The 2016 ECN IMPACT Awards are the culmination of a Product Technology Awards history stretching back 60 years. Honoring our rich tradition of highlighting design engineering excellence, the ECN IMPACT Awards recognize the top products and services across the design engineering landscape. The competition seeks to honor ingenuity and creativity among companies large and small who are making a difference in the industry and in the lives of engineers.
This year's winners represent organizations across 17 categories that have shown excellence in engineering through electronic design and groundbreaking innovation.
This year’s ECN IMPACT Award Winners were announced on October 13, 2016 in a live online event, which you can now view here.
Without further ado, the esteemed winners, by category, are listed below!
Analog & Mixed Signal ICs
Inphi Corporation >> 4-level Pulse Amplitude Modulation chipset
Boards, Modules, & Embedded Systems
Texas Instruments >> MSP432™ microcontroller
Cooling & Thermal Management
Degree Controls, Inc. >> High Performance, Board-Mount, Digital Air Velocity and Temperature Sensor
EAO Corporation >> Series 84- Halo Compact
Medical Device Design
ON Semiconductor >> Ezairo 7150 SL
Microwave & RF
Nordic Semiconductor >> nRF52832 Multiprotocol Bluetooth low energy/ANT/2.4GHz RF System-on-Chip
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors >> Oslux SFH 4786S Infrared LED (IRED)
Packaging, Interconnects, & Enclosures
OKW ENCLOSURES, INC. >> BODY-CASE
Passive Components & Discrete Semiconductors
Wolfspeed, A Cree Company >> CAS325M12HM2: High Performance, 1200V, 325A, All-SiC 62 mm Half-Bridge Module
Power Sources & Conditioning Devices
Tripp Lite >> 3-Phase Rack ATS
NXP Semiconductors >> Hexiwear
ams AG >> AS7000 Biosensor
Analog Devices, Inc. >> ADIsimFrequencyPlanner
Test & Measurement
Tektronix >> P7700 series of TriMode™ probes
Special Recognition: Contract Manufacturer Innovation
Special Recognition: Market Disruptor
Peregrine Semiconductor >> PE42723 High Linearity RF Switch
Special Recognition: Social Corporate Responsibility
KEMET Corporation >> Conflict-free Minerals Initiative & Closed-Pipe Supply Chain
If you’d like to learn more about the 2016 ECN IMPACT Awards, please click here.