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Native Connectivity: Bridging the Global Design Gap with Altium 365

“Cloud Computing is not only the Future of Computing, but the Present and Entire Past of Computing” – Larry Ellison

In this week’s episode of EE Journal’s Fish Fry podcast, we investigate a new era of PCB design with Leigh Gawne (Chief Software Architect for Altium). Leigh joins us to discuss the details of Altium 365 and how this cloud-based platform for PCB design can help bridge the design gap between PCB designers, part suppliers, and manufacturers. Also this week, we take a closer look at a new galactic cosmic ray simulator created … Read More → "Native Connectivity: Bridging the Global Design Gap with Altium 365"

Better Hints and Less Misses: A New Holistic Approach to Hardware-Based SoC/ASIC Cybersecurity

In this week’s podcast we have a bubbling virtual witches brew of electronic engineering creativity that is one part analog, three parts IP, with a big ol’ heap full of intelligent decision making. Gajinder Panesar (UltraSoC) and Tim Ramsdale (Agile Analog) join us to discuss the what UltraSoC’s digital monitoring ecosystem IP is all about, the changing role of analog IP in the world of cybersecurity, and why this new collaboration between the UltraSoC and Agile Analog will help enable a holistic approach to hardware-based SoC/ASIC cybersecurity.

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StoryBoard and Cyborg Eyes: A Revolution in User Interfaces

This week’s podcast is absolutely brimming with electronic engineering goodness! First, we investigate the details of new artificial eye that can be powered by sunlight, developed by a team of researchers at Hong Kong University. Next, Jason Clarke (Crank Software) joins us to discuss user interface design, what their unique Storyboard platform is all about, and how I can get an embedded app running in minutes.

 

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Building an AI Ecosystem: You Can’t Do it All By Yourself

We’re taking on industrial automation and AI at the edge in this week’s podcast! First, we take a closer look at a new deep-learning framework developed at UC Santa Cruz that can identify and classify galaxies and stars by analyzing astronomical image data pixel by pixel. Steve Cammish (VP of Edge Solutions, ADLINK) also joins us this week to discuss the biggest challenges of the artificial intelligence in the industrial arena and the details of the Vizi-AI™ Development Starter Kit for Industrial Machine Vision AI at the Edge.

 

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Calling All Innovators: Why You Should Join The Detect and Protect Challenge

In this week’s podcast, we take a closer look at The COVID-19 Detect & Protect Challenge. Hackster.io co-founder Adam Benzion and I chat about why The United Nations Development Programme and a multinational group of companies got together to create this challenge, the goals, prizes, and details associated with this design challenge, and most importantly, how your open source designs can help make the world a better place. Also this week, we check out new flexible sensor technology developed at MIT that is hoping to make vital sign monitoring a whole lot easier.

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Keeping Pace: Interconnect Standards, Racing Rats, and Combatting COBOL Craziness

This week’s Fish Fry podcast is a virtual grab bag of electronic engineering goodness! In our first segment, I investigate how a group of researchers at the University of Richmond taught a group of rats how to drive and why this research could help us better understand neuroplasticity and neuropsychiatric conditions in humans. Next, Mike Walmsley (TE Connectivity) joins me to discuss the importance of interconnect standardization and what the next generation of interconnect technology will look like. Finally, I give an update on the growing need for COBOL programmers and how IBM and the Linux Open Mainframe … Read More → "Keeping Pace: Interconnect Standards, Racing Rats, and Combatting COBOL Craziness"

Engineering the Edge: How Intel is Looking to Train One Million Engineers

Did you know that the edge computing market is forecasted to reach almost nine billion by 2023? In this week’s episode of Fish Fry, Mathew Formica (Director of Edge AI Developer Scale – Intel) and I chat about the the biggest challenges in edge computing today, what’s included in Intel’s OpenVino Tool Kit, and how Intel and Udacity are looking to train one million developers with their Intel Edge AI for IoT Developers Nanodegree Program. Also this week, I take a closer look at a new low-cost, low-power carbon dioxide sensing platform developed at Purdue University and how … Read More → "Engineering the Edge: How Intel is Looking to Train One Million Engineers"

How Happy is Your Chassis?

“If the power supplies aren’t happy, nothing else in the system is happy” – Ken Grob, Elma Electronic

What do drone dodgeball, chassis management, and RF and optical backplane standards have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast of course!  First, we check out how the University of Zurich is changing the course of drone development with a little help from event cameras, specialized algorithms, and my most hated schoolyard game. Also this week, Ken Grob and Michael Munroe (Elma Electronic) join us to discuss the benefits of chassis management and why system management … Read More → "How Happy is Your Chassis?"

Return of the Pi!

In this week’s podcast, we are talking about the newest generation of Raspberry Pi, why old coding skills are in big demand right now, and why a new class of organic batteries may be just a proton away! First, we investigate a new all-organic battery technology developed at Uppsala University that can be charged in seconds and discharged and recharged over 500 times without loss of any kind. Next, Sarah Fawcett (element14) brings us the goods on the new Raspberry Pi 4. Sarah and I chat about the details of their All-in-One Kit for Quick-Start Embedded Computing … Read More → "Return of the Pi!"

Adventures in Satellite Security and The SpaceX Comfy Ride to the Moon

In this week’s podcast, we’ve got our eyes trained on the glittering skies. First up, we take a closer look at the spacecraft user manual for Starship, a next-generation launch vehicle currently being developed by SpaceX. We check out how Starship is going to be used, the details of its high-capacity the cargo hauler, and how Starship is going to get us to the moon in high-flying style. Also this week, we chat with Richard Jaenicke (Green Hills Software) about satellite security and vulnerability, how satellites can be hacked, and what solutions we need to implement at in order keep our satellites safely in orbit. … Read More → "Adventures in Satellite Security and The SpaceX Comfy Ride to the Moon"
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