Have you heard Engineering Radio, the new radio program for design engineers from the editors of Electronic Design? Tune in every Monday at 2pm ET for the newest episodes -- we'll cover everything from LEDs to Robots to Ham Radio!
Aug. 22, 2011
Analog Editor Don Tuite does a test run of a new mobile app from TI for design engineers. Next, Embedded Technology Editor Bill Wong reports on three of his favorite unmanned vehicles from AUVSI. Then, Components Editor Mat Dirjish reports on LEDs, a new robotics web site and nuclear sensors. Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito finishes up with a couple of interesting news items.
Aug. 15, 2011
Embedded Technology Editor Bill Wong reports from MVEC on a new opposed-piston engine. Guest contributor Andy Botkin of Agilent Technologies comments on engineering challenges in a complex wireless market. Test Editor David Maliniak interviews Dr. James Truchard, CEO of National Instruments. Components Editor Mat Dirjish reports on the dearth of rare earth metals and more.
Aug. 8, 2011
This week, Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito interviews Jeff Smoot, VP of Engineering at CUI, about the company's Solus topology for dc-dc converters. Power Technology Editor Don Tuite comments on Philips winning the $10M L(ighting) Prize. Embedded Technology Editor Bill Wong reports on the new Linux 3.0 kernel and interviews Bill Hutchings of Microchip. And lots more.
Aug. 1, 2011
This week, power technology editor Don Tuite comments on PowerStack technology from Texas Instruments. Then, embedded technology editor Bill Wong reports on new VITA standards and Power.org's Fawzi Behmann updates listeners on the Power Architecture. Components editor Mat Dirjish reports on new LEDs and digital panel displays and EiC Joe Desposito reports on news of the week.
July 25, 2011
This week, Embedded Technology Editor Bill Wong reports on new products from Seamicro and McObject. He also interviews Jean Anne Booth of TI about a new Stellaris Blutooth kit. Components Editor Mat Dirjish reports on new LEDs and a tantalum cap. Joe Desposito reports on a news item about flywheels, and European Editor Paul Whytock comments on REACH legislation.
July 18, 2011
This week, Test and Measurement Editor David Maliniak reports on new test gear from Keithley Instruments and Agilent Technologies. Bill Wong talks about his visit to RSi, a company that is making solar cells in a new way. Components Editor Mat Dirjish reports on two new products from Avago Technologies, Joe Desposito interviews Scott Roller, VP of Microcontrollers at TI, and more.
July 11, 2011
This week, Analog Editor Don Tuite comments on a new LED driver from iWatt. Then, Embedded Technology Editor Bill Wong follows with his thoughts on the NVM Express standard for non-volatile memory. Components Editor Mat Dirjish uncovers two breakthrough sensors from Baolab Microsystems and Plessey Semiconductors, while Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito comments on HP's TouchPad.
July 5, 2011
This week, Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito talks about the Intel Atom roadmap and the new H.E.A.T. EVM from Texas Instruments. Then, Embedded Technology Editor Bill Wong reports on Tilera's Tile GX 3000 Series multicore processors, and Communications Editor Lou Frenzel reports on Pergrine Semi's new digital tuning cap. Power Editor Don Tuite explains Smart Grid domains.
June 27, 2011
This week, embedded technology editor Bill Wong, gives you his first impression of the new AMP Series QorIQ processor. Then communications editor Lou Frenzel interviews Chano Gomez, co-chair of the Home Grid working group, about the current status of the G.hn home networking standard. Next up, components editor, Mat Dirjish reviews ST's new touch chip, and more.
June 20, 2011
This week, power editor Don Tuite comments on IHS iSuppli's report on $1 per watt solar modules. Embedded editor Bill Wong gives his take on wireless sensors and a new resistive touch chip. EDA editor David Maliniak talks about how EDA might see significant growth in the future, Paul Whytock, Editor-in-chief of Electronic Design Europe, comments on the Nokia-Apple legal tiff, and more.
June 13, 2011
This week, Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito talks about advanced LCD technology—transparent LCDs and PenTile technology. He also gives you his take on the new Element14 Knode. Joe then comments on a new cloud computing initiative from IBM aimed directly at the design engineering community. He also talks about one of his favorite topics, heart rate monitors, and the chips that drive them.
June 6, 2011
This week, Don Tuite talks about Powercast's RF energy harvesting platform, while Mat Dirjish interviews Nathan Seidle, CEO of SparkFun. Bill Wong introduces a new multicore MCU from Adapteva and talks about his trip to ISEF. Finally, Mat Dirjish puts the finishing touches on the program with a report from the recent Lightfair International trade show.
May 31, 2011
This week, Contributing Editor Randy Frank wraps up SAE 2011 World Congress, while Contributing Editor Joe Hallett reports on SID Display Week. In addition, Contributing Editor Linley Gwennap talks about multicore processors for mobile computing. Finally, Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito reports on third-generation range extenders for hybrid cars and IP addresses for light bulbs.
May 23, 2011
This week, Bill Wong talks about recently released embedded hardware and software products. Then Electronic Design contributor Guillaume Largillier gets his crew at Stantum to discuss touch technology and wrap up a touch technology panel at last week's SID Display Week symposium. Finally, Paul Whytock reports on last week's PCIM conference held in Nuremburg.
May 16, 2011
This week, Electronic Design Europe Editor in Chief Paul Whytock interviews Alex Lidow, cofounder and CEO of Efficient Power Conversion Corp. (EPC), about the latest in GaN technology and its applications. In another segment, Components Editor Mat Dirjish talks about his “Made in America” blog post, the comments it generated, and how he got the idea to write about it.
May 9, 2011
Hear about the technologies that Editors Bill Wong, Joe Desposito, and Don Tuite saw at last week's Embedded Systems Conference, including the first commercial embedded SE Linux platform, the latest microcontrollers, and embedded hardware. Also, Managing Editor Rich Gawel goes for a ride in the Chevy Volt with Product Specialist Samantha Lozon at the recent New York International Auto Show, demonstrating its charging station, instrumentation, and acceleration.
May 2, 2011
Embedded Editor Bill Wong previews the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose. He also talks with Jim Handy of Objective Analysis about the Samsung and Seagate merger and what it means for hard disks. Bill talks about encoders and their role in embedded systems as well. Meanwhile, Managing Editor Rich Gawel went for a ride in Nissan's all-electric Leaf at the New York International Audio Show and reports on its charging station, instrumentation, and acceleration.
April 25, 2011
Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito talks about haptics hardware and software with Technology Editor Bill Wong. Will haptics give Android smartphones a leg up with the gaming crowd over the iPhone and iPod Touch? Then Bill Wong talks about his travels to the 27th National Space Symposium and some of the neat new technologies he uncovered at that show.
April 18, 2011
Editor-in-Chief Joe Desposito talks about wireless power with Technology Editor Don Tuite. Will your next lamp really have wireless charging built in? Joe also brings a reader's insight into the discussion. In another segment, Joe talks about MEMS and provides insight into the markets for these devices as well as some of the latest components available to designers today.
April 11, 2011
Editor-in-chief Joe Desposito talks about TI's acquisition of National Semiconductor and what it may mean to design engineers. In another segment, both Joe and analog editor Don Tuite explain some of the technologies finding their way into medical devices. We wrap up the show with more TI news. TI jumped back to the top of the MEMs heap in 2010 thanks to its DLP chips.