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Real-life examples of embedded systems and the techniques used to implement them.


Nascent UL standard focuses on autonomous vehicle safety

Credible claims of safety require proof. It won't cut it for companies such as Waymo, Uber or GM to simply declare their vehicles are safe. Read More


The IoT in 2018: Four reasons to excited, four reasons to be worried

All the pieces are in place for serving up more IoT applications for consumers and enterprises, but a variety of factors still work against their... Read More


Inside a clever power design

EDIMAX shows us how to develop a low-cost design flexible enough to use largely intact across multiple geographies' and countries' mains standards. Read More


Working with space vectors

Much has been written on the use of space vectors Read More


Finding angle resolution of resolver-to-digital converters

In this article, we determine the angle resolution of RDCs based on the common all-digital phase-locked loop (ADPLL) architecture. This formula for... Read More


Painless MCU implementation of space vector modulation for electric motor systems

Common SVM techniques let developers operate electric motor systems without a lookup table or trig calculations, and a lesser known SVM technique... Read More


Sensor fusion: Of sea captains, gyroscopes, and thermal cameras

Sensor fusion can mean different things to different people, but here's a look at the concept, historical perspective, and two detailed uses cases. Read More


Towards full cognitive radio

The spectrum crunch is putting greater pressure on regulators to maximize the use of this precious resource. Cognitive Radio offers one possible... Read More


10 unusual Raspberry Pi 2 projects

Raspberry Pi Foundation's newest board the RPi 2 is gaining traction. We look at some of the more interesting and unusual projects that the new board... Read More


Apple's ResearchKit: Is open source good for your and Apple's health?

ResearchKit has potential for Apple's customers and for the computing and communications world more generally, but there are also a few concerns. Read More


Winning design strategies for the wearables market

An analysis of the user-experience-driven design methodologies needed for successful wearable personal electronic devices and how to incorporate them. Read More


Vision in wearable devices: Expanded application and function choices

Increasingly capable and cost-effective processors, image sensors, and memories, along with robust algorithms, now make it practical to incorporate... Read More


Semiconductor innovations in computer vision and mobile photography

As interest grows in taking better photographs and videos and extracting knowledge from those images, innovative semiconductor architectures are... Read More


Achieving maximum efficiency in LED luminary and LCD backlight designs

Knowledge of the often misunderstood finite limits about how much light can be produced yields insights into LED luminary and LCD backlight design... Read More


Design of a Wearable, Real-Time Mobile Gaze Tracker

The design of an ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller-based eyetracker, called iShadow, that dramatically reduces the sensing and computation needs for eye... Read More


The basics of designing wearable electronics with microcontrollers

The basics requirements of first-generation wearable electronic devices and how to pick the right microcontroller or application processor for your... Read More


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