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Automotive electronics revolution requires faster, smarter interfaces

Increasing automotive complexity requires new approaches to in-car connectivity, especially the physical-layer interfaces that link sensors and displays to their associated electronic control units. In…

How a clinical-grade vital-signs AFE enhances disease detection

By integrating three separate clinical-grade biosensors into a single package, a healthcare sensor AFE brings much closer the concept of the wearable, disposable vital-signs health…

Enhancing motor drive reliability and performance with GaN power ICs

Next-generation motor-drive systems will take advantage of GaN FET performance and advanced sensing techniques, with the peace of mind of providing the requisite robustness and…

9 tips for better code coverage measurement

With the right approaches and suitable tools, measuring test coverage is possible without excessive effort. These practical tips can help you get started. Measuring code…

Enhancing current measurement range with a resistor-less sensing solution

A resistor-less sensing approach makes it possible to design a 4-decade current sensing architecture with extended operating range up to 36V. Measuring current in a…

Design

CEO interview: implementing embedded security has to be simple

Automotive cyberattacks grow more varied despite improving defenses

Automotive cybersecurity is a growth industry as both vulnerabilities and cyberattacks continue to increase, which requires additional cyber solutions, deployments, and regulations. There is a…

Fundamentals of security in the IC manufacturing lifecycle

Here is how engineers can identify the threats at each step of the IC production lifecycle and subsequently mitigate these threats. Today, supply chain security…

Embedded devices remain vulnerable to ransomware threats

Embedded devices need more ransomware protection — right now. But it will require significant time and investment. OT systems are an established target for ransomware,…

Development

9 tips for better code coverage measurement

Don’t underestimate the humble streetlight

A mmWave smart repeater will plug into a streetlight’s photocell socket, leveraging the 360 million existing streetlights worldwide to enhance 5G and fixed wireless access…

ST offers touchless gesture control with new software for ToF sensor

The lightweight gesture algorithm can run on a low-power microcontroller and demands minimal system resources, so is easily integrated in an existing application.

Measuring code coverage for embedded software

It is not without reason that the standards for safety-critical software development set precise requirements for test methods and test coverage. For a long time…

Industry

Automotive electronics revolution requires faster, smarter interfaces

How a clinical-grade vital-signs AFE enhances disease detection

By integrating three separate clinical-grade biosensors into a single package, a healthcare sensor AFE brings much closer the concept of the wearable, disposable vital-signs health…

Advanced power switch technologies enable emerging applications

New power switch technologies are being widely adopted in demanding applications in which high power density, high switching frequency, and small form factor are critical…

Software will differentiate car brands, say automakers

Car CEOs talk chips, software, connectivity, data, and over-the-air updates, plus Elon Musk says we are quite close to self-driving that is safer than human driving,

Trends

Automotive electronics revolution requires faster, smarter interfaces

5G RedCap will help developers bring 5G to non-handset applications

5G RedCap (also known as NR–Lite) enables simpler solutions than “standard” 5G with reduced power consumption, thus enabling low cost 5G deployments. When we talk…

The future of cloud convergence and the three P’s

The cloud is often thought about in relation to the IT world. But devices are not standalone objects anymore. They are part of a global cyber-physical system that spans hyperscale clouds, edge clouds and the electro-mechanical edge.

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