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M2M Gives Eyes & Ears to the Enterprise
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4/12/2013  4 comments
Just as mobile computing has transformed the lives of consumers, machine-to-machine telemetry is revolutionizing business operations in every field, from healthcare to manufacturing to transportation.
Using Copper in PCB Design & Fabrication for Maximum Reliability
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3/26/2013  11 comments
The military and aerospace industry has used heavy copper circuitry for many years, and it is gaining momentum in industrial applications.
Changing the Look & Feel of Factories & Industrial Environments
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3/22/2013  3 comments
When plant managers evaluate the advantages and drawbacks of wired versus wireless networks, they need to consider cost savings, maintenance issues, ease of installation, and configurability, uptime, and security.
Slideshow: Automakers Roll Out Dream Cars
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3/11/2013  56 comments
Nevermind all the talk of fuel efficiency mandates. Judging by product rollouts at recent auto shows, some consumers still want racy, stylish cars.
Slideshow: Vending Machines Undergo a Complete Overhaul
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3/7/2013  9 comments
Exciting changes are coming to vending technology, from telematics and new user interfaces to mobile payments and high-precision automation. Coke, Best Buy, and Starbucks are already on board.
Energy Efficiency Drives Motor Control Design Trends
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2/28/2013  4 comments
The latest model-based methods can also shorten time to market.
Extending the Reach of an Application Processor Using Customizable Silicon
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2/27/2013  2 comments
A CSSP offers a flexible method to add the functionality needed for your applications.
Golden Mousetrap Awards: The Winners!
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2/13/2013  12 comments
Design News is pleased to announce the winners in our 2012 Golden Mousetrap Awards.
Electronics Work Inside the Body, Then Disappear
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12/11/2012  19 comments
Researchers have created devices that can dissipate in liquid, allowing for less invasive internal treatment for wounds, as well as other widespread applications for electronic devices.
Multi-Touch All-Point Sensing in Automotive Environments
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10/15/2012  9 comments
Touchscreens and trackpads will be increasingly more pervasive with larger sizes and more capable processors, until they eventually become the automotive interface of choice.
Powering Greener, More Efficient Electronics
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10/5/2012  6 comments
The adoption of ultracapacitor technology is a growing trend in electronic applications.
Mobile ICs Connect, Protect & Detect
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10/3/2012  5 comments
Environmental and safety concerns caused by charging mobile devices can be addressed with a range of innovative ICs.
V-Band Clamp Nut Keeps Turbochargers Sealed
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9/7/2012  10 comments
A unique internal thread form is helping the trucking and auto industries withstand extreme turbocharger heat and vibration.
Energy Harvesting Empowers Next-Gen Wireless Designs & Automation
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7/12/2012  7 comments
Energy-harvesting wireless technology delivers maintenance-free wireless sensor solutions for use in buildings and industrial installations.
Top Cars From 2012 New York International Auto Show
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4/9/2012  24 comments
The 2012 New York International Auto Show showcased hybrids, electric vehicles, performance cars, and classic automobiles.
Slideshow: 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Preview
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11/10/2011  14 comments
The 2012 International Consumer Electronics show has innovative designs of interest to mechanical engineers. Check out our CES slideshow.
Slideshow: Apple iPad 2 Teardown
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10/5/2011  8 comments
UBM TechInsights conducted a teardown of the Apple iPad 2 3G version tablet.
U.S. News Names Best Engineering Schools
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9/14/2011  21 comments
U.S. News & World Report issued its engineering school rankings this week. Are the list's top schools really the best?
Design News 2011 Salary Survey: Best News in Years
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8/10/2011  7 comments
The results of our annual salary survey show solid improvements in pay, as well as overall satisfaction with the engineering profession, despite rising stress levels and a still-tight economy.
My Chevy Volt Test Drive
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7/22/2011  15 comments
The Chevrolet Volt accelerates better, offers more space, and costs more than you might expect.
New Breed of Lithium Batteries
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7/20/2011  14 comments
Higher capacities are enabling cylindrical, prismatic, and flat lithium batteries to move into medical instruments, power tools, and computing applications.
Lunar Crane Design
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6/3/2011  18 comments
Designing a robotic tool changer for use on the moon not only means dealing with the vacuum of space and moon dust, but also the changing scope of requirements for the device.
