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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
This issue's editor's note, by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief. With all that has been happening in the world these past few months, I've been doing my best to focus on the positive...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
10.24.2016
2:27pm
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Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) are a rapidly emerging technology, forming the backbone of an increasingly interconnected world...
Sol Jacobs, Vice President and General Manager, Tadiran Batteries
10.24.2016
2:26pm
In this month's White Board: Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, and power generation equipment...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor-in-Chief
9.13.2016
11:03am
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting a wide variety of market sectors and applications, ranging from connected cars and intelligent transportation systems to smart cities. This diversity has spawned a vast ecosystem...
Manfred Kube, Head of M2M Segment Marketing and Director Business Development mHealth, Gemalto
9.13.2016
11:01am
Industry experts answer the question: With the rise of each new technology, where do you see the engineering profession headed over the next several years?...
9.13.2016
10:58am
This issue's editor's note, by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief. Engineers, by definition, are designers and builders of engines, machines, and structures...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief
9.13.2016
10:56am
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Since February of this year, ECN has been publishing weekly stories from you—our readers—on why you decided to become an engineer. Humorous, poignant, (and sometimes a little of both), the following is a sampling of some of the many stories we received...
9.13.2016
10:46am
Those of us who are of a certain age will remember the days before 1971 and the introduction of the first microprocessor. Intel’s 4004 and its competitors brought relatively low-cost embedded computing to the masses...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
9.13.2016
10:43am
Formula E, a class of auto racing that uses only electric-powered cars, enables a unique opportunity to further development of automotive technologies...
Paul Webb, Business Development Manager, DEUTSCH Autosport Group, TE Connectivity
9.13.2016
10:40am
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A look inside one woman's experiences in the male-dominated engineering profession: how she fared, her career and personal successes, and a look into the future of women in engineering...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor-in-Chief
9.13.2016
10:36am
The 2016 ECN IMPACT Awards are the culmination of a Product Technology Awards history stretching back 60 years...
9.13.2016
10:32am
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The smart home era is well underway, and the next big wave to hit the market is voice automation. The humble beginnings of the Amazon Echo have turned into a revolution, creating a huge disruption in the home speaker market that is...
Dr. Arnon Friedmann, Marketing Director, Catalog Processors, Texas Instruments (TI)
9.2.2016
2:28pm
This Editor's Note will appear in the July/August Edition of WDD. By now, you’ve probably seen my work floating around on Wireless Design & Development. I joined the team in May 2015 as Associate Editor and immediately dove headfirst into the...
Sarah Goncalves, Managing Editor, WDD
9.2.2016
2:22pm
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This article explains how building RF systems for 5G and IoT applications can be performed efficiently using accurate RF system simulation and real off-the-shelf components...
9.2.2016
2:17pm
Hello, it’s me. Your new Editor in Chief! You may have seen my face before over on WirelessDesignMag.com or in an epic Engineering Update video (ecnmag.com/videos). I come to you with about four years of experience...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor-in-Chief
8.1.2016
11:08am
In this issue's White Board infographic: Automobile manufacturers have already released self-driving features that enable vehicles to partially drive themselves. But that's not all...
Janine E. Mooney, Editor-in-Chief
8.1.2016
11:04am
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A panel of industry experts answer this issue's Brainstorm question: With the rise of the connected car, how are engineers addressing consumers' concern for data security?...
Sarah Goncalves, Managing Editor, WDD
8.1.2016
10:59am
2016 marks twenty years since the introduction of General Motors’ iconic EV1, the first mass-produced purpose-designed electric vehicle (EV) from a major automaker...
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
8.1.2016
10:55am
Automakers are working on more efficient hydrogen fuel cells to make cars that produce only water - while the infrastructure struggles to expand beyond California...
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
8.1.2016
10:53am
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These days, up to 100 sensors may be used in a single vehicle. And while that may seem like a lot, this trend will continue to grow as automobiles become more and more automated...
Dr. Daniel Lenssen, Product Manager, DELO Industrial Adhesives
8.1.2016
10:40am
In the not-too-distant future, you'll tell your car to start, when you want it to start, and even the temperature you want it to be inside—simply by speaking instructions from the comfort of your sofa or desk chair...
Todd Nelson, Special Correspondent, Proto Labs
8.1.2016
10:37am
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