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May 22, 2015 11:57 am
Altaf Hussain, Business Development Manager, Digital Networking at Freescale
The systems that control electric power generation and distribution are ones we rarely see, but are crucial to much of our day-to-day lives...
May 21, 2015 3:56 pm
Justin Moon, Technical Architect, QNX Software Systems
Automotive systems are inherently complex and becoming...
May 21, 2015 3:43 pm
Florian Feckl, Applications Engineer, Texas Instruments
One of the most technical challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT) is sensor nodes...
May 20, 2015 1:47 pm
Chris Kelly, Keysight Technologies, Inc.
Jitter is an important characteristic of waveform quality, and low jitter in a clock waveform is an important feature in reducing error in communications systems. Low jitter is an important component of low Error Vector Magniture (EVM) in high quality digital communications networks. The latest generation of ...
May 20, 2015 1:38 pm
Peter Wilson, Sr. Staff Product Marketing Manager, Renesas Electronics America
Power management ICs have evolved and are now standard in applications like standard 12 V rail supplies and embedded systems that require high efficiency and low power usage. With new technology innovations, more features are being incorporated into power management ICs.
May 20, 2015 1:28 pm
Chance Dunlap, Senior Marketing Manager, Intersil
It's not news that a power supply's performance is critical to an efficient and reliable system. Even so, the supply often doesn’t get the appreciation and respect it deserves. Very often, whether the product is a low-power, portable device operating from a battery or ...
May 20, 2015 1:11 pm
Joshua Israelsohn, Director, JAS Technical Media
While ever-smaller semiconductor-process nodes move from cutting edge to leading edge to mainstream, in percentage terms, smaller devices aren’t driving faster processor clocks or memory busses nearly so much as they are increasing functional density.
May 19, 2015 3:00 pm
Jason Lomberg, Digital Editor, @JasonECNMag
At EDS 2015, Harting stepped fully into the world of STEM (and continuing education) with the launch of Harting University. Over the last several years, Harting has been the veritable toast of the industry, winning accolades ...
May 19, 2015 2:41 pm
David Mantey, Editorial Director, @djamesmanny
TTI kicked off the first full day of the 2015 EDS Summit with a filling breakfast spread followed by the traditional executive briefing. Momentum was the theme this year, as TTI Senior VP, and master of ceremonies, Michael Knight discussed TTI’s plan to ...
May 19, 2015 2:26 pm
ECN Staff
A recent ECN article described conflict minerals as natural resources found within war zones and plundered by militias to perpetuate the fighting. How would you define conflict minerals and their collective impact on design engineering?
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