A Guide to Modern FPGAs

Design architects are now more comfortable selecting a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) as the central piece on the board. Given the quantum of vendor and community resources available at their disposal,...

Remote Control for Rural Irrigation

A water pump used for farmland irrigation is one of the key factors in the rural areas that need attention. The farmers have to walk long distances via rough and uneven...

High-Speed DWDM Technology

The rapid growth of information technology has led to new services hungry for transmission capacity. Services such as voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP), video streaming, telemedicine, telecommuting, broadcasting of TV programmes, high-speed file...

Bloom Energy: Another Renewable Energy Source

  The bloom energy server (commonly referred to as a Bloom Box) is a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) built by Bloom Energy, Sunnyvale, California, USA. It can use a wide variety...

Could Robots have a Conscience and Consciousness

  Humans have worked to build considerable intelligence into robots with the help of technology and computers. But robots have been taught tasks that are mostly repetitive. Human sensory simulation is given...

High-Speed SerDes: The Heart of IoT Products

PHY is an abbreviation for physical layer of the conceptual open systems interconnection (OSI) model. With ever increasing demand for faster data transfers, over the recent times, the demand for hi-tech...

What should you look for in a chip?

Q. What are the most significant technological advances that enable reducing power consumption in a chip? A. They are advanced grain power gating, fine grain clock-gating techniques, RTL modification for clock gating...

Automate Your Home, With Just a Switch!

Intelligent lighting and appliance control allow up to 30 per cent of savings on energy but, in developing countries like India, the installation and maintenance cost of an intelligent system makes...

3D Printers to Print Lunar Base and Living Tissue

The International CES is an indicator of promising technologies, and this year 3D printing was an extremely popular theme, along with the Internet of Things, wearable devices, 3D televisions and other...

Electronics Manufacturing Jobs to Multiply by 2020

Electronics manufacturing industry in India needs to grow at a much faster pace due to the ever-growing demand for consumer electronics, IT and telecom goods. This demand is expected to grow...