The term hearables (some call them smart headphones) refers to technically advanced electronic in-ear-devices. Most people think in terms of wireless earbuds or hearing aids that fit in the ear canal and use a processor to implement digital signal processing (DSP) techniques to enhance the wearer’s listening experience.
In fact, hearables may feature additional capabilities. If “the eyes are … Read More → "DSP Group Dives into the Hearables Market"
“In my day we only had 1’s and 0’s. And sometimes we ran out of 0’s!” – old programmer
Cognitive dissonance means entertaining two conflicting ideas at the same time. Your head hurts. It doesn’t make sense. Some things just should not be.
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It’s not news that streaming video is taking over the world. And, in the process, it has become by far the leading consumer of internet bandwidth. With the COVID-19 crisis, it’s a good bet that around 100% of the people reading this article have used video conferencing services within the last few weeks, and more likely within the last few days or even hours. In … Read More → "Accelerating Video for the Masses"
“Set goals but be flexible.” — Clemantine Wamariya
How flexible is flexible? Marketing people describe their products as “robust and flexible.” Then there are flexible pricing models, flexible shipment schedules, flexible deployments, and flexible morals.
But what if the processor, memory, and the rest of circuitry were all literally flexible – what if they … Read More → "Alternate Roads to Flexible Electronics"