Embedded http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25794/more en Engineering Education: Fact and Fiction http://electronicdesign.com/blog/engineering-education-fact-and-fiction <div class="node-body blog-body">I have taken a keen interest in the dialogue (that has been going on for many years) about the quality of engineering education in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/guest-blogs">Guest blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/engineering-education-fact-and-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/engineering-education-fact-and-fiction#comments Guest Blogger Embedded Guest blogs Fri, 29 May 2015 18:25:00 +0000 839781 at http://electronicdesign.com Gallery: Unusual UAVs at AUVSI 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unusual-uavs-auvsi-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Not all unmanned vehicles at AUVSI 2015 were the normal planes and copters. These UAVs take different approaches to mobility and control. </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/gallery-unusual-uavs-auvsi-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unusual-uavs-auvsi-2015#comments Robotics Gallery Embedded Fri, 29 May 2015 14:36:00 +0000 839771 at http://electronicdesign.com Smart Capacitive-Sensing Design with 8-bit MCUs http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/smart-capacitive-sensing-design-8-bit-mcus <div class="node-body article-body">Capacitive sensing is a ubiquitous feature for many consumer and industrial electronics systems. While drop-in, fixed-function, capacitive-sensing solutions are readily available, general-purpose 8-bit microcontrollers with cap-sense capabilities can provide a more versatile approach that helps developers reduce power consumption, board size, and BOM cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/smart-capacitive-sensing-design-8-bit-mcus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/smart-capacitive-sensing-design-8-bit-mcus#comments Mobile Engineering Essentials Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Thu, 28 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 839711 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Order IC Sockets http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/how-order-ic-sockets <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Ironwood Electronics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many products are designed with today’s high-performance Integrated Circuits (IC). Without IC sockets, the design, testing, and/or production phases of a new product development process will be chaotic. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/how-order-ic-sockets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/how-order-ic-sockets#comments Analog Communications Components White Paper EDA Embedded Power Test & Measurement Wed, 27 May 2015 15:42:00 +0000 839631 at http://electronicdesign.com Impact of PCB Plating Finish on Elastomer Socket Technology http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/impact-pcb-plating-finish-elastomer-socket-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Ironwood Electronics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s electronic packages have high clock speeds (multi GHz range), fine pin densities (below 0.4 mm pitch) and high pin counts (over 2000). When these packages are assembled onto a printed circuit board (PCB), they perform certain functions at certain speed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/impact-pcb-plating-finish-elastomer-socket-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/impact-pcb-plating-finish-elastomer-socket-technology#comments Analog Communications Components White Paper EDA Embedded Power Test & Measurement Wed, 27 May 2015 15:42:00 +0000 839641 at http://electronicdesign.com Achieving a 75GHz Test Socket http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/achieving-75ghz-test-socket <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Ironwood Electronics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For over half a century, the semiconductor industry has been governed by a commonly known principle described as Moore’s Law. This “law” predicts that through technological advancement a doubling of the number of transistors per integrated circuit will occur within a given geometric area on regular 18 month intervals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/achieving-75ghz-test-socket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/achieving-75ghz-test-socket#comments Analog Communications Components White Paper EDA Embedded Power Test & Measurement Wed, 27 May 2015 15:42:00 +0000 839651 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (5/25 – 5/29) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-525-529 <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-525-529" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-525-529#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 26 May 2015 18:11:00 +0000 839571 at http://electronicdesign.com Design Tool Streamlines SoC FPGA Application Creation http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/design-tool-streamlines-soc-fpga-application-creation <div class="node-body article-body">Xilinx’s SDSoC development environment turns code into FPGA logic. It targets Xilinx Zynq and Zynq MPSoC FPGA platforms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/design-tool-streamlines-soc-fpga-application-creation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/design-tool-streamlines-soc-fpga-application-creation#comments Defense Medical Dev Tools Embedded FPGAs Tue, 26 May 2015 17:38:00 +0000 839561 at http://electronicdesign.com Quad Cortex-A53 SoC Allows Low-Power 4K Set-Top Box http://electronicdesign.com/displays/quad-cortex-a53-soc-allows-low-power-4k-set-top-box <div class="node-body article-body">Marvell Technology Group’s ARMADA 1500 Ultra is designed to deliver 4K video in a compact set-top box system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/displays/quad-cortex-a53-soc-allows-low-power-4k-set-top-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/displays/quad-cortex-a53-soc-allows-low-power-4k-set-top-box#comments Displays Embedded Tue, 26 May 2015 16:12:00 +0000 839541 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