The smartphone has been the most successful electronics product ever, having absorbed in itself the capabilities of the PC, camera, TV, sat-nav, and more along the way. The smartphone has opened massive doors of innovation and opportunity within technology. It is our constant digital companion and go-to device for almost everything: communication, web browsing, listening… Continue reading Are we at the end of the smartphone era?
As computers (and sensors) get smaller, smarter and connected, our everyday objects, from clothing to lavatories to cars, get more intelligent. By so doing embedded software is essential to the operation of today’s smart devices. Embedded systems control many devices in common use today. Ninety-eight percent of all microprocessors are manufactured as components of embedded… Continue reading Embedded software development: specifics and areas of application