Antenna Technologies for Automotive Applications

Written by: Mistral Solutions

The global automotive market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.4% during the period of 2019 to 2025 according to Meticulous Research. The key drivers for this exponential growth are increasing deman

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IoT Antenna Technologies and Factors Influencing Antenna Selection

Written by: Mistral Solutions

IoT applications greatly rely on wireless connectivity to communicate with IoT gateways and other devices in the ecosystem, especially applications wherein wired connectivity is practically impossible

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Airborne Electronics – Airworthiness Regulations and Safety Requirements

Written by: Mistral Solutions

The growing demand for high efficiency fighter aircrafts, commercial airbuses and the ever-evolving Aerospace and Defense requirements are driving the demand for next-gen airborne electronics systems.

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Brief on High Density Interconnect (HDI) PCB Technology

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Over the past couple of decades, we have seen electronic products and other consumer electronic devices reducing in weight and size while improvising phenomenally in speed, performance, and power cons

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Indian Defence Offset – Role of Make in India and its Impact on A&D SMEs

Written by: Mistral Solutions

India has one of the largest defence infrastructure networks and is one of the largest importers of defence equipment in the world. The Indian Defence market is anticipated to record a CAGR of over 4%

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Wearable Antennas – Applications, Technologies, and their Impact on Human Body

Written by: Mistral Solutions

The demand for wearable electronics and related technologies have grown tremendously in recent years. Some of the key developments that accelerated this growth are miniaturization of wireless devices,

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Vital Signs Monitoring Using mmWave Radars

Written by: Srinivasan Subramani, Senior Technical Architect - Software Design

Vital signs are a set of medical parameters that indicate the status of health and body functions of a person. They give clues to possible diseases and trends of recovery or deterioration. There are f

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Designing a Cost-effective, Steadfast Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Security and Surveillance

Written by: Raja Subramanian N and Pramod Ramachandra

According to a study conducted by IEEE, by 2040, three of every four vehicles will be autonomous. While most of the major players’ focus is on Autonomous passenger vehicles or semi-autonomous vehicl

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Fundamentals of Printed Circuit Board

Written by: Mistral Solutions

We live in a world driven by technology and use them in nearly every aspect of our daily lives. We tend to depend on smart electronic devices to make our lives easier, organised and better connected.

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Top trends for the Embedded Device market in 2021

Written by: Dan Noal, VP – North America, Mistral Solutions

In its 2021 strategic technology trends, Gartner identified 3 major categories to have the biggest impacts: People Centricity; Location Independence and Resilient Delivery. The embedded device segment

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Security & Surveillance – Role of Artificial Intelligence

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Installation and use of CCTV Cameras for security & surveillance is a no-brainer. Cameras are considered a fundamental commodity for setting up any surveillance infrastructure, but at the same tim

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Importance of Drones in the Current Pandemic Situation

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Introduction Drones, also known as UAVs, are unmanned aircraft with no on-board crew or passengers in it. They are pilotless vehicles that can either be remotely controlled or are pre-programmed fo

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Application Development for Embedded Systems

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Embedded systems are growing smarter and intelligent across embedded domains. Thanks to the remarkable advancements in the field of electronics, especially wireless communication technologies, SoCs, M

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IoT Testing Processes for Building Robust IoT System

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Introduction   Internet of things (IoT) as we all know is an ecosystem of systems, sensors and devices which are connected over a network enabling communication among them. IoT devices not on

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SOC (Silicon) Validation Platform Development

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Introduction System on Chip (SoC) is becoming more and more complex in terms of functional capabilities, computing power, mutli-interface support and performance. SoC manufacturers strive to bring

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How In-Flight Entertainment Systems evolved over the past few decades

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Introduction What makes passengers air travel interesting? Window seats? Delicious meals and snacks? Or a full-fledged entertainment system? Today’s generation of passengers craves for a great e

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Trends in Medical Electronics

