Recent Articles

January 16, 2015 8:34 am
Joshua Israelsohn, Director, JAS Technical Media
I recently attended an Internet of Things (IoT) forum in Cambridge, MA, and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of presentation, the quantity of interaction, and the technical depth of discussion. For a meeting unaffiliated with a larger technical conference or trade show ...
January 15, 2015 4:21 pm
Major General Steve Sargeant, USAF (Ret.), and CEO of Marvin Test Solutions
While many industries benefit from more durable test equipment, the term “rugged test and measurement” reaches new heights when it comes to military specifications that include extreme temperature, vibration, humidity, and salt requirements....
January 15, 2015 11:10 am
Andrew Simpson, Content Developer, Gumstix, Inc.
Few things have captivated the technology world’s imagination over the last two years like unmanned aerial vehicles. From airborne home videos, to lifting tanks out of the sea in a swarm, both the fun and practical applications of UAVs seem virtually limitless....
January 14, 2015 12:15 pm
Bernard Vachon, Engineering Director, Cardinal Peak
Last April, the Heartbleed bug caused us to update all our passwords. Then in September, the Shellshock bug forced Linux users to update their bash shell. More recently, the Poodle exploit put an end to SSL 3.0. Network security is constantly ...
January 14, 2015 10:28 am
Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta
Happy New Year engineers! January is usually a time of year where I reflect on the past and think about things that I should be doing in 2015. I say should mostly because I’ve never really used that gym membership (but I do come up with increasingly creative excuses) ...
January 14, 2015 9:31 am
The market has witnessed an increasing number of consumers who prefer large-screen smartphones, considered to be devices with 4.7-inch screens or larger. Apple’s recent launch of two larger-screen iPhones reflects what many analysts see ...
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