Location: Menlo Park, CA
Education: BS and MS, University of Utah
Occupation: Software Developer
Member Status: John has been a subscriber since 2002.
Technical Interests: His interests include user interfaces for embedded systems, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) development, and embedded Internet development.
Most Recent Embedded Tech-Related Purchase: John recently purchased a power supply for one of his designs.
Current Projects: He is currently working on a custom light controller for strings of progammable LED lights.
Thoughts on the Future of Embedded Technology: John feels that smartphones have raised everybody’s expectations for how we interact with everyday things (e.g., cars, appliances, household control, etc.). “Either the phone becomes the interface (via the network) or the gadgets need touchscreen displays,” John said.