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EETimes – What Drives Autonomous Vehicles?

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> The autonomous vehicle (AV) industry continues to evolve across many aspects: technologies, use cases, safety standards, safety legislation, and many others. This column explores what key factors are driving and shaping the AV industry. The figure below helps contextualize the current AV landscape by … Read more

Deploying a Digital Magnitude / Identity Comparator

Members can download this article in PDF format. What you’ll learn: How an Identity comparator functions. How a Magnitude comparator works. Creating a digital comparator circuit. Digital comparison is considered an important method used in digital systems while executing arithmetic or logical operations. It’s designed to compare the relative magnitudes of binary numbers. This comparison … Read more

3G’s Final Sunset Has Begun

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> AT & T’s closure of its 3G network on Feb. 22 was the first major shutdown of 3G technology in the US It is only the beginning of the end for the long – running cellular technology in North America. T – Mobile is … Read more

Can Neurotechnology Help Aphasia Patients?

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Neurotechnology solutions developed by companies such as BIOS Health could be the key to treating chronic conditions such as aphasia. But adoption remains very much in the future. Anyone who is a Bruce Willis fan will suddenly be aware of a condition called aphasia, … Read more

Samsung, Western Digital Unite Around Zoned Storage

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Two solid – state storage heavyweights, Samsung Electronics Co. and Western Digital, are joining forces to unify standards around several storage technologies, beginning with zoned storage solutions. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Samsung and Western Digital will see the companies align their efforts … Read more

GFCI Outlet Installation | Step-by-Step GFCI Receptacle Installation Guide

One of the essential electrical devices in modern residential electrical system is the GFCI. A properly installed GFCI can save hundreds of lives from electrocution, burns, electric shocks and other electricity related injuries. In this guide, we will take a quick and brief look at GFCI, different types of GFCI Devices, typical GFCI Wiring and … Read more

We Really Need to Talk About Confusion Mode

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> We hear repeated claims from AV advocates that using technology to replace humans as drivers will lead to safer roads. But where is the evidence? Moreover, where is the progress? Privately owned passenger vehicles are not going to be autonomous, or self-driving, any time … Read more

Avatrina Vies for ANA Avatar XPRIZE

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Avatrina, a team of graduate students at the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign (UIUC), was one of 15 finalists selected for the ANA Avatar XPRIZE semifinals held in Miami, Florida. It’s Tele – Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant (TRINA) is a mobile manipulator robotic … Read more

Electronics Manufacturing Service Provider Is A Partner Not A Vendor

With the outsourced manufacturing becoming a norm in electronics product manufacturing, one of the key aspects that needs to be addressed is the choice of electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider. When an OEM looks for outsourcing their manufacturing, deciding what to outsource is only 50% of the solution and the other 50% is to decide … Read more