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I Really Want to Become an Expert in Electronics, But I Don't Know How.

07/16/2015 by Marco314
Look, let me introduce myself first. My name is Marco Aurelio (but you can call me Marcus for short). I'm 18 years old and I'm from Mexico. I'm studyi...
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Last comment 07/25/2015 by micahd02

Video Amplifier

07/16/2015 by Anonymous Poster
I hope I am posting into a proper section. I am looking for a video splitter with two video inputs and 4 video outputs (two inputs are for marine cam...
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Last comment 07/22/2015 by Anonymous Poster

By Kids, For Kids

07/14/2015 by pujith
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SATA Cables for MSI G41M-P31 Motherboard

07/13/2015 by Marv Trott
I want to add a second SATA hard drive in my computer. I need a cable that will connect the motherboard to the hard drive. On the motherboard there i...
Views: 152, Comments: 3
Last comment 07/13/2015 by Marv Trott

Electric Device

07/08/2015 by Nguyê?n s?n ha?i
dear sir/madam i ask for a russian electric device i care, i need help to buy it
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Last comment 07/08/2015 by Wrench twirler
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Electronic Components

103 blog entries, 636 comments (0 Viewing)

Silicon Nanowire Transistors Ready to Supplant FinFETs

07/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Three key semiconductor manufacturers, Intel, Samsung and TSMC, may have begun ramping up their 16/14 nm FinFET production lines while they are pr...
Views: 113, Comments: 0

Looking Beyond 10 nm FinFETs

07/11/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Looking at the next node beyond 10 nm FinFETs, IBM researchers based in Zurich, Switzerland and Yorktown Heights, New York have jointly developed a me...
Views: 97, Comments: 0

Sensor Fusion Presents New Difficulties

05/10/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Since its low-key debut in the iPhone in 2007, sensor fusion technology has advanced significantly in the last few years. However, despite progre...
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Electronic Product Design

85 blog entries, 316 comments (0 Viewing)

Charge Your EV Battery in Minutes

07/10/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
At the recent Microsoft ThinkNext conference in Tel-Aviv, Israeli startup StoreDot disclosed plans to develop a technology to fully charge electric ve...
Views: 199, Comments: 4
Last comment 07/11/2015 by energyconversion

Nail in the Coffin of Silicon MOSFETs

06/06/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
While technical benefits of gallium nitride (GaN) based power FETs over silicon power MOSFETs are well-known, Efficient Power Conversion's CEO a...
Views: 220, Comments: 0

Splitting Light

05/11/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A recent patent granted to Apple portends radical improvements in future iPhone cameras, promising superior color reproduction and low-light perf...
Views: 172, Comments: 9
Last comment 05/12/2015 by HiTekRedNek
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Data Acquisition

94 blog entries, 677 comments (0 Viewing)

Remote I/O Gets a Boost

07/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
For years, remote I/O has been the familiar go-to solution for gathering data in remote locations and transmitting it to a central controller. Now the...
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Make the Most of Big Data

06/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The emergence of the Internet of Things and the accompanying explosion of sensors, actuators, and other intelligent devices promise to greatly en...
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Building "Digital Oilfields"

05/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Oil and gas companies increasingly turn to wireless and mobile technologies to create "digital oilfields" - infrastructures that enable producers...
Views: 92, Comments: 0
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Display Technologies

90 blog entries, 313 comments (0 Viewing)

Print-on-Demand Touchscreens Could Revolutionize Market

06/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A team of computer scientists has discovered a way to print custom displays only a tenth of a millimeter thick, including touchscreens, using an inkje...
Views: 185, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/29/2015 by Kilowatt0

4K Drones — Astounding Terrain Images and More

05/31/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Wondering about applications for 4K resolution? How about capturing gorgeous panoramic landscape images from spots you couldn't otherwise reach withou...
Views: 278, Comments: 10
Last comment 06/02/2015 by lyn

Can 4K and Virtual Reality Save 3D TV?

04/25/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
3D TV hasn't gone the way of Betamax yet. Although the industry has shifted its focus to bigger, brighter, higher resolution displays, 4K technolo...
Views: 146, Comments: 2
Last comment 04/27/2015 by Brave Sir Robin
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Networking & Communications

85 blog entries, 991 comments (0 Viewing)

Making Space for the IoT

06/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Once all the hype has died down and practical implementation of the Internet of Things becomes the focus, several challenges will emerge. The most sig...
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Are We Ready for the Internet of Things?

