iot/changing-mindset-iot-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Zuckerberg’s guiding mantra of “move fast and break things” may have encouraged a reckless mindset. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/changing-mindset-iot-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/changing-mindset-iot-manufacturing#comments IoT Contributing Technical Experts Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:46:00 +0000 902581 at http://electronicdesign.com Gate Drivers Help Power-System Designers Meet Requirements http://electronicdesign.com/power/gate-drivers-help-power-system-designers-meet-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">A gate driver is a versatile component that helps solve a number of power-driving problems in high-efficiency system designs.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/gate-drivers-help-power-system-designers-meet-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/gate-drivers-help-power-system-designers-meet-requirements#comments Analog Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 900961 at http://electronicdesign.com Oscilloscope Triggering Advanced Course: Protocol Triggering http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/oscilloscope-triggering-advanced-course-protocol-triggering <div class="node-body article-body">This third article in the Oscilloscope Triggering Advanced Course takes a close look at hardware protocol triggering. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/oscilloscope-triggering-advanced-course-protocol-triggering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/oscilloscope-triggering-advanced-course-protocol-triggering#comments Medical Mobile Engineering Essentials Oscilloscopes Test & Measurement Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:53:00 +0000 902521 at http://electronicdesign.com Retro ICs that Will Never Die http://electronicdesign.com/blog/retro-ics-will-never-die <div class="node-body blog-body">From the 555 timer to the LM317 regulator, many old-time components still can be had from suppliers to help engineers, hobbyists, or even college students complete their projects.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/retro-ics-will-never-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/retro-ics-will-never-die#comments Components op-amps Passives Communiqué Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:09:00 +0000 902231 at http://electronicdesign.com Not to be Left Out, Mediatek Plots Strategy for Automotive Chips http://electronicdesign.com/iot/not-be-left-out-mediatek-plots-strategy-automotive-chips <div class="node-body article-body">The market for automotive chips is an increasingly crowded field. Mediatek, a chip giant that has found much success in China and India, is the latest to get involved.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/not-be-left-out-mediatek-plots-strategy-automotive-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/not-be-left-out-mediatek-plots-strategy-automotive-chips#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Embedded Microprocessors Wireless Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:45:00 +0000 901931 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> 2016 Annual Update on Lithium-Ion Battery Technology http://electronicdesign.com/power/2016-annual-update-lithium-ion-battery-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Inventus Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Battery technology can be used to innovate and differentiate the portable device design. Whether you are designing the first battery powered device in a product line or developing a roadmap for a portable electronic product, this annual update will provide the tools you need make informed decisions. The benefits and trade-offs of Li-Ion, Lithium Polymer and Lithium Iron Phosphate and newer technology are discussed along with timelines for availability.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/2016-annual-update-lithium-ion-battery-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/2016-annual-update-lithium-ion-battery-technology#comments White Paper Power Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:38:00 +0000 901981 at http://electronicdesign.com 6 Things to Know About Augmented Reality http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/6-things-know-about-augmented-reality <div class="node-body article-body">Augmented reality is already affordable and widely used—and it probably can help deepen brand loyalty.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/6-things-know-about-augmented-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/6-things-know-about-augmented-reality#comments Automotive Mobile Embedded Windows Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:10:00 +0000 901911 at http://electronicdesign.com Will RISC-V Rescue the Internet of Things? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-risc-v-rescue-internet-things <div class="node-body blog-body">Is real RISC-V going to rescue the Internet of Things? Find out what Technology Editor Bill Wong thinks of SiFive’s latest E310 RISC-V chip. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-risc-v-rescue-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-risc-v-rescue-internet-things#comments alt.embedded Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:03:00 +0000 901861 at http://electronicdesign.com The Impact of File Systems on the Life Expectancy of Solid State Storage http://electronicdesign.com/power/impact-file-systems-life-expectancy-solid-state-storage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Datalight </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The endurance of solid state storage is a major factor in many embedded designs. Flash media wears out over time, and while that may be okay for some consumer products, it is unacceptable for devices used in industries such as medical, industrial or mil/aero. Download this whitepaper for a detailed comparison of flash media performance, when using Linux file systems, compared to Datalight's Reliance Nitro.