Electronic Design http://electronicdesign.com/rss.xml en Functional Testing and Validation for DDR4 and LPDDR4 http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/functional-testing-and-validation-ddr4-and-lpddr4 <div class="field-byline"> Jennie Grosslight, Keysight Technologies Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Representing the most recent generation of double-data-rate (DDR) SDRAM memory, DDR4 and low-power LPDDR4 together provide improvements in speed, density, and power over DDR3. However, such speed and efficiency advances come at a cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/functional-testing-and-validation-ddr4-and-lpddr4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/functional-testing-and-validation-ddr4-and-lpddr4#comments Test & Measurement Fri, 22 May 2015 15:07:00 +0000 839501 at http://electronicdesign.com 100 ARM Cortex-A53 Cores on One Chip http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/100-arm-cortex-a53-cores-one-chip <div class="node-body article-body">EZchip’s TILE-Mx series packs in 100 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 cores in one chip. It targets network function virtualization (NFV) environments and incorporates major amounts of Ethernet support. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/100-arm-cortex-a53-cores-one-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/100-arm-cortex-a53-cores-one-chip#comments Defense Mobile Communications Microprocessors Fri, 22 May 2015 14:40:00 +0000 839471 at http://electronicdesign.com Backplane Optical Interconnects Speed Past Copper http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper <div class="field-deck"> Changing economics for optical interconnects make them an even more desirable option to handle soaring serial interconnect speeds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Optical interconnects are becoming more important as high-speed serial interconnect speeds rise. Changing economics for optical interconnects are making them more desirable. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper#comments Defense Medical Communications Interconnects Fri, 22 May 2015 14:29:00 +0000 839451 at http://electronicdesign.com Engineering Essentials: IoT Standards and Frameworks http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/engineering-essentials-iot-standards-and-frameworks <div class="field-deck"> Building the Internet of Things requires cooperation that frameworks can streamline. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You’re not building the next smart sports band, so should you care about IoT frameworks? Yes, because these are really about communication for any kind of connected device. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/engineering-essentials-iot-standards-and-frameworks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/engineering-essentials-iot-standards-and-frameworks#comments Automotive Defense Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Communications Engineering Essentials Dev Tools Embedded Fri, 22 May 2015 14:08:00 +0000 839421 at http://electronicdesign.com Software Leverages 3D Imaging Hardware http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/software-leverages-3d-imaging-hardware <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a look at Intel's RealSense SDK and Creative Labs latest 3D imaging system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/software-leverages-3d-imaging-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/software-leverages-3d-imaging-hardware#comments Mobile Displays Embedded Fri, 22 May 2015 13:55:00 +0000 839401 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Intel&#39;s RealSense SDK, which features an extensible plug-in framework, targets Creative Technology&rsquo;s latest F200 3D camera.&nbsp;</p> New 100-Gb/s Transmission Standards Put Testing to the Test http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/new-100-gbs-transmission-standards-put-testing-test <div class="field-deck"> Though 100 Gb/s is significantly faster than more mature high-speed technologies, enough similarities exist to help ease the navigation through the new test landscape. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though 100 Gb/s is significantly faster than more mature high-speed technologies, enough similarities exist to help ease the navigation through the new test landscape.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/new-100-gbs-transmission-standards-put-testing-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/new-100-gbs-transmission-standards-put-testing-test#comments Test & Measurement Fri, 22 May 2015 12:34:00 +0000 839391 at http://electronicdesign.com June 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/electronic-design/2015-05-22 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/embedded/engineering-essentials-iot-standards-and-frameworks">Engineering Essentials: IoT Standards and Frameworks</a> <a href="/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper">Backplane Optical Interconnects Speed Past Copper</a> <a href="/embedded/software-leverages-3d-imaging-hardware">Software Leverages 3D Imaging Hardware</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 22 May 2015 04:00:00 +0000 839491 at http://electronicdesign.com New Position Sensors Follow Many Paths to Precision http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-position-sensors-follow-many-paths-precision <div class="field-deck"> The goals are the same, but three different companies illustrate three different approaches. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The last several years, extending into 2015, have seen remarkable innovation in position-sensing technology, both in terms of resolution (now surpassing 28 bits of precision) and in relative immunity to stray fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-position-sensors-follow-many-paths-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-position-sensors-follow-many-paths-precision#comments Power Thu, 21 May 2015 14:15:00 +0000 839321 at http://electronicdesign.com Chipset Controls Dead Time to Reduce MOSFET Failure Risk http://electronicdesign.com/power/chipset-controls-dead-time-reduce-mosfet-failure-risk <div class="node-body article-body">A new power-management chipset from Texas Instruments exploits intelligent digital control and a body-diode sensing feature that optimizes secondary-side synchronous rectification in ac-dc and isolated dc-dc power supplies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/chipset-controls-dead-time-reduce-mosfet-failure-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/chipset-controls-dead-time-reduce-mosfet-failure-risk#comments Trends & Analysis MOSFETs Power Texas Instruments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:58:00 +0000 839311 at http://electronicdesign.com World's Greatest Stem Starter Tournament Preview http://electronicdesign.com/Worlds_Greatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament_Preview <div class="node-body page-body">Join our tournament and compete against other readers in a contest to decide the greatest STEM Starter of all time.