If you’re electronically-inclined, you gotta love the Maker Movement. The spiritual descendants of generations of home hobbyists, tinkerers, and...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
9.5.2017
10:06am
We are in the midst of a wonderful and frightening time, a time full of disruptive technologies, business models, and markets. Myriad advances in...
Alix Paultre, Contributing Editor
9.5.2017
10:01am
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Day after day, major news outlets offer readers a juicy story about the promises or perils of autonomous systems. Lost in the melee of chatter...
Sara R. Jordan, member, IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems; Assistant Professor in the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech
9.5.2017
9:58am
I can recall countless stories from my consumer products editorial days in which an original concept came to market with merely a product design...
Joyceann Garippa, Editorial Director, Design Engineering & Manufacturing Groups
9.5.2017
9:52am
Industry experts answer the question: As technology becomes more and more intertwined into society, how will the state of engineering...  
ECN Staff
9.5.2017
9:51am
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Technology is a funny thing. It seems, in most instances, technology is more in control of us than we are of it. But what good does it bring? Why do we hate to...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
8.4.2017
10:02am
In settings as diverse as data centers, healthcare facilities and remote telecom equipment sites, the demand for stricter physical security that can be managed...
Steve Spatig, General Manager, Electronic Access Solutions, Southco Inc.
8.4.2017
9:59am
While the benefits of the so-called “smart home” may be obvious to the electronics industry, things aren't quite so clear to the average consumer...
Tom Griffiths, Sr. Marketing Manager, Sensor Driven Lighting and Spectral Sensing Platforms, ams AG
8.4.2017
9:54am
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As autonomous vehicles become more prominent in the news, so do the myths and misconceptions. Sure, autonomous vehicles are and will be disruptive...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
8.4.2017
9:39am
Automobiles are relying on a growing number of wireless technologies as the connected car becomes a reality. Many vehicles already support LTE...
Robert Aigner, Director of R&D, Qorvo; Connie MacKenzie, Automotive Marketing Manager, Qorvo; and Alex Zajac, Design Engineer Director, Qorvo
8.4.2017
9:37am
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Sensor technology will have an increasingly important role to play in the vehicle models we’ll be driving in the future. Their number and extent of their variety...
Vincent Hiligsmann, VP Strategy Core Markets, Melexis
8.4.2017
9:35am
The automotive industry has made great strides in its efforts to develop and commercialize semi-autonomous and fully autonomous vehicles...
Shavi Spinzi, Industry Marketing Director, PCB Division, Orbotech
8.4.2017
9:33am
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Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) deployment is coming for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications. Module vendors and vehicle system...
Wilfredo Rivas-Torres, PhD, Sr. EDA Application Engineer, Keysight Technologies, Inc.; and Wenyan Ding, Sr. EDA EM Application Engineer, Keysight Technologies, Inc.
8.4.2017
9:31am
Industry experts answer the question: With 380 million connected cars projected to be on the road by 2021, how will designers address the increased network strain...
ECN Staff
8.4.2017
9:28am
Pure electric vehicles (also called battery electric vehicles, or BEVs) are becoming less of a rarity on the streets. Cumulative global sales of highway-capable...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
8.4.2017
9:23am
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
In recent years, many investments have been made in the Internet of Things (IoT), especially in machine-to-machine (M2M) interface technologies and big data processing...
Arijit Karmakar and Ronak Desai, Cypress Semiconductor
6.2.2017
4:44pm
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
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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
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
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“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
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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
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
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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
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
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Industry experts answer the question: What role will supercapacitors play in the design of future energy systems...  
ECN Staff
4.7.2017
10:35am
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
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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
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