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Meeting the Challenges of Transforming the Digital Building from Concept to Reality

Mark Patrick, Mouser Electronics Europe Comments Off on Meeting the Challenges of Transforming the Digital Building from Concept to Reality

Mark Patrick at Mouser Electronics Europe discusses the challenges and advantages of the digital building and how a major industry initiative is helping with the convergence of disparate control systems... Read More

More than Just a Phase: Understanding Phase Stability in RF Test Cables

Andy Guo and Rohan Shrotriya, Mini-Circuits Comments Off on More than Just a Phase: Understanding Phase Stability in RF Test Cables

One important factor in ensuring accurate, repeatable measurements in RF test applications is the stability of performance of the test cable used.  In most test environments, cables undergo frequent bending... Read More

How Cellular Technology is Transforming Home Security and Alarm Panels

By Diego Grassi, u-blox Comments Off on How Cellular Technology is Transforming Home Security and Alarm Panels

Home security is a burgeoning marketplace – particularly in terms of smart systems. But just what is it that differentiates a smart system from the traditional burglar alarm, and why... Read More

Unleashing the Benefits of Industrial Convergence

Jeff DeAngelis, Maxim Integrated Comments Off on Unleashing the Benefits of Industrial Convergence

The ultimate cyber-physical system is best described in simple engineering terms as a classic closed-loop system where each piece of equipment is connected to one another by reacting to its... Read More

IoT platform for the process industry

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Antwerp start-up Aloxy, spin-off from imec and the University of Antwerp, delivers plug-and-play solutions for digitizing manual valves in the petrochemical industry and for asset management during maintenance and shutdowns.... Read More

The potential of sequential-3D integration for avanced semiconductor scaling

Nadine Collaert, IMEC Comments Off on The potential of sequential-3D integration for avanced semiconductor scaling

Sequential-3D integration is perceived as a promising alternative to continue the benefits offered by semiconductor scaling. Nadine Collaert (distinguished member of technical staff at imec) and her team review the... Read More

Simplifying CSP Manufacturing By Improving Heliostat Design

Corné Bekkers, TRINAMIC Motion Control Comments Off on Simplifying CSP Manufacturing By Improving Heliostat Design

Various technologies are being used to generate durable and consistent sources of renewable energy, and some are more popular than others. One of the less popular methods is concentrated solar... Read More

Connector Designs To Address Data Rate and Density Challenges

Kris Erickson, Danny Boesing, Samtec, Inc. Comments Off on Connector Designs To Address Data Rate and Density Challenges

As the need for bandwidth continues to increase, so does the need for higher data rates within a system.  What was once one to three Gbps, then moved to 4... Read More