Recent Articles

August 11, 2014 3:29 pm
Ivaylo Tankov, TÜV Rheinland
Wireless technology broadens application possibilities of medical devices for healthcare staff, patients and insurers, while boosting business for manufacturers. Despite the market potential, some device makers delay going wireless because of additional compliance steps this requires...
July 31, 2014 10:33 am
Sierra Wireless
The explosive growth in the “Internet of Everything” holds enormous potential. Modern machine-to-machine (M2M) technology can provide more processing power and intelligence at the edge than ever before, and support more complex and powerful connected applications...
July 30, 2014 12:20 am
Alaine Portnoy, Director of Marketing, Omnify Software
Wireless, batteryless design developers are becoming a greater asset to companies today in helping to develop cutting edge product designs for manufacturers. Energy harvesting technologies are creating a buzz in the industry as way for product manufacturers to develop more interesting applications...
July 29, 2014 5:22 pm
Vijay Choudhary, Applications Engineer, Texas Instruments
Constant-on-time (COT) regulators provide transient performance with minimum design effort and component count without the requirement of loop compensation. The adaptive on-time provides immediate input voltage feed-forward and fixed switching frequency, making COTs suitable for many low power and bias applications...                
July 29, 2014 12:45 pm
Meaghan Ziemba, Editor
According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), “One in nine of the nation’s bridges are rated as structurally deficient."1 In order to eliminate bridge infrastructure deficiency, the Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) claims that $20.5 billion needs to be invested on an annual basis...                
July 29, 2014 3:52 pm
Yu Qian, Marketing Engineer, Keysight Technologies
The Internet of Things (IoT) — forecast by some companies to host up to 50 billion wirelessly-connected devices by 2020 — demands yet more network capability and capacity. Equipment based on the 802.11 wireless LAN (local area network) standard is forecast to fulfill a major part of this need...                 
July 29, 2014 11:58 am
Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor
In their quest to integrate microchip technology with internal medical devices, a team of Stanford engineers, led by Professor Ada Poon, and John Ho, an electrical engineering student, have invented a groundbreaking solution for wirelessly charging devices implanted in the body...               
July 25, 2014 9:42 am
Dan Joe Barry, Napatech
As we enter the 100 Gbps era, producers of network management and security applications will need to address numerous analysis challenges in order stay ahead of the data growth curve. Staying faster than the future will require next-generation solutions that not only scale but also deliver and understand data...
July 18, 2014 2:41 pm
Donald L. Sweeney, Senior EMC Engineer and President, D.L.S. Electronic Systems, Inc.
An EMI shielding or filtering component can be used in two ways to correct an area that is prone to high levels of emissions or susceptibility...                                      
July 17, 2014 5:20 pm
Standex-Meder Electronics
Planar transformers are steadily replacing the need for traditional wire-wound transformers in many industries. Electric vehicles, solar inverters, wind power, aviation, healthcare, and industrial manufacturing are just some of the areas where this technology is gaining ground...
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