Analog vs. Digital

In a world full of Analog signals and waves, some engineers got mad and decided to transcend to a more certain level of true and false, or in digital terms, 1 and 0. Sound, temperature, light intensity, power and most of the natural phenomena we interact with on daily basis can all be represented by… Continue reading

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The Embedded Systems Series – Part 2

In part 1, we had a brief insight about embedded systems and tackled some misconceptions about it. In this article we will considered the career options for embedded engineers and have a study case of cell phones as an example for an embedded system.   2.Careers in Embedded Systems As you may have recognized that… Continue reading

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Applications of IoT

If you still don’t have a definition for Internet of Things (IoT), you should adopt one. As in the coming years it will be a major in our lives. In our life we have many dumb devices which cannot hear and cannot speak. Using sensors and controllers with those devices –or what we call “Things”-,… Continue reading

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The Embedded Systems Series Part 1: Baby steps

If you are an engineering student (especially Electrical or Computer Science department), then you probably heard of embedded systems (if not you’ll hopefully know through the article). It is a very important field of engineering that is involved in nearly every aspect of our modern day lives. A study estimates that people interact with embedded… Continue reading

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Keeping the Worldwide in the Web

I n the past few years, technology has witnessed a dramatic evolution. Terms like “Cloud Computing”, “Internet of Things”, “Big Data” and “High Performance Computing” have suddenly stepped into the game and changed everything. In a world like this, whether an engineer or not, it is not even an option for one not to be… Continue reading

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