April 2014: Digital ICs
In the April issue, ECN is proud to announce the2014 ECN IMPACT Award Finalists chosen to recognize the top products, tools, and services from 18 categories across the electronics design engineering field. The finalists were picked by our panel of esteemed judges selected for their expertise in one or more product category. We’ll announce the winners on May 6 at the EDS Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Always Connected: How the Internet of Things utilizes digital ICs discusses the advantages and drawbacks of choosing specific protocols for a particular system. Given that the number of wireless sensing IoT devices is set to reach 5 billion by 2019, these design considerations will become increasingly important for engineers.
Smart physical fusing can help secure datacenter uptime in a world where there is a trend towards increasing power and decreasing blade operating voltages to reduce DC/DC conversion costs and power efficacy losses within the datacenter power distribution scheme.
This issue also features an in-depth analysis of vehicle-to-vehicle communication and discussion about the “must-haves” for harsh environment equipment protection. As always, see what our editors are working on at www.ecnmag.com by visiting our Everything E page.
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