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HDTV sans sound

10/22/2016 by ronseto
I have a 32" flat screen TV about 1 year old that has lost it's sound. I have replaced it with a new TV and wonder if the old TV can be used as a comp...
Views: 67, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/22/2016 by Tom_Consulting

Longitudinal Electromagnetic Wave

10/08/2016 by Anonymous Poster
Text book always teaching about transverse EM wave. Could you explain in detail and give example of longitudinal Electromagnetic wave. How come the e...
Views: 290, Comments: 6
Last comment 10/12/2016 by Rixter

AM Radio

10/07/2016 by ronseto
I wonder why there is still AM broadcasting. FM seems to be available everywhere in the country. I wonder if it is because some very isolated areas ar...
Views: 600, Comments: 54
Last comment 10/14/2016 by tdesmit

How To Automatically Change Channels On A Cable Box

10/06/2016 by Damun469
I have enjoyed following CR4 for several years now but this is my first post. I cannot find a satisfactory answer to this problem on the internet so I...
Pathfinder Tags: Cable box cable TV channel remote Schedule ...
Views: 277, Comments: 12
Last comment 10/07/2016 by JIMRAT
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Appliance Technology

79 blog entries, 539 comments (2 Viewing)

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: 126, Comments: 6
Last comment 10/22/2016 by redfred

The Battle for the Smart Home

08/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Electronics companies, retailers, and telecoms all want a piece of the smart home market. Large and small, these companies have already begun to roll...
Views: 512, Comments: 7
Last comment 08/19/2016 by Mikerho
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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: 133, 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...
Pathfinder Tags: Big Data data acquisition metadata
Views: 123, Comments: 0
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Electronic Components

118 blog entries, 687 comments (0 Viewing)

Body Heat Powers Wearable Devices

10/08/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
To power wearable devices using body heat, researchers at North Carolina State University have developed wearable thermoelectric generators (TEGs) tha...
Views: 167, Comments: 4
Last comment 10/10/2016 by tonyhemet

Carbon Nanotube Based NRAM Supplants DRAM

10/02/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Under a licensing deal with Nantero Inc., Fujitsu Semiconductor is using Nantero's carbon nanotubes to develop non-volatile RAM (NRAM) with higher den...
Views: 95, Comments: 0
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Electronic Product Design

99 blog entries, 415 comments (0 Viewing)

The Ethics of Engineering

10/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Almost since the development of the wheel, humankind has debated the relevance of ethics to science and engineering. Confronted with issues like artif...
Views: 456, Comments: 26
Last comment 10/17/2016 by Autobroker

Imaging System Peeks Inside Closed Books

10/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Though reading closed books may sound like a story from a fiction, researchers have developed technology to make it a reality. Using Terahertz (THz) r...
Views: 138, Comments: 5
Last comment 10/07/2016 by phoenix911
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Networking & Communications

96 blog entries, 1067 comments (0 Viewing)

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...
Pathfinder Tags: chip and pin credit card security technology
Views: 410, Comments: 13
Last comment 10/10/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

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...
Views: 175, Comments: 0
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

82 blog entries, 614 comments (0 Viewing)

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: 164, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/02/2016 by Usbport

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: 121, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/20/2016 by Rixter
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Light & Laser Blog

130 blog entries, 1119 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...
Pathfinder Tags: epilog laser lasers
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: customization engraving epilog laser Laser
Views: 777, Comments: 4
Last comment 09/22/2016 by Epilog Laser
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Wireless Technology Blog

114 blog entries, 2478 comments (0 Viewing)

Solar System Internet Debuts on Space Station

09/12/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
NASA is taking a giant leap for mankind by creating a Solar System-wide Internet that will improve space station experiments as well as benefit earthb...
Views: 169, Comments: 2
Last comment 09/13/2016 by dkwarner

Full-duplex Wireless Eases Spectrum Crunch

08/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Despite advances and extensive use of the unused radio frequency spectrum, commercial wireless systems have yet to exploit the advantages of full-dupl...
Views: 124, Comments: 2
Last comment 08/14/2016 by Deefburger
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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: 179, 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: 184, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/28/2016 by Rixter
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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...
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Last comment 04/07/2016 by ci139
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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: 658, Comments: 7
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...
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Views: 370, 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: 300, 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: 295, 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: 818, 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: 541, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/18/2014 by Chankley