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June 26, 2015 2:20 pm
Christian Fell, POSITAL-FRABA Inc.
“Energy harvesting” often refers to the collection of  energy to feed power systems. However, sometimes harvesting even small amounts of energy – at the right place and at the right time – can be extremely useful.
June 26, 2015 2:32 pm
Bharat Rawal and Ron Demcko, AVX Corp
Aircraft electric power characteristics are critical in present-day designs. Design engineers of system blocks, ranging from central processing units to control surface actuators/motors...
June 16, 2015 4:25 pm
John Austin, Product Marketing Manager, Analog and Interface Products Division, Microchip Technology Inc.
The thermocouple is one of the oldest and most widely used components for measuring temperature...
June 16, 2015 4:35 pm
Joshua Israelsohn, Director, JAS Technical Media
Since the end of World War II, the commercial sector of the electronics industry has operated with comparatively little influence due to geopolitical conflicts...
June 16, 2015 10:30 am
Gil Reiter, Director, strategic marketing, Wireless Connectivity Solutions, Texas Instruments (TI)
The Internet of Things (IoT) connects billions of devices and brings a huge opportunity for business to grow; it can also enable efficiency improvements, better consumer services and a greener environment...
June 12, 2015 4:26 pm
Dan Copsey, CEO, TestEquity
These days the biggest challenge for distributors is to find new ways to add value, value for the OEMs whose lines they offer and for the design engineers who are their end customers. More and more, customers want to avoid increasing their fixed costs as much as possible...
June 8, 2015 4:28 pm
EJ Daigle, Dean of Robotics & Manufacturing, Dunwoody College of Technology
3D printing has become a very buzzy term, even though as it’s been in development since the 1990s. Part of the reason for that buzz is simple. The incredible...
June 8, 2015 4:34 pm
Scott Keller, CEO/CTO, SignalFire Remote Telemetry
The release of gas at a well in upstream oil and gas operations is a common occurrence, primarily conducted for...
June 4, 2015 3:58 pm
Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta
Calling all 6th graders! (or at least the ones living in the Hoboken, NJ area). More than 300 6th graders from the area took part in STEM-a-thon: A day of innovation at Stevens Institute of Technology.
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