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Industrial robots have become the workhorse in large manufacturing and warehouse conveyor environments. When combined with the...
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One of the beautiful things about fair competition is that it foments positive development. With a few exceptions, almost every major...
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When engineering-grade resins were introduced in the 1950s, some auto manufacturers were unfamiliar with the benefits of metal-to-plastic...
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The Consumer electronics Show (CES) held every January in the already-surreal environs of Las Vegas is a mind-altering experience that does not...
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2.22.2018
11:54am
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Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductor processes for RF/microwave solutions have been an ongoing investment and development by military...
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2.22.2018
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From Harvey to Irma and Jose, the recent hurricane season is one of many examples why effective and reliable backup power is critical...
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2.22.2018
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A 2017 Pew Research Center report revealed that 95 percent of Americans own a cellphone of some kind, and 77 percent own a smartphone...
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2.22.2018
11:34am
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When you think of basic necessities for survival, food, water, and shelter are what come to mind. However, I propose that power be added...
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2.22.2018
11:32am
Industry experts answer the question: What do you see as the most significant trend(s) in consumer electronics in 2018...  
ECN Staff
2.22.2018
11:23am
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Each New Year invites a host of achievements, inventions, and technological advancements. As we enter the early months of another year...
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2.22.2018
11:19am
Those of us who are afflicted with a passion for playing in local bands don’t have the luxury of hiring roadies to haul gear, so we’ve long lamented...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
2.22.2018
11:17am
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Every second somewhere in Europe an older person falls. Falling does not only cause physical injuries like bruises, a broken hip, or a concussion...
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2.22.2018
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Today, RF and microwave systems such as radar, benefit from lowering size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) of systems and RF equipment...
Gergana Drandova, Senior Manager, Qorvo; Anita Pacheco, Research Engineer, Qorvo; Celicia Della-Morrow, GaN Device Engineering Manager, Qorvo; Eli Reese, Technical Director, Qorvo; Matthew Poulton, Design Engineering Director, Qorvo
2.22.2018
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The availability of Gallium Nitride (GaN) devices for power conversion is improving, with many manufacturers coming out with catalog parts...
Salil Chellappan, Systems Manager, Power Delivery Industrial Systems, Texas Instruments
2.22.2018
11:03am
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The first part of the year is usually the time where everyone hits the reset button. A new year is the perfect time for a fresh start and to evaluate...
Jennifer Hooker, Editor-in-Chief
2.22.2018
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Cloudification of Radio Access Network (RAN) is imminent and expected to deliver many advantages. Early attempts to cloudify...
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Like every wireless service, Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) fight for every bit of unlicensed spectrum they can get, as subscriber...
Justin Pollock, Senior Engineer, KP Performance Antennas
12.21.2017
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The millimeter-wave (mmWave) spectrum is a key enabler in achieving 1000x speeds for 5G. With the sub-6 GHz bands largely saturated...
Tim Galla, Product Manager, Pasternack
12.21.2017
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With the onslaught of technology and social media, how we communicate has changed. Though the face-to-face conversation still exists...
Jennifer Hooker, Editor in Chief
12.21.2017
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Industry experts answer the question: What are some of the driving forces in military system design that will necessitate improvements in battery technology...  
ECN Staff
12.21.2017
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Radar has been around for a long time: in 1904, German inventor Christian Huelsmeyer patented his 'telemobiloscope,’ an early implementation...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
12.21.2017
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The military is an organization comprised of interesting apparent paradoxes, oxymoronic semi-stereotypes, and some contradictory anecdotal...
Alix Paultre, Contributing Editor
12.21.2017
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Successful military programs aren’t built on equipment and personnel alone - data has become the new weapon of choice. Achieving...
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12.21.2017
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Traditionally, the space industry has been highly risk-averse, due in large part to the high cost of projects. The NewSpace industry, which describes...
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12.21.2017
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The Department of Defense COTS initiative is an admirable goal that’s proven its ability to save money and reduce delivery time, while still meeting...
Dustin Guttadauro, Product Manager, L-com Global Connectivity
12.21.2017
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Today’s electronic systems are evolving to ever-portable, present, continuous operation devices that work in nearly every kind of environment...
Robert Stanton, Director Technology Omnetics Connector Corp.
12.21.2017
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Technology for the military and aerospace industry often faces some of the toughest field conditions on the planet and beyond. Therefore the equipment...
Jennifer Hooker, Editor in Chief
12.21.2017
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Automated Meter Reading (AMR) and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) technologies are gaining momentum in the water and gas utility market...
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High data rates, seamless connectivity, and dynamic information accessibility drive modern wireless systems to continually advance in technology...
Dustin Guttadauro, Product Manager, L-com Global Connectivity
10.9.2017
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The connected car of the future will have more options than ever, expanding beyond basic infotainment and navigation systems to offer the latest...
Chris Anderson, CTO, Taoglas
10.9.2017
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Electronic Component News (ECN) announced the winners of this year’s IMPACT Awards program, which recognizes design excellence in nearly...
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10.9.2017
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Industry experts answer the question: What new applications do you see 3D printing being adopted for over the next year or two...
ECN Staff
10.9.2017
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Without a doubt, one electronics industry trend that’s recently caught everyone’s attention has been 3D printing. From aircraft and automobiles to medical...
Spencer Chin, Managing Editor
10.9.2017
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Some things in life - and music - just won’t go away. In life, we have Kim Jong-un and the IRS. And in music, we have the Beach Boys. Formed in Hawthorne...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
10.9.2017
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It seems like you can't go a week without a news report about how 3D printing technology is going to change the world. And it isn't that 3D printing isn't...
Dennis Spaeth, Electronic Media Editor, Cutting Tool Engineering (CTE)
10.9.2017
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The landscape of additive manufacturing has changed dramatically since the commercialization of stereolithography (SL) as the first viable 3D printing...
Jim Reitz, General Manager, Union Tech
10.9.2017
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There was a time not too long ago that the latest 3D-printing achievement - a car, satellite antenna, or even a house - dominated news cycles. The hype...
Kent Firestone, COO, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
10.9.2017
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The fastest growing segment of the 3D printing/additive manufacturing is metal 3D printing. In just the last decade - and in particular the last few years...
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Our connected vehicles are now part of our connected lives. That means automakers must deliver not only connectivity for hands-free calling, navigation...
Greg Thompson, Global Product Manager, 3D Printing, Proto Labs
10.9.2017
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