Paul Whytock

European Editor , Penton Media

Paul Whytock is European Editor for Penton Media's Electronics Division. From his base in London, England, he covers press conferences and industry events throughout the EU for Penton publications and its Engineering TV and Radio services Qualified to HNC Full Technological Certificate standard, Whytock trained as an automotive design engineer with Ford Motor Company prior to entering technical journalism.

Posts by Paul Whytock

Malicious Malware Could Grab Your Christmas Cash

in London Calling Dec 16, 2014
One of the most financially successful and prevalent cyber crimes involves the hacking of retail point-of-sale (PoS). It thus requires systems as......

Hundreds of Sensors Will Become Your Life-Long Buddies

in London Calling Nov 21, 2014
Industry experts are consistently predicting an electronic connectivity explosion—by the end of this decade nearly 40 billion systems and......

Keep Those Wearable Technology Power Budgets Lean And Mean

in London Calling Oct 16, 2014
  Visitors to Munich's enormous TechFest, AKA Electronica 2014, will have to be pretty fit to stand any chance of getting around a show that......

Boris Will Clean Your Dishes While Bob Checks Home Security

in London Calling Sep 29, 2014
  Doing the dishes isn’t the most scintillating of chores, so a robot that picks up your crockery and glassware safely could prove a huge......

This Tiny Modem Chip Will Cope With The Mega Connectivity Surge Of The IoT

in London Calling Sep 16, 2014
  Convergence and connectivity received an important technical boost recently with the unveiling of the XMM 6255 modem from Intel that can be......

Life Trackers Could “Open The Door” To Burglars When You’re Not Home

in London Calling Aug 20, 2014
  Are you into self-tracking, life-logging, or quantified self as it's sometimes called? If so, it becomes easy to track and hack lots of......

Texting Pills and Wireless Contraception

in London Calling Jul 31, 2014
  Methods of medical drug delivery are reaching science fiction levels. For instance, some of today’s pills can text medical professionals......

Graphene Breakthrough Foretells Computerized Couture Revolution

in London Calling Jul 23, 2014
  Analysts predict that global sales for wearable technology could reach €25million by the end of the decade. No doubt, then, that those......

These Robots Can Kill You or Cure You

in London Calling Jul 01, 2014
  We don’t have robots that can identify and kill the enemy on the front lines of today’s battlefields yet, but they aren’t......

How Long Will This Semiconductor Boom Keep Rolling?

in London Calling Jun 20, 2014
  Back in December 2013, Electronic Design Europe took a long, hard look at industry analysts’ and assorted pundits’ predictions for......