Everything today is smart, smartfactories, smarthomes and smartcars. Our devices, cars and appliances have become more efficient, are able to process faster and can deliver more features. At the core of these smart devices are the chips that make these devices work. Shinichi Yoshioka, vice president and chief, Automotive Analog and Power Systems business division, Renesas Electronics Corp., speaks with Rahul Chopra of EFY
When a third of the world’s visually impaired reside in India, it made perfect sense for IIT Delhi and the Saksham team to design and test an affordable device to help such people. Funded by Wellcome Trust, the UK, and manufactured by Phoenix Medical Systems, SmartCane comes with an assortment of features and still manages to retail at an affordable price.
Using HDMI as a professional AV display interface
would appear to be ill-advised, as its copy protection overlay was
never designed with multi-point video and audio signal distribution
in mind. Yet, these are different times: the world of consumer
electronics drives most of the new product innovation and
demand for the pro AV channel, so customers routinely expect
to use HDMI-equipped products in commercial installations and
By now, we know what two-factor authentication (TFA) is and how it can be an extremely useful security tool. In this concluding part of the article, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of TFA, along with various tokens/services available in the market for activating TFA.