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/impact-file-systems-life-expectancy-solid-state-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/impact-file-systems-life-expectancy-solid-state-storage#comments White Paper Power Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:19:00 +0000 901881 at http://electronicdesign.com Where Does FAT Fail? http://electronicdesign.com/power/where-does-fat-fail <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Datalight </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As an early option for data organization, the FAT file system attained a certain ubiquity. This paper examines underlying mechanisms used by the FAT file system, characteristics that leave it vulnerable to corruption, and some ways vendors (including Microsoft) are trying to make it more reliable. Are they successful? Can reliability be achieved without sacrificing interoperability? Is the performance cost worth the benefit?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/where-does-fat-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/where-does-fat-fail#comments White Paper Power Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:19:00 +0000 901871 at http://electronicdesign.com Troubleshooting Data Corruption on NAND Flash Memory http://electronicdesign.com/power/troubleshooting-data-corruption-nand-flash-memory <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Datalight </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to troubleshoot data corruption on NAND flash media. When you experience corruption on your flash media, how do you diagnose the cause so you can fix it and move forward? As flash media experts, Datalight is often approached to diagnose errors. Download this free Troubleshooting Guide to learn about the different tools and techniques we use.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/troubleshooting-data-corruption-nand-flash-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/troubleshooting-data-corruption-nand-flash-memory#comments White Paper Power Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:19:00 +0000 901851 at http://electronicdesign.com Passive Components Get Active http://electronicdesign.com/passives/passive-components-get-active <div class="node-body article-body">Often called the "fourth passive component," memristors are paving the way to exciting new applications that could bring computing power rivaling the human brain.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/passives/passive-components-get-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/passives/passive-components-get-active#comments Analog Components Memory Passives Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:06:00 +0000 901831 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (11/27-12/3) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-1127-123 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-1127-123" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-1127-123#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:05:00 +0000 901481 at http://electronicdesign.com Amazon Plugs Xilinx FPGA into its Cloud http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/amazon-plugs-xilinx-fpga-its-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">It represents the latest sign that cloud companies are increasingly lured to the flexibility of configurable chips.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/amazon-plugs-xilinx-fpga-its-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/amazon-plugs-xilinx-fpga-its-cloud#comments Hot Topics Defense FPGAs Microprocessors Systems Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:40:00 +0000 901031 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="28" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/dizfunk/" title="Go to Cliff Cooper's photostream">Cliff Cooper</a>, Creative Commons).</p> First Open-Source RISC-V Chip Arrives http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">A RISC-V chip is now available in the form of SiFive’s Freedom E310. It can be found on the HiFive1 Arduino-compatible board.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives#comments Automotive IoT Medical Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:54:00 +0000 901311 at http://electronicdesign.com Best Practices for G.fast System Testing http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing <div class="node-body article-body">This article dives deeper into the development and testing methods used in the G.fast certification program.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing#comments Communications Interconnects Test & Measurement Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:25:00 +0000 901261 at http://electronicdesign.com Infineon Joins Smart Appliance Security Lab in China http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china <div class="node-body article-body">Infineon helped found a research lab in China to develop stronger security for smart household devices like connected door locks and thermostats.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china#comments Hot Topics Lighting Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 901221 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/electronicfrontierfoundation/page1" target="_blank">Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>, Creative Commons).</p> 11 Myths About PCB Layout http://electronicdesign.com/boards/11-myths-about-pcb-layout <div class="node-body article-body">PCB layout is not as straightforward as one might think—there is an art form to being effective. