March 22, 2016

The accidental thermal engineer: Do thermal resistances add up? (Part 1)

In Figures 1 and 2 of my November 2015 post I demonstrated how (for a fixed PD) the Tj of […]
March 21, 2016

Next generation innovators try out BBC micro:bit

Forty students and their teachers from seven East Kilbride schools experienced the BBC micro:bit for the first time and discovered how NXP technologies […]
March 14, 2016

Part 1: Busting the contactless payment myths

The payment industry involves hundreds of companies worldwide supporting billions of transactions each year and is worth about $5 trillion, […]
March 9, 2016

How smart is your product packaging?

If you make consumer products, then you already know the importance of compelling package design. The color of a box, the […]
February 23, 2016

Usher in a new era of system design for IoT

When I visit customers across the U.S. and around the world, I see more and more of them pursuing the […]
February 22, 2016

Six boards for rapid IoT development  

Established companies and emerging start-ups are putting a stake in the Internet of Things ground, an opportunity with estimates of […]
February 15, 2016

Smart clothing – the next big thing in IoT wearables?

Wearable IoT technology is a hot topic, in part because growth predictions for wearables are so strong. For example, IDTechEx […]
February 9, 2016

The accidental thermal engineer: Can we know Tj by looking at Tcase? (Part 3)

If you’ve spent some time in the world of power semiconductors, then it’s likely that you’ve come across the concept […]
February 3, 2016

EcoCAR teams transform Chevy hotrods into eco-friendly muscle cars

The face of automotive is changing. New car manufacturers and startups are emerging with fresh, bold ideas, transforming traditional approaches […]
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