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

November 6, 2012

An intelligent, connected world: NXP’s vision at Electronica 2012

As the rise of online and mobile communications has enabled us to be more connected with each other than ever […]
November 6, 2012

An intelligent, connected world: NXP’s vision at Electronica 2012

As the rise of online and mobile communications has enabled us to be more connected with each other than ever […]
October 29, 2012

Orientation Representations: Part 1

Our portable devices are getting more and more fun to use, due in part to new generations of augmented and […]
October 26, 2012

Standards conflict in power line communications

Have conflicting standards and over-regulation delayed the take-up of Power Line Communication (PLC) technology and prevented it becoming an all-pervasive […]
October 3, 2012

Magnetometer placement — where and why

In my last posting (Accelerometer placement — where and why [1]) I discussed tradeoffs to be considered when choosing where […]
August 1, 2012

Accelerometer placement – where and why

A question that should be asked during physical design of any product incorporating sensors is: “Where should be sensors be […]
June 6, 2012

Flying high – Neocopter project Part I

How to connect design and electronics with ordinary fun? [youtube height=”500″ width=”640″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP1-MZmpxsQ[/youtube] I created an UAV, or Unmanned Arial Vehicle, […]
March 29, 2012

Degrees of freedom vs. axes

No, the title does not refer to the forces of good versus those of evil. Nor am I referring to […]
August 3, 2011

What is sensor fusion?

When a colleague of mine recently asked me “What is sensor fusion?” I had to stop and think. Like Justice […]
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