Switch selection: Size Isn't Everything Design How-To 3/22/2008 Post a comment For many applications today, smaller isn't always better " a smaller switch might not provide the necessary functionality or reliability for a particular design. Programmable LCD switches and solid-state tilt switches offer engineers flexibility in meeting design and function needs of specific applications.
Micro cooler shrinks in size Product News 3/4/2008 Post a comment JaroThermal has introduced a micro-sized fan for space-constrained applications. The Super-Flow Micro fan measures 15 x 15 x 4 mm, and delivers a rated speed of 26,000 rpm, while producing .3 CFM of airflow.
Leoni attacks Korean cable market Product News 3/4/2008 Post a comment Wiring systems manufacturer Leoni AG (Nuremberg, Germany) has acquired a 50 percent stake in Korean company Daekyeung, one of the leading automotive wiring system vendors in Korea. The move gives Leoni access to the world's fifth-largest vehicle market.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.