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Communications & Electronics

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Changing Mobile Providers

01/20/2016 by sharpstick
Cell phone changes - (This is referring to older(2007) phones and newer android phones. I have no experience with Iphones and don't know if this will...
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Views: 147, Comments: 3
Last comment 01/21/2016 by robbump

Cell Phone as PC

01/18/2016 by PAPADOC
Wouldn't it be nice if a cellphone could be a computer? It would have normal cellphone abilities as well as computer abilities. It would have a built...
Pathfinder Tags: cell phone pc Virtual reality keyboard
Views: 522, Comments: 28
Last comment 01/20/2016 by Gwen.Stouthuysen

Capacitor Parameters

01/10/2016 by mehmoodrec
what are the capacitor parameters
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Last comment 01/20/2016 by ci139

Phone Computer Combination

01/09/2016 by PAPADOC
Is a system available where one can use a cell phone as a stand alone cell phone and a computer? That is, have a virtual or flexible keyboard and scre...
Pathfinder Tags: cell phone cloud virtual keyboard
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Last comment 01/11/2016 by Stueywright
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Data Acquisition

97 blog entries, 679 comments (0 Viewing)

Monitor Your Entire Facility

01/15/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
If you're running an automated factory, it's critical to be able to access the status of every element of all systems - the faster and more completel...
Views: 95, Comments: 0

Wireless Cuts DAQ Costs

11/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Manufacturers have to be careful to keep capital improvements within the limits of increasingly constrained budgets. Adding conventional wired instru...
Views: 162, Comments: 0

Big Data Could Yield Big Revenue

10/18/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Data is becoming a key strategic asset in the manufacturing sector, but many companies are throwing it away. According to reports, only 1% of all dat...
Views: 141, Comments: 2
Last comment 10/19/2015 by Kilowatt0
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Networking & Communications

89 blog entries, 1040 comments (0 Viewing)

To 3D and Beyond

01/12/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A few companies have begun to push the limits of touchscreen technology, developing the means to enable consumers to use hand and finger gestures...
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Goldman Sachs Attempting to Enter the Cryptocurrency Game

12/07/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
In the last Networking & Communications blog post, chemewordsmith posited that cryptocurrency--the most well-known of which is bitcoin--is in s...
Pathfinder Tags: bitcoin cryptocurrency goldman sachs setlcoin
Views: 258, Comments: 21
Last comment 12/14/2015 by facilitiesmgr

Understanding Bitcoin

11/20/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
Bitcoin... it sounds like something out of a video game, a currency created for a virtual world and a virtual economy. But the Bitcoin economy is very...
Views: 356, Comments: 19
Last comment 11/24/2015 by SolarEagle
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Display Technologies

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Virtual Reality Drives Gesture Control Market Growth

01/05/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Gesture control is assuming a growing role in applications where it complements, rather than competes with, touch technology. Its convenience and pra...
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Focusing on Emerging Interactive Display Technologies

10/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The IHS Touch Gesture Motion and Emerging Display Technologies 2015 conference will be held at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, CA on November 12 a...
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In Pursuit of the Perfect Pixel

09/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A key supply chain partner for panel makers showcased a number of new materials and technologies at Touch Taiwan 2015, held August 26-28 at the Taipe...
Views: 57, Comments: 0
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Electronic Components

109 blog entries, 640 comments (0 Viewing)

Self-healing Sensor Mimics Human Skin

01/03/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Inspired by the healing properties of human skin, researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technol...
Views: 158, Comments: 0

Processor Enables Smartphones to Recognize Objects

11/11/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
With advances in technology and software, artificial neural networks (ANN) have enabled a variety of applications ranging from machine learning to co...
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Are You Accurately Measuring the Picosecond Rise Time of Your GaN Device?

