Welcome to the May/June issue of Wireless Design & Development (WDD)! With so many innovative and exciting things happening, I couldn't decide on just one...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
6.5.2017
11:34am
Each year at TESSCO One, the industry’s most innovative new products compete for the TESSCO One Innovation Awards. Each exhibitor at the show is eligible to...
WDD Staff
6.5.2017
11:30am
Advertisement
Antenna performance is crucial to every radar system. Antenna gain is a key variable in the radar range equation (see Sidebar) and therefore directly affects range...
Christopher Campbell & Brooks Hanley, Keysight Technologies, Inc.
6.5.2017
11:28am
As Nita Patel peered around The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose after the first full day of sessions, she said exactly what I was thinking in that moment...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
6.2.2017
5:01pm
Industry experts answer the question: What advancements are needed in order to efficiently switch from traditional to alternative energy sources...  
ECN Staff
6.2.2017
4:58pm
Advertisement
Any discussion of plagues and parasites brings to mind thoughts of locusts, frogs, and biting insects. Thankfully, such events are rare in 2017, but if you work with...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
6.2.2017
4:55pm
Digital functional test systems have been part of the test landscape for over 40 years.  The earliest test systems employed simple, static digital test capabilities...
Mike Dewey, Marvin Test Solutions
6.2.2017
4:52pm
Augmented and virtual reality are developing rapidly due to commercial opportunities to enhance how users experience the actual, physical world. Although this...
Jaafar Elmirghani, Co-Chair, IEEE Green ICT Initiative
6.2.2017
4:48pm
Advertisement
Industry experts answer the question: How will both software and hardware components need to expand to meet the demands of...
ECN Staff
5.1.2017
5:06pm
Fred trundles around a wet, grassy yard on a salty, sunny beach morning. Wearing his finest beach casual, a faded Cape May t-shirt...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
5.1.2017
5:01pm
Advertisement
Advertisement
One of the standard indications of a nearby UFO is the sudden failure of all electrical components: your cellphone no longer...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
5.1.2017
4:57pm
In this era of smart connectivity, even home appliances are getting in on the action. A broadening portfolio of electronics solutions...
Greg Kuchuris, marketing manager, printed circuit solutions, Molex
5.1.2017
4:55pm
Advertisement
“Smart” technology is rapidly becoming an integral part of daily life. Sparked by the introduction of smartphones, the intelligent device trend has...
Daniel West, Field Application Engineer, AVX
5.1.2017
4:52pm
Home and personal device security is a complex topic with a long list of potential features and requirements. Determining which features have significant...
David West, Professional Services Director, Icon Labs
5.1.2017
4:48pm
Industry experts answer the question: With the onset of the fifth-generation of mobile networks, what are your biggest concerns, and what...
WDD Staff
4.7.2017
11:28am
Advertisement
Many carriers across the globe will likely have to rely on unlicensed technologies like Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) and LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U)...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
4.7.2017
11:06am
WiFi has become a victim of its own success. Because it is ubiquitous and perceived as “free” uncapped data connectivity (compared to cellular data)...
Jay White, Product Manager, Wi-Fi Solutions at Laird
4.7.2017
11:04am
The buzz surrounding the unlicensed spectrum to offload data-intensive services is growing stronger. The roll picked up speed last September...
Shivaji Arjun Navale, Anritsu Company
4.7.2017
11:01am
Advertisement
If you’re at all familiar with the projected number of connected devices by 2020 (25-30 billion), it’s no surprise that the Internet of Things (IoT) test market...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
4.7.2017
10:52am
Industry experts answer the question: What role will supercapacitors play in the design of future energy systems...  
ECN Staff
4.7.2017
10:35am
Advertisement
Advertisement
The march towards exaflop computing continues apace in the latest TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful computers, released in November...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
4.7.2017
10:28am
An increasingly popular technology buzzword over the last few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has created excitement, fear, and wonder...
