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IoT Security Calls for Action
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5/4/2015   Post a comment
To enable the full potential of the Internet of Things, engineers need to address the security challenge through a combination of interoperability, education and good design.
China Advantage Wanes for OEMs
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5/2/2015   2 comments
Once the clear winner for OEMs in terms of low-cost manufacturing, China may soon be less compelling for electronics OEMs.
IoT and Services are Transforming Manufacturing
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5/1/2015   Post a comment
Manufacturing will evolve in the IoT era from simply producing objects to creating platforms and services that yield customizable products.
Friday Quiz: Capacitors
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5/1/2015   34 comments
Capacitors are fundamental electric-circuit components, but there's more to using them properly than you might think.
H-1B Visas Tougher To Come By In 2015
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4/30/2015   2 comments
Demand for new H-1B visas far outpaces supply in the 2015 application cycle. Don't expect that to change in the near future.
RCA Taiwan Workers’ Victory: Too Little, Too Late
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4/30/2015   4 comments
Taiwanese workers win settlement against famously defunct U.S. electronics company, RCA, for exposure to hazardous chemicals in 1970s.
WiGig, Innovation and the Analog IP Challenge
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4/30/2015   Post a comment
WiGig improves WiFi (802.11) wireless protocol, but the path to glory is fraught with design challenges.
Managing the Team: Hygiene First, Motivation Next
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4/30/2015   Post a comment
Keeping the team motivated and enthusiastic about an entrepreneurial company could be the difference between success and failure. It is also an aspect of the job for a founding CEO that can be puzzling.
How Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected
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4/30/2015   2 comments
Royal Caribbean Cruises is meeting modern customer expectations with wireless connectivity at sea.
Samsung Handily Reclaims Smartphone Crown From Apple
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4/30/2015   1 comment
Shipments of Samsung's smartphones roared back to life during the first quarter, putting the company ahead of Apple. However, profits remain elusive for the world's largest maker of phones.
Intel Loses Mobile Vet in Reorg
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4/29/2015   Post a comment
In its latest reorg, Intel said goodbye to veteran Mooly Eden who helped pioneer the x86 giant's move into low power processors.
High Costs Hint IoT SoC Design Shakeout?
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4/29/2015   10 comments
Semico hopes to identify features and technologies that are “exclusive to IoT applications."
Industry Doesn't Like Change
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4/29/2015   7 comments
Change is inevitable in any industry, especially electronics. Leadership at the top can make companies successful, even amid constant change.
Arris Sets Pace in Set Top Boxes
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4/29/2015   6 comments
The demise of UK's indigenous electronics sector continues apace. Here's another sign of the downhill trend.
The Problem with Big Data, Part 2
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4/28/2015   6 comments
We need some mechanism to lower the temperature in political and social screaming matches, an also as a way to undermine echo chambers.
Soft Starters Spare Wear & Tear on Motors, Help Control Peak Energy Usage
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4/28/2015   Post a comment
Soft starter technology has become a way to mitigate startup stressors by moderating a motor's voltage supply during the machine start-up phase, slowly ramping it up and effectively adjusting the machine's load behavior to protect mechanical components.
The Changing Face of Computer Storage
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4/28/2015   Post a comment
The newest storage innovations will change how things are done for the logistics chain, both upstream of the drive and array makers, and downstream in channels of distribution of their products.
The Basics of the CE Marking, Continued
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4/27/2015   Post a comment
Products that fall under a CE marking Directive cannot be imported into the EU unless they show the CE marking, which is simply a manufacturer's self-declaration that the product complies with the relevant European legislation.
Make Field-oriented Motor Control Affordable
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4/24/2015   4 comments
Shaft sensors and their wiring make field-oriented motor control pricey, but sensorless alternatives are available.
Why Connect Cars?
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4/24/2015   22 comments
Join Junko Yoshida and EE Times for a radio show on "Why Connect a Car?" at 1:00p.m. eastern, May 11. Submit questions to executives from NXP, Cisco and Siemens.
Basic University Research Key to Industry Progress
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4/24/2015   1 comment
A basic, precompetitive research base is required to continue to advancement of the semiconductor industry, says SRC president.
MEMS Seeks its Moore’s Law
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4/24/2015   Post a comment
MEMS provide an alternative route to scaling technology beyond Moore’s Law that could have benefits in markets such as the Internet of Things.
Friday Quiz: EMI and EMC
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4/24/2015   2 comments
EDN's Designer's Guide to Electromagnetic Compatibility, written by Bill Kimmel and Daryl Gerke, provides many tips for minimizing emissions and immunity. It's also a great source for quiz questions.
Electricity, Energy and Global Warming By the Numbers, Part 2
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4/23/2015   6 comments
Numerous factors contribute to climate change. In Part 2, we explore remedies, and the merits of each.
Minimizing Standby Power Consumption
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4/23/2015   Post a comment
AC/DC adaptors spend most of their life plugged into a wall socket with no external loading. It has long been recognized that the cumulative effects of millions of adaptors tax the power grid and have a significant impact on the environment.
“Booting Up” California Computer Efficiency Standard
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4/22/2015   Post a comment
In March, the California Energy Commission (CEC) published their proposed minimum energy efficiency requirements for computers and displays.
