Electronic Device Security Experts Weigh in on Insecure Electronics Use by the Military
At the end of last month, a report by the Pentagon's inspector general revealed the US Department of Defense (DoD) spent over $32.8 million in the 2018 fiscal year on electronics with known security vulnerabilities.
CEO of Dutch Start-Up NOWI on Boosting Sensor and IoT Development with Energy Harvesting Technology
Simon van der Jagt, CEO and co-founder of NOWI, has spent the past few years developing a new energy harvesting IC that uses external energy sources to power connected devices, which could help to overcome problems associated with battery-powered sensors and ultimately enable more effective IoT implementations.
Modernising UK Engineering Education: A Q&A with NMiTE University’s Chief Academic Officer
NMiTE (New Model in Technology and Engineering) is the UK’s first approach to a fully engineering-focused higher education institution. Martin Gillie, provost and chief academic officer at NMiTE, explains what the organisation is doing differently to traditional universities.
Skin-inspired Sensing: Sweden’s Linköping University Associate Professor Discusses Medical & Robotics Applications
Magnus Jonsson, associate professor at Sweden’s Linköping University, has led a research team in the development of a pyroelectricity and thermoelectricity-based sensor, whose pressure and temperature monitoring capabilities are modelled on human skin itself.
ADI’s Senior Field Applications Engineer, Thomas Brand, Talks Industry 4.0 and Cyber Security
With no stopping the rising, urgent importance of cyber security in Industry 4.0, Analog Devices is a prominent example of a manufacturer that’s proving prepared. Thomas Brand, senior field applications engineer (FAE) at ADI, shares the specific systems they’ve put in place.
Arm’s VP of IoT Cloud Services Shares The Greatest Challenges in IoT Utilities
As the IoT grows ever more crucial, the same goes for efficient and secure IoT deployments, especially in the increasingly-regulated utilities space. EP’s Sam Holland talked to SVP of software giant Arm’s IoT Cloud Services division, Himagiri Mukkamala, about his experience of optimising IoT solutions in the utilities sector, particularly in relation to Arm’s recent partnership with smart meter manufacturer, EDMI.
Jon Hawkins, Director of Newbury Innovation, Discusses the EE Industry and Newbury Group
Earlier in March, Electronics Point published the first part of its interview with Jon Hawkins about his experience in engineering. In this second part, the director of PCB specialists Newbury Innovation discusses the field further still, as EP writer Sam Holland asks for his views on industry at large—starting with the controversial skills gap.
Jon Hawkins, Director of Newbury Innovation, Discusses His Background in Industry
It is no mean feat to start from a modest educational background and work your way up to being the director of Newbury Innovation (NI): the design division of leading UK-based PCB manufacturing and assembly CEM, Newbury Electronics. Electronics Point spoke to Jon Hawkins about his background in the engineering industry.
RISC-V’s Ted Marena Discusses his Career and the Benefits of an Open Set Architecture
The RISC-V Foundation believes their solution has paved the way for the next 50 years of computing design and innovation, and it’s easy to see why: RISC-V’s open set instruction architecture ensures a future of more extensible, long-lasting hardware. Western Digital’s Ted Marena, director of RISC-V’s ecosystem, talked to Electronics Point about his background and knowledge of the platform.
From Startups to Tesla: Engineer and Entrepreneur Tom Jensen Talks Leadership
After heading up three separate startups, Tom Jensen witnessed Tesla's Model S launch after taking on a senior management role in the company's test infrastructure team. Through it all, he learned that the best startups and teams benefit from a great leader.