August 2014: Motion Control
In this day and age, anywhere you have a large crowd of people, you will have a large crowd of people using their phones. Technologically, this is a challenge when it comes to designing wireless networks capable of handling the load. In the August issue, we explore the problems and solutions for today's wireless companies and also discuss how motion control is changing the engineering landscape.
Is the Wi-Fi working? looks into how sports stadiums are installing high density Wi-Fi networks to ensure fans can utilize the in-house Wi-Fi and avoid overloading cellular networks.
Automating Artwork takes us to the quad at East Carolina University to showcase how students and teachers are using motion control techniques to create a unique art show.
The White Board explores the retirement plans for engineers around the country. (Spoiler: You're all pretty happy.)
Technical Editor Joshua Israelsohn talks about batteries in On Design and find out how engineers believe board-level technologies will change during the next decade in our Brainstorm. As always, don't forget to check the Everything E page or visit us online at www.ecnmag.com.
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