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Today's Ease of Internet Access - Empowering? Dangerous? Neither?

06/20/2017 by yamdankee
It's one of the highlights of modern times: Virtually the entirety of human knowledge available to us basically any time, anywhere, through our smartp...
Views: 199, Comments: 49
Last comment 06/22/2017 by James Stewart

Virtual Tour of Bletchley Park

06/09/2017 by BestInShow
Here's a weekend activity for anyone living where the weather stinks: a virtual tour of the UK National Computing Museum at Bletchley Park. Question f...
Views: 163, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/12/2017 by BestInShow

Modbus Communication Link Disruption At Random Times

06/07/2017 by Anonymous Poster
Greetings CR4 community, I have come here to get some suggestions, ideas to analyze the issue we are currently facing. We have Yokogawa Centum VP DCS...
Views: 198, Comments: 18
Last comment 06/10/2017 by RAMConsult

Gravitational Lensing

05/26/2017 by AshrafSiddiqui
A Black Hole bends a light ray by the order of θ = GM/c2r where M=mass of Black Hole , c is the speed of light and r is the distance of the ligh...
Views: 107, Comments: 5
Last comment 06/06/2017 by PWSlack
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Networking & Communications

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Something Tells Me That Wasn’t Brad Pitt

06/17/2017 by M-ReeD
It is easy to develop an online relationship in this day and age. Maybe you frequent your favorite band’s fan page and discover a group of like-...
Views: 127, Comments: 9
Last comment 06/21/2017 by phoenix911

Air Traffic Control Upgrades Completed in New York

06/04/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Raytheon Co. says it completed a modernization program for air traffic control in the New York area six months ahead of schedule. The company replaced...
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Wireless Technology Blog

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Glucose Monitor with Cloud Communications Cleared in U.S. and Europe

06/03/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
This subscription-free glucose meter and diabetes health management system offers automatic transmission of diabetes information to a cloud-based, per...
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Reinforced Isolator Offers High Efficiency, Low Emissions

04/15/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Texas Instruments has introduced a single-chip reinforced isolator with integrated power that reportedly offers 80% higher efficiency than existing in...
Views: 93, Comments: 0
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Electronic Product Design

110 blog entries, 444 comments (0 Viewing)

Printable Electronics Coming Soon to a Store Near You

05/31/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Additive manufacturing and 3D printing have eliminated the complex parts of creating memory devices. They have allowed for a more streamlined process,...
Views: 87, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/31/2017 by phoenix911

Vintage Airstream Trailer Decked Out with Voice-controlled Home Automation

05/01/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Home automation is moving beyond the confines of an actual house and into a custom vintage Airstream trailer. Control4 has added 4K TV, audio, LED lig...
Views: 38, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/12/2017 by Brave Sir Robin
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Electronic Components

126 blog entries, 699 comments (0 Viewing)

Cobalt Prices Skyrocket After Supply Deficit

05/30/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Cobalt is on the top of Canadian financier Wayne Tisdale’s list of new business opportunities. He has a talent for sensing shortages and creatin...
Views: 190, Comments: 10
Last comment 06/02/2017 by SolarEagle

IoT Development Board Integrates MEMS and Multiple Wireless Standards

05/04/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
STMicroelectronics has introduced an Internet of Things (IoT) discovery kit that supports multiple low-power wireless standards and integrates a compl...
Views: 40, Comments: 0
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

85 blog entries, 617 comments (0 Viewing)

Google Launches DIY Artificial Intelligence Kit

05/10/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Using the voice recognition kit, the first kit to be released, makers could replace physical buttons and digital displays on household appliances or c...
Views: 32, Comments: 0

LG's Bluetooth Speaker Plays Music, Floats in the Air

01/17/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The futuristic Levitating Portable Speaker from LG Electronics is catching stares at CES 2017. The 360 degree omnidirectional speaker employs a turbin...
Views: 149, Comments: 3
Last comment 01/20/2017 by Mikerho
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Data Acquisition

109 blog entries, 709 comments (0 Viewing)

Helsinki Transport Uses Open Source Code for Trip Planner App

05/06/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Ongoing development of this trip-planning tool is designed to be collaborative and involve developers, the general public, and other cities’ tra...
Views: 53, Comments: 0

Liquid Volumetric Displays of 3D Images

03/16/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new volumetric display with laser-generated microbubble voxels enables a 3D image to appear in a columnar display instead of on a flat surface witho...
Views: 119, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/16/2017 by Rixter
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Display Technologies

102 blog entries, 335 comments (0 Viewing)

Graphene-based Transparent Electrodes for OLED Panels

04/30/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Graphene is being researched to be used to cool electronic chips, to develop extremely sensitive sensors, foldable pressure sensors, flexible antennas...
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Sharp Eyes $7 Billion Plant Investment

02/23/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Sharp will take the lead in the joint construction of a liquid crystal display panel plant in the U.S. with Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, an exec...
Views: 164, Comments: 0
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Light & Laser Blog

137 blog entries, 1166 comments (0 Viewing)

LiDAR for the DIY and Hobbyist UAV Enthusiasts

04/25/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
There are now LiDAR options that cost in the hundreds of dollars — rather than in the thousands — that are good for do-it-yourselfers and...
Views: 43, Comments: 0

Laser Engraving Tips from the Experts

03/26/2017 by Epilog Laser
Need recommendations for solid hardwood engraving? Nervous about etching glass? Looking for inexpensive substrates to play around with? Experts fro...
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Appliance Technology

84 blog entries, 604 comments (0 Viewing)

IKEA Introduces Smart Home Lighting Products

04/17/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The smart lighting will allow consumers to choose the appropriate light for early morning, another for late evening, and a third for cooking or workin...
Views: 230, Comments: 13
Last comment 04/19/2017 by Brave Sir Robin

Electrically Reversible Magnetism

02/27/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
By designing a particular non-metal, the scientists were able to achieve a multiferroic state where magnetism can be manipulated with an electric fiel...
Views: 218, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/01/2017 by Andrew Westman
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Solutions for Industrial Computing

185 blog entries, 748 comments (0 Viewing)

Oh, The Humanity: You Can Now Instantly Kill A Computer For $50

12/08/2016 by Hannes
I recently took an interest in home defense—y’know, just in case. Inspired by a friend who lives way out in the country and keeps a Louisv...
Views: 473, Comments: 10
Last comment 12/10/2016 by Del the cat
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
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Meet the Team: Bryan DeLuca, Director of Content and Publishing at Electronics360

01/08/2016 posted in The CR4 Admin Blog
You may have seen a recent post about CES from Bryan DeLuca. There was some confusion over whether he was spamming CR4. That's not the case; he's part...
Views: 353, Comments: 2
Last comment 01/11/2016 by 70AARCuda

Webinar Calendar - December 2015

12/17/2015 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
December is halfway over, but there's still one more webinar on the Engineering360 calendar for 2015. Webinars allow you to learn about specific topi...
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Spotted on My Trail Camera

06/20/2015 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
Last month I set up a trail camera in a wooded part of my property. It's caught family members, a guy we don't know, and a few animals. I thought I'd...
Views: 891, Comments: 34
Last comment 06/23/2015 by IdeaSmith

AM Broadcasting: A Rebirth?

01/17/2014 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Picture this: you're an 8 year old on a Friday night in 1933, cross-legged on the floor next to your hulking, overheating Zenith console, impatientl...
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Last comment 01/18/2014 by Chankley