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The Future of IoT As We Know It – How Multi-Technology Collaboration will Shape the Next Wave of IoT Innovation

What do swarming robots, LoRa, and the future of IoT communications have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast!  We start things off with an investigation into a new robotic research project developed by Notre Dame assistant electronic engineering professor Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin. We take a closer look at the details of these new swarming robots and how they maneuver in challenging environments and accomplish difficult tasks collectively. Also … Read More → "The Future of IoT As We Know It – How Multi-Technology Collaboration will Shape the Next Wave of IoT Innovation"

CIRRENT Cloud ID Automates Cloud Certificate Provisioning and IoT Device-to-Cloud Authentication

Internet of Things (IoT) product companies have been struggling for years to simplify manufacturing, security, and provisioning. Well, I was just chatting with those clever lads and lasses at Infineon about their latest offering in the ongoing battle against the nefarious scoundrels who will steal or compromise … Read More → "CIRRENT Cloud ID Automates Cloud Certificate Provisioning and IoT Device-to-Cloud Authentication"

A Hands-On Guide to Designing Embedded Systems

There are a lot of books available to tell you all about the theoretical side of designing and building embedded systems, but not so many that tackle the nitty-gritty details involved in developing embedded systems that actually work and keep on working, until now…

When I was a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed young lad poised to spend the next four years of … Read More → "A Hands-On Guide to Designing Embedded Systems"

FloatingPoint DSP for You and Me: Why Today’s Real World Designs Need Floating Point Digital Signal Processing

What do sweat-powered batteries and floating point digital signal processing have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast of course! We start things off with an investigation into the details of a revolutionary new battery developed by NTU Singapore that is powered by sweat and includes a unique silver flake electrode design. Also this week, Ted Chua (Cadence Design Systems) joins me to discuss the need for floating … Read More → "FloatingPoint DSP for You and Me: Why Today’s Real World Designs Need Floating Point Digital Signal Processing"

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Hot-Swap and Power Protection — Mouser Electronics and Analog Devices   When it comes to our always-on, critical systems we need to carefully consider power protection and maintainability. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Dwight Larson investigate the issues that surround hot-plugging into an energized power supply, the best solutions to consider, what the different hot-swap circuit topologies look like for … Read More → "Hot-Swap and Power Protection — Mouser Electronics and Analog Devices"
NEUTRIK Fiber Optic Solutions — Neutrik and Mouser ElectronicsThe advantages and benefits of fiber optics are a mile long… But how can you design with them? How can you clean them? How do you repair them? Need a bit of a refresher? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with David Kuklinski from Neutrik about the OpticalCon advanced, OpticalCon LITE and … Read More → "NEUTRIK Fiber Optic Solutions — Neutrik and Mouser Electronics"
Seamless Ethernet to the Edge with 10BASE-T1L Technology — Mouser Electronics and Analog Devices  In order to keep up with the breakneck speed of today’s innovation in Industry 4.0, we need an efficient way to connect a wide variety of edge nodes to the cloud without breaks in our communication networks, and with shorter latency, lower power, and longer reach. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton … Read More → "Seamless Ethernet to the Edge with 10BASE-T1L Technology — Mouser Electronics and Analog Devices"
Industrial CBM Solutions from Sensing to Actionable Insight – Analog Devices and Mouser Electronics  Condition based monitoring (CBM) has been a valuable tool for industrial applications for years but until now, the adoption of this kind of technology has not been very widespread. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Maurice O’Brien from Analog Devices about how CBM can now be utilized across a wider … Read More → "Industrial CBM Solutions from Sensing to Actionable Insight – Analog Devices and Mouser Electronics"
Power over Ethernet – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow — Microchip and Mouser Electronics   Power over Ethernet has come a long way since its initial creation way back in 1997. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Alan Jay Zwiren from Microchip about the past, present, and future of power over ethernet including details of how a PoE system works, why midspans are crucial … Read More → "Power over Ethernet – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow — Microchip and Mouser Electronics"
Multi-Protocol Wireless in Embedded Applications — STMicroelectronics and Mouser Electronics  As our devices get smarter, our communication needs get more complex. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Marc Hervieu from STMicroelectronics about the various topologies present in today’s wireless connectivity, and how the innovative architecture and flexible use of resources of the STMicroelectronics STM32WB microcontroller can help you with your wireless … Read More → "Multi-Protocol Wireless in Embedded Applications — STMicroelectronics and Mouser Electronics"