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Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Duino

Welcome to the fifth installment of a new special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!”, where we highlight the movers and shakers in the maker space. In this month’s episode, my guest is Guido Bonelli, founder of Dr. Duino.  Guido and I discuss how art and electronic design intertwine in his life, how hisRead More → "Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Duino"

Mega-Cool Laser-Based Sub-Jellybean-Sized Multizone Ranging Sensor

I’ve just been playing with one of the new VL53L5CX Time-of-Flight 8×8 Multizone Ranging Sensors from STMicroelectronics. On the bright side (no pun intended), this involved a laser beam bouncing all around my office. Sad to relate, however, I couldn’t see it because it was outside the range of human vision.

I tell you — every day I’ … Read More → "Mega-Cool Laser-Based Sub-Jellybean-Sized Multizone Ranging Sensor"

Samsung’s 50-Mpixel GN2 Image Sensor Sports Pro Camera Features

In August, at the Hot Chips 33 conference, held online this year thanks to COVID-19, Sooki Yoon described the Samsung 50-Mpixel GN2 image sensor, which the company announced earlier this year. This sensor is destined to be used in mobile phones such as the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra/Pro, according … Read More → "Samsung’s 50-Mpixel GN2 Image Sensor Sports Pro Camera Features"

Eyes on the Prize: element14’s Spy Nerd Challenge and MIT’s New Robot Finds Lost Items

In this week’s podcast, we start things off with a closer look at a new robotic system developed by a team of researchers at MIT called RFusion. We investigate how it combines RF information, visual data, and neural networks to find and retrieve objects with ease. (Spoiler alert: it can even find objects when they are buried under a pile and fully out of view.) Also … Read More → "Eyes on the Prize: element14’s Spy Nerd Challenge and MIT’s New Robot Finds Lost Items"

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i.MX RT1170 — NXP and Mouser Electronics  Dual Core microcontrollers can bring a lot of benefits to today’s modern embedded designs in order to keep all of our design requirements in balance. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Patrick Kennedy from NXP about why newer design requirements for today’s connected embedded systems are making this balancing act … Read More → "i.MX RT1170 — NXP and Mouser Electronics"
Flexible Power for a Smart World — Mouser Electronics and CUI Inc  Safety, EMC compliance, your project schedule, and your BOM cost are all important factors when you are considering what power supply you will need for your next design. You also need to think about form factor, which capacitor will work best, and more. But if you’re not a power supply expert, this can get … Read More → "Flexible Power for a Smart World — Mouser Electronics and CUI Inc"
Power Profiler II – Nordic Semiconductor and Mouser Electronics  If you are working on a low-power IoT design, you are going to face power issues that can get quite complicated. Addressing these issues earlier in your design process can save you a lot of time, effort, and frustration. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kristian Sæther from Nordic Semiconductor … Read More → "Power Profiler II – Nordic Semiconductor and Mouser Electronics"
Software and Automotive Safety — Siemens  In the realm of automotive designs, safety must reign above all else. But the question remains: how can we innovate within the constraints of today’s safety standards? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Rob Bates from Siemens about the role ISO 26262 plays when it comes to COTS and open … Read More → "Software and Automotive Safety — Siemens"
Simplifying Brushless Motor Controls with Toshiba Motor Control Solutions — Toshiba and Mouser Electronics  Making sure your motor control design is efficient and ready for primetime can be a complicated process. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Alan Li from Toshiba about the basics of brushless motor control, more advanced variables including lead angle control and intelligent phase control and most importantly, how you … Read More → "Simplifying Brushless Motor Controls with Toshiba Motor Control Solutions — Toshiba 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"