“Whoever is new to power is always harsh.” — Aeschylus
Ambiq has a new microcontroller. Of all the MCUs you could pick for your next IoT design… this is one of them.
If that sounds like damning with faint praise, I don’t mean it that way. It’s actually a very nice … Read More → "Ambiq Apollo4 Undercuts IoT Power"
I think it’s fair to say that the majority of my friends in Embedded Space (where no one can hear you scream) tend to live on the microcontroller (MCU) side of the fence. To put this another way, relatively few of my chums don their “I’m an FPGA Designer” T-Shirts before heading off to work in the morning.
A few years ago as I pen … Read More → "Eeek Alors! Radiation Hardened eFPGA IP"
“… spooky action at a distance.” – Albert Einstein
I’ll admit, I’m biased on this one. Back when I had a real job, with an office and employees and everything, one of my engineers came to me with a proposal. Seems he’d developed something in his spare time that could do “ wireless battery charging at a distance.” … Read More → "Wireless Chargers Present Ethical Dilemmas"
“Every day sees humanity more victorious in the struggle with space and time.” — Guglielmo Marconi
Well, that escalated quickly. Wi-Fi was invented only 20 years ago, and already there are 20 different standards based on it. There are the familiar 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz versions that we use on our laptops, but also 802.11ax, -aj, -bb, and more. They’re even … Read More → "Wi-Fi HaLow Close to Making Its Debut"
Since Fish Fry is on short hiatus (don’t worry, new episodes will be coming back soon!), I thought I would share another of my all-time favorite episodes. When we talk about the best Fish Fry podcast episodes here at EE Journal, my producer Larra Morris is always quick to point out that her favorite was “THE SHARKS!”
< … Read More → "From the Fish Fry Vault: The Great Shark Cafe"