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  • Poll: How Can Sensors Be Improved?

    How can sensors be improved?
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  • Poll: Why are You Developing your Current Design with an FPGA?

    Microcontrollers, microprocessors, ASICs, FPGAs, heterogeneous SoCs. They all have their advantages and drawbacks. But you have to make a choice which one to use for your next design.   Poll question: Why are Yo...
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  • Poll: What areas of medical product design have you participated in?

    The medical device and instrument industry is on a growth path due to changing demographics, greater need of healthcare services, expanding use of wearable medical devices, and the overall technological innovation in ...
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  • What Type of Fuse is Recommended to be Used in a Hazardous Location?

    Based on the properties of flammable gases, vapors and combustible dust that are present in an installation, a location can be designated as a hazardous location. Numerous organizations write standards for the safe op...
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  • Poll: What is the most common type of temperature sensor used in medical applications?

    Designing electrical and electronic systems for medical instruments, devices, or other applications have special requirements for ensure the safety, precision, and reliability. As such, they must meet rigid regulation...
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  • What is the maximum data rate to be achieved by an RS-485 transceiver to date?

    RS-485 is a simple, inexpensive, reliable communications specification. It is a widely used protocol for POS, industrial, and telecom applications. Its wide common-mode range enables data transmission over longer cabl...
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  • Not-as-expensive FPGA Boards

    I haven't done a poll in a while so I thought it would be fun and instructive to do one about less-expensive FPGA boards.  One of the challenges of getting into FPGA design is that the boards are usually a lot mo...
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  • Road Test Fears

    When a road test competition is announced for an item that you might find useful what goes through your mind?
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  • Poll: Internal or Independent Data Logger: What's Your Preferred Choice for Sterilization Autoclaves?

    Sterilization autoclaves use steam sterilization to expose each item being sterilized to direct steam contact at the required temperature and pressure for the specified time. Since autoclaves work in cycles, they need...
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  • Project14 | Poll to Decide the September 20' Competition

    Control Systems is the Theme for August!  Help Decide the September Competition!
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  • Poll: How Are You Going to Use a Pressure Sensor in Your Next Electronics Project?

    In this tech spotlight (Tech Spotlight: Piezoresistive and Foil-Based Pressure Sensing Technologies) we discussed some of the basic pressure sensing technologies. We also went over the main types of pressure sensors: ...
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  • Poll: What Was The Last Robust Protection Circuit You Designed?

    Analog systems are omnipresent today, and system designers embed robust protection devices to ensure that these systems operate correctly in diverse and extreme conditions to fulfill their designated functional life-c...
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  • What kind of hardware would you like to see RoadTested?

    We have a lot of different types of hardware in RoadTests & Reviews, however we tend to err on the side of electrical engineering and design engineers, are we right to do so?   Let us know so we can offer up...
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  • Poll: How Can Microcontrollers Be Improved?

    How Can Microcontrollers Be Improved?
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  • Poll: Are You Working on ADAS System Development in Your Professional Life?

    Greetings. I am seeing there are an increase in the ADAS dev boards in the market now. As such, they could be candidates for a roadtest.   My question is should we or not roadtest them if the opportunity arises....
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  • Poll: Are You Directly or Indirectly Involved in Manufacturing Engineering?

    I have a need to know or get an idea of what percentage of the element14 community is directly or indirectly involved in manufacturing engineering.   By directly involved I mean someone who works at a manufactur...
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  • Poll: How Beneficial Is It To Have Sensors with Machine Learning Cores?

    Machine Learning (ML) is an application of Artificial Intelligence where a machine learns by itself or under supervision, without explicit programming. The system acquires the ability to learn and progress from experi...
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  • Poll: How many TOPS can the NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor perform for inference acceleration in AI Edge devices?

    The NXP  i.MX 8M Plus family focuses on machine learning and vision, advanced multimedia, and industrial IoT. It has an integrated machine learning accelerator that can process neural networks about thirty times ...
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  • Poll: Why Haven't You Applied for this Roadtest: STM32H7B3I-DK -  DISCOVERY KIT

    Summertime is one of those busy times of year where people spend quality time with family, friends, and significant others. But this year you may be spending your summer time closer to home. And what better way to spe...
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  • Poll: What's the best way to connect a Thermocouple/RTD probe to a PCB?

    There are many different kinds of thermocouple and/or RTD probes. What's the best way to connect a Thermocouple or RTD Probe to a printed circuit board (PCB).   Vote below or share your thoughts in the comments ...
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