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hardware engineer

With regard to computers, a hardware engineer is a person who designs physical components, including chips, RAM, storage, peripherals and cooling systems. Contrast with software engineer. See chip, RAM, storage and cooling.
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Software developers are well-versed in programming motherboards, ASSP platforms and ASICs without requiring a hardware engineer to do anything.
So the challenge is how to facilitate and enable those tall, thin hardware engineers so that they are able to get ready and affordable access to all the design tools they need to ensure that they remain innovative while simultaneously reducing the learning curves to increase productivity and retain their competitive edge.
It would be very difficult to know if the phone has been compromised HARDWARE ENGINEER ON THE EAVESDROPPING CLAIMS
"No, no," said the Hardware Engineer, "That will take far too long, and besides, that method has never worked before.
The taxonomy is divided into the categories of computer scientist, hardware engineer, software engineer, systems programmer, systems analyst, telecommunications specialist, computer operations specialist, technical support specialist, and computer trainer.
E r i c McDonald, a hardware engineer in Los Angeles, said handsets may appear to shut down but in fact could enter a low-power mode which allows them to receive commands, including to activate the mic.
With hardware engineered for demanding environments and easy to install, the system also includes an expanded selection of antennas for long-range data collection tasks.
"According to one source, the Create hardware team had a abunch of stuff in the works' and that the cutting the number of hardware engineers and programme managers on the team will likely apare down the portfolio' of products," the report said on Wednesday.