Written by: Mistral Solutions

As technology evolves, OEMs are widely exploring the scope of adopting the latest technology trends to Medical Electronics. Trends such as Artificial Intelligence, Augmented/Extended Reality, Internet

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An Overview of Medical Electronics

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Introduction In today’s world, technology plays an important role in every industry as well as in our personal lives. Needless to say, healthcare is one of the domains where technology is playing

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Recent Trends on RF Data Converters

Written by: Rajeev Ramachandra, CTO and Co-founder, Mistral

Overview Analog to Digital Converters (ADC) and Digital to Analog Converters (DAC) act as a bridge between the Analog and Digital Domain. For years, these devices have remained the interface betwee

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ARM Technologies and its significance in Embedded Domain

Written by: Nathasha S Pissey

We encounter many embedded systems every day in our life, starting from smartphones and tablets to computers, Medical devices and other electronic gadgets which provide high computing capability. Thes

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Automotive Infotainment – An Overview

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Introduction Gone are the days when buying a car with only a music player was lavish. The time has changed! Today technology is evolving rapidly, and everything is getting automated. Vehicles with

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Android – Recent Developments and Security Enhancements

Written by: By Keerthi, Project Leader - Software Design

Overtime, we have been witnessing the evolution of Android framework, with new features, increased security levels and a more user centric design. From the time when HTC introduced the first Android p

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Internet of Things and the Cloud Ecosystem

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Internet of Things or IoT refers to an ecosystem of devices/things that are connected to each other over a network enabling communication among them. These connected devices are equipped with UIDs (Un

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Development Platforms – Why we need them?

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Every time a silicon company launches a new processor or System on Chip (SoC), they simultaneously release Development Kit or Software Development Platforms. Development platforms are physical boards

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Electronics based Assistive Technology

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The recent advancements in technology and the plethora of electronic devices that have emerged over the recent years have transformed the lives of common man. One of the most notable and humbling tech

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Industry 4.0 and its Implications in Process Industry

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Industry 4.0 has many synonyms.  It is referred to as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digital Revolution, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It doesn’t matter how we define it; Industry 4.

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Wearable Electronics – Applications, Challenges and Risks

Written by: Mistral Solutions

Wearable Electronics are smart gadgets and/or accessories with specific functionalities and applications. Wearable Technologies focus on the efficient and brilliant use of internet, various sensors, t

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An Insight into Product Engineering Services

Written by: Mistral Solutions

WHAT IS PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES? Product Engineering Services refers to the use of Embedded software, hardware design & Industrial Design techniques to develop an electronic product. Servi

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Machine Learning Solutions – FPGA Based Accelerated AI

Written by: Rajesh Chakkingal, Associate Vice President - VLSI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is heralding the next big wave of computing, changing how businesses operate and altering the way people engage in their daily lives. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and M

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Anticipating 2019’s game-changing technologies!

Written by: Srinivas Panapakam, VP - Sales & Business Development (PES)

As we welcome a brand new year, I am thinking and looking forward to the top tech trends of 2019. Of course, there are lot of new things coming up like blockchain and quantum computing, but I am inter

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Energize your product with the 820 Nano SOM!

Written by: Srinivas Panapakam

Sometime back I had written how the Augmented Reality / Glasses have moved beyond just Hardware and into a combination of many things (www.mistralsolutions.com/augmented-reality-virtual-reality-mixed-

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Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality… What is the reality?

Written by: Srinivas Panapakam

It’s been an interesting decade and I remember clearly that it was sometime in 2007 when we actually started working on head-mounted glasses project for one of our customers. The customer had an int

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System Performance Optimization for Embedded Devices

Written by: Sachidananda Karanth

Industrial automation systems typically require data acquisition and processing in real-time. These systems could range from a simple lighting control system to a large distributed control system comp

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Top Technology Trends for 2016

Written by: Mistral Solutions Pvt.Ltd

1) Wearable Electronics In 2015, Wearable devices garnered the most attention from multi-functional smart watches with brands like Samsung, Motorola and Apple fighting for a place on the Wearable c

