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Security Needs to be Simple

Mar 20, 2017
Implementing and using security tools in the embedded space can be challenging, but Green Hills INTEGRITY Security Services’ new appliance makes some...

Will ISA Survive?

Mar 20, 2017
Is it time to Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) and Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) to go away?...

Embedded Linux Conference Features IoT and Development Tools

Feb 22, 2017
Technology Editor Bill Wong presents some highlights from the 2017 Embedded Linux Conference....

Will ISEF Survive Without Intel?

Feb 17, 2017
Intel will be finishing up its support for the International Science and Engineering Fair in 2019....

What's to Like about Samsung’s Gear S3, Plus Android Wear 2

Feb 09, 2017
Android Wear 2.0 is here, but Technology Editor Bill Wong will hold onto his Samsung Gear S3....

Do Circuit Boards Need More Wires?

Feb 07, 2017
Printed circuit boards support high-speed serial connections—for now. Faster SerDes is forcing designers to look at cabling alternatives....

Forth Redefined

Jan 31, 2017
Ever played with Forth? It’s still out there, although it’s not for everyone....

Improvements in Sound Technology

Jan 26, 2017
The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show was home to a host of new audio technologies....

“I Know a Lot about Hacking,” and Other Security Concerns

Jan 23, 2017
President Donald Trump says “I know a lot about hacking.” What do you know, and does all this matter?...

Carrying a Jetson TX1

Jan 18, 2017
Technology Editor Bill Wong takes ConnectTech’s Orbitty Carrier for a ride with NVidia’s Jetson TX1....

Embedded Flash Storage Gets Smaller and Faster

Jan 13, 2017
Flash storage has changed the way embedded designers can utilize large amounts of storage in a compact system....

Reliability and the Self-Driving Car

Jan 12, 2017
The race to launch a commercially available self-driving car was front and center at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. I took more than one ride...

What’s Going to be Hot at CES 2017?

Jan 03, 2017
What are the must-sees at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show? Here are some hints....

A Look Back at 2016’s Top Stories

Jan 03, 2017
Technology Editor Bill Wong takes look at some of the hot topics of 2016....

Will the Internet of Things Survive Without Net Neutrality?

Dec 23, 2016
The changing political climate in the U.S. is likely to trash the idea of net neutrality. This could impact many plans for the Internet of Things....

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William Wong

Bill Wong covers Digital, Embedded, Systems and Software topics at Electronic Design. He writes a number of columns, including Lab Bench and alt.embedded, plus Bill's Workbench hands-on column....
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Blogs focusing on embedded, software and systems