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The Impact of Technology in Our Lives and The Future of Technology

Over the last 2 to 3 decades, technology has become more and more a part of our daily lives, to the point where it has taken over our lives. Take a moment, stop reading this post and look around you. What do you notice? Do you see tech, gadgets, computers, video monitoring? Notice how our lives are surrounded by gadgets and tech appliances. The ...

USB Cable Testers, Product Safety Assurance, and Woodworking

Total Phase's CEO, Gil Ben-Dov, sat down with EE Journal's Amelia Dalton to discuss USB Type-C's impact on today's electronics market and the emerging need for cable testing.

 

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New Wearable Technology to be on the Lookout For in 2017

Gone are the days when wearable technology was all about fancy prototypes and main attractions at tech shows. Today, wearable tech has firmly is an everyday occurrence and has established itself as an in-demand and growing product category.

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Major players in the tech world such as Apple, Samsung, Sony, etc. are betting big on wearable technology...

How to Secure Smart Embedded Devices, Platforms, and Applications this Holiday Season

This holiday season, many people may be planning to gift smart devices such as “smart thermostats”, “smart locks”, “smart bulbs” or intelligent coffee makers to their friends and families. Or you may plan to outfit your home with connected devices and applications. While purchasing smart embedded devices during the holiday season is ...

The Importance of Networking for Engineers

Would you like to add Tim Cook to your LinkedIn network? How about Sundar Pichai, Elon Musk, or Sir Richard Branson? It would be wonderful, of course, but connecting with the big names in the industry might not be as helpful as most people think. If you are an engineer trying to expand your networks and  gain industry knowledge, you are better ...

Tips to Balance Technology Usage

Should We Start Taking Our Tech-Life Balance More Seriously?

If you spend most of the day glued to an electronic screen, then it’s time for you to step back and reflect. Too much technology use can leave you feeling tired, stressed, overworked, and mentally exhausted. Stepping away from gadgets such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, TVs, etc. ...

Smart Kitchen Appliances - Cooking with Embedded Devices

As technology continues its relentless march into our lives, it seems that we will soon start living like the Jetsons. A decade ago, the science behind a microwave oven was a wonder to many people, whereas today we use it on a daily basis and can’t imagine our lives without it. Indeed, we are racing towards a smart-future where intelligent sys...

Overcoming Cell Phone Addiction

Addiction is usually defined as something that begins to control your life and starts interfering with your day-to-day activities, work, and relationships.  While talking about addiction, we may often think of someone who wakes up to a glass of scotch instead of a cup of tea. However, with the proliferation of technology, signs of addiction are...

The Top Social Networking Sites for Engineers

A few years ago, a well-known engineering publication conducted a survey and concluded that “engineers aren’t using social networking for work.” That study resonated through the engineering community and through the marketing world as well. It created a lot of confusion among the digital marketing wizards who were trying to woo engineers t...

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 ...