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Does Wearable Technology Have a Place in the Bedroom?

July 16, 2015 3:39 pm | by Sarah Goncalves, Associate Editor, @SarahG_WDD | Blogs | Comments

It’s no surprise that human sexuality has long been tied to developments in technology—from nineteenth century electromechanical (ahem) devices that cured “Hysteria,” to the onset of cable...


High Reliability, Non-reflective Switch

July 16, 2015 3:39 pm | by Skyworks Solutions, Inc. | Skyworks Solutions, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Through its Isolink subsidiary, Skyworks introduces a low-loss, high performance wideband DC to 6 GHz hermetic GaAs IC single-pole, single-throw (SPST) non-reflective switch...


The 10 Best Places for Engineers to Live

July 16, 2015 11:11 am | by Sreekar Jasthi, NerdWallet | News | Comments

Computer programmers flock to Silicon Valley, financial professionals to New York and entertainers to Los Angeles. But if you’re an engineer looking for a new job, head south. NerdWallet ranked the best metropolitan areas in the country for engineers, and 11 of the top ... 


Photo of the Day: The History of Wearable Tech

July 16, 2015 10:41 am | by Visualistan | News | Comments

Whether you think it's the future or just a fad, wearable technology is one of the key areas of innovation for many current tech producers. Whilst wearable technology might seem like a fairly new concept, it has a long-ranging history...


RF and Microwave Power Solutions for Heating

July 16, 2015 10:15 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale is leading a transformation from the use of simple magnetron RF power devices to the use of solid-state RF and microwave power devices for a wide variety of heating applications...


The Design of an RF 5-Cavity Helical Filter for Cable TV Testing Applications

July 16, 2015 10:12 am | by National Instruments | News | Comments

This presentation shows how a 5 cavity bandpass waveguide filter operating at 380 MHz is designed, constructed, and measured. The successful design was completed with a single design pass. The filter was designed in Microwave Office, making extensive use of ... 

Watch: Coffee Can Radar Optimized in NI AWR Design Environment

July 16, 2015 10:00 am | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

The MIT OpenCourseware Coffee Can Radar project provides free lectures and plans for building a working DIY radar system. This basic homodyne radar system design is capable of Range, Doppler, and Synthetic Aperture imaging...


What’s New in Millimeter wave Measurements and 5G Devices

July 16, 2015 9:43 am | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

MVG Café has been organized to bring together industry specialists and enthusiasts looking for an opportunity to voice their opinions and insights on a particular theme while networking with peers...


From Mountains to Moons: Multiple Discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons Pluto Mission

July 16, 2015 9:33 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Icy mountains on Pluto and a new, crisp view of its largest moon, Charon, are among the several discoveries announced Wednesday by NASA's New Horizons team, just one day after the spacecraft’s first ever Pluto flyby...


GPS IIF-10 Successfully Launched from Cape Canaveral

July 16, 2015 9:20 am | by Space and Missile Systems Center Public Affairs | News | Comments

The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the tenth Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral...


Virginia Tech Scientist Develops Model for Robots with Bacteria-Controlled Brains

July 16, 2015 9:00 am | by Virginia Tech | News | Comments

Forget the Vulcan mind-meld of the Star Trek generation -- as far as mind control techniques go, bacteria is the next frontier. In a paper published July 16 in Scientific Reports, which is part of the Nature Publishing Group...


Remember the Apple iPod Touch? It's Back and Way Better.

July 15, 2015 4:57 pm | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief | @JMooneyWDD | Blogs | Comments

For the first time in almost three years, Apple is updating the iPod Touch music player. They're attempting to get back to their roots—making music an integral part of their devices again. The new iPod Touch includes a faster processor and better camera, along with a software ... 


Thread Networking Solution

July 15, 2015 1:50 pm | by Silicon Labs | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Labs introduced its highly anticipated Thread networking solution, delivering a software stack built upon years of mesh networking expertise and the industry’s most advanced mesh networking software development tools. Silicon Labs’ Thread solution offers developers the fastest path to developing Thread-compliant products for the IoT including thermostats, wireless sensor networks, smoke...

Celebrating Encryption – from 1943 to 2015

July 15, 2015 12:02 pm | by Gus de los Reyes, Executive Director of Technology Security, AT&T | Blogs | Comments

It’s not often that we talk about World War II history on our blog, but today’s a special day. Seventy-two years ago today – July 15, 1943 – a revolutionary technology was deployed, enabling US President FDR and UK Prime...


A Personal Coach for Everyone

July 15, 2015 11:34 am | by Giuseppina Schiavone, Senior Scientist Health Data Sciences, imec/Holst Centre | Blogs | Comments

There are magazines stuffed full of them: tips for overcoming bad habits. However, the problem is that every one of us is different and so needs a different approach. In the future we could all have a virtual coach who will help us achieve the goal...



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