Recent Articles

October 21, 2014 2:58 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, MNET
In some circles discussions on the future of the industrial IoT (internet of things) reminds me of a clip from Animal House. I’m thinking of the scene where Kevin Bacon is trying to tell everyone to remain calm, but is literally flattened by the masses....
October 8, 2014 1:45 pm
Amanda McGregor, Freescale Product Marketing Manager
Consumers use a wide range of devices on a daily basis. This familiarity has led to high user expectations surrounding devices and a high bar for engineers. Even traditional embedded designs are undergoing transformation with new connectivity....
October 8, 2014 1:02 pm
Jay Thomas, Field Application Engineer, LDRA Technology
Sightseers on the Space Needle in Seattle were recently greeted by the sight of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), or drone, which circled the monument before returning to the hotel balcony from which it was launched. Without question, drones have entered....
October 8, 2014 9:26 am
Harmke De Groot, program director at Holst Centre/imec
Most of us can’t imagine a life without computer, smartphone or tablet. The next thing? Devices talking with each other and making our lives more comfortable. In this article, find out how sensors may change our life and what researchers are working ...
October 7, 2014 4:30 pm
Artem Aginskiy, business development manager, Texas Instruments
Industrial technology is necessary to drive smart innovations that improve the interaction between humans and technology through smart, dynamic processing to static mediums. Unfortunately, these smart innovations come with a number of challenges....
October 7, 2014 1:12 pm
Mike Sims, Director of Marketing and Sales, Attero Tech, LLC
In a previous article, some key points were identified to help companies identify a suitable design services partner. This article will offer suggestions about how to maximize the experience you have once you’ve selected a partner and move forward....
October 7, 2014 12:48 pm
Jeffrey Simon, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of America Semiconductor LLC
Throughout the industry, we hear distribution managers, procurement professionals, organization leaders, government/defense experts, senators, congressman, and others preach the importance of a reliable, secure supply chain. It has almost become trendy....
October 7, 2014 9:17 am
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
The vectored ROV’s high degree of capability and payload attracted the attention of militaries all over the world. Both the vLBV300 and vLBV300-5 come equipped with sonar and tracking systems — making it ideal for military applications....
October 6, 2014 10:39 am
Joshua Israelsohn, Director, JAS Technical Media
If one allows for it (or is simply lucky), travel can be a great opportunity for serendipitous discovery — a bit of chance and unexpected joy in our otherwise highly scheduled and programmed world. For example, during a recent business trip, I stayed over ....
October 6, 2014 9:57 am
Adam Justice, Grid Connect
One of the most intriguing reality television shows today is Chopped on the Food Network. Chopped features four chefs who are challenged to take a mystery basket of ingredients and turn them into a dish that demonstrates their creativity....
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