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Cost, Compliance, and EMC Layout Shape EMI Future

February 19, 2014 2:54 pm | by Caitlin Johnson, Contributing Editor | Comments

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is everywhere. According to Electronics.ca Publications, the global market for EMI materials and technologies is expected to reach $5.2 billion in 2016, for a compound annual growth rate (CGR) of 2.8 percent. Wireless communication, broadcast radio, television, and medical devices are...  

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Women Engineers Work to Invigorate the Industry

February 19, 2014 2:36 pm | by Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor | Comments

Peter Finn was recently promoted to the position of deputy executive director and chief learning officer of the The Society of Women Engineers (SWE). In this interview, Finn discusses his new role and SWE’s commitment towards promoting women in engineering...

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Exclusive: Providing Prosthetics With a Sense of Touch

February 19, 2014 9:27 am | by Meaghan Ziemab, Editor | Comments

Losing the ability to move is a traumatic experience, mentally and physically, but recent advances in medical technologies have helped tetraplegics regain a part of their lives they once thought to be lost forever. Losing the ability to move results in the loss of touch, a sense necessary to perform the most basic tasks – from...

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Exclusive: Proximity Sensing in Mobile Phones

January 31, 2014 9:16 am | by Sivaguru Noopuran, Product Marketing Engineer and Priyadeep Kaur, Application Engineer, Cypress Semiconductor | Comments

Proximity sensing technology is becoming popular across a wide range of industries, especially in consumer electronics, because OEMs introduce new products to market every year. The largest application within consumer electronics is the mobile phone. Given the competition in this particular market, it is important for OEMs to adopt the latest technology and offer unique features to differentiate their products...

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A Fireside Chat: How Wall-E Inspired the Ninja Sphere

January 7, 2014 2:32 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor | Comments

Using sensors and actuators, the Ninja Sphere learns about its environment and knows when something is out of place – even the dog. The next generation of environment control, the sphere monitors temperature, light, energy, and location ...            

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What’s New in Real-Time Location Systems?

December 18, 2013 4:15 pm | by Ciaran Connell, DecaWave | Comments

Real-time location systems (RTLS), which enable devices to determine location in the absence of GPS, are gaining popularity. Google is promoting Google Maps indoors, and Apple acquired WiFiSLAM and announced iBeacons...                       

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Doppler Generation for Moving Target Testing

December 18, 2013 3:21 pm | by Joe Mazzochette, General Manager, Eastern OptX | Comments

Radar systems development, qualification, and testing is an important challenge for test system designers. Testing can include simulators, modeling software, and field-testing. Each of these techniques must deal with and present a variety of signals...

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Design and Test Challenges for 8x8 MIMO Devices for LTE Advanced

December 18, 2013 2:52 pm | by Jim Litz, Marketing Manager, Agilent Technologies | Comments

From less than two percent in 2011, mobile data will comprise 10 percent of all network traffic by 2016. The projected rise follows the forecasted increase in smartphones and tablet computers accessing data-intensive streaming video and enhanced social media applications...

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Securing Device Management Systems & Communications, Not Just Content

December 18, 2013 1:27 pm | by Michael Campbell, CSP Segment Manager, Medical Technology Risk Control OneBeacon Technology Insurance | Comments

In the twenty years since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act became law, medical devices have progressed towards wireless, point of care, and even electronic, implantable technologies. Coinciding with this trend are ...

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Multilayer Varistors Will Keep Evolving

December 17, 2013 4:34 pm | by Chris Reynolds, Application Engineer, AVX | Comments

Due to recent advances in multilayer varistor (MLV) design, metal oxide varistor (MOV) technology is increasingly being employed in fast-transient suppression applications. MLVs utilize zinc oxide grains as the varistor material in combination with a...                  

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Exclusive: Origami Antennas Reshape Industry

December 17, 2013 3:23 pm | by Meaghan Ziemba, Editor | Comments

A Georgia Tech research team was recently awarded a $2 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their unique concept of making compact and efficient antennas by implementing the techniques used in origami paper-folding...

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RFID Enables Omniscient View of Whirlpool's Parts

December 11, 2013 12:13 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Comments

While RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology has long ago entered into the consumer space — everything from smartphones to pets are loaded with data-laden tags — it’s had a more rocky experience in the industrial space...                        

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Propelled by Water, Powered by Sun

December 9, 2013 4:13 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor | Comments

A solar-powered spacecraft could someday average over 1 billion miles per gallon using only water for fuel, thanks to a new technology being developed at the University of Michigan’s Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory. The ...

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Exclusive: Shutting the Door on Shodan

December 9, 2013 4:03 pm | by Alan Grau, Icon Labs | Comments

Shodan, “The scariest search engine on the Internet” according to CNN Money, is a search engine scouring the Internet looking for servers, webcams, printers, routers and all the other devices that are connected to and make up the Internet of Things. Searches on Shodan can find a stunning amount...

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Driving Carrier ARPU Through Messaging, Mobile Payments and Mobile Advertising

November 22, 2013 1:39 pm | by James Citron, CMO, payvia | Comments

A recent report from the GSMA predicts an increasingly tough few years ahead for mobile carriers, with global revenues dropping 16 percent by 2017. With subscriber penetration in the developed world now between 70 and 90 percent...           

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