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Content posted in April 2010
Motor control gets tangible attention at ESC, and an award
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
Sophisticated embedded designs tackle motion control, and at relatively low cost
Power packaging news is good news for designers
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4/23/2010   Post a comment
Common, standardized MOSEFT packaging among various vendors is a win-win, mostly--but not necessarily
Is the smart power strip a sign of "smart grid" things to come? (plus, an urelated blog correction)
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4/17/2010   Post a comment
The smart grid promises so much, maybe too much, as this project indicates
AC versus DC power distribution: the pendulum swings
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4/10/2010   5 comments
As technology changes and needs change, once-discarded approaches can become viable, again
ESC asks: is the smart grid a little too smart for your own good?
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4/5/2010   1 comment
The smart grid promises worthwhile energy savings as well as market opportunity for our industry, but it has some potential privacy and compulsive issues, as well.


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