User Experience

May 25, 2011

Development of Embedded Devices for Medical Applications

This paper looks at the embedded software technology that enables the development of mobile devices and portable equipment. The medical instrumentation sector is used as an example. A brief review of healthcare trends is followed by the identification of the key characteristics of such devices and how connectivity (wired and wireless) is influencing the designs […]

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May 25, 2011

Porting the Android Platform Beyond Mobile Phone Applications

This white paper opens with a quick introduction of the Android OS. It continues with a description of the Android architecture highlighting major design features. Finally, we’ll discuss challenges and key considerations to keep in mind when porting the Android OS. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to […]

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April 1, 2011

Home sweet smart home

As part of our utility metering focus, Sean Murphy offers a US perspective on the challenges.
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December 1, 2008

Designing an interactive GUI

Consumers want high-end GUIs on portable devices, but most MCUs—even those at 32bit—do not have the capacity to support embedded versions of these on their own. The article outlines the collaboration between Atmel, which has a family of customizable MCUs, and Amulet Technologies, a specialist in GUIs based on a compressed version of HTML. It […]

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