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 technologies are reopened and rechristened anew (I’m looking at you optical touch).
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 history making flight. In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner urges his readers to “reclaim your name” from big data brokers.
ECN’s July 2013 edition deals with Networking Systems & Hardware. Executive Editor Chris Warner discusses datacenters and their ability to meet the cloud’s requirements, and Managing Editor Kasey Panetta goes into “self-healing circuits”. Meanwhile, Design Talk deals with cooling and thermal management, and Brainstorm asks about the biggest challenge for contemporary LED technology.
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 take out enemy targets from high above the earth, a bomb-detecting/disposal ground vehicle that keeps soldiers and law enforcement people out of harm's way....
The June 2013 issue focuses on packaging and interconnects. In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner ponders whether we should be preemptively regulating drones before they take off, and the Brainstorm asks “What do you expect to become a hot technology in automotive infotainment in the next year”?
The May 15, 2013 issue deals with lighting, optoelectronics, & displays. ECN interviews Joe Fijak of Avnet Embedded in the “State of the display market.” In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner discusses the “digital divide”, and Chris writes about the government’s surveillance techniques, while Technical Editor Jason Lomberg discusses a new sensor development for detecting impacts in football helmets.
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 delves into the military’s wireless networks as they relate to custom requirements. The included supplement focuses on smart BOMs, and the Design Talk deals with Test & Measurement.
The April issue of ECN deals with power and wireless power supplies. In the Editor’s View, Executive Editor Chris Warner discusses Marissa Mayer’s infamous memo to Yahoo employees, Managing Editor Kasey Panetta details bendable display technology, and Technical Contributor M. Simon delves into the pros and cons of LEDs as they relate to design.
This issue delves into automotive electronics. Associate Editor Kasey Panetta discusses advanced driver assistance systems, M. Simon goes into sensors in humid conditions, and Executive Editor Chris Warner opines about the possibility of large-scale free WiFi.
Wireless charging technology has been recognized as a very attractive solution to a wide range of applications because it conveniently replaces power cords and charging cables. This emerging technology is being adopted for charging mobile phones and other handheld devices.
The February edition of Electronic Component News discusses high-energy medical electronics. Executive Editor Chris Warner raises the alarm about automobile EDR data collection and the need for safeguards, M. Simon joins the On Design section with a look at high-reliability power supplies, and the Brainstorm Q&A section asks “What technology do you expect to take the consumer space by storm in 2013”?
The January issue of ECN deals with industrial electronics. Executive Editor Chris Warner opines about New Jersey’s power and fuel infrastructure in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Brainstorm Q&A section asks about the most important circuit protection issue facing today’s designers, and industry luminary Jon Titus discusses design electronics for cold environments.
The December 15th issue of Electronic Component News focuses on the annual Readers Choice Tech Awards. Executive Editor Chris Warner summarizes the year and the awards issue.
The November 15 issue of Electronic Component News focuses on sensors, including a feature that deals with augmented reality by Executive Editor, Chris Warner. The Brainstorm Q&A section asks “What new application areas will increase demand for power-management ICs in 2013?” and Technical Editor Jason Lomberg editorializes about the recent incandescent light bulb ban.
The November issue of ECN focuses on the power application area. Executive Editor Chris Warner discusses net neutrality, Jon Titus presents his annual Kits for Kids column, and the Brainstorm Q&A section asks “What is the most significant challenge in the miniaturization of medical devices?”