It’s a funny old world and no mistake. Just a few days ago as I pen these words, I was on a video chat with my chum Adam Taylor, who hangs his hat in the UK. If you are desperately bored and/or need something to do, please feel free to Read More → "Feast Your Orbs on NVIDIA’s Jetson Nano 2GB Dev Kit"
Did you ever watch the British television science fiction comedy Red Dwarf? The stage for this tale is the eponymous spaceship Red Dwarf, which is an enormous mining vessel that is 6 miles (10 km) long, 5 miles (8 km) tall, and 4 miles (6 km) wide. Series 1 through Series 8 originally aired on BBC 2 between 1988 and 1999 (somewhat reminiscent … Read More → "The JOYCE Project to Equip Machines with Human-Like Perception"
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"
It can be a funny old world when you come to think about it. I remember when I was a young engineer and industry pundits portentously predicted the passing of analog electronics, which resulted in students not wanting to study a dying field, which resulted in universities not bothering to offer courses. Perhaps not surprisingly, the fact that analog continued to go from strength to strength … Read More → "A Brave New World of Analog Artificial Neural Networks (AANNs)"
I was just chatting with the guys and gals at Limata. These clever little scamps specialize in creating affordable laser direct imaging (LDI) solutions for printed circuit boards (PCBs). The exciting news is that they are about to turn the industry on its head because they’ve just introduced the ability to LDI the solder mask — all … Read More → "Laser Imaging PCB Solder Masks is a Game Changer"
It’s funny how, when you keep on hearing stories about companies heading in one direction, the news that someone is going the other way makes you sit up and pay attention. It reminds me of that old saying: “‘Dog bites a man’ is not news; ‘Man bites a dog’ is news.”
In my case, for the past couple of years I’ve been talking with companies … Read More → "Microchip’s New CoaXPress 2.0 Chips Speed Machine Vision"