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/Worlds_Greatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament_Preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 20 May 2015 22:05:52 +0000 839301 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: A Glimpse into the Everyware Software Framework http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-glimpse-everyware-software-framework <div class="node-body article-body">Andrea Ceiner, Group Product Marketing Manager, M2M/IoT, at Eurotech, talks with Technology Editor Bill Wong about the Everyware Software Framework, an inclusive and targeted Java OSGi software framework for M2M multiservice gateways, smart devices, and IoT applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-glimpse-everyware-software-framework" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-glimpse-everyware-software-framework#comments Interviews Mobile Communications Dev Tools Wed, 20 May 2015 19:06:00 +0000 839271 at http://electronicdesign.com Industrial Fiber Optic Products for Wind Turbine and Wind Farm Applications http://electronicdesign.com/power/industrial-fiber-optic-products-wind-turbine-and-wind-farm-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Avago Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global warming and climate changes from CO2 emissions of traditional energy sources, such as those powered by fossil fuels, have created huge markets for alternative power generation. Wind turbine energy has become a popular alternative to meet the fast growing energy demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/industrial-fiber-optic-products-wind-turbine-and-wind-farm-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/industrial-fiber-optic-products-wind-turbine-and-wind-farm-applications#comments White Paper Power Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 839251 at http://electronicdesign.com Avago Technologies’ FBAR Filter Technology Designed Into Latest Generation of 4G & LTE Smartphones http://electronicdesign.com/communications/avago-technologies-fbar-filter-technology-designed-latest-generation-4g-lte-smartphon <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Avago Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The worldwide mobile handset quarterly growth rate remains in the single digits, but shipments of smartphones continue to explode; and with each successive generation, smartphones continue to offer more user features and capabilities without significantly growing the size and weight of the phone. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/avago-technologies-fbar-filter-technology-designed-latest-generation-4g-lte-smartphon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/avago-technologies-fbar-filter-technology-designed-latest-generation-4g-lte-smartphon#comments Communications White Paper Power Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 839241 at http://electronicdesign.com SiC MOSFET Gate Drive Optocouplers http://electronicdesign.com/power/sic-mosfet-gate-drive-optocouplers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Avago Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors are rapidly emerging into the commercial market delivering several benefits over conventional Silicon-based power semiconductors. SiC MOSFETs can improve overall system efficiency by more than 10% and the higher switching capability can reduce the overall system size and costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/sic-mosfet-gate-drive-optocouplers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/sic-mosfet-gate-drive-optocouplers#comments White Paper Power Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 839231 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (5/18 – 5/22) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-518-522 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</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/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-518-522" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-518-522#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 19 May 2015 14:36:00 +0000 839201 at http://electronicdesign.com Radar waveforms for Automotive Radar and A&D http://electronicdesign.com/analog/radar-waveforms-automotive-radar-and-ad <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automobiles are increasingly being equipped with radar sensors that support drivers in critical situations. New radar designs require that hardware components and software parts work in the desired manner, creating specific measurement needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/radar-waveforms-automotive-radar-and-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/radar-waveforms-automotive-radar-and-ad#comments Analog Communications White Paper Tue, 19 May 2015 13:54:00 +0000 839191 at http://electronicdesign.com World's Greatest Stem Starter Tournament http://electronicdesign.com/WorldsGreatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament <div class="node-body page-body">Join our tournament and compete against other readers in a contest to decide the greatest STEM Starter of all time.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/WorldsGreatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/WorldsGreatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 17:10:22 +0000 839181 at http://electronicdesign.com IoT, Cost-per-Transistor Extend Lifetimes of Established Technology Nodes http://electronicdesign.com/eda/iot-cost-transistor-extend-lifetimes-established-technology-nodes <div class="node-body article-body">Continued demand for established nodes has extended their lifecycles, creating unexpected challenges in physical verification, design-for-manufacturing (DFM), and manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/iot-cost-transistor-extend-lifetimes-established-technology-nodes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/iot-cost-transistor-extend-lifetimes-established-technology-nodes#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications Dev Tools EDA WiFi Mentor Graphics Fri, 15 May 2015 15:23:00 +0000 839151 at http://electronicdesign.com The Wearable’s Role in the Modern Healthcare Industry http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/wearable-s-role-modern-healthcare-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Wearables will soon allow healthcare providers to analyze patient health data on the go, ushering in a new era of preventive medicine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/wearable-s-role-modern-healthcare-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/wearable-s-role-modern-healthcare-industry#comments Medical Communications Engineering Essentials Dev Tools Embedded Fri, 15 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000 839131 at http://electronicdesign.com