Robotics http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25776/more en Enhancing Human Safety with Robots http://electronicdesign.com/robotics/enhancing-human-safety-robots <div class="node-body article-body">More sophisticated sensors, such as time-of-flight types of devices, help improve robot-human interaction in the industrial workplace.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/robotics/enhancing-human-safety-robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/robotics/enhancing-human-safety-robots#comments Robotics Sponsored Embedded industrial Texas Instruments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 912001 at http://electronicdesign.com Forth Redefined http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forth-redefined <div class="node-body blog-body">Ever played with Forth? It’s still out there, although it’s not for everyone. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forth-redefined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forth-redefined#comments Robotics Dev Tools alt.embedded Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:50:00 +0000 911321 at http://electronicdesign.com Toshiba to Spin Off Memory Chip Business http://electronicdesign.com/memory/toshiba-spin-memory-chip-business <div class="field-deck"> The Japanese chipmaker is seeking to offset massive losses in its nuclear power business. It has proposed selling part of the new company to outside investors, which could include companies like Western Digital. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese chipmaker is also seeking to sell part of the business to raise cash. It is aiming to offset massive losses in its nuclear power unit. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/toshiba-spin-memory-chip-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/toshiba-spin-memory-chip-business#comments Hot Topics Energy Mobile Robotics Embedded Memory Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:10:00 +0000 911231 at http://electronicdesign.com Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Consumer Drones http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-checking-out-latest-consumer-drones <div class="node-body gallery-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong saw quite a bit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are some of the drones he came across. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-checking-out-latest-consumer-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-checking-out-latest-consumer-drones#comments Hot Topics Products Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:20:00 +0000 911001 at http://electronicdesign.com Sensors Bring Spectral Analysis to the Palm of Your Hand http://electronicdesign.com/analog/sensors-bring-spectral-analysis-palm-your-hand <div class="node-body article-body">Austria's Ams has released a pair of tiny spectral sensors for on-the-go analysis of foods or pharmaceuticals.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/sensors-bring-spectral-analysis-palm-your-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/sensors-bring-spectral-analysis-palm-your-hand#comments Hot Topics IoT Products Analog Mobile Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:35:00 +0000 910281 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Qualcomm's Antitrust Battles Hit the United States http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/qualcomms-antitrust-battles-hit-united-states <div class="field-deck"> For the second time in the last month, Qualcomm is facing charges that its licensing business unfairly limits competition. After a two-year investigation, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission criticized how the company exerts control over its critical wireless patents. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm's business of licensing wireless patents to smartphone makers is again coming under fire. Unlike other complaints, this time Washington is speaking up. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/qualcomms-antitrust-battles-hit-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/qualcomms-antitrust-battles-hit-united-states#comments 4G Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Robotics Components Embedded Wireless Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 +0000 910051 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jontintinjordan/" target="_blank">J</a><a data-rapid_p="28" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jontintinjordan/" title="Go to jon jordan's photostream">on Jordan</a>, Creative Commons).</p> ZigBee Promises Another Universal Language for the Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/zigbee-promises-another-universal-language-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">Everything from thermostats, light bulbs, and smartphones would be able to talk wirelessly with each other using a new software language called dotdot.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/zigbee-promises-another-universal-language-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/zigbee-promises-another-universal-language-internet-things#comments Hot Topics Lighting Robotics Dev Tools Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:55:00 +0000 907951 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Philips Lighting).</p> TDK Swears by Sensor Fusion in $1.3 Billion Deal for InvenSense http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/tdk-swears-sensor-fusion-13-billion-deal-invensense <div class="node-body article-body">The technology behind sensor fusion was the hidden gem in TDK's recent acquisition of InvenSense, a maker of gyroscopes and other motion sensors.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/tdk-swears-sensor-fusion-13-billion-deal-invensense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/tdk-swears-sensor-fusion-13-billion-deal-invensense#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Analog Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Tue, 27 Dec 2016 20:30:00 +0000 906371 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="28" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/robgreen/" title="Go to Robert Basic's photostream">Robert Basic</a>, Creative Commons).</p> General Electric Spins Out Company to Reimagine the Electronic Switch http://electronicdesign.com/analog/general-electric-spins-out-company-reimagine-electronic-switch <div class="node-body article-body">The industrial conglomerate said that the start-up would sell a new electronic switch for applications like factory equipment, medical devices, and smartphones.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/general-electric-spins-out-company-reimagine-electronic-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/general-electric-spins-out-company-reimagine-electronic-switch#comments Automotive Hot Topics Trends & Analysis Analog Robotics Power Sun, 11 Dec 2016 21:30:00 +0000 902491 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="28" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/94157272@N06/" title="Go to Scott Willoughby's photostream">Scott Willoughby</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