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posted in October 2011
The Case of the Getting Out of Hot Water
Sherlock Ohms 
10/28/2011  5 comments
The hot water was a problem in ramping up a pharma manufacturing process. Call on the inner Sherlock Ohms.
Multicore MCUs Muddle Medical Device Validation; Smart OSs Help
News 
10/21/2011  3 comments
Picking a right real-time operating system (RTOS) is crucial for medical device manufacturers, which obtain FDA and other regulatory approvals before releasing their devices for sale.
Case Study: Automated Patient Transfer Device
News 
10/20/2011  6 comments
Nurses face the daily challenge of caring for an overweight population, which leads to debilitating injuries. A motorized lateral transfer device allows even the smallest nurse to move a heavy patient.
Hot Off the Presses: Design News October Digital Issue
Wolfe's Den 
10/19/2011  Post a comment
The October 2011 digital issue of Design News is available for free download, with content on automation and control, CAD, materials and assembly, and RFID.
Selecting & Using Background Suppression Photoelectric Sensors
News 
10/14/2011  Post a comment
Background suppression remains one of the fastest-growing segments of photoelectric sensing, and with the right guidance you can optimize this technology for any application.
Why Did You Become an Engineer?
Wolfe's Den 
10/7/2011  30 comments
Design News asked participants in the LinkedIn System & Product Design Engineering group why they became engineers.
Renesas Recounts Japan Earthquake Recovery
Electronic News & Comment 
10/5/2011  3 comments
Renesas Electronics recovered from the March earthquake in Japan in just six months, but the company believes it could be done in three.
Multicore MCUs Gain Automotive Momentum
News 
10/3/2011  2 comments
In a Design News Radio interview, Ray Cornyn of Freescale Semiconductor said that engineers will widen their adoption of multicore technology in safety-related applications, and move it into new embedded products that need more raw processing power.




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