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Cardinal Peak Names Mark Carrington CEO

June 27th, 2017 by Cardinal Peak Staff
Cardinal Peak Staff

LAFAYETTE, Colo., June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LAFAYETTE, Colo. — June 27, 2017 — Cardinal Peak, an engineering services firm that helps customers design and bring Internet of Things and video/audio products to market, today announced the company has […]

Google I/O Rundown

Thomson Comer, Staff Engineer

Here’s a quick rundown from a tech perspective of what Google announced last week at its I/O conference: Google.ai Google bases most of its service model on artificial intelligence (AI). In this year’s I/O, they announced some really cool new data-center […]

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Amazon Releases New Alexa SSML Tags

Thomson Comer, Staff Engineer

One small step for man, one giant leap for robot-kind? Well, sort of. After years, we are starting to see AI technology become more enjoyable to interact with. Amazon released five new language nuance enhancements to the Alexa API last […]

Yes, You Do Need to Document Your Open Source Code

May 1st, 2017 by Dave Beal
Dave Beal

I’ve recently had the experience of working with two pieces of open source code. Both implement a standard wireless communication stack in Linux. Names are omitted to protect the guilty. In one case, the code has been around since 2001 […]

So, You Want to Add Alexa Control to Your Thing…

Kevin Courter

Amazon’s Alexa was the darling of CES, and it’s easy to see why. The Echo and Echo Dot devices that run Alexa are relatively inexpensive, and a tremendous number were sold over the Christmas holiday period—helped along, no doubt, by an […]

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Virtually Live From CES

Kate Bethurem, Director of Business Development

I’m writing this post from the comfort of my hotel room in Las Vegas, where I am attending my very first CES. I’ve been in the tech industry for a long time, both as an engineer and in business development, […]

Welcome Mark Carrington to Cardinal Peak

December 20th, 2016 by Howdy Pierce
Howdy Pierce

I’m super excited to announce that Mark Carrington will be joining Cardinal Peak as president at the beginning of the year. Mark is a seasoned Silicon Valley executive who comes to Cardinal Peak with a wealth of relevant experience in […]

An In-Depth Review of Deep Work

December 20th, 2016 by Howdy Pierce
Howdy Pierce

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been meaning to blog about a book I recently read, but I have been so inundated by my to-do list that I couldn’t find the time—or, more accurately, the discipline—to sit down and […]

Is Doing It All All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

November 28th, 2016 by Stefanie Diesi, Senior Engineer
Stefanie Diesi

The tech industry is constantly changing.  New languages come in and out of style, and new WYSIWYG editors make GUI design easier than ever. Unlike app development and IoT, the embedded world has been largely isolated from these changes until […]

Faster Live Debug with Loggly: A Guest Post for Loggly

November 18th, 2016 by Cardinal Peak Staff
Cardinal Peak Staff

A few months back, Cardinal Peak Senior Engineer Thomson Comer published part one and part two of his three-part guest blog series on the Loggly blog. In this final segment of his guest post, he discusses live debugging and how […]

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