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Woodie Flowers: Nobody Ever Perfects a Design
Blog  
8/3/2017   3 comments
In Part 2 of this series, Prof. Woodie Flowers talks about the importance of first working on your own because working as part of a team is much harder.
Find Hidden Insights in Manufacturing Data
Blog  
7/31/2017   Post a comment
By analyzing data across several manufacturing operations, engineers at semiconductor companies could identity the root causes of defects.
Optical Transceiver Modules to Double in Density
News & Analysis  
7/28/2017   Post a comment
A multisource agreement will lead to a speed doubling of the small form-factor (SFP) pluggable module used in many datacenters.
DAC Panelists Discuss Emulation's Versatility & Various Use Models
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7/25/2017   Post a comment
Lauro Rizzatti, Nasr Ullah (Samsung), Bruce Cheng (Starblaze), and Robert Kaye (ARM) discuss emulation for data storage chips, system IP, and embedded software.
Apple vs. Qualcomm: Turn the Lawyers Loose
Blog  
7/25/2017   2 comments
Suits and counter-suits make for good entertainment from the sidelines, but do they help consumers?
Woodie Flowers: Things, Not Theory
News & Analysis  
7/17/2017   23 comments
The legendary MIT professor who helped start the FIRST Robotics Competition discusses what engineers need. In Part 1, Flowers explains how engineering is about solving practical problems.
What Test Tool or Fixture Would You Like To See?
Blog  
7/12/2017   8 comments
We each have at least one small, specialized, unique test item that we wish we had; if we had time, perhaps we could make it ourselves.
Anatomy of ATE PCB Assembly
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7/11/2017   Post a comment
An automatic test equipment (ATE) PCB (a.k.a. a test board) is at the heart of all major test activities targeted at verifying a specific semiconductor chip's functionality.
NIST Backs Quantum-level Temperature Measurement
News & Analysis  
7/3/2017   23 comments
With the a new temperature measurement unit call the SI set to replace the Kelvin, a NIST apparatus provides a QVNS reference measurement of the Boltzmann constant to gauge SI temperature.
NASA Wants Tricorder for Mars
News & Analysis  
7/3/2017   3 comments
A group of researchers working on the Mars mission at NASA wants an all-in-one portable scientific instrument for testing the red planetís rocks.
Apple vs. Qualcomm: Nobody Wins
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6/15/2017   7 comments
Can the legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm possibly help either company?
IMS 2017: 10 Things Not 5G
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6/14/2017   Post a comment
The 2017 International Microwave Symposium, billed as #Hawaii5G, had much more. Here are 10 samples of things that don't fall under the 5G hype.
Trumpís Budget Mixed Bag for Semiconductor Research
Capitol Connection  
6/13/2017   Post a comment
President Trumpís fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, released recently, contains both good and bad news for semiconductor research priorities.
NI Week: Things That Educate, Sound, and Move
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6/1/2017   Post a comment
The annual NI Week conference took place in May instead of August. In Austin, Texas, that made it cooler than usual.
NI's New CEO: Automotive To Be Key Opportunity
News & Analysis  
5/25/2017   14 comments
National Instruments' new CEO spoke about his transition to the top, what's driving the company, and about engineering education, in an interview with EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe.
Fake IC Battle Gets a New Weapon
News & Analysis  
5/22/2017   3 comments
A new technology lets engineers identify rogue devices with the speed and resolution needed to make it practical for industry and university labs.
Li-ion Battery Pack Tests: Easier Said Than Done
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5/16/2017   3 comments
The challenge of testing and assessing a batteryís internal state and structure while it is being used, even in a lab setup, is formidable — but a new approach may offer an opportunity.
With Ixia Acquisition, Keysight Moves Up the Protocol Stack
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5/11/2017   Post a comment
Keysight's acquisition of network-test company Ixia moves the company into network testing at layers 2 through 7.
Radio Shack: Gone From Where It Started
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5/5/2017   9 comments
More Radio Shack stores are closing or have recently closed. The chain of electronics stores has run its course. Game over.
Qualcomm: Apple's Real iPhone Competitor
Blog  
4/28/2017   14 comments
Apple has identified who its toughest foe is and is taking action.
"The Hardware Hacker" Will Open Your Eyes
Engineerís Bookshelf  
4/24/2017   8 comments
Get an inside look at Chinese electronic component markets, manufacturing, fake parts, and the hacker mentality.
Survey Sees Engineering Brain Drain
Blog  
4/13/2017   7 comments
Senior engineers are retiring at an accelerated pace, creating a brain drain impacting all aspects of the supply chain from product creation though delivery.
Chinese Investment Firm Agrees to Buy Xcerra
News & Analysis  
4/10/2017   1 comment
Chinese private equity firm to shell out $580 million to buy parent company of LTX-Credence.
Technology Appointment: For a Haircut?
