Electronic Design Services

Important Electronic Design Considerations for Data Acquisition Systems: Part 1 – Calibration

By Mark Bingeman | Jul 27, 2020

Over the past two decades Nuvation Engineering has developed data acquisition systems for a wide range devices and market applications. Based on our experience performing hundreds of engineering desig...

Low-Latency Networks for Control System Applications

By Mark Bingeman | Feb 25, 2020

In control system applications the efficient transfer of data from sensors to the processing system and from the processing system to the actuators and motors is often essential for optimal system fun...

Rapid Prototyping

By Greg Curry | Jan 15, 2020

Prototyping includes initial product testing, design optimization, and problem identification and resolution prior to volume production. Rapid prototyping can significantly shorten a new product’s t...

Embedded Filesystem Translation Layer Encryption

By Daniel Lizewski | Sep 23, 2019

Internal flash storage is at a premium on embedded micro-controllers. Typical micro-controllers often have less than a megabyte of internal non-volatile memory, which is shared for both program and da...

HBM and FPGAs

By Mark Bingeman | Jul 22, 2019

Bandwidth Gap An emerging issue in the computing industry over the last several years is the bandwidth gap between the major communication interfaces (PCIe, Ethernet, USB, etc.), and the external m...

Graphical Interface Considerations for Embedded Devices

By Daniel Lizewski | Apr 29, 2019

In the world of smartphones and tablets, customers have high expectations when it comes to graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Customers expect swipe animations, blending, and smooth transitions. This c...

Simulating Embedded Devices

By Melissa Chinnick | Feb 12, 2019

SIMULATIONS AND EMBEDDED devices A simulation generally refers to a computer program that models a system of some kind, for example, an embedded device. An embedded device is a computing device tha...

Maximizing BLE Security & Privacy Features

By John Chinnick | Jan 3, 2018

Wearables often communicate using radio protocols such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Zigbee, WiFi, Z-Wave, Cellular, or LoRa, among others. These protocols provide solutions that meet a spectrum of ...

FPGAs and HMC Devices: What You Need to Know

By Mark Bingeman | Oct 25, 2017

You might have heard that FPGAs are well-suited to interface with HMC devices, but do you understand why? In this article we explain what an HMC is, what the advantages of using them are, and how FPGA...

Device Security: A Guide for Electronic Product Developers

By John Chinnick | Sep 22, 2017

Electronic devices rarely live in a vacuum. Usually electronic products interact with one or more devices, especially in IoT systems. During these interactions, devices pass information to each other,...