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A Guide to Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Digital signal processing (DSP) represents an exciting area of computer science and a world of possibilities for engineers designing new embedded system products. DSP technology uses specially designed programs and algorithms to manipulate analog signals and produce a signal that is higher-quality, less prone to degradation or easie...

How IoT is Improving Workplace Safety

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the billions of devices around the world that are now connected to the internet and capable of uploading sensor data and other information through wireless networks and into the cloud. In addition to residential applications like smart home security systems and washing machines, IoT devices have ...

What is a Signal Generator and How is it Used?

Product testing and software debugging are two of the biggest challenges that embedded systems engineers face when creating a new product. To help streamline the process, embedded systems developers must invest in various types of electronics testing equipment that provide clear and concise feedback and insight into product performance....

USB 4: What to Expect and What We Know

It has been over two decades since the iMac G3 became the first mass-market personal computer to incorporate Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports into its design. For those old enough to remember, USB replaced a whole range of serial and parallel ports that were used to connect computer peripherals such as monitors, keyboards, and othe...

How to Protect your IoT Devices from Hackers

The Internet of Things (IoT) consists of everyday devices that connect to each other via the internet or other wireless networks. IoT devices are used in industrial applications and manufacturing, as well as in all types of vehicles and in the home. Despite the widespread deployment of IoT devices, however, little attention has been...

Differences Between SMBus vs I2C

One of the first and most important decisions an embedded systems engineer must answer when designing electronic systems is how the master and slave devices will communicate, that is, which communication protocol will be used to transfer data. There are several types of communication protocols that are typically used in embedded syste...