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Tom Emrich, Contributing Editor

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Why Wearable Cameras Will Be Profoundly Disruptive in Capturing Our World
Tom Emrich, Contributing Editor
8/27/2015  1
Since our caveman days, when we carved pictures of our lives onto rocks, we have been a species extremely interested in documenting ourselves. We have come quite a long way from our ...

Charles Murray

Automotive News
Advanced Materials -- and Ridiculous Engine -- Enable Lamborghini's Punishing New Roadster
Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test
8/27/2015  0
Combining ultra-lightweight materials with a monster 750-horsepower engine, engineers at Automobili Lamborghini have created one of the world's fastest (and most expensive) new ...

Elizabeth Montalbano

Product News
Cypress Offers Low-Power PMICs for Solar-Powered Wireless Sensors
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
8/26/2015  0
With ultra-low-power becoming a trend in electronics — particularly as the Internet of Things becomes more widely adopted — companies are rolling out more and more ...

Al Bredenberg, Contributing Writer

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Design Can Escape the Silo Through Closed-Loop Quality Systems
Al Bredenberg, Contributing Writer
8/26/2015  0
Enterprise quality management systems (EQMS) are helping manufacturers avoid the disconnect created by the homegrown, siloed quality systems that tend to get developed within ...

Charles Murray

Electronics News
Why 8-Bit Microcontrollers Refuse to Go Away
Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test
8/25/2015  11
The year Intel rolled out its first 8-bit microprocessor, Apollo 17 landed on the Moon. The Volkswagen Beetle became the best-selling car in history, surpassing the Ford Model T. ...

Charles Murray

Automotive News
What Does the Takata Airbag Case Say About Accelerated Test?
Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test
8/25/2015  7
The widening probe of Takata Corp.'s airbag failures raises an important and largely overlooked question for design engineers: What do the ruptured airbag inflators say about ...

Tracey Schelmetic

Electronics News
Avnet Upgrades Development Kit for Motor Control and Industrial Networking
Tracey Schelmetic, Contributing Writer, Design News
8/25/2015  0
Avnet Electronics Marketing already produces an Analog Devices intelligent drives kit for motor control and industrial networking development that’s used in a variety of ...

Don Wilcher, Contributing Writer

Product News
Renesas Synergy Platform Speeds IoT, Industrial, and RTOS Development
Don Wilcher, Contributing Writer
8/23/2015  0
Renesas Electronics has developed a platform that removes obstacles for embedded software engineers and designers working in the IoT, industrial, and real-time operating system ...

Jacob Beningo, Contributing Writer

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DN Webcast Preview: Writing Portable and Robust Firmware in C
Jacob Beningo, Contributing Writer
8/22/2015  0
In an era when budgets are tight, development timelines are shrinking, and customers are demanding high-quality products, the ability to write portable and robust firmware is in ...

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Writing for Design News
5/6/2015
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Design News serves the biggest community of design engineers working in all manufacturing industries and end-markets. Design News, therefore, offers contributing authors the biggest exposure anywhere for your thought leadership. We welcome contributed articles from engineering professionals, consultants, as well as industry vendors.

Check Out What Went On During National Robotics Week 2015!
4/10/2015
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In case you missed it, here are the highlights from National Robotics Week 2015.

Highlights From DiscoverE's 2015 Engineers Week
3/3/2015
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In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from DiscoverE's 2015 Engineers Week.

Managing Product Costs in the Face of Complexity and Globalization
2/17/2015
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Manufacturing organizations have faced a growing challenge of delivering products on time and to cost over the past decade, as product lifecycles and value chains have become increasingly complex. Even in the face of constant pressure to drive down costs, globalization and competition have led the design and manufacture of any given product or assembly to become distributed geographically as well as across organizational boundaries in the extended supply chain.

Choosing the Right Hardware for Electronics Prototyping
1/29/2015
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When prototyping an electronic product idea, it’s important to choose components that will help prove the concept, allow the design to be evaluated and give a basis from which the final product can be derived. There are many options for hardware to use in prototypes, from costly, proprietary and all-in-one packages to low-cost and open-source options.

Guidelines in Using Allegro Angular Sensor ICs
1/21/2015
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The design of a magnetic circuit for angle sensors is a complex task, where many influencing parameters need to be considered. Here, we will show some of the interdependencies that exist between magnet selection, mechanical tolerances, and accuracy requirements for on-axis applications.

Eliminating DRAM from Embedded HMI Designs
12/29/2014
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Designers have a way to design better interfaces using an MPU that includes abundant on-chip SRAM and the ability to execute code in-place efficiently from low-cost serial Flash memory.

Underground Wireless Sensors Demand Powerful Solutions
12/23/2014
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In order for underground wireless sensors to proliferate, several major technological hurdles need to be overcome.

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Gadget Freak Case #271: Portable Weather Station
Portable Electronic Weather Evaluator (PEWE) is a weather station equipped with multiple sensors ...
Gadget Freak Case #270: The Attack Dyno
The Attack Dyno brings car enthusiasts an attack timer and dynamometer in a small, portable ...
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The Leaky Tree is a high-quality device designed to dispense ice and one of four mixed drinks ...
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The Handy Rival is an arcade game that allows an individual to play rock, paper, scissors ...
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Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
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Ford Spark Plugs Break During Removal
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Cable Box Causes Bigger Headache Than Daytime TV
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Taking it Slow to Stop Burning Rubber
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