Ralph Wasner, chief technology officer, First National Technology Solutions (FNTS)
4.7.2017
10:15am
Advertisement
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its remarkable growth, and although early estimates were overly optimistic, there are still several credible...
Brad Jolly, Applications Engineer, Keysight Technologies, Inc.
4.7.2017
10:13am
The Internet of Things (IoT) allows devices to be connected wirelessly so we can interact with them anytime, anywhere...
Sachin Gupta, Staff Engineer Product Marketing, and Richa Dham, Sr. Marketing and Applications Manager, Cypress Semiconductor
4.7.2017
10:09am
As Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data technologies continue to evolve, an application economy has emerged. Today, almost every aspect...
Arthur Mulligan, product line manager, Eaton
4.7.2017
9:55am
Advertisement
We often talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), the connected home, car, even connected cities (aka smart cities), but it’s not very often that we dive into the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
3.2.2017
11:56am
Pyroelectric or passive infrared (PIR) sensors are very efficient for detecting various infrared emissions from a heat source, which allow them to be used for motion detection...
Miro Oljaca, Senior Application Engineer at Texas Instruments and Bilal Malik, Systems Designer
3.2.2017
11:46am
Physicist-turned-chemist Svante Arrhenius led a life of stellar scientific achievement. He was the first Swedish Nobel laureate, winning the prize for chemistry in 1903. Lunar crater...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
3.2.2017
11:41am
Advertisement
Many of today’s products are required to operate under significant environmental stress for hundreds of hours...
Craig Armenti, ‎PCB Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
3.2.2017
11:38am
Development boards such as Raspberry Pi are available for as low as $40 per board and provide a cost-effective way to test out automation ideas. When it comes to implementing...
Jimmy Chen, Field Application Engineer and Daniel Liu, Manager, Moxa
3.2.2017
11:33am
Advertisement
Advertisement
Industry experts answer the question: What are the most critical considerations when designing electronics for use in harsh environments...  
ECN Staff
3.2.2017
11:29am
After a holiday season full of overindulging, as most of us do, it was time to make some serious changes (OK, fine…you can call ‘em resolutions). Cue – new year, new me...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
2.7.2017
2:06pm
Advertisement
Human beings are obsessed with the future. As it relates to this space, engineers need look no further than this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...
Sarah Goncalves, Managing Editor, WDD
2.3.2017
4:00pm
In modern life it seems that everything is going the wireless route: data communications, mobile device charging, and audio, just to name a few...
Kenichi Kiyozaki, Product Manager, ON Semiconductor
2.3.2017
3:46pm
For more than 15 years, much has been written about the potential of gallium nitride (GaN) power devices to improve gain, bandwidth, linearity, and efficiency at...
Ryan Baker, Jim Milligan, and Simon Wood; Wolfspeed, a Cree Company
2.3.2017
3:43pm
Advertisement
Since I can’t write ECN columns 24/7, my wife and I went to see the new sci-fi movie Passengers last week. On a 120-year voyage through space to a new home...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
2.3.2017
3:40pm
It’s no secret our nation’s security needs continue to rise at an incredible pace. The Department of Defense’s (DoD) capacity to meet those needs at a comparable speed...
Rich Fitzgerald Vice President, Business Operations Avnet, Inc.
2.3.2017
3:37pm
Military displays are used in harsh environments and must meet rigorous operating and non-operating standards. Elements of the display, such as circuit boards...
John Rodwig, Director, Program Management, Industrial Electronic Engineers, Inc.
2.3.2017
3:34pm
Advertisement
We’re living in an age where unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are rapidly influencing major military events...
Jennifer DeLaOsa, Associate Editor, ECN
2.3.2017
3:28pm
Industry experts answer the question: With the military projected to spend 11.2 billion USD globally in 2020 on UAVs and robotics, how should display technology...
ECN Staff
2.3.2017
1:43pm
Advertisement