Tech Insights

Fresh insights on artificial intelligence, connectivity, processing, safety & security shaping the IoT and automotive.

November 3, 2015

Playroom 2.0: Made possible by NFC

With Near Field Communication (NFC), play time becomes a whole new experience. The simple act of bringing two items close […]
October 29, 2015

UCODE for automotive: Protecting the driver’s safety with secure RAIN RFID tags

Counterfeit components are a concern in a number of industries, but they’re especially worrisome in the world of automotive, where […]
October 28, 2015

Auto IoT: What your behind-the-wheel experience will be like (Part 2)

In the first part of the series, Auto IoT: Growth, opportunities and technology (Part 1), you can read about the expected […]
October 27, 2015

Design with i.MX 6UltraLite and run Brillo OS for Internet of Things

Today Google announced an extension of access to their Brillo operating system and Weave communication platform to their broader developer […]
October 22, 2015

Remote weather station using Thread technology

Over the past year, a series of IoT-themed senior design projects by students at Texas State University were created based on […]
October 15, 2015

Meeting new USB ESD challenges with TrEOS Protection

It is crucial for designers of electronic systems to protect every product against the destructive forces of ESD. Systems, components […]
October 8, 2015

Controlling Your Digital Identity Will Determine Your Wellbeing

People’s lack of awareness around personal data issues provides a huge opportunity for businesses and governments to create transparent Life […]
October 8, 2015

Simulate motion for sensor fusion

Last year, I introduced the Accelerated Innovation Community, sponsored by the MEMS Industry Group, to this space (see “Open source sensor fusion“). […]
October 6, 2015

The accidental thermal engineer – LFPAK56: a top clip package

In my August post ‘A look at die-level heat transfer’, I introduced the idea of a MOSFET ‘detailed model’ which […]
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