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4/10/2017   Post a comment
Apps certainly make life more efficient, but people still are key.
Foundries Need Clear Benchmarks
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4/10/2017   8 comments
Amid an unprecedented proliferation of process nodes, the industry needs good public benchmarks to compare semiconductor process technologies.
3GPP Moves 5G Forward in Dubrovnik
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3/30/2017   Post a comment
5G cellular standards continue to take shape.
Design Contests: Worthy, Worthless, or In Between?
Blog  
3/22/2017   10 comments
There are many design contests in which to participate, but deciding whether to do so involves many hard-to-assess and personal factors.
Open-Network Hardware Has Path to Certification
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3/14/2017   Post a comment
University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab now certifies ONIE products for standards compliance, part of the Open Compute Project.
Optimal+ Joins Industrial Internet Consortium
News & Analysis  
2/28/2017   Post a comment
The company known for its manufacturing data-analysis software brings is expertise to a wider industry.
What's This Screeching Sound & Why Does it Occur?
Engineering Investigations  
2/21/2017   25 comments
Upgrading a PC's memory resulted in screeching sounds whenever it tried to play audio. Has this ever happened to you?
Fun Things at DesignCon 2017
Blog  
2/7/2017   2 comments
DesignCon is a serious engineering conference, but fun things do happen there.
Friday Quiz: Acquired Companies, Part 3
Blog  
2/3/2017   2 comments
So many companies have been swallowed. Can you remember these?
AI Tapped to Improve Design
News & Analysis  
2/3/2017   14 comments
Nine companies and three universities are exploring how machine learning could tackle difficult problems in electronics design.
System-in-Package Gets 100G Link
News & Analysis  
2/2/2017   Post a comment
Engineers are paving roads to 100G copper links, including a standard that could open a door for new system-in-package devices.
Friday Quiz: Specifying Power Supplies, Part 2
Blog  
1/27/2017   4 comments
We continue our power-supply quiz with four more questions. Do you agree with the answers?
Do-It-Yourself Strain Relief: A Necessary Task
Blog  
1/25/2017   1 comment
Basics like strain relief are critical to the long-term reliability of cables and connectors: Neglect it and you could have an unpleasant surprise; anticipate it and you could be a happy user.
Automotive ECU Updates: Keeping the Hackers Out
News & Analysis  
1/23/2017   2 comments
A new software security technology called Uptane aims to keep hackers away from firmware updates and keep manufacturers and suppliers in control.
EMC Labs Win Customer Service Awards
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1/17/2017   Post a comment
ACIL awards given to DLS Electronic Systems and Washington Labs
ISO 26262 Training, A Good Investment
Blog  
1/12/2017   1 comment
ISO 26262 is a goal-based standard, not a prescriptive standard. Upfront training of design engineers on the standard can go a long way.
Friday Quiz: Bluetooth Low Energy
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1/6/2017   Post a comment
BLE improves on the original Bluetooth by adding a burst mode. Test your knowledge on BLE in this quiz.
Traffic Deaths: Technology is at Fault
Blog  
1/4/2017   22 comments
Today's cars have too many distracting controls, and then there are cell phones and texting.
Friday Quiz: Acquired Companies, Part 2
Blog  
12/30/2016   4 comments
Given the endless supply of acquisitions, here are ten more. Which do you remember?
Friday Quiz: Acquired Companies, Part 1
Blog  
12/23/2016   2 comments
The electronics business is full of stories about acquisitions. How many of these do you know?
Software Bug Induces Extreme Hardware Test, Maybe
Blog  
12/19/2016   1 comment
It's easy to make test and troubleshooting assumptions, and we may not have the time or tools to find out what the actual cause of the problem is.
Friday Quiz: Electrical Definitions
Blog  
12/16/2016   2 comments
So, you think you know a few things about electrical and electronic definitions? We'll see.
Grandpa's New PC, and Inside His Old One
Engineering Pop Culture!  
12/14/2016   21 comments
His 12-year-old Dell Windows XP machine was finally too slow to be useful. Here's the saga of replacing it and what the Dell looked like from the inside.
Switching Is Boring but Essential for Automated Testing
Blog  
12/12/2016   2 comments
CEO of test company Pickering Interfaces gives an insider's look into the state of automated test, the need for switching, and how the test industry reflects the electronics industry as a whole.
Friday Quiz: Time Sensitive Networks
Blog  
12/9/2016   1 comment
TSNs are gaining traction of automotive, industrial IoT, and audio/video applications.
PXI Week: Just in Case You Missed it
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12/5/2016   Post a comment
The end of November/beginning of December saw a run of new PXI test products.
IoT to Get Security, Gateway Benchmarks
News & Analysis  
11/29/2016   1 comment
The EEMBC group has started work on benchmarks for Internet of Things security and gateways and has existing work in measuring IoT connectivity.
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