06/04/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
Over the last couple decades we've watched the evolution of the internet; once just a connection we dialed into from our desktop computers, now it's a...
Views: 179, Comments: 8
Last comment 06/11/2015 by IdeaSmith

Norway Planning To Kill Analog FM

04/27/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
On April 16, Norway's Ministry of Culture issued a press release stating it will be the first country to completely digitize radio broadcasting. The...
Pathfinder Tags: analog switch off digital radio Norway
Views: 190, Comments: 6
Last comment 04/28/2015 by Brave Sir Robin
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Appliance Technology

71 blog entries, 509 comments (0 Viewing)

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...
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Can the Field Service and Maintenance Industry Save the Google Glass?

06/04/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
While Google's announcement that it was stopping the production of its latest wearable technology product-the Google Glass-came as a shock to many d...
Views: 154, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/05/2015 by rashavarek

The Next Era of Immersive Media?

06/03/2015 by HUSH
Growing up, it was always a battle with my older brother to use the video game system. Located in his room, along with a roughly 22" CRT television,...
Pathfinder Tags: entertainment microsoft video games virtual reality
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Last comment 06/08/2015 by Wal
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Wireless Technology Blog

106 blog entries, 2454 comments (0 Viewing)

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...
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The Age of Single-chip Radar

05/12/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
With advances in CMOS process technology and RF integration, semiconductor manufacturers have successfully developed and commercialized single-chip ra...
Views: 154, Comments: 2
Last comment 05/26/2015 by neoamirz

Wireless Charging - Increased Accessibility and Convenience

02/22/2015 by sanasyed24
Wireless charging, also known as wireless power transfer or inductive charging, involves electric current transmission between a power source and a...
Views: 243, Comments: 12
Last comment 02/24/2015 by phph001
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

76 blog entries, 600 comments (0 Viewing)

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...
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When Computers Compose Music

03/18/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Audio experts like to stay abreast of the latest developments in sound systems, but this article probes an equally fascinating topic: Who creates the...
Views: 136, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/20/2015 by Wal

Audio's Year-end Idea Harvest

01/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
As even this small sampling shows, 2014 closed with a wide array of new audio technology. Indie film producers will welcome the Tentacle Sync, a black...
Views: 162, Comments: 0
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Light & Laser Blog

122 blog entries, 1044 comments (0 Viewing)


01/26/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Imagine you are going out with your shy single friend to a party, he / she is talking to a nice potential match, but your friend starts to melt down....
Pathfinder Tags: optogenetics
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Last comment 01/27/2015 by Hilton

Lighting Manufacturers Flock to LEDs

12/22/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Amid falling revenues for incandescent and even halogen bulbs, lighting manufacturers are ditching conventional products for solid-state lamps and...
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Consumer Apps to Push Adaptive Optics to $40.7 Billion

07/31/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Once strictly a curiosity in astronomical instruments, adaptive optics has become big business and it's poised to get even bigger, according to a...
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Last comment 08/02/2014 by Rixter
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Solutions for Industrial Computing

183 blog entries, 737 comments (0 Viewing)

Matrix Cloud Support or Run down a Rabbit Hole?

01/15/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
The decision on how to provide software systems support for your employees requires careful consideration regarding the benefits and disadvantages...
Pathfinder Tags: cloud Cloud Computing
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Last comment 01/17/2015 by RG2
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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...
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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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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
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Datasheets360 Introduction & Tour

03/14/2013 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
IHS GlobalSpec recently launched two new websites. The sites, Electronics360 and Datasheets360, provide resources for the electronics industry and a...
Pathfinder Tags: Datasheets360 GlobalSpec IHS
Views: 971, Comments: 1
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Electronics360 Introduction & Tour

03/14/2013 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
IHS GlobalSpec recently launched two new websites. The sites, Electronics360 and Datasheets360, provide resources for the electronics industry and a...
Pathfinder Tags: Electronics360 GlobalSpec IHS
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Do You Need Downtime When You Are Off-duty?

01/04/2012 posted in Semiconductor & MEMS Fabrication
Do you carry a company cellphone? BlackBerry? e-mail? Does your company maintain contact with you outside of work hours or otherwise intrude on what i...
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