Roadway Barriers Go Electric
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6/2/2011  4 comments
DC servo motor and ball screw replace hydraulics in barrier applications.
Auto Manufacturers' Drive to Simplify
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5/3/2011  3 comments
Hybrid powertrains are adding complexity to electrical architectures that may already be reaching their limits. Moves to incorporate dual-core MCUs and more Flash memory may be the solution.
Smaller Diagnostics and Changes in Materials Drive Medical Market
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4/26/2011  Post a comment
As changing regulations impact designers' materials selection, new analog front ends enable development of equipment that is no bigger than a Band-Aid.
Reed Relays Switch in Time
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4/18/2011  1 comment
Concerns with relay characteristics and switch topologies.
Self-Healing Instrumentation
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4/18/2011  Post a comment
What do engineers think of smart devices in self-healing machine design?
Cool-Switch, High-Speed Load Disconnect Switch Solutions
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4/15/2011  Post a comment
For high-availability systems in high performance computing, telecom, and communications infrastructure applications.
RBC Series
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4/15/2011  Post a comment
Regulated dc/dc bus converter combines high efficiency with wide input range for distributed power applications.
Digital Pressure Gauges
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4/14/2011  Post a comment
Gauges use a temperature-compensated 316L stainless steel sensor with ±0.25 percent accuracy (±0.1 percent optional).
Multi-Output DC-DC Backlight LED Drivers
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4/13/2011  Post a comment
Can be used to backlight LEDs arranged in 1, 2, 3 or 6 string configurations.
Applying Zero Backlash Brakes in Magnetic Therapy
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4/12/2011  Post a comment
Neuronetics develops a device using power-off brakes to deliver transcranial magnetic simulation therapy as a non-pharmaceutical approach to treating depression.
Medium-Blow Fuses
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4/12/2011  Post a comment
For higher current applications.
Three Phase Brushless DC Motor PreDriver IC?
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4/11/2011  Post a comment
For the office automation, telecommunications, consumer and industrial markets.
Level Transmitter
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4/7/2011  Post a comment
Transmitter uses both capacitance and guided wave radar technologies to measure level and the interface between two liquids.
Single-port USB to RS-485 Serial Adapter
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4/7/2011  Post a comment
Fast serial communication for tough environments.
Why Intelligent Medical Device Demand is Surging
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4/7/2011  Post a comment
How specific market forces and electronic technologies are paving the way for future medical device innovations.
Surface Mount Chips
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
Surge withstanding for 5 percent tolerance requirements.
No RSENSE 60V Boost Controller
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
Operates over a -40 to 150C junction temperature range.
Toxic Gas Detector
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
Monitors for small hydrogen leaks in industrial and commercial facility environments to detect hydrogen at 0-500 ppm levels.
Thermal Control Designs for Medical Devices
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
As the use of microprocessors in medical devices increases, the incorporation of passive cooling technology improves device designs by allowing for better thermal control.
LED Wafer System
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
Maintenance-free positioning solution for stepping or scanning applications.
Electrical Physical Layer Sub-Specification
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
An isochronous channel for video data transmission and enables IP data communication.
UCODE I2C RFID Chip
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
UHF chip enables wireless customization and configuration of electronic devices.
Hits and Misses for Industrial Ethernet
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
Ethernet as a solution for automation control is clearly here to stay. However, its use is far from ubiquitous. The question remains as to how dominant the technology will become in all aspects of industrial networking.
As Costs Plummet, LED Use Soars
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4/4/2011  Post a comment
Energy efficiency, long life and declining costs are drawing engineers to LEDs, according to a new Design News survey.
Shaft Actuated Option for Rotary Switches
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4/1/2011  Post a comment
Enables hand actuation, while still retaining the ability to be adjusted with a flat tipped screwdriver.
Brick Bus Converters
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4/1/2011  Post a comment
For 36V to 60V input power systems using 5:1 or 4:1 bus converters.

Long Range Wireless System
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4/1/2011  Post a comment
Simultaneously monitors and controls 4 switches or valves up to 8 miles away.
Infrared Temperature Sensor with USB Interface IR-USB
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3/31/2011  Post a comment
A method for most PC based non-contact temperature monitoring.
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