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LM1085 VReg Overheating

12/06/2016 by Mikerho
I have a programmable (using a Arduino MEGA) 32x32 RGB LED matrix: that I want to play with. Power for it is 5VDC and up to 4A, so I am using a 5V...
Views: 260, Comments: 9
Last comment 12/07/2016 by colin55

Timer Circuit for Poultry

12/01/2016 by SYED MD. ANWAR UL ISLAM
It is necessary to make a timer circuit so that it can lit few dozen CF lamps (in total 500 watts) at 04:00 hrs. and put them off at 06:30 hrs. or 07:...
Views: 212, Comments: 8
Last comment 12/02/2016 by PWSlack
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

83 blog entries, 614 comments (0 Viewing)

From the Man Who Invented Wireless In-ear Technology

12/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
When you invent something truly revolutionary, you may find imperfections that make you take a second look. This article profiles Stephen Ambrose, who...
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Boosting Light Intensity with Sound

10/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Light and sound represent different types of energy, right? Not so fast, say these researchers from Yale University, whose new waveguide system allows...
Views: 218, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/02/2016 by Usbport
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Electronic Product Design

103 blog entries, 420 comments (0 Viewing)

Rugged Tablets Help Firefighters Respond from the Field

12/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Fire departments in Pennsylvania and Texas have decided to replace their old bulky laptops with modern lightweight, rugged tablet PCs. The firefighter...
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Earn PDH or CEU Certificates with Computer Simulation Technology Webinars

11/30/2016 by SavvyExacta
CST is offering a December webinar series on simulation for various electronics. See the schedule below. Attendees of these webinars have the opportu...
Views: 77, Comments: 0
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Electronic Components

120 blog entries, 689 comments (0 Viewing)

Human Cells Inspire Next-gen Lithium-sulphur Batteries

11/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As consumers demand more juice from rechargeable batteries without compromising size, researchers continue to push the performance of batteries to new...
Views: 111, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/29/2016 by JPOWERS

Smartwatch Turns Your Wrist into Joystick

11/15/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Dartmouth College researchers have designed a smartwatch that uses single-hand gestures, allowing your wrist to function as a joystick. Called WristWh...
Views: 267, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/16/2016 by Anonymous Poster
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Networking & Communications

98 blog entries, 1075 comments (0 Viewing)

The Rise of Fog Computing

11/11/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The Internet of Things needs a new way of processing and analyzing the data generated by the intelligent objects populating the digital landscape. A p...
Views: 122, Comments: 7
Last comment 11/13/2016 by jack of all trades

The Purpose of Chip & PIN Technology

10/05/2016 by HUSH
Is anyone else annoyed by chip and pin/signature technology? Buying anything lately feels like a real pain. After the person ahead of me completes th...
Views: 514, Comments: 14
Last comment 11/15/2016 by king1
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Wireless Technology Blog

116 blog entries, 2486 comments (0 Viewing)

How Doctors Will Use Smartwatches to Increase Patient Care

12/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new aspect of the monitoring system involves the use of smartwatches that can link to the metabolic monitors that are used with patients in intensiv...
Views: 23, Comments: 1
Last comment 12/09/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

Sending Messages Off-grid

11/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In the aftermath of storms like Hurricane Matthew, interrupted cellular connectivity can leave consumers cut off from communication. A new consumer ne...
Views: 158, Comments: 7
Last comment 11/13/2016 by gutmonarch
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Light & Laser Blog

131 blog entries, 1129 comments (0 Viewing)

Lasers + Food = Fun

10/23/2016 by Epilog Laser
Sometimes you need a laser to etch/engrave tools, parts or other electronic components. Sometimes you need to use a laser to cut out gears, gaskets or...
Views: 606, Comments: 10
Last comment 10/31/2016 by Andy Germany

How to Engrave a Photo on an iPad or iPhone

09/18/2016 by Epilog Laser
You just got a new tablet and you want to make it your own. Sure, a couple lines of laser engraved text or your initials are nice, but does it really...
Views: 808, Comments: 4
Last comment 09/22/2016 by Epilog Laser
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Appliance Technology

80 blog entries, 549 comments (0 Viewing)

Buying a Security Risk: IoT Devices

12/07/2016 by MaggieMc
As we all prepare for the holiday season, it’s time for a lot of us to come up with the perfect gift for countless different people. If your pla...
Views: 102, Comments: 1
Last comment 12/07/2016 by tonyhemet

The Dangers Facing Smart Homes

10/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
All too often, the designers of wearable and smart home devices overlook vital security measures, exposing consumers to privacy and safety threats. In...
Views: 410, Comments: 15
Last comment 10/26/2016 by IdeaSmith
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Data Acquisition

106 blog entries, 694 comments (0 Viewing)

The Coming of Smart Microphones

10/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In the future, voice may become the standard interface for controlling most devices. Key to that development will be smart microphones with built-in h...
Views: 151, Comments: 1
Last comment 10/09/2016 by Rixter

Is Your Data Acquisition System Prepared for Big Data?

09/28/2016 by SavvyExacta
Data acquisition systems are producing more analog data than ever before. This opportunity to uncover new insights comes at the risk of spending more...
Views: 138, Comments: 0
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Display Technologies

99 blog entries, 319 comments (0 Viewing)

The Latest in Back-to-School Fashion?

08/31/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Smart kids (and adults, too!) may just be sporting "smart" clothes — if not this September, then soon. Researchers predict the smart clothing ma...
Views: 219, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/31/2016 by SolarEagle

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: 192, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/28/2016 by Rixter
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Solutions for Industrial Computing

184 blog entries, 745 comments (1 Viewing)

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

12/08/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
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: 229, Comments: 7
Last comment 12/09/2016 by Charlie Greenwood

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: 209, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/07/2016 by ci139
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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...
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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...
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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: 826, 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...
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