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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"

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"

The Challenges of On-Device AI Development and Yes, AI Can Predict the Rain Better than the Weatherman

Artificial Intelligence reigns supreme in this week’s Fish Fry podcast! First up, we take a closer look at DeepMind’s new foray into rainfall prediction. We investigate how DeepMind’s deep generative model of rain tool supports the advancement of precipitation nowcasting and how it compares to current methods of precipitation forecasting. Keeping with our AI theme this week, Pulin Desai (Cadence Design Systems) … Read More → "The Challenges of On-Device AI Development and Yes, AI Can Predict the Rain Better than the Weatherman"

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"

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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"
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"
Using Intel FPGA to Develop Video and Vision Solutions — Intel and Mouser Electronics  Today’s video applications require enormous amounts of compute performance on small power budgets. And, the wide variety of specifications, rates, and resolutions makes flexibility a key design requirement. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Omi Oliyide of Intel about how Intel FPGAs are ideal to take on even the most … Read More → "Using Intel FPGA to Develop Video and Vision Solutions — Intel and Mouser Electronics"