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Understanding the concept of PoP (Package-on-Package) technology

Written by: S Vijay Bharat

Over the past decade the embedded world has undergone tremendous change. With the advent of mobile phones, smart lifestyle gadget like wearables, health and wellness devices, on the consumer front, us

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Challenges for Mass Adoption of IoT – Security and Standardization

Written by: Avinash Babu

The world of Internet of Things (IoT) fascinates me for its potential to impact everyday life by extracting the immense power hidden within data and inference based actions. IoT infrastructure is a c

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The Visionary of our times

Written by: Anees Ahmed

There are a few people I consider visionaries of their times. In the 15th century, we had Leonardo da Vinci. He was centuries ahead of his times and unmatched in his abilities, talent and knowledge of

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Wearables Everywhere

Written by: Sachidananda K

In 2014, wearable electronics technology saw an enormous increase in popularity with Internet searches for related terms increasing ten-fold and over $1 billion invested towards development in this do

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Silicon to product – New trends in consumer electronics product design and productization

Written by: Srinivas Panapakam

Product design and development has come a long way from traditional product development. Earlier, development involved a semi-conductor company building a reference design around a brought out silicon

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Internet of Things enabling Health and Wellness Device Designs

Written by: Srinivas Panapakam

The Internet of Things is not just a futuristic vision of a better connected world; it is already here, giving healthcare providers an unprecedented level of technology interoperability and flexibilit

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Sensors and its impact on the ‘Internet of Things’

Written by: Sachidananda Karanth

Sensors form the edge of the electronics ecosystem, in which the physical world interacts with computers, thereby providing a rich array of data to be available at a click of a mouse. We have had sens

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Smart Homes of the Future

Written by: Vijay Bharath

From smart phones to smart cars, technology is transforming virtually every aspect of our busy lives. Technologies not only make life easier while on the go, but new options are quickly simplifying li

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A peep into the world of Wearable Electronics

Written by: Srinivas Panapakam

The market for the wearable electronics devices is estimated to reach $19 billion in the next 5 years. We are already seeing the biggies like Google and Samsung launching several innovative products i

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Connected Car Technologies

Written by: Ravindra B.S

Introduction Today’s automotive electronics solutions are going through a major transition in terms of technology consolidation and hence we come across many new feature additions and integration

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SDI Video Streaming – Design Challenges

Written by: Suresha N S, Harshith Kasyap and Alagappan Ramanathan

Serial digital interface (SDI) is a standard for high quality lossless digital video transmission. Depending on the data rate there are different variants of SDI video streaming. SD-SDI carries

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Power Management – Hardware Software Co-design

Written by: Avinash Babu

The performance of embedded devices is highly dependent on adequate power consumption management. Embedded devices are being packed with more and more features while the power budget has not changed m

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Virtualization and the smartphone

Written by: Samyeer Metrani

Virtualization is a term that has taken some time to internalize for me. My introduction with virtualization was as far back as 1992 when Windows 3.1 introduced the 386 enhanced mode, and the ability

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Power optimization on feature–rich devices

Written by: Avinash Babu

In general, power optimization seems opposed to product feature enhancement. Power optimization on feature–rich devices is built with high degree of focus on optimizing power consumption based on th

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A Quick Glimpse at the Automotive Linux Summit 2012

Written by: M R Raghavan

A Quick Glimpse at the Automotive Linux Summit 2012 September 19 and 20, 2012 at HERITAGE MOTOR CENTRE, GAYDON, WARWICK, UNITED KINGDOM The Linux Foundation had organized the Automotive Linux Su

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Connectivity and the new connected devices paradigm

Written by: Samyeer Metrani

Till recently, connectivity used to be about being able to connect to the internet. Whether it was from a notebook, a tablet or a smartphone it was about being connected to the rest of the world. Over

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The future is bright for embedded systems and technologies!!

Written by: Krishnakumar M

The tech world is going through unprecedented changes in the last few quarters. Apple and Samsung have taken the mobile phone market leadership to a different level where both of them have surged forw

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