Medical Device Implants: Wireless Charging Makes Sense
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4/22/2015   1 comment
Wireless charging may be ideal for medical devices.
Electricity, Energy, and Global Warming By the Numbers, Part 1
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4/22/2015   43 comments
Measurement data shows a correlation between carbon dioxide emissions and a rise in temperatures. We will review the problem, by the numbers, and in Part 2 discuss possible solutions and their merits.
Remove the Moore's Law Blinders
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4/21/2015   2 comments
The best is yet to come as new materials, logic architectures and software portend to deliver performance gains far beyond Moore’s Law scaling limits.
Top 10 3D Printing Projects on Kickstarter
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4/21/2015   Post a comment
3D printing has captured the hearts, and pocketbooks, of technologists all over the world. Here are some Kickerstarter success stories.
Channel Consolidation & Conflict: Back to the Future!
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4/20/2015   Post a comment
The fear and conflict once part of ordinary business in the distribution channel emerges as commonplace in the manufacturing rep community today.
Resistive RAM Memory is Finally Here
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4/20/2015   5 comments
Resistive RAM's low power consumption and small cell area make it a no-brainer for non-volatile memory.
Moore’s Law Demise: Maybe It's a Good Thing
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4/20/2015   Post a comment
The efforts we put into making Moore’s Law happen from year to year might better redirected with solving other problems and challenges in electronics.
The GaN Era Approaches
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4/20/2015   Post a comment
Gallium nitride possesses many characteristics that will allow production of power transistors that outperform silicon devices.
Moore’s Law @50 in the News
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4/20/2015   2 comments
Here’s a sampler of some of the best of the reports that marked the official anniversary of Moore’s Law on Sunday, April 19.
When Blueprints Were Really Blue: Is Engineering Becoming Less Satisfying?
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4/20/2015   6 comments
Back then, working as a professional EE was like being a home hobbyist on steroids. Much of what we did, at least on the hardware side, wasn't too far removed from what you might do tinkering at home in your garage.
The Basics of the CE Marking
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4/20/2015   Post a comment
Products that fall under a CE marking Directive cannot be imported into the EU unless they show the CE marking, which is simply a manufacturer's self-declaration that the product complies with the relevant European legislation.
Qualcomm to Leverage Monolithic 3D for Smartphones
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4/17/2015   24 comments
Qualcomm is looking to leverage Monolithic 3D IC technology to win market share in the 8 billion dollar smart phone market.
Friday Quiz: Power Circuits & Measurements
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4/17/2015   Post a comment
Learn from power-integrity expert Steve Sandler through his thoughtful questions on measurements.
Vision for Machinery Becoming More Affordable
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4/17/2015   Post a comment
Machines that can see and act on that information are fitting into more applications, thanks in part to the Internet of Things.
Tiny Pacemaker for Tiny People
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4/17/2015   Post a comment
Micropacemaker is but another example of the how the trend of miniaturization is gaining momentum in healthcare.
Five Fascinating Power Facts About Supercomputers
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4/17/2015   1 comment
Supercomputers do more than predict the weather, model nuclear reactions and help develop new drugs.
How Tesla Disrupts Infotainment Supply Chain
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4/16/2015   Post a comment
Automaker Tesla moves away from Tier-One designers on infotainment and does its own design work.
Improving Touchscreen Products Using Silver Nanowire Conductors
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4/15/2015   Post a comment
The use of silver nanowires is cost-effectively accelerating the transition to next-generation flexible and wearable devices and -- beyond that -- to products we can only imagine.
FPGA-Based NVM Express Flash Storage Cards in the Data Center
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4/15/2015   Post a comment
The advent of FPGA-based flash storage cards enables data centers to customize their solution for maximum performance, storage capacity, and flash durability.
Con Min Compliance No Easy Task, But Doable
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4/15/2015   Post a comment
The trading of illegal minerals to finance conflicts, particularly in central Africa, is an ongoing concern for us all. However, meeting the demands of the Dodd-Frank Act has proven easier said than done.
Would MediaTek Dare Take on Intel in PC Business?
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4/15/2015   Post a comment
MediaTek, the world’s third-largest chip designer, is rumored to take on Intel in the PC business this year.
Shining Spotlight on Graphene’s Lightbulb Moment
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4/15/2015   2 comments
Claims that graphene may be available soon in more efficient bulbs delights and puzzles technologists in equal measure.
Moore from the Archives
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4/14/2015   1 comment
Moore's law at age 50 continues to be viable but for how long? Here's a look into EE Time's archives, including a link to what Gordon Moore thought of his own law's chances for longevity.
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Why Connect a Car?
May 11, 1pm EDT Monday
Overview: Battle-hardened veterans of the electronics industry have heard of the “connected car” so often that they assume it’s a done deal. But do we really know what it takes to get a car connected and what its future entails? Join EE Times editor Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of movers and shakers in the connected car business. Executives from Cisco, Siemens and NXP will share ideas, plans and hopes for connected cars and their future. After the first 30 minutes of the radio show, our listeners will have the opportunity to ask questions via live online chat.
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