January 21, 2014

Ubiquitous processing power and single-board computers

Back in the dim, distant past, the personal computer revolution began. Small, low-cost PCs gave everyone the chance to discover […]
January 16, 2014

Does RF energy mean the end of the microwave oven?

To paraphrase an old saying, there’s more than one way to cook a fish. Well now, alongside traditional methods such […]
January 8, 2014

‘Show bites’ Day 2 – Driving change in the automotive industry at CES

In amongst all of the usual companies exhibiting at CES 2014 there are a few companies that appear to be […]
December 26, 2013

NXP and Bose are creating quieter cars

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES, Las Vegas, January 7-10), one of the things NXP will be talking about […]
December 10, 2013

Making it easy for VDMOS to bow out gracefully

Just as VDMOS replaced bipolar, it is now the turn of VDMOS to retire from mainstream applications. One popular property […]
December 9, 2013

Restoring trust in the network: The silicon perspective

By now, it seems safe to assume that most people have heard of Edward Snowden and are familiar with the […]
December 6, 2013

The wiring harness – the smart communication network in every car

The wiring harness is the smart communication network in every modern car. This network is connected to as many as […]
October 30, 2013

Controlling Color Lights With ZigBee – How Hard Can It Be?

How hard can it be to control color LEDs using ZigBee?  It may sound simple, but it’s fraught with hidden […]
October 30, 2013

Electronic ID Certification – protecting your most valuable asset

Electronic ID systems like ePassports, health cards and payment cards are set to revolutionise the way we live. But when […]
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