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The Tinkers Toolbox – Clint Cole and Ken Connor

May 31, 2012 3:11 pm Podcasts Comments

In this Tinkers Toolbox we head to campus with Clint Cole, president and founder of Digilent, as well as instructor at Washington State University’s computer engineering department; and Ken Connor, professor of electrical, computer and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).


Power supply basics module 1

May 24, 2012 4:34 pm Videos Comments

Former ECN Editor-in-Chief and current GlobTek Marketing Communications Director Alix Paultre gives an overview of power supplies for laymen, business professionals, and those with a non-technical background. This is the first in a series.


The Ben Heck Show: Android remote pot-stirring device

May 24, 2012 9:13 am Videos Comments

Remember that old saying, 'A watched pot never boils'? Well, this week's episode of element14's  "The Ben Heck Show" is boiling hot as Ben utilizes an Android app to build a remote pot-stirring device enabling users to heat meals to the perfect temperature in a pot from any location in the house...


TE Connectivity CXP Pluggable briefing

May 23, 2012 10:06 am Videos Comments

In the latest product video from TTI, the Specialist introduces the CXP Pluggable I/O connector from TE Connectivity. Take it from The Specialist, he knows the only way to stay plugged in is with the CXP Pluggable.


Enpirion's PowerSoc Technology

April 30, 2012 2:17 pm Videos Comments

Here’s another video of Enprion’s Power SoC technology. Here, Mark Cieri, Director of Marketing and Business Development, and Ahmed Abou-Alfotouh, Ph.D., manager Systems Architect Group demonstrate


The Tinker's Toolbox -- Chad Hall of Ioxus

April 10, 2012 8:54 am Podcasts Comments

The Tinker’s Toolbox is the Advantage Design Group’s web-based interview show where we talk about the latest technology, components, design, and systems integration issues for the electronic design engineering community. In this edition, Alix Paultre, formerly of ECN, chats with Chad Hall of Ioxus about power quality issues.


Breakdown test demonstration on a high-power, High-voltage IGBT device

April 4, 2012 10:12 am Videos Comments

Here's a video showing how to perform a simple breakdown test on a high-power, high voltage IGBT device using Keithley's recently introduced Model 2657A SourceMeter instrument. The unit features a


Five Questions with Greg Brown of Microchip Technology

March 28, 2012 10:11 am Podcasts Comments

Greg Brown of Microchip Technology is my guest in this edition of Five Questions. Microchip has just introduced its PIC16F(LF)178X family of 8-bit enhanced mid-range core microcontrollers which include


The Tinker’s Toolbox – Jeff Klaus of Intel

March 26, 2012 12:35 pm Podcasts Comments

Tinker’s Toolbox returns to the data center with Jeff Klaus, Director of Data Center Solutions at Intel. Workload, power consumption, thermal management and energy efficiency are always concerns in the data center, and Jeff will


Moore Industries STA Safety Trip Alarm Demo with Peter Welander

March 13, 2012 11:22 am Videos Comments

This demo of the STA Safety Trip Alarm from Moore Industries shows that it is an economical and easy-to-use way to monitor critical process signals and alert personnel to problems.


The Tinker's Toolbox - Joseph Citrano of Honeywell on Industrial Wireless

March 8, 2012 6:12 am Podcasts Comments

Joseph Citrano of Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C) is my guest for this edition of Tinker’s Toolbox. As wireless technology gains widespread adoption on the factory floor, concerns about


Five Questions with Tak Tsang of Agilent Technologies

March 1, 2012 6:31 am Podcasts Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the introduction of a wireless connectivity solution that links up to three Agilent handheld digital multimeters to smartphones, tablets and PCs. By enabling remote viewing and control from distances of up to 10 m, this solution


Five Questions with Navraj Nandra of Synopsys

February 29, 2012 6:49 am Podcasts Comments

IP is the subject of this edition of Five Questions. Navraj Nandra of Synopsys, joins me to discuss an IP solution that supports multiple speed gears and a broad range of high-speed interfaces for mobile applications. The 28-nanometer (nm) solution supports six different inter-chip interconnect protocols. I’ll ask Navraj about


Agilent Technologies Demonstrates Wireless Field Testing

February 27, 2012 7:11 am Videos Comments

This video is an overview of Agilent's FieldFox RF Analyzer for wireless field testing. The video shows connectivity options such as USB and LAN, battery life and RF measurement modes. The discussed modes are cable & antenna analyzer with built-in QuickCal...


TTI's The Specialist: Keep the line moving

February 23, 2012 5:41 am Videos Comments

The specialist is called upon once again to thwart the evil plans of his nemesis and his adorable (but evil) counterpart guinea pig who have shut down the line at an undisclosed distributor. See if The Specialist can save the day once again and get that line moving...



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