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Embedded vision is everywhere! See for yourself
March 3, 2017
Embedded vision technology will soon touch nearly every aspect of our daily lives –- from automatic vacuum cleaners in our homes to augmented-reality applications.
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The right way to turn on a light
March 3, 2017
What if we want to be able to control the light at a distance, up to 1km away from the room, and to turn it on and off at certain hours and change color and intensity according to users? What if we want the system to be able to adjust itself in respo
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Defense/Aero Spinoffs Remain an Exceptional Source for Breakthrough Technology
March 3, 2017
Yes, automatic across the board cuts within the Department of Defense (DoD) will put the squeeze on many within the defense/aerospace supply chain.
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Defense Cuts Put Squeeze on Mil/Aero Design Chain
March 3, 2017
Cutbacks in U.S. defense spending is putting the squeeze on designers and builders of military, aircraft, aerospace, communications and intelligence equipment.
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DefAero Mitigating Cyber Attacks MCU Hardware Accelerators Boost 2CP
March 3, 2017
Over the years, cyber attacks on financial institutions and news organizations have garnered the lion's share of attention...
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DefAero-New iPad Application Helps Pilots Assess Flying Risks - 2 CP
March 3, 2017
A new application, the iPad Flight Risk Assessment Tool (iFrat), is making it easy for pilots to assess, document and communicate risks in upcoming flights.
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Automotive Electronics: Top 5 Tech Trends of Tomorrow’s Smart Cars
March 3, 2017
In the United States alone, motor vehicles travel well over four trillion miles each year according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.*
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How wireless communication protocols make or break designs
March 3, 2017
The design process includes many critical decisions for engineers, such as which wireless communications protocol to use.
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Driving data with unintentional new uses: Internet of Things
March 3, 2017
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a natural evolution of the things we already make today.
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Cognitive computing and IBM Watson IoT: unlocking the power of information
March 3, 2017
Businesses, academic institutions, cities, and other enterprises may have diverse objectives and missions but all have two things in common: Data, lots of it.
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Circuit Protection: Helping Drive Reliability and Longer Life
March 3, 2017
The primary concerns of engineers designing mobile devices connected to the IoT remain device functionality, performance and feature set.
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Avnet: your key enabler for efficient IoT product development
March 3, 2017
There’s no shortage of hype when it comes to IoT! Fashion designers, futurists, gadget geeks, salespeople...
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Antennas for RF Designs in the IoT
March 3, 2017
The physical connection for many IoT nodes leverages legacy wired networks found in homes, offices, schools, factories and other areas. As we become mobile, wireless physical connections are becoming the norm.
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Bing maps V8 control brings exciting upgrades for developers
March 2, 2017
For developers, being able to pack more features into apps is definitely a plus. And that’s exactly what Microsoft is trying to help you with.
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Bing Maps Is Bringing The World To The Classroom
March 2, 2017
You’ve heard about Bing Maps for business, right? Companies in a wide variety of industries are using Bing Maps to drive sales, increase efficiency and save money.
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A Look at the MicroSD Card of the Future: Speed and Capacity meet Reliability
March 2, 2017
Manufacturers recently released the largest capacity and fastest microSD cards ever made. The 128 GB cards demonstrate more than a 1,000-fold increase in storage density over the last decade.
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Accelerating the Motor Control revolution Using New MCU and FPGA Solutions
March 2, 2017
Motors provide the muscle for electronic controls to interact with the physical world. Whether in transportation, process control, robotics, appliances or even just opening a garage door, motors are the primary movers in our connected and controlled
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3D Printing Maximizes Design Flexibility
March 2, 2017
The aerospace and defense industries have long been developers and early adopters of cutting-edge technology.
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32-bit MCUs Penetrate IoT Ecosystem
March 2, 2017
While 8-bit and 16-bit MCUs are well suited for IoT end-node applications, the 32-bit MCU has a key function in the IoT pyramid: It provides the data throughput, reading sensors and sending real-time sensor data over an IP-based network.
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A “Canned” Module/IC Solution Simplifies Wireless Implementation, but Potential Design-in Issues Remain
March 2, 2017
Incorporating wireless connectivity into a product is now a standard design requirement for Wi-Fi, IoT, and other applications.
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10 companies and municipalities that are harnessing the Internet of Things to run smarter cities
March 2, 2017
Many of the devices we interact with today are enabled by computers and connected to the Internet. Much of the popular interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) focuses on consumer electronics, with everything from smart refrigerators to thermostats,
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10 things every intelligent systems needs
March 1, 2017
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way businesses use technology. This web of interconnected devices and machines gathers information from gas-oil-water exploration sensors to sensors in corn fields, to medical devices and train control
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Avnet WTWH Basics of LEDs
March 3, 117
Using the evolving Power over Ethernet standard to supply DC power to LED-based lighting in place of using the AC line offers both new options and some serious concerns.
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