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Beyond Inflation: 2015 Engineering Salaries Are on the Rise
11/28/2015  Post a comment
According to a Randstad Engineering compilation of salary studies, engineering salaries are increasing beyond inflation, with employers paying to keep potential suitors away from their employees.
ON Semiconductor Keeps Watchful, High-Res Video Eye with Development Kit
11/27/2015  Post a comment
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
10 Black Friday Gadgets for People on the Nice List
11/24/2015  8 comments
Check out these gifts that will make you the hero of your Secret Santa party.
Gadget Freak of the Year: Help Us Break a Tie Vote!
Gadget Freak 
11/24/2015  Post a comment
Voting has closed on our 2015 Gadget Freak of the Year contest, but it is not game over yet for two competing projects.
UL Clarifies IEC Guidelines for Safety Features in PLCs
11/24/2015  Post a comment
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
Digital Design Is a Game-Changer for Auto OEMs
11/23/2015  1 comment
Automakers are adding greater digital capabilities to their design and engineering activities to promote collaboration among staff and suppliers, input consumer feedback, shorten product development cycles, and meet evolving end-use needs.
Rising Engineering Star: Where Are They Now? – Part 2
11/23/2015  Post a comment
Design News caught up recently with Punya Prakash, the 2013 recipient of our Rising Engineering Star award. What has she been up to?
15 Black Friday Gadgets For People on the Naughty List
11/20/2015  2 comments
Check out these oddball gifts for the oddballs on your shopping list.
What's Going to Drive the Future of LED Lighting?
11/18/2015  8 comments
A new breed of LED drivers is enhancing lighting efficiency and opening up new applications.
There’s a Goldmine in Big Test and Measurement Data
11/18/2015  1 comment
A Frost & Sullivan study forecasts significant growth in big data analytics spending through 2021.
Portland Is Recycling Power from its Water System
11/17/2015  9 comments
It is a fact that water utilities are among the largest consumers of energy in a given area. Lucid Energy has come up with a way to recover some of that energy from water as it passes through a utility’s pipes in the network.
Rising Engineering Star: Where Are They Now?
11/17/2015  Post a comment
Design News caught up recently with Justine Haupt, the 2014 recipient of our Rising Engineering Star award. What has she been up to?
Golden Mousetrap Awards – the Time to Enter Is Now
11/16/2015  Post a comment
Don't miss your chance to be part of our red-carpet evening in February celebrating exceptional, cutting-edge products in Automation & Control; Design Hardware & Software; Electronics & Test; and Materials & Assembly.
Wildlife Tagging Sparks Funding for Energy-Harvesting Sensors
11/15/2015  1 comment
The National Science Foundation has awarded a mechanical engineering professor in the mountains of Arizona a grant to develop energy-harvesting sensors for marine wildlife.
Blowing Stuff Up and Other Hollywood Tech Tricks
11/14/2015  1 comment
From exploding cars to marauding dinosaurs to malevolent robots, we offer a peek at how the movie and TV industries do their special effects.
Automakers Planning the Demise of the Internal Combustion Engine?
Automotive News 
11/13/2015  37 comments
The end may not yet be near, but recent statements by two of the world’s biggest automakers point to the fact that the industry has begun to plan for a dramatic decline in vehicles that are powered solely by internal combustion engines.
Smart Wheelchair Uses IoT for Patient Monitoring
11/13/2015  Post a comment
A group of German engineering students has designed a smart wheelchair and walker that use sensors and the IoT so doctors can monitor a patient’s condition remotely.
Proterra Designs Its Buses as Cleansheet Electric Vehicles
11/12/2015  8 comments
While electric buses have become a staple of transit agencies all over the globe, one company is gaining share in the US market through a groundbreaking design: building buses from the ground up as battery electric vehicles (BEVs).
Doctors Raise Skepticism About Usefulness of Wearable Medtech
11/11/2015  8 comments
Some physicians are beginning to voice their doubts about the usefulness of wearable medical devices beyond being mere gimmicks or convenient Christmas presents.
Medical Device Makers Want More Than Just Connectors
11/10/2015  Post a comment
Design engineers at device OEMs are asking their interconnect suppliers for not more than connectors: they want a lot more varied expertise and solutions.
Designing for Global: 8 Steps to Compliance, Testing, and Sales Success
11/9/2015  Post a comment
Here are ways companies can get across the high-wire task of getting products to international markets quickly without running into trouble in unfamiliar business and regulatory environments.
When All CPUs Are the Same, How Will You Pick Your MCU?
11/9/2015  1 comment
It’s no secret that more and more microcontrollers are using ARM CPUs.
Teacher Learns to Code, Wins Design Contest with Rice Krispies-Loading Robot
STEM Connection 
11/8/2015  Post a comment
A Pennsylvania middle-school teacher who thought it was important to learn how to code robots so he could relay that knowledge to his students has won a design competition with a 3D-printed robotic device that can pick up and place Rice Krispies in a moving container.
400 Cyber Threats a Minute
11/7/2015  1 comment
2015 saw a sharp increase in the volume of cyber attacks. Even as awareness increases and cyber security is bolstered, the intrusions continue at a staggering rate.
Increased Connectivity of Medical Devices Poses New Security Threats
11/6/2015  3 comments
The union of medical devices and the IoT is making medical devices more vulnerable to security risks, which means designers of these devices must begin to develop them with security in mind.
Offshore Versus Onshore Product Development: Here's the Skinny
11/6/2015  Post a comment
Offshoring hasn't affected only manufacturing; product development activities for years have moved away. But there are four key drivers behind the reshoring of product development.
