By Thomas M. Coughlin
are you able to think lifestyles with out your cellular phone, computing device, digicam, iPod, BlackBerry, flat-screen television, or DVD participant? The skyrocketing call for for units that supply uncomplicated, instant entry to giant quantities of content material is riding required electronic garage capability to exceptional degrees. Designing electronic garage into buyer electronics is important to the functionality and value of those units. despite the fact that, as our specifications for electronic content material garage develop, so does the ambitious trouble of imposing layout ideas which are rugged, long-lasting, power-miserly, safe, network-accessible and will nonetheless slot in the palm of your hand!
This publication presents the heritage essential to comprehend universal electronic garage units and media. It is helping readers make a decision which tools of garage paintings top for which types of units, after which teaches designers tips on how to effectively combine them into buyer products.
* offers most sensible practices for choosing, integrating, and utilizing garage units to accomplish larger functionality, better reliability and lower price
* Teardown images supply infrequent visuals of the "guts" of the units mentioned
* Covers scorching issues together with flash reminiscence, DVRs, Apple iPods, domestic networks, and car electronics, from uncomplicated layouts to criteria, complex positive aspects, and interesting development opportunities