Content posted in November 2013
Android Developers Can Seize the Day in Wearable Devices
11/26/2013  10 comments
KitKat plus wearable technology can be a powerful combination.
Motion in Medical Analyzers
11/25/2013  4 comments
Miniature motors are helping diagnostic equipment move forward.
When Does a Custom Assembly Make Sense?
11/15/2013  4 comments
A systematic approach to looking at how a collaboratively designed solution to match the application may provide cost and performance benefits.
Quest Continues for High Power, Lots of Energy Storage, in Single Package
11/15/2013  3 comments
Someday, there will be a mass-market device that delivers both high power and long runtime in the same package. Right now, such a solution does not exist.
Added Value Electronics Turn Normal Batteries Into Smart Battery Packs
11/13/2013  5 comments
Today’s battery packs can offer embedded electronics, which improves the safety, reliability, cycle-life, and functionality of the battery while giving the end-product system engineer more options to make the end product more reliable and user friendly.
Lightweight AHSS Automotive Design: Pushing the Envelope
11/12/2013  7 comments
Steel is still the dominant material in cars, and new lightweight forms of it are the fastest growing material in vehicle design. Here’s why.
Measure Frequency Response on Fully Differential Amplifiers Using Complex Algebra
11/12/2013  1 comment
While this task can be time consuming, it’s possible to calculate the frequency responses of a fully differential amplifier from single ended measurements.
Choosing Control Options for Off-Highway Transmissions: Pilot-Operated vs. Direct-Acting
11/7/2013  3 comments
The market is full of transmission choices, so be sure to keep in mind what characteristics are most important for the application.
Obtain Accurate Current Measurement
11/6/2013  2 comments
There’s more to obtaining an accurate current measurement than a simple application of Ohm's Law.
Design Tools in the Cloud Are Here & They're Ready to Go
11/5/2013  4 comments
Cloud-based design tools can greatly simplify collaboration and introduce nearly limitless compute power.
The Changing Face of Industrial Automation
11/1/2013  3 comments
Advancing technologies such as simpler yet more capable drives, FieldBus-based pneumatic installations, and piezo-actuated valves point to a rapidly evolving industry.

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