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...

Low-Latency Video Design With the H.264 Codec

By Paul Trautrim | Jan 16, 2014

Low latency is often a key requirement for high-performance video designs. Nuvation’s engineering team recently completed a low-latency video streaming design that handles HD video from capture to d...

Electronic Designs for Space: The Space Environment

By Edward Ayrapetian | Jan 14, 2014

In this ongoing series we’ll cover some considerations for engineers when creating designs for space applications. Read up on the types of radiation we posted about last week if you missed it! Th...