William Wong

William
Wong
Technology Editor

Bill is a technology editor for Electronic Design focusing on embedded,software, and systems. Check out his blog, AltEmbedded. If you are submitting press releases please include pricing information and links to hi res (300dpi) images when appropriate or it goes to the bottom of the pile.

 

Articles

Embedded Design: Build, Buy, or Both?
How you go about obtaining the hardware for an embedded system depends on several factors.
Rugged VPX System Supports Third-Party Boards
Boards and Systems for Industrial Applications at Embedded World
Technology Editor Bill Wong saw quite a few industrial boards, modules, and systems at the 2017 Embedded World show.
DNN Popularity Drives NVidia’s Jetson TX2
NVidia just released its Jetson TX2, and it’s finding its way into all sorts of platforms.
Software Tools Target ADASs and Self-Driving Cars
More applications are requiring ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 functional safety certification—such as ADAS and self-driving cars—and software tools are following suit.
TI Takes Dual-Core Approach to Wireless IoT
Texas Instruments’ CC3220 SimpleLink Wi-Fi MCU has taken a dual core-approach to wireless IoT with an 80-MHz Cortex-M4, as well as a dedicated network processor with security support.
New PSoC 6 Sports Dual, Asymmetric 32-bit Cores with Enhanced Security
Cypress Semiconductor extends its PSoC family with the dual-core PSoC 6. One core can be used as a security processor.
Supercomputer Module Doubles Performance for Faster Neural Nets
NVIDIA’s Jetson TX1 was an amazing platform that delivered supercomputer performance in a compact module. The Jetson TX2 doubles the performance.
Q&A: Formal Methods Push Toward Zero-Defect Software
Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with AdaCore’s Yannick Moy about what formal verification of software brings to develop zero-defect software.
10-core SoC Targets Premium Mobile Media Devices
MediaTek’s Helio X30 packs in 10 ARM cores to power premium mobile devices. It can handle 4K video as well as deep neural network applications.
Q&A: Harnessing Data Can Unlock New Doors in the Race to the IIoT 2
Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Philipp Wallner, industry manager EMEA at MathWorks, about the Industrial Internet of Things and its associated data challenges.
Get Started With the Latest 8-bit PIC Online
Microchip’s latest PIC16F15386 family is supported by the online MPLAB Xpress IDE and Code Configurator.
Emulation Hardware Meets Transistor Demand
Chips are expected to sport as many as 15 billion transistors by 2020. Mentor Graphics looks to deliver emulation hardware capable of handling those designs before they arrive.
Lower-Power, Cost-Optimized Flash FPGAs Can Handle 40 Gbit/s Ethernet Chores
Microsemi’s PolarFire targets mid-range, high-performance, lower-power applications.
What’s the Difference Between NRZ, NRZI, and Manchester Encoding? 2
NRZ, NRZI, and Manchester are popular serial encoding mechanisms. Find out how they differ from each other.
What’s the Difference Between Windows 10 IoT Versions? 3
Microsoft has integrated its Windows 10 IoT offerings. Find out where each version fits.