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Portable Memory in IoT Applications

February 04, 2016

Removable memory can be used with IoT or cloud-connected devices to provide ID or location information. It can also provide a local backup for devices' settings or programming....

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Design Consideration:  Cycle Life of Connectors

July 21, 2015

A while ago, I experienced firsthand the importance of connector cycle life.  I made a late-night run into a local supermarket to print some photos for a family event that...

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A 30-Year Run for the Parallel Key Line

December 04, 2014

Think back to 1984. Ronald Reagan was the president of the United States. The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale. Michael Jackson’s album Thriller sells over...

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Security Risks of USB Ports on Embedded Devices

August 19, 2014

A recent BBC article explained how USB devices can be used for malicious purposes without the user opening an infected file on a USB flash drive, for example.  In fact, the...

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