Gel Batteries Are Much Smaller In Terms Of Size And Footprint

We have seen an increase in the number of electric rickshaws on the streets recently. One company has identified a problem that all such vehicles are facing in their power supply....

A Guide To Model Rocketry

Model rocketry is an interesting hobby. To have a safe and predictable flight, rocketeers must have keen interest and some experience in the field. Lack of insight into the underlying technology...
Raspberry Pi

Exciting Design Software and Raspberry Pi Operating Systems

Raspbian NOOBS New Out Of Box design software, or NOOBS, was introduced on June 13, 2013. It makes Raspberry Pi easier to use by simplifying the installation of an operating system (OS)....

The Evolving World Of Wireless Charging Technology

Nikola Tesla in the late-18th and early-19th centuries described a device that he believed could transmit electrical power from one conductor to another without the need for wires. But his work...

Directed Energy Weapons: High-Power Microwaves

Part 1 and Part 2 covered particle beam weapons and their technology, respectively. In this part we look at high-power microwaves (HPMs). In the era dominated by electronic warfare and smartweapons systems...

Small is the new Smart – A PCB story

Tinier hardware products that deliver larger outputs are always preferred in the domain of technology. The relevance is all the more applicable in the context of wearables and IoT products. Size does...

Media Processors Maximising Performance, Minimising Power

Right from the smartphone in your hand to the dashboard of your car, the embedded media processor is working continuously to deliver what you see and what you hear. It needs...

A Sunrise Peppered With Drones

When I started work on this story at the close of 2015, the USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was voicing serious concerns about the number of drones expected to be bought...

Implementing a Low Cost, Battery Powered, TDS Meter Using MCU and PSoC

One of the common method in determining the quality of water is the measurement of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS). TDS meter is a widely used water quality sensor which measures the...

Selecting The Right Microcontroller For Embedded Applications

This article discusses the criteria for selecting the right microcontroller (MCU) for different embedded applications. It also discusses the design challenges and system limitations of MCUs in embedded applications. Application in home...