2016-09-21 - Steve Taranovich

ON-Fairchild union: A match made in heaven?

Bringing together two established industry leaders, ON Semiconductor’s acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor creates one extraordinary company.

2016-09-19 - Richard Quinnell

IoT shift may greatly impact embedded developers

While IoT devices are embedded systems, not all embedded systems are IoT devices. At least, not yet.

2016-09-19 - Steve Ohr

Why balancing lithium-ion battery cells is key

As new mobile applications emerge, the challenges to battery management systems increase.

2016-09-19 - Steve Ohr

Samsung’s battery fire puts devices’ integrity on the line

Incidents involving Samsung's latest smartphone may encourage mobile device makers to re-examine the integrity of their power trains.

2016-07-26 - Junko Yoshida

Audio: A critical ‘intelligent sensor’ for autonomous cars?

DSP Concepts CEO Paul Beckmann says audio is “heading from pure playback” in entertainment systems to enabling “input, trigger and…

2016-07-03 - Junko Yoshida

UL weighs in on cybersecurity standards for IoT

As Underwriters Laboratories' cybersecurity standards is still in its early days, it remains to be seen how the company's Cyber…

2016-07-03 - Junko Yoshida

Security by design: UL brings ‘adult supervision’ to IoT

EE Times talks to Underwriters Lab's Ken Modeste, who spoke about how UL can bring “adult supervision” to a deeply…

2016-06-29 - Paul Dillien

Crowdfunding: Benefits and pitfalls

Crowdfunding comes along with some tangible benefits in addition to funding novel projects, but it must be managed carefully to…

2016-06-16 - Junko Yoshida

The road ahead: Are we ready for an AI driver? – Part 2

In the autonomous car, AI will advance machine vision systems, while it will also migrate in sensor fusion electronic control…

2016-06-16 - Junko Yoshida

The road ahead: Are we ready for an AI driver? – Part 1

In the human-machine interface in vehicles, AI will play a role in speech and gesture recognition, eye-tracking, driver monitoring and…