This engineering tutorial breaks down the design process of portable electronics, providing an invaluable roadmap for engineers and designers. Detailing every crucial issue from interface design to chip packaging, the book never looses sight of the fact that balancing design parameters of convenience, utility, and size dictate marketplace success.
* Offers a clear roadmap of the design process: interfaces, chip elements, storage, power, packaging, and more
* Includes case studies from landmark products: camcorders, digital cameras, and cell phones
* Key tradeoffs in component and system selection