Battery Management: Measuring State of Charge and Battery Health

By Michael Worry | Oct 15, 2014

I was participating in a panel discussion about battery management system (BMS) design at the 2014 Battery Show in Novi Michigan and was asked for some of my opinions around State of Charge, State of ...

Electronic Design: Getting to First Time Right

By Michael Hermann | Oct 10, 2014

Getting to first time right is a key goal at Nuvation Engineering and is built into our electronic design methodology. Broadly speaking, it means two things: First, when you design and build new hardw...

Franken-Systems and Electronic Design

By Michael Hermann | Aug 21, 2014

At Nuvation we began using the term “Franken-systems” many years ago (maybe back in the late 90’s?); nobody recalls the exact moment in time. Somebody probably blurted it out on seeing a lab set...

Audio Testing…With a Pressure Cooker?

By Trevor Smouter | Apr 11, 2014

Nuvation recently developed a product for a client that was a high-quality audio recording device with an integrated microphone. Our client needed their device to have a high dynamic range and low noi...

FPGA Design: Tips From the Experts

By Lindsay Farlow | Apr 2, 2014

Looking for FPGA companies? Our articles about FPGA project development have been some of the most popular on the blog. Here is a recap of our top 3 FPGA design posts. 1) An Easier Verification Me...

4K Video Design Challenges, Solved!

By Mark Bingeman | Mar 13, 2014

Nuvation has completed a number of 4K video design projects for industries ranging from consumer electronics to defense and aerospace. Although the design requirements vary greatly, an FPGA can be a g...

H.265 Video Codec: What It Means for FPGA Designs

By Jong Kim | Mar 7, 2014

In early 2013 the next generation video codec standard was approved by the Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding (JCT-VC). The standard is called High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), more commonly r...

Will You Catch the IoT Product Development Wave?

By Trevor Smouter | Feb 25, 2014

The air is absolutely still in the frigid early morning and across the neighborhood lazy clouds of white vapor drift slowly up from the heated homes. On the nightstand, your phone’s dimmed screen su...

5 Ways to Slash the Cost of Your IoT Device

By Nuvation | Feb 21, 2014

With the booming demand for IoT devices, everyone is getting connected. Our clients want to make new and innovative products that are connected to the internet, but they’re not willing to sacrifice ...

Low-Power Design Strategies for Connected Devices

By Craig MacKenzie | Feb 3, 2014

With the rapid growth of mobile technology and battery-powered devices, power consumption has become an increasingly important metric for electronic products. Designing low-power systems and devices i...