Packaging With an Impact
Features 10/21/2004 Post a comment An update to the latest RFID research; Cost-efficient palletizer uses unique cable-driven transmission; Engineers demand more from stepper motors
Motion Control Protocols
Features 10/11/2004 Post a comment Ethernet has proven to be disruptive to the growth of FireWire, says Sal Spada, Director of Research at ARC Advisory Group. In an exclusive interview, Spada tells Design News what you need to know about integrating motion and I/O, and more.
Ask The Search Engineer
Features 10/11/2004 Post a comment The Search Engineer finds solutions to all your questions, problems, and dilemmas. Occasionally, he could be wrong. But he doubts it.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
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