Dev Tools http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25789/more en Testing Boards with a Virtual Shake-and-Bake Machine http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/testing-boards-virtual-shake-and-bake-machine <div class="field-deck"> “We wanted to bring the validation and verification directly next to where parts are introduced so that the find-and-fix process can start sooner,” said David Weins, a product marketing manager at Mentor Graphics, in a recent interview. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A software tool allows engineers to start life cycle testing much earlier in the design process. It helps weed out weaknesses in a board's design that might be missed in physical tests.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/testing-boards-virtual-shake-and-bake-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/testing-boards-virtual-shake-and-bake-machine#comments Automotive Defense Products Boards Dev Tools EDA Industrial Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:40:00 +0000 913331 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>After the software performs its&nbsp;virtual vibration or acceleration tests, different colors indicate potential weak spots on the circuit board.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Mentor Graphics).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (3/12-3/18) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-312-318 <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-312-318" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-312-318#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:40:00 +0000 913501 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Formal Methods Push Toward Zero-Defect Software http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-formal-methods-push-toward-zero-defect-software <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with AdaCore’s Yannick Moy about what formal verification of software brings to develop zero-defect software.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-formal-methods-push-toward-zero-defect-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-formal-methods-push-toward-zero-defect-software#comments Automotive Defense Medical Dev Tools Industrial Interviews Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:17:00 +0000 913191 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (3/5-3/11) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-35-311 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some of the latest products, ranging from infrared light sources to oscillator modules, to catch our eye.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-35-311" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-35-311#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 07 Mar 2017 07:30:00 +0000 913111 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between Reference and Custom Hardware Design? http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-reference-and-custom-hardware-design <div class="node-body article-body">The make vs. buy hardware design decision has never been more nebulous and challenging. Here’s a definitive guide on when to take on those PCB spins, and when to pass.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-reference-and-custom-hardware-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-reference-and-custom-hardware-design#comments What’s The Difference Between… Dev Tools Embedded Industrial Mon, 06 Mar 2017 20:08:00 +0000 913011 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Of Patents and Artificial Intelligence http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-patents-and-artificial-intelligence <div class="node-body article-body">A patent is proof of a person's creativity. So what happens when we let human-like software invent something on its own?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-patents-and-artificial-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/qa-patents-and-artificial-intelligence#comments Hot Topics IoT Mobile Dev Tools Embedded Industrial Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:15:00 +0000 912991 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (2/26-3/4) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-226-34 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some of the latest products, ranging from infrared light sources to oscillator modules, to catch our eye.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-226-34" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-226-34#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 01 Mar 2017 21:05:00 +0000 912851 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (2/19-2/25) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-219-225 <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-219-225" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-219-225#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:05:00 +0000 912571 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (2/12-2/18) http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-212-218 <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-212-218" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/electronic-design-s-products-week-212-218#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Gallery Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:35:00 +0000 912311 at http://electronicdesign.com Interactive Graphical Interface Enhances Micro-Programmed Sequential Machine Design http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/interactive-graphical-interface-enhances-micro-programmed-sequential-machine-design <div class="field-byline"> Roberto Tovar, Román Osorio, and Tania Tovar </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The micro-programmed machine approach offers important performance features such as speed, but it is tedious and error-prone. This Visual Basic 6 GUI automates and eases the process.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/interactive-graphical-interface-enhances-micro-programmed-sequential-machine-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/interactive-graphical-interface-enhances-micro-programmed-sequential-machine-design#comments Ideas for Design Dev Tools EDA Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:55:00 +0000 912171 at http://electronicdesign.com