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September 5, 2017 9:42 am
ECN Staff
Industry experts answer a series of questions, including what are some of the obstacles you believe your industry will face in the next 3 to 5 years, in the next 3 years, what current or future innovations will impact...
September 5, 2017 9:46 am
ECN Staff
Industry experts answer the question: As technology becomes more and more intertwined into society, how will the state of engineering evolve in the coming years...
September 1, 2017 2:05 pm
Alix Paultre, Contributing Editor
We are in the midst of a wonderful and frightening time, a time full of disruptive technologies, business models, and markets. Myriad advances in materials, topologies, and designs promise to bring some really...
September 1, 2017 2:40 pm
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
If you’re electronically-inclined, you gotta love the Maker Movement. The spiritual descendants of generations of home hobbyists, tinkerers, and shade-tree mechanics, Makers are taking full advantage of the Internet...
September 1, 2017 12:26 pm
Sara R. Jordan, member, IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems; Assistant Professor in the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech
Day after day, major news outlets offer readers a juicy story about the promises or perils of autonomous systems. Lost in the melee of chatter about a robo-apocalypse is the hard-nosed reality of designing...
August 23, 2017 12:54 pm
Radu Trandafir, Manager, Systems; Miranda Lim, Manager, Systems; and Martin Bijman, Director, IP Products; TechInsights
Intellectual Property (IP) protection and enforcement has become more important than ever in the automotive industry, as vehicle manufacturers are integrating an increasing number of innovations from technological...
August 17, 2017 1:58 pm
Devin Morrissey, Freelance Writer and Tech Enthusiast
From an innocent bystander’s perspective, it might seem like Americans are spending more and more time at home. For people who telecommute, aging seniors, or freelance entrepreneurs, home base is...
August 17, 2017 8:39 am
Markus Bilger, Viavi Solutions
There’s no doubt that technology innovation is disrupting the automotive industry. The concept of turning your car into a robot that provides you with ultimate convenience on the road, while dramatically improving...
August 16, 2017 4:13 pm
Dominik Pawlik, Technical Marketing Manager, Rogers Corp., Power Electronics Solutions Div.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in numbers worldwide as an increasing amount of automotive manufacturers produce their own versions of the electric car. While these vehicles are still limited in range by the...
August 11, 2017 9:46 am
Robert Aigner, Director of R&D, Qorvo; Connie MacKenzie, Automotive Marketing Manager, Qorvo; and Alex Zajac, Design Engineer Director, Qorvo
Automobiles are relying on a growing number of wireless technologies as the connected car becomes a reality. Many vehicles already support LTE data connections and operate as small WiFi hotspots. Vehicle-to-vehicle...
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