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
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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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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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
It is remarkable that another year has passed right before my eyes. It seems like just yesterday I was thinking similar thoughts in January 2016...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
1.9.2017
10:51am
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Projects of the future such as the Internet of Things, enhanced mobile broadband and self‑driving cars require extreme mobile network performance...
Meik Kottkamp, Principal Technology Manager, Test & Measurement Division, Rohde & Schwarz
1.9.2017
10:45am
Industry experts answer the question: With the market for Internet of Things products poised to reach nearly 21 billion connected devices by 2020...
ECN Staff
1.9.2017
10:42am
What lies ahead will likely continue to transform our lives in unimaginable ways. While some predictions may take a bit longer to materialize...
ECN Staff
1.9.2017
10:37am
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is on the agenda this month. Since the good folks at ECN didn’t actually tell me which “IoT” they were talking about...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
1.9.2017
10:33am
Obeying Moore’s law, we have observed rapid advancements in embedded devices throughout the last decade...
Joakim Lindh, applications manager, Texas Instruments
1.9.2017
10:28am
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This article shows a flexible R&D coexistence testbed, which combines design simulation with test equipment to evaluate potential scenarios...
12.6.2016
10:31am
This article looks at the types of wearable devices and highlights the importance of the connectivity blocks that power and manage them...
12.6.2016
10:29am
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This article discusses the safety mechanisms being deployed in mobile devices, as well as methods that can be used to make mobile device batteries safer in the future...
12.6.2016
10:26am
It’s an all-too-familiar scenario. We’re at the grocery store, a party, the beach (wishful thinking, of course, since winter is nearly upon us). We glance down at our phones...
Sarah Goncalves, Managing Editor, WDD
12.6.2016
10:24am
I'm finally recovering from a serious case of jet lag after returning home from electronica, the world's leading trade fair for electronic components, systems, and applications...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
12.5.2016
11:26am
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For ECN's Nov/Dec 2016 Brainstorm, industry experts answer: When designing products for military applications, what are some of the major challenges you face?...
ECN Staff
12.5.2016
11:23am
Reliable and robust power conversion used to be the exclusive “must have” for mission-critical data centers, internet service providers, and communications industries...
Rajakrishnan Radjassamy and Vesa Jokitulppo, GE Energy Connections
12.5.2016
11:21am
The Human Machine Interface (HMI) encompasses all the elements a person will touch, see, hear or use to interact...
John J. Pannone, VP Sales, HMI Systems/Key Customer Management, North America, EAO Corporation
12.5.2016
11:18am
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As a newly-minted engineer in the early eighties, I worked for several years on control loading systems for flight simulators, which used op amps and other analog components...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
12.5.2016
11:11am
Today, nearly every piece of equipment in a data center has at least one sensor attached to it, and most every facility manager is aware that monitoring systems...
Brian Hanking, CTO of Canara
12.5.2016
11:08am
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A half century ago, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicted that the overall processing power of computers would double every two years...
Murata Americas’ Deryl Kimbro, Senior Business Development Manager, and Mehul Udani, General Manager, Connectivity Solutions Group
12.5.2016
11:03am
This article presents methods for ambient temperature estimation for wearable device applications by measuring the temperature gradient from a...
John Gammel, Principal Application Engineer, Sensor Products, Silicon Labs
12.5.2016
10:57am
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Optoelectronic sensors typically limit their response to one or more specific ranges of the optical spectrum. Ambient light sensors will suppress responses to wavelengths outside...
Mike King, Senior Product Manager, Advanced Optical Solutions, ams
12.5.2016
10:52am
Industry experts answer the question: What do you feel are some of the most important applications of 3D printing?...
Sarah Goncalves, Managing Editor, WDD
10.24.2016
2:57pm
The internet of things (IoT) will rely on the ability to place sensors anywhere they are needed. The sensors could be embedded in bridges, scattered across the fields of farms or monitoring...
Emmanuel Gressel, Business Development Director, Wireless Business Unit, CEVA
10.24.2016
2:50pm
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If you're a design engineer working for an industry behemoth that buys components by the millions, it's relatively simple to get some samples or a little help understanding a new datasheet...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
10.24.2016
2:46pm
Moore's Law, as defined by Intel's Gordon Moore in 1965, is the predictive business model that "computing would dramatically increase in power and decrease in relative cost, at an...
Stefan Dyckerhoff, CEO at SiFive
10.24.2016
2:40pm
We are happy to announce the following winners of the 2016 ECN IMPACT awards...
ECN Staff
10.24.2016
2:35pm
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I realized, as I huddled for warmth in my hoodie on this cloudy, sixty-degree day in New Jersey, that summer is indeed behind us...
Sarah Goncalves, Managing Editor, WDD
10.24.2016
2:32pm
User interfaces and services of consumer electronics and smartphones are developing rapidly. In the automotive market, this results in customers having high expectations for HMIs (human-machine interfaces)...
Dr. Dominique Massonié, Product Manager, EB GUIDE, Elektrobit
10.24.2016
2:29pm
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