Defining the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Consistently developing a quality embedded system within budgetary and timing constraints is a challenging endeavor for many teams. The reasons can be quite varied but from my conversations with clients and teams all around the world from start-ups to huge semiconductor companies, an immature Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is one of the leading culprits. … Continue reading Defining the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

The 3 Transformative Technologies in Food Services Automation

From the Blackberry’s release in 1998, to the iPhone in 2007, to the vast array of connected and powerful home and personal devices we have today, the past two decades have seen an incredible leap in our ability to communicate, control, and interact with our world as consumers. Indeed, it is these transformative technologies of … Continue reading The 3 Transformative Technologies in Food Services Automation

The 5 Biggest Challenges Facing Embedded Software Developers in IoT

Developing embedded software is not as “simple” as it used to be. Creating a stand-alone device was and still often still is challenging for many development teams. In the IoT age where we are starting to connect absolutely everything, including toothbrushes, system complexity is skyrocketing. The traditional, disconnected developer is finding that there are several … Continue reading The 5 Biggest Challenges Facing Embedded Software Developers in IoT

5 Benefits to replacing analog components with DSP software

The IoT is unleashing an unimaginable number of connected devices, many of which are sensor systems that are designed to sense and interact with the world around them. The world around us is analog and analog sensors are often used to provide the sensing mechanism to the microcontroller. Analog circuits are often big, bulky and … Continue reading 5 Benefits to replacing analog components with DSP software

5 Technologies Embedded System Engineers Should Master in 2019

Happy New Year! Another year is here and with it are many opportunities for embedded systems developers. As the new year starts, there are many interesting technologies that are going to be shaping the way systems are designed in 2019 and beyond. Let’s quickly examine the top five technologies that developers should be mastering or … Continue reading 5 Technologies Embedded System Engineers Should Master in 2019