How does your house stack up against your neighbor's? Smart technology gives new meaning to "keeping up with the Joneses"
Despite what feels like a rapid evolution in the past decade, the Smart Home is still very much an idea—a romantic notion of a future in which our household...
As offshore petroleum exploration and production necessitates new ways to enhance operating efficiencies and improve recovery of petroleum reservoirs, fiber...
As the self-driving car matures, safety will take center stage. Consumers will choose models that achieve high safety...
Spring has officially sprung here at ECN. The flowers are blooming, the editors are chirping, and the government-required solar panels are collecting the...
In the world of High Performance Computing (HPC) supercomputers represent the peak of capability, with performance measured...
With the advent of secure, reliable, low-power wireless communications and advances in sensor technology...
Data, and lots of it, drives today’s information-packed business climate. Effectively gathering and analyzing process and production data provides an ideal...
While consumer drones are often the vilified as a dangerous—or at best annoying—technology slowly easing us into a world where constant surveillance is the...
In our ever-connected world with the Internet of Things (IoT), reliable electrical power keeps our world communicating, electronics working, and critical...
Exactly how connected are you in the year 2016?
Long thought of as a sleepy backwater where designs remain unchanged for years or even decades, electronic enclosures might be the epitome of a mature market....
For several decades now, both the aerospace and power generation industries have put considerable effort into...
The continually increasing global demand for oil has required down-hole oil rigs to become much more technologically advanced, featuring an array of...
It’s that time of year again—or a little past that time, but we’ll get to that in a minute—and I’m very excited and proud to announce the launch of the third...
This means that sensors combined with cover glasses that have a perceivable curvature need to follow the shape of the lens.
Today’s smartphone technology offers features and capabilities unimagined just a few years ago, with thousands of apps that make these powerful digital tools...
We’ve been busy collecting stories for our 2016 “Year of the Engineer” and there are some great tales out there. I’ve decided to publish our first story right...
The challenges of deploying wireless networks in industrial environments include physical obstructions, interference from other radio systems,
The biggest challenge by far has been the age old trade-off between (power amplifier)...
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...