Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
dougwithau
User Rank
Author
Agihewpacalent
dougwithau   10/24/2013 4:06:17 PM
NO RATINGS
That says it all, or...

Packahewllagintard?

How about "Heathkit"?

Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Author
Re: Agihewpacalent
Caleb Kraft   10/24/2013 5:22:04 PM
NO RATINGS
haha, I vote heathkit.

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Author
Re: Agihewpacalent
MeasurementBlues   10/27/2013 5:40:41 PM
NO RATINGS
I grappled with this thought before posting this article: Do engineers who grew up thinking that HP was always a computer company and Agilent has been around forever care at all about Bill and Dave? Or, is it the older engineers who used HP test equipment for years that car about this? I'd really like to hear from engineers under 35.

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Author
Pasting the graphic
MeasurementBlues   10/24/2013 4:19:56 PM
NO RATINGS
If you do decide to fill in the logo with some color, but you're unable to get it pasted into a comment, send me an e-mail at martin.rowe@ubm.com. I'll upload it to our server and send you a link. Then, you can use the little tree icon (to the right of the anchor icon) to paste in the link. Your colored logo will then appear. The system seems to reject pasted in graphics that are bigger than about 20kB.

Wnderer
User Rank
Author
New Name for Agilent Test and Measurement
Wnderer   10/24/2013 4:54:57 PM
NO RATINGS
Compaq

vandamme0
User Rank
Author
Dymec
vandamme0   10/25/2013 1:28:50 PM
NO RATINGS
...or don't you young 'uns remeber that??

DScottS
User Rank
Author
Take a lesson from "2001, A Space Oddessy"
DScottS   10/25/2013 1:38:10 PM
NO RATINGS
Like the mythology that "HAL" is IBM shifted one letter, let's take "HP" and shift it one forward: "IQ Instruments".

 

Scott

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Author
Re: Take a lesson from "2001, A Space Oddessy"
MeasurementBlues   10/25/2013 1:43:31 PM
NO RATINGS
IQ instruments. I like that. But too late.

IQ Instruments primarily designs and manufactures electronic instrumentation products for the industrial sector.

But if you shift the letters back by one, you get GO Instruments. I tried goinstruments.com and got "server not found."

DrQuine
User Rank
Author
How about Bill and Dave Instrumentation?
DrQuine   10/26/2013 8:01:47 PM
NO RATINGS
I think the proposed logo is brilliant and "Bill and Dave Instrumentation" would be a fitting name.  I've often thought that Hewlett-Packard paved the way for Apple. They made easy to use, functional, reliable, powerful, and elegant instrumentation. The controls were intuitive whether using a tone generator or a calculator. These devices were tools in the best sense - devices that made getting the work done easier. We've got "Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream", why not "Bill and Dave Instrumentation"?

ngodfrey770
User Rank
Author
Bill & Dave Excellent Adventure
ngodfrey770   10/28/2013 9:50:44 PM
NO RATINGS
I'll try "Bill and Dave's" For the Excellence of your Testing Equipment

MeasurementBlues
User Rank
Author
Re: Bill & Dave Excellent Adventure
MeasurementBlues   10/28/2013 11:15:20 PM
NO RATINGS
At the very least, the new company should have the tag line "Innovating the Bill & Dave way."



Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST

Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.

Brought to you by

July 16, 1pm EDT Thursday
IoT Network Shoot Out
Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...