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Mobile Service = Mobile Pricing

07/21/2016 by Doorman
Albert Einstein, it is said, commented that "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the Income Tax." I believe one reason Einstein said this...
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Last comment 07/22/2016 by lyn

Using an AC Rated Contactor for DC Circuits

07/20/2016 by electro-dude
I have a few questions: 1) Could we use an AC rated Contactor for DC switching? I have heard that typically the switching voltage a AC contactor can...
Views: 143, Comments: 22
Last comment 07/22/2016 by James Stewart

CAN Network Identifiers

07/15/2016 by Yuriy
Hi all! I quite offen face to problem of searching range of free CAN messages addresses in particular CAN network. So is there any tool for identific...
Pathfinder Tags: CAN CAN address CAN message CAN network
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Last comment 07/16/2016 by Andy Germany

Amateur Radio Project

07/13/2016 by Tom_Consulting
Just thought some of the "Hams" on here might get a kick out of this. We replaced the 7/8" hard line with one that's 1-1/2" in diameter. The tower is...
Views: 304, Comments: 23
Last comment 07/18/2016 by Neiljohn
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

81 blog entries, 611 comments (0 Viewing)

Fooling People with Simulated Sounds

07/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In a scene that contains sound and pictures, can you tell if they both come from the same source? Many movie sound effects originated as actual sounds...
Views: 60, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/20/2016 by Rixter

Sensing Water Leaks by Their Sound

05/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In a world suffering water shortages that promise only to get worse, simply detecting and correcting leaks in existing infrastructure can improve...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by Bayes
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Data Acquisition

102 blog entries, 693 comments (0 Viewing)

Improve IoT Performance in Remote Locations

07/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
What do you do with the terabytes of data collected daily from sensors in your remote systems? IBM and Cisco Systems are teaming up to provide an answ...
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Techniques of Signal Isolation

06/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The Internet of Things (IoT) requires spatially distributed sensors, remote communications, isolated measurements, and remote control of motor speed a...
Views: 129, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/15/2016 by Mr. small
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Networking & Communications

95 blog entries, 1054 comments (0 Viewing)

Safe Design for Wearable Tech and the IoT

07/11/2016 by SavvyExacta
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises a wide range of wearable devices – intended for health, leisure, and sport. Bringing these devices to mark...
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Is the Internet a Utility?

06/15/2016 by HUSH
What’s your monthly internet bill look like? We are cordcutters in my house, so to facilitate our dozen streaming apps we pay for a ‘Turbo...
Pathfinder Tags: FCC Internet Net Neutrality utilities
Views: 377, Comments: 9
Last comment 06/20/2016 by adreasler
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Wireless Technology Blog

112 blog entries, 2474 comments (0 Viewing)

NASA, FAA Demonstrate Wireless Communication with Aircraft

07/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
For the first time ever, a NASA team has conveyed aviation data, including route options and weather, to an airplane over a ground wireless network. T...
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High-Stakes Racing is the Newest Drone Application

05/18/2016 by HUSH
Even as an adult, I love small-scale radio-controlled vehicles. As a kid I had tons of RC cars, trucks and even a hovercraft. Today, my RC collectio...
Pathfinder Tags: drone racing radio control RF
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Last comment 05/20/2016 by Mikerho
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Display Technologies

98 blog entries, 318 comments (0 Viewing)

A Display in the Palm of Your Hand

06/28/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Did you ever write someone's phone number on your hand? The newest smart device interface could take you back to those simpler times. It uses the top...
Views: 151, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/28/2016 by Rixter

Pop-up Ads Can Now Follow You Into the Real World

05/04/2016 by HUSH
For someone who lives so close to large metropolitan areas, billboards are a common sight. So much so that even though I regularly see up to several...
Pathfinder Tags: Advertisement billboard data collection marketing
Views: 193, Comments: 4
Last comment 05/06/2016 by adreasler
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Electronic Product Design

96 blog entries, 357 comments (0 Viewing)

Flying Board Not Fiction Anymore

06/27/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Back in 1989, the fictional movie "Back to the Future Part II" depicted flying boards transporting people around as the wave of the future. Now that f...
Views: 243, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/27/2016 by SolarEagle

Flexible Silicon Transistors Set New Speed Record

05/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Using low-temperature processes to pattern circuitry on single-crystalline silicon placed on a flexible polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrate...
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Last comment 05/24/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Appliance Technology

77 blog entries, 526 comments (0 Viewing)

What Makes Your Smartphone Smart?

06/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Typically, a smartphone consists of components like microprocessors, system-on-a-chip (SoC) IC, cameras, sensors, display, operating system (OS), appl...
Views: 185, Comments: 5
Last comment 06/24/2016 by Phys

The IoT Struggles to Find a Home

04/22/2016 by HUSH
We've been told for several years that the Internet of Things (IoT) was going revolutionize how we interact with everything. From changing the therm...
Pathfinder Tags: engineering management home automation iot Nest
Views: 143, Comments: 3
Last comment 04/27/2016 by BestInShow
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Electronic Components

113 blog entries, 676 comments (0 Viewing)

Silver Nanowires Power Emerging Touchscreens

06/11/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As consumers migrate to flexible touchscreen technologies, researchers are looking for less costly alternatives to traditional touchscreen materials s...
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What Makes Your Smartphone Smart?

05/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Typically, a smartphone consists of components like microprocessors, system-on-a-chip (SoC) IC, cameras, sensors, display, operating system (OS),...
Views: 188, Comments: 6
Last comment 05/24/2016 by 70AARCuda
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Solutions for Industrial Computing

184 blog entries, 738 comments (0 Viewing)

Programmable Digital Power Control

04/06/2016 by SavvyExacta
The digital power IC market is forecast to grow more than 40% year over year until 2019. Applications outside of the server and telecommunication sec...
Views: 132, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/07/2016 by ci139
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Light & Laser Blog

128 blog entries, 1115 comments (0 Viewing)

The Key to Practical Optical Interconnects

02/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As metal conductors increasingly become the limiting factor in computer speed, silicon photonics technology generates ever more interest. Optical int...
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Drive By (Optoelectronic) Light

12/07/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Forget about those LED turn signals that were all the rage. The next big advance in automotive lighting will come from headlamps featuring adaptive L...
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Last comment 12/10/2015 by Brave Sir Robin
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Dawn of the Balance Scooter

12/02/2015 by HUSH
What did you do on Black Friday? If you're like me, you drove home from Thanksgiving and avoided leaving the house due to the yearly sales armageddo...
Pathfinder Tags: gyroscope mobility scooter Segway
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Last comment 02/13/2016 by geekykant
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: adhesives education electronics emissions pollution control ...
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: Electronics360
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: microwave power RF Semiconductor
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: ANIMAL SCIENCE trial cam
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Last comment 06/23/2015 by IdeaSmith

AM Broadcasting: A Rebirth?

01/17/2014 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
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...
Pathfinder Tags: digital broadcasting digital radio mondiale DRM shortwave
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Last comment 01/18/2014 by Chankley