Embedded http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25794/more en What’s the Difference Between IO-Link and Discrete Sensor Interfaces? http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-io-link-and-discrete-sensor-interfaces <div class="field-deck"> Direct access to sensors allows access to a wide variety of options, but it can be technically demanding. IO-Link is an alternative that provides a standard interface for machine automation environments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Connecting sensors and actuators to a network can be a challenge when dealing with discrete analog connections. The input connections are usually supported by analog-to-digital converters (ADCs)...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-io-link-and-discrete-sensor-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-io-link-and-discrete-sensor-interfaces#comments Embedded Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:21:00 +0000 853371 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (8/30-9/5) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-830-95 <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="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-830-95" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-830-95#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:14:00 +0000 854361 at http://electronicdesign.com The Day of the Three Glitches http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/day-three-glitches <div class="field-byline"> Richard Kenner, AdaCore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On July 8, 2015, United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange, and the Wall Street Journal website all succumbed to various levels of software malfunctions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/day-three-glitches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/day-three-glitches#comments Contributing Technical Experts Embedded Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:03:00 +0000 853391 at http://electronicdesign.com Non-Volatile 3D Resistive RAM Packs 162 Gbits http://electronicdesign.com/memory/non-volatile-3d-resistive-ram-packs-162-gbits <div class="node-body article-body">A research team from Rice University has produced a nonvolatile, resistive random access memory (RRAM) technology that provides high-density storage up to 162 gigabits in crossbar memory arrays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/non-volatile-3d-resistive-ram-packs-162-gbits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/non-volatile-3d-resistive-ram-packs-162-gbits#comments Hot Topics Mobile Embedded Memory Microprocessors Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:09:00 +0000 853291 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>A schematic shows the layered structure of tantalum oxide, multilayer graphene and platinum used for a new type of RRAM technology developed at Rice University. (Image courtesy of Rice University).</p> Gallery: Makers Turn to Crowdfunding to Promote IoT Projects http://electronicdesign.com/iot/gallery-makers-turn-crowdfunding-promote-iot-projects <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this latest Electronic Design image gallery, we examine some of the most intriguing Internet of Things (IoT) projects being developed by makers and engineers with support from crowdfunding websites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/gallery-makers-turn-crowdfunding-promote-iot-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/gallery-makers-turn-crowdfunding-promote-iot-projects#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Boards Mobile Communications Dev Tools Embedded Systems Wireless Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:00:00 +0000 850961 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (8/23-8/29) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-823-829 <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="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-823-829" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-823-829#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:11:00 +0000 853341 at http://electronicdesign.com Ada/SPARK Fixes Crazyflie Nano Quadrotor http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/adaspark-fixes-crazyflie-nano-quadrotor-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Crazyflie quadrotor is an open-source project including the hardware. I tried out a project where the control software was rewritten in SPARK, a subset of Ada.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/adaspark-fixes-crazyflie-nano-quadrotor-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/adaspark-fixes-crazyflie-nano-quadrotor-0#comments Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Tue, 25 Aug 2015 04:30:00 +0000 853361 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. The Crazyflie weighs only 19 g and has a 72 MHz Cortex-M3 processor. Another Cortex core is found on the wireless chip. (Image courtesy of Bitcraze).&nbsp;</p> Autonomous Cars: 9 Test Centers, Many Jobs http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/autonomous-cars-9-test-centers-many-jobs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Self-driving or autonomous vehicles will soon be providing independent transportation, minus the road rage. From China to Virginia to Berlin, from Baidu and Google to Apple and Ford, the race is on to realize a viable driverless car.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/autonomous-cars-9-test-centers-many-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/autonomous-cars-9-test-centers-many-jobs#comments Automotive IoT Trends & Analysis Embedded Test & Measurement Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:30:00 +0000 852851 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (8/16-8/22) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-816-822 <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="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-816-822" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-816-822#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:11:00 +0000 852561 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Technologies That Are Going Nowhere http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-technologies-are-going-nowhere <div class="node-body blog-body">An overview of five technologies that might get our blood boiling with excitement, but ultimately could have a difficult time penetrating into the mainstream. Are these devices going somewhere - or going nowhere?</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-technologies-are-going-nowhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-technologies-are-going-nowhere#comments IoT Mobile Robotics Communications Embedded Wireless Communiqué Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:50:00 +0000 852421 at http://electronicdesign.com