Blogs

Embedded Linux Conference Features IoT and Development Tools

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

NYU Wireless: Engineering Research Looks Beyond 5G

Dec 22, 2016
Having already shown that a Line of Sight isn’t necessary for millimeter-wave systems, NYU Wireless researchers keep innovating and researching beyond 5G....

How Trump’s New FCC May Affect You

Feb 10, 2017
If you’re a communications policy wonk, you probably already follow the doings of the FCC. If not, maybe you should....

Five companies to look out for at Embedded World 2014

Feb 18, 2014
Are you planning on visiting the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany next week? Here are my top five picks of companies to make a beeline for....

An Amateur’s View on the P2 (Part 2): Slew Rate and the Oscillator

Jan 26, 2017
Justin Mamaradlo takes a further look into the P2 op amp and how it functions, analyzing the oscillation and slew-rate characteristics of the venerable component....

Passive Components Still See Ink And Innovation

Jul 11, 2013
Electronic Design's editor-in-chief, Joe Desposito, notes that ten percent of the Top 101 Components of the past year are passives such as resistors, capacitors and inductors. Why? Because there's still innovation going on in the design of these basic electronic components....

Malicious Malware Could Grab Your Christmas Cash

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 well as major stores and retail outlets to shore up their defenses against such attacks to maintain customer confidence....

Thinking About Communications, and a Farewell

Apr 17, 2015
Looking at the calendar, I see that according to today's date, I am . . . just about . . . RETIRED!...

Clear PAM-4 Signals at DesignCon 2017

Feb 22, 2017
The path toward PAM-4 for 56-Gb/s channels and 400-Gb/s Ethernet is opening up, driven by multidimensional packaging and the need to optimize the installed fiber networks....