Mechanical hearts tick with chips
Blog 6/4/2001 Post a comment Most embedded-system developers choose a microprocessor and build a system around it. Designers of implantable cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators have to design the processor itself
Californiaís plan to mandate an electric vehicle market isnít the first such undertaking and certainly wonít be the last. But as the Golden State ratchets up for its next big step toward zero-emission vehicle status in 2018, it might be wise to consider a bit of history.
A customer who was thermal printing strip steel had a problem: When the strip's speed increased, the thermo printer would catch fire. When he set a flame to a piece of the strip, he couldn't get it to burn. What was the problem?