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ASIC Chips for Glucose Monitoring

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which your blood glucose level is too high. The condition impairs the body’s ability to process blood sugar. In the United States alone, there are about 30 million people diagnosed and undiagnosed of diabetes. It is a widespread disease affecting millions of people worldwide. Patients with diabetes rely on […]

The Development of System-on-a-Chip over the Years

System-on-a-chip continues to be an integral part of modern-day technology and products. The functionality of mobile devices, computers, automobiles, and others mainly rely on SOCs.   A Quick History Back in the 1970s, SOCs were first developed for miniaturization; when the first LED wristwatch was announced. Back then, it took 44 Integrated Circuits (ICs) to […]

What Are MicroSystems Technology?

Microsystems technology can be found all over the world, from suppliers of car parts, information and communication, and medical technology sectors. In fact, it is unknowingly taking over more sensitive tasks nowadays. Innovative microsystems technology work as invisible helpers in various areas of everyday lives.   How does It work? Basically, microsystems technology develops whole […]

What is Embedded Computing?

Embedded computing is part of our day-to-day lives through consumer electronics, mobile and industrial devices, automobiles, and many more. Embedded computing is essential to the appropriate functioning of products and applications: communication, medical, aerospace, and more. These systems are programmed to perform specific tasks. Computing systems can be made up of hardware and software with […]

Sensor ASICs in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry has been a major consumer of electronics technology since the late 1960s. And as technology progresses, the demand for hybrid automobiles and electric cars is also growing. To address these demands, the automotive industry must work hand-in-hand with electronics technology. Over the years, car manufacturers have relied on electronics for entertainment. But […]

FAQs on System-on-a-chip

What is System-on-a-chip? SOC is an Integrated Circuit that may contain digital, analog, or mixed-signal functions used in computer or electronic systems. It essentially combines all electronic circuits needed into one single integrated chip. A SOC usually is composed of utility software applications, operating systems, microprocessors or digital signal processors, RAM or ROM, power-on reset […]