Bootload Wirelessly Using the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile http://electronicdesign.com/communications/bootload-wirelessly-using-bluetooth-serial-port-profile <div class="node-body article-body">The Internet of Things is driving wireless connectivity, and wireless bootloading offers many benefits for product development and deployment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/bootload-wirelessly-using-bluetooth-serial-port-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/bootload-wirelessly-using-bluetooth-serial-port-profile#comments Design Solutions Mobile Communications Dev Tools Microcontrollers Wireless Thu, 14 May 2015 19:01:00 +0000 839101 at http://electronicdesign.com Interfacing with the Internet of Things - Free Altia eBook http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/interfacing-internet-things-free-altia-ebook <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Altia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Internet of Things is growing exponentially. Challenges facing IoT devices – privacy, security, regulation, integration and more – remain. What do devices need so users can understand and control the information that goes out into the web?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/interfacing-internet-things-free-altia-ebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/interfacing-internet-things-free-altia-ebook#comments Communications White Paper Embedded Thu, 14 May 2015 13:23:00 +0000 839081 at http://electronicdesign.com Prize-Winning Fiber-Optic Chip Solution Knocks Out Copper Wires http://electronicdesign.com/power/prize-winning-fiber-optic-chip-solution-knocks-out-copper-wires <div class="node-body article-body">Replacing copper wires in computer chip designs with fiber optics helps decrease waste heat while increasing the data-transfer load.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/prize-winning-fiber-optic-chip-solution-knocks-out-copper-wires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/prize-winning-fiber-optic-chip-solution-knocks-out-copper-wires#comments Trends & Analysis Communications Optical Power Wed, 13 May 2015 18:37:00 +0000 839071 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s Happening with Wi-Fi? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-wi-fi <div class="node-body blog-body">Here is a brief look at what is going on with Wi-Fi today.</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/what-s-happening-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-wi-fi#comments WiFi Communiqué Wed, 13 May 2015 18:14:00 +0000 839061 at http://electronicdesign.com World's Greatest Stem Starter Tournament http://electronicdesign.com/Worlds_Greatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament <div class="node-body page-body">Join our tournament and compete against other readers in a contest to decide the greatest STEM Starter of all time.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/Worlds_Greatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 13 May 2015 15:21:16 +0000 839051 at http://electronicdesign.com World's Greatest Stem Starter Tournament http://electronicdesign.com/World%27s_Greatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament <div class="node-body page-body">Join our tournament and compete against other readers in a contest to decide the greatest STEM Starter of all time.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/World%27s_Greatest_Stem_Starter_Tournament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 13 May 2015 15:20:14 +0000 839041 at http://electronicdesign.com Sorting Through the Clutter of Software Solutions http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/sorting-through-clutter-software-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">The maze of different software solutions for streamlining your business can be confusing. To help get you started, here’s an overview of the capabilities of product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer and marketing management (CMM) and supply-chain management (SCM) software. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/sorting-through-clutter-software-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/sorting-through-clutter-software-solutions#comments Defense Mobile Dev Tools Wed, 13 May 2015 14:10:00 +0000 838991 at http://electronicdesign.com #IntelISEF Students Flock to Pittsburgh for Director’s Farewell Bash http://electronicdesign.com/blog/intelisef-students-flock-pittsburgh-director-s-farewell-bash <div class="node-body blog-body">The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh is where thousands of top students are competing and having fun with SparkFun’s latest toy. </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/intelisef-students-flock-pittsburgh-director-s-farewell-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/intelisef-students-flock-pittsburgh-director-s-farewell-bash#comments Embedded alt.embedded Tue, 12 May 2015 20:29:00 +0000 838971 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (5/11 – 5/15) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-511-515 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</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/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-511-515" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-511-515#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 12 May 2015 07:22:00 +0000 838951 at http://electronicdesign.com Vendor Reference Designs Accelerate Systems Development http://electronicdesign.com/boards/vendor-reference-designs-accelerate-systems-development-0 <div class="node-body article-body">This article addresses how reference designs and the new category of application-specific reference designs (ASRDs) are helping engineers get their analog and digital semiconductor products to market on time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/vendor-reference-designs-accelerate-systems-development-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/vendor-reference-designs-accelerate-systems-development-0#comments ADC Contributing Technical Experts Boards Digital ICs Texas Instruments Fri, 08 May 2015 20:33:00 +0000 838931 at http://electronicdesign.com Engineering Lessons From The Dark Side http://electronicdesign.com/components/engineering-lessons-dark-side <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re an engineer or Star Wars historian, you probably have questioned the design decisions that doomed the Death Star, wondered how the Dark Side expedited FDA approval for Darth Vader’s suit, and contemplated the supply chain tools the Rebel Alliance’s manufacturing partners used to design products ranging from X-Wing Fighters to Light Sabers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/engineering-lessons-dark-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/engineering-lessons-dark-side#comments Components White Paper Fri, 08 May 2015 13:35:00 +0000 838911 at http://electronicdesign.com