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/11-myths-about-pcb-layout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/11-myths-about-pcb-layout#comments 11 Myths About... Boards Dev Tools Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:04:00 +0000 901191 at http://electronicdesign.com Leading Innovation and Performance for Mission Critical Applications http://electronicdesign.com/communications/leading-innovation-and-performance-mission-critical-applications <div class="field-deck"> Analog Devices, Inc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For over 50 years Analog Devices has been at the forefront of innovation in signal processing for Aerospace and Defense applications. ADI's commitment to performance, reliability and sustainability has made ADI a preferred supplier to the Department of Defense (DoD) and other US and foreign Aerospace and defense agencies around the world. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/leading-innovation-and-performance-mission-critical-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/leading-innovation-and-performance-mission-critical-applications#comments Analog Communications Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:56:00 +0000 901161 at http://electronicdesign.com On-Demand Webcast: Enabling Small Form Factor, High Capacity Small Cell Platforms http://electronicdesign.com/communications/demand-webcast-enabling-small-form-factor-high-capacity-small-cell-platforms <div class="field-deck"> Analog Devices, Inc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile network operators are deploying small cells to deal with increased demand for data capacity. For small cell radio designers, next generation small cells must provide even more capacity and service multiple bands, output powers and carriers, while remaining within current form factor, power and R&D budgets in addition to meeting time to market constraints.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/demand-webcast-enabling-small-form-factor-high-capacity-small-cell-platforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/demand-webcast-enabling-small-form-factor-high-capacity-small-cell-platforms#comments Analog Communications Power Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:56:00 +0000 901151 at http://electronicdesign.com Read The Technical Magazine 25,000 Engineers Are Reading http://electronicdesign.com/learning-resources/read-technical-magazine-25000-engineers-are-reading <div class="field-deck"> Analog Devices, Inc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The analog and mixed-signal industry’s longest running engineering journal has a brand new look and brand new features. Since 1967, Analog Dialogue has delivered in-depth design techniques for high performance analog, digital, and mixed-signal processing. That remains its mission, but you should see it now. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/learning-resources/read-technical-magazine-25000-engineers-are-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/learning-resources/read-technical-magazine-25000-engineers-are-reading#comments Communications Learning Resources Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:56:00 +0000 901141 at http://electronicdesign.com Changing Ways to Deliver Safety and Security http://electronicdesign.com/blog/changing-ways-deliver-safety-and-security <div class="node-body blog-body">Vendors are changing the way they deliver safety and security support, reducing development costs and time to market.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/changing-ways-deliver-safety-and-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/changing-ways-deliver-safety-and-security#comments Automotive Defense IoT Medical Dev Tools Embedded alt.embedded Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:57:00 +0000 900981 at http://electronicdesign.com Crypto Essentials http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/crypto-essentials <div class="node-body article-body">Encryption is critical to network computer communication, secure storage, and a host of other security aspects to computing, including the Internet of Things (IoT).</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/crypto-essentials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/crypto-essentials#comments IoT Android Medical Mobile Engineering Essentials Dev Tools Embedded iOS Windows Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:22:00 +0000 900941 at http://electronicdesign.com Intel Reorganizes Business and Hires Former ARM Executive http://electronicdesign.com/iot/intel-reorganizes-business-and-hires-former-arm-executive <div class="node-body article-body">Intel has restructured its business to emphasize its ambitions in automotive chips. It also hired an executive from rival chip architect ARM.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/intel-reorganizes-business-and-hires-former-arm-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/intel-reorganizes-business-and-hires-former-arm-executive#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Embedded Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:20:00 +0000 900771 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/spenceyc/">S</a><a data-rapid_p="29" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/spenceyc/" title="Go to spencer cooper's photostream">pencer&nbsp;Cooper</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Synchronous Buck Converter Optimizes EMC, Size, Efficiency at 2 MHz http://electronicdesign.com/power/synchronous-buck-converter-optimizes-emc-size-efficiency-2-mhz <div class="node-body article-body">The key to optimizing efficiency in power-supply designs requires balancing often conflicting specifications, and that means controlling MOSFET switching times.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/synchronous-buck-converter-optimizes-emc-size-efficiency-2-mhz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/synchronous-buck-converter-optimizes-emc-size-efficiency-2-mhz#comments Analog Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 899421 at http://electronicdesign.com