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Brainstorm: Do-it-Yourself-Power Page 2

April 6, 2009 11:21 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

Moving forward, what technology will dominate energy harvesting?

Brainstorm: Do-It-Yourself-Power

March 20, 2009 1:10 pm | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

Moving forward, what technology will dominate energy harvesting?

Brainstorm: Environmental Issues

February 17, 2009 6:28 am | Articles | Comments

Which green technology has the most commercial potential?

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Brainstorm: Technology Obsolescence

February 5, 2009 3:28 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

What technology will become obsolete in the near future?

Brainstorm: Advanced Technology Vehicles

December 22, 2008 9:08 am | Articles | Comments

How can Advanced Technology Vehicles penetrate the mainstream automotive market?

Brainstorm: New Year Tech

November 24, 2008 9:34 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

What technology will have the biggest impact in 2009?

Brainstorm: Holiday Wish List

November 13, 2008 6:15 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

As the holidays approach, what product or technology is on your wish list?

Issues and Answers

November 11, 2008 11:37 am | Articles | Comments

Compliance and compatibility are critical factors in the design of medical electronics equipment. The following are responses to questions posed by ECN regarding how vendors address certification issues and what types of testing are required.

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Brainstorm: RoHS Regulation

October 24, 2008 9:59 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

Considering the military's exemption to RoHS regulation and its continued need for leaded parts, where do you think the reduced availability of leaded parts will make the greatest impact on the Mil/Aero market?

Brainstorm: Energy Star

October 7, 2008 11:45 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

What are your thoughts on the EPA’s Residential Light Fixture “Technical Amendment,” and their attempts to remove a “competitive disadvantage” for legacy technologies?

Brainstorm: Designing New Technology

August 26, 2008 10:01 am | Articles | Comments

What are the most important factors to consider when developing a new product?

Brainstorm: Next Generation Displays

July 8, 2008 5:14 am | Articles | Comments

What technology trends do you feel will dominate the development of next-generation displays?

Brainstorm: Environmental Design

June 27, 2008 7:54 am | Articles | Comments

What is the balance, for the engineer, between an environmentally efficient vehicle in operation, and the other aspects of manufacturing, material, and their environmental cost and impact?

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Brainstorm-Skills

May 27, 2008 6:15 am | Articles | Comments

American EE students need exposure to new technologies and design techniques that did not exist 10 to 15 years ago, but are also under fire for not having a solid grasp of basic science and math skills. How do you feel the issue can be addressed to create engineers able to deal with competition and design pressures in the new disruptive engineering environment?

ECN Brainstorm: Near-field Communications

May 16, 2008 8:14 am | Articles | Comments

For line of sight near-field bidirectional wireless communication applications would you rather use IrDA light-based methodologies or RF?

Brainstorm - Communication Buses

March 20, 2008 10:26 am | Articles | Comments

As electronic networks become more data-intensive and intelligent subsystems increase in number and complexity, bandwidth limits, signal interference, and device compatibility issues become important concerns. What are some ways that an electronic circuit designer can address these challenges?

Brainstorm - Military & Aerospace Electronics

February 11, 2008 6:14 am | Articles | Comments

We asked industry leaders what key technologies will enhance thermal management in military/aerospace equipment in the next three years?

Brainstorm - MEMS

January 7, 2008 10:58 am | Articles | Comments

What do you perceive as the biggest hurdle for adoption on MEMS by engineers?(a) Lack of familiarity with MEMS-design tools; (b) Need for customization of MEMS devices;(c) Lack of design tools for electronic application of MEMS; (d) Few simulation models forMEMS devices; (e) Little understanding of MEMS capabilities and characteristics

Brainstorm - Solid State Lighting

December 4, 2007 9:43 am | Articles | Comments

Solid state lighting offers greater energy efficiency, as well as what are now still long-term cost benefits. Here, industry experts comment on the biggest challenges in the design and manufacturing of LED illumination and what is needed to make the widespread adoption of LED illumination by design engineers a reality. Follow the links to read the complete commentary.

What Is the Best Measure of Software Development Productivity?

November 6, 2007 11:34 am | by Dr. Adam Kolawa, CEO, Parasoft | Articles | Comments

I think the simplist productivity metric which should be used across the industry is the total number lines of code in the organization divided by the number of people who are working on that code (including QA as well as development).

Brainstorm - Medical Electronics

October 29, 2007 12:45 pm | Articles | Comments

The trend toward miniaturizing medical electronics devices also brings with it a number of challenges. In this month's edition of Brainstorm, we ask industry experts in the medical electronics market what they believe to be the most critical of these challenges and what current and developing technology is available to help the designer meet those challenges.

ECN Brainstorm: Portable Power

October 29, 2007 12:14 pm | Articles | Comments

What do you consider to be the most important factors that will further the development of power management in portable systems? What do you think are some of the customer misconceptions about power management that must overcome to move the industry forward?

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