Solar and wind often dominate the alternative energy conversation, but a rarely discussed, though increasingly popular, third option exists in gathering energy...
This month’s digital issue of ECN explores the worlds of passives, displays and smart readers. A breakthrough in nanotechnology research could result in...
In the January editor of ECN, we explore the world of the military in the form of MILSPEC-required extreme environments and Smart UAVS. As military technology...
Security. It’s a topic that you can’t seem to escape whether you’re reading a news story about a security breach at Sony or a hacker who is capable of taking...
Robotics are slowly creeping into every facet of life, from creepy humanoids who are just a little "off" to exoskeletons that allow paralyzed people to walk to...
Oil and gas drilling offers some of the most challenging and intense rugged environments in the industry. As the projects call for deeper drilling, engineers...
Military and aerospace can be some of the most stressful environments to design for. Not only do they have rigorous specifications, the challenge of creating...
In this day and age, anywhere you have a large crowd of people, you will have a large crowd of people using their phones. Technologically, this is a challenge...
While Hollywood often focuses on technology that’s not quite available in the real world, sometimes what’s depicted on-screen eventually makes its way into the...
Electric cars are finally becoming a serious contender in the automotive world. The mileage is increasing, the price is decreasing, and the batteries are no...
In our May 15 issue, ECN is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 ECN IMPACT Awards. These 27 winners represent the products, services, and companies that...
In the May 1 issue, ECN takes a look at one of the fastest growing and most challenging technologies: portable power. With electronics design trending towards...
In the April issue, ECN is proud to announce the 2014 ECN IMPACT Award Finalists chosen to recognize the top products, tools, and services from 18...
Counterfeit components cost the electronics industry billions of dollars each year. They also create dangerous situations and increase the risk of product...
We’re always looking to expand our expertise and knowledge base here at ECN, so we’re using this Power issue to introduce our brand-new editorial advisory...
Here at ECN, we love hot topics. So in our first issue of 2014, we’re talking about three important issues in the industry and the news: defense spending,...
We decided to do something a little bit different with our December 15 issue this year, so with that in mind: Welcome you to a very special edition of ECN....
The December issue focuses on Test and Measurement and the challenges in the community when it comes to the push in the consumer market for faster, smaller,...
ECN’s November 15 edition deals with Military Electronics. In the Editor’s View, Managing Editor Kasey Panetta introduces the military issue and also announces...
The November 2013 issue of ECN deals with Industrial Electronics. The Cover Story focuses on the “battle of endurance” between wireless technology and harsh...
Engineers responsible for mechatronics development have always known that it’s not just PCs that can suffer from malware. A study in 2011 used experiment...
The October 2013 issue of ECN focuses on Telecom and Data Storage Systems. In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner talks about the DEA’s “cell...
The September 2013 issue of ECN deals with Medical Electronics. Managing Editor Kasey Panetta focuses on “fighting an invisible enemy” with UV robots in...
Touchscreens are everywhere! While the means by which they detect a touch has evolved over the years, more recently you might say they have revolved as old...
ECN’s August 2013 edition focuses on the Power vertical. The cover story by Managing Editor Kasey Panetta details Solar Impulse’s solar-powered plane and its...
ECN’s July 2013 edition deals with Networking Systems & Hardware. Executive Editor Chris Warner discusses datacenters and their ability to meet the cloud’s...
In recent years, unmanned vehicles, be they the Predator Drones that we watch on the evening news letting loose with pinpoint-precision Hellfire Missiles that...
The June 2013 issue focuses on packaging and interconnects. In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner ponders whether we should be preemptively...
The May 15, 2013 issue deals with lighting, optoelectronics, & displays. ECN interviews Joe Fijak of Avnet Embedded in the “State of the display market.”...
The May 2013 issue of ECN focuses on military electronics. In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner discusses the “digital divide”, and Chris also...