10/04/2015 by Texas Instruments
When measuring picosecond rise time of a gallium nitride (GaN) transistor, even a 1-GHz scope and 1-GHz probe may be inadequate. Accurately measuring...
Pathfinder Tags: gan gan measurement LMG5200 texas instruments
Views: 340, Comments: 0
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Electronic Product Design

90 blog entries, 326 comments (0 Viewing)

Teach Robots to Learn Like Children

01/02/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Computer scientists, in collaboration with developmental psychologists at the University of Washington, have demonstrated that robots can learn much...
Views: 100, Comments: 3
Last comment 01/03/2016 by tcmtech

Makers Becoming Shakers

09/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
When the "Maker Movement" discovered crowd-funding, the consumer electronics industry was faced with a phenomenon it had not encountered before. The...
Views: 259, Comments: 0

Rambus Moves Into Memory Chip Business

09/19/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Announcing its entry into the fabless chip business, IP licensing company Rambus has launched a server memory interface chipset. The new product is a...
Views: 119, Comments: 0
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Appliance Technology

73 blog entries, 511 comments (0 Viewing)

Big Demand for Smart Appliances This Holiday Season

12/20/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, retailers are looking to sell more smart appliances than ever before. New research from IHS supports...
Views: 143, Comments: 2
Last comment 12/21/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

The Next Generation of Gaming Sound

08/12/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
For serious gamers, sound quality is every bit as important as eye-popping video. What goes into audio for such systems as the Xbox One station, and w...
Views: 288, Comments: 0

3D Printing Goes Mainstream

06/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Many engineers do not realize that additive manufacturing has evolved well beyond prototyping and rapid tooling applications and become a viable alter...
Views: 184, Comments: 0
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Light & Laser Blog

127 blog entries, 1115 comments (0 Viewing)

Drive By (Optoelectronic) Light

12/07/2015 by IHS 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...
Views: 239, Comments: 5
Last comment 12/10/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

Construction Kicks Off for LSST Camera

11/04/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
It's official: the U.S. Department of Energy has given the go-ahead for the start of construction on the 3.2 gpix digital camera that will be the eye...
Views: 131, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/07/2015 by 70AARCuda

Can Light Travel Infinitely Fast?

10/21/2015 by Quasar
Researchers have created for the first time an on-chip metamaterial with a refractive index of zero, meaning that the phase of light traveling throu...
Pathfinder Tags: speed of light zero-index metamaterial
Views: 338, Comments: 33
Last comment 10/23/2015 by Rixter
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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
Views: 360, Comments: 6
Last comment 12/03/2015 by Munster
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

78 blog entries, 601 comments (0 Viewing)

Facelift for Classic Audio Tech

09/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
No need to relegate older audio technologies to the trash pile. For example, the big move to wireless multi-room audio doesn't mean you need to aband...
Views: 232, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/30/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

The Next Generation of Gaming Sound

07/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
For serious gamers, sound quality is every bit as important as eye-popping video. What goes into audio for such systems as the Xbox One station, a...
Views: 241, Comments: 0

Touchscreens Invade the Mixing World

05/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Physical faders won't soon disappear from audio mixing workstations, but all signs point to rapidly expanding use of touchscreens as the interface of...
Views: 211, Comments: 0
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Wireless Technology Blog

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Mesh Device Hastens Video Monitoring

09/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The new CacheCrumb wireless transceiver could satisfy the growing demand for video monitoring of equipment in industrial applications. The wireless c...
Views: 196, Comments: 0

Wireless Space Networks Are Being Tested

08/07/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
NASA will begin testing Zigbee wireless links to monitor the performance of machinery upon its re-entry into Earth's atmosphere. Performance data will...
Views: 224, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/10/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

Smart Sensors Monitor U.S. Infrastructure

06/09/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Wired data collection systems, often used to monitor civil infrastructure, are costly and prone to failure. As a less expensive and more reliable alte...
Views: 164, Comments: 0
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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 ...
Views: 137, Comments: 0

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
Views: 153, 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...
Pathfinder Tags: microwave power RF Semiconductor
Views: 119, Comments: 0

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
Views: 694, Comments: 34
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
Views: 501, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/18/2014 by Chankley

3 Lessons from the Mobile Phone

04/26/2013 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
It has been 40 years since Motorola engineer Marty Cooper called a colleague at a rival company from his "real cellular phone." That was 1983. 40 yea...
Pathfinder Tags: mobile phones
Views: 462, Comments: 22
Last comment 04/30/2013 by phoenix911