How Embedded is Your World?

Embedded systems came into existence in the 1960s as part of the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), developed by Charles Stark Draper at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory. The AGC provided computation and electronic interfaces for guidance, navigation, and control of the spacecraft. The use of embedded systems has increased exponentially over the ...

USB Type-C is Gaining Popularity

We've all heard about some of the challenges regarding USB Type C implementations, but the upside to this exciting new advanced cable technology is undeniable, the USB power is there.

This article from the online version of Wired Magazine does a nice job summarizing the differences between the current charging options and explains why Type C i...

How to Speak Electrical Engineer for Team Members and Colleagues

Lost in Translation. It’s not just a movie; it’s a communication shortfall. And it isn’t isolated to communication between individuals or groups that speak different languages.  Actually, it’s a common problem that occurs in the professional world. Things to becoming lost in translation occurs between management, partners, and colleagu...