Eaton Is Working on a Variable Speed Drive with Near-Perfect Efficiency
11/5/2015  7 comments
Given grant money from the DoE, Eaton has been tasked with creating next-generation power conversion technology with 10 times the power density of today's silicon-based drives.
Breaking Through What's Holding Back Truly Mass Adoption of Wearables
11/4/2015  15 comments
Why do most wearable devices fail to make it past the early adopter stage?
How to Set a Realistic Delivery Date For Your Project
11/4/2015  Post a comment
It will not help you or your company by giving unrealistic project delivery dates, but consistently delivering on time will give you a reputation of integrity and company value.
Making an Internet of Secure Things
Electronics News 
11/4/2015  1 comment
By now, most engineers know that embedded applications are vulnerable to cyber attack. That knowledge, however, isn’t necessarily translating to action.
A Stroke of Genius for Smart TVs: Add Voice to Your Remote Control
11/4/2015  Post a comment
The process of adding voice control is challenging but has become easier in recent years, thanks to advances in voice recognition technology.
3 Key Struggles of New Product Development And How to Overcome Them
11/3/2015  2 comments
You will never eliminate all changes at the end of the development cycle, but if you pay due diligence early on, your downstream delays should be greatly reduced.
Cyber Security Experts Have High Demand, But a Huge Skills Gap
11/3/2015  Post a comment
The Increased risk of cyber attacks has created a spike in demand for cyber security experts, but companies have trouble finding people to fill those positions.
The Road to 3D-Printed Electronics Will Go Through Integration with 3D-Printed Structures
11/3/2015  1 comment
With the recent award of the $75 million grant for establishing the Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute, we can expect the development of a roadmap toward high-volume manufacturing and deployment of products leveraging a more widespread use of flexible substrates.
Seeing Through the 'Eyes' of an Autonomous Car
11/2/2015  1 comment
At its recent DevCon, Renesas Electronics provided a peek at autonomous car development, as seen through the eyes of the car itself.
Stanford Students Disprove Long-held Li-Ion Battery Design Theory
10/30/2015  2 comments
Two Stanford University students have debunked a long-held belief about carbon black material that could lead to new innovations in lithium-ion battery development.
iPhone 6s Teardown: Digging to the Core of Apple's New Phone
10/29/2015  1 comment
Apple's iPhone 6s boasts a load of new features over the previous model. Let's tear it down and see what's inside the iPhone 6s slightly thinner exterior.
Teaching Autonomous Cars to Learn
10/29/2015  3 comments
Machine learning techniques will enable self-driving cars to make more effective use of sensor data.
Portabella Mushroom-Based Bio-Battery Gains Capacity Over Time
10/28/2015  Post a comment
Researchers at UC California in Riverside have found a new recipe for portabella mushrooms — a bio-battery.
These Nine Major League Baseball Players Are Surprisingly Engineers
10/24/2015  Post a comment
Stephen Piscotty of the St. Louis Cardinals wants to work on solar and renewable energy after his playing career. Mind blown? From MIT to Stanford grads, we give you a peek at MLB's nine baseball-playing engineers.
New Embedded Development Board: Cute Name, High-End Features, Maker Price
10/21/2015  Post a comment
The snickerdoodle is a universal embedded development platform providing programming features/functions of a Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, and Arduino at a highly affordable price point.
Self-Driving Cars Are Too Expensive for Mass Production
Automotive News 
10/20/2015  64 comments
A panel of automotive experts at the Renesas DevCon suggested that the technology for such autonomous vehicles is still far too expensive to be practical.
Have You Entered In Design News' Golden Mousetrap Awards Yet?
10/19/2015  Post a comment
Don't miss your chance to be part of our red-carpet evening in February celebrating exceptional, cutting-edge products in Automation and Control, Design Hardware and Software, Electronics and Test, and Materials and Assembly.
Robo Wunderkind Uses LEGO Concept To Teach Kids to Code, Build Robots
STEM Connection 
10/16/2015  Post a comment
Robo Wunderkind is another robotics kits that uses LEGOs as a design model for teaching small children the basics of coding.
Renesas' New Platform Could Speed Embedded Development
Electronics News 
10/16/2015  Post a comment
Renesas Electronics this week rolled out the first components for a new platform that promises to simplify embedded product development.
Mankind's 20 Greatest Inventions — Part 2
Electronics News 
10/15/2015  17 comments
We're counting down the inventions that have had the greatest impact on our lives. Now it's time for the top ten.
The Power Triangle in Electronic Component Specifying and Purchasing
10/15/2015  Post a comment
A conversation between contributing writer and procurement veteran Kelly Barner and Digi-Key vice chairman Mark Larson shows the influence of the electronic component distributor, which is breaking from traditional part spec'ing and sourcing process.
5 Advantages of Using Micro Python for Embedded Software Programming
10/12/2015  2 comments
Based on the Python 3 programming language, Micro Python was designed to overcome some of C's limitations while being free and open source.
3D Printing Is Introducing a New World of Copyright Infringement
10/9/2015  10 comments
Imagine being able to illegally download a physical product the same way you can with music and videos. That’s basically what’s happening with 3D printing and digital manufacturing, with huge repercussions in the intellectual property domain.
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Designers of electronic interfaces will need to be prepared to incorporate haptics in next generation products, an expert will tell attendees at the upcoming Designer of Things Conference in San Jose.
According to a Randstad Engineering compilation of salary studies, engineering salaries are increasing beyond inflation, with employers paying to keep potential suitors away from their employees.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
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