Communiqué http://electronicdesign.com/blog/2864/feed en How to Choose the Best Microcontroller http://electronicdesign.com/blog/how-choose-best-microcontroller <div class="node-body blog-body">Electronic Design's own Lou Frenzel is updating one of his textbooks—and is soliciting advice from readers on microcontroller content to include. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/how-choose-best-microcontroller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/how-choose-best-microcontroller#comments Microcontrollers Communiqué Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:56:00 +0000 878271 at http://electronicdesign.com Auto Electronics Got Complicated http://electronicdesign.com/blog/auto-electronics-got-complicated <div class="node-body blog-body">It is no secret that the electronic content of cars and trucks has increased dramatically over the years, increasing driving distraction and steepening the learning curve. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/auto-electronics-got-complicated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/auto-electronics-got-complicated#comments Automotive Communications Displays Wireless Communiqué Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19:27:00 +0000 877851 at http://electronicdesign.com EE Schools Not to Blame: Most EEs are Self-Taught http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ee-schools-not-blame-most-ees-are-self-taught <div class="node-body blog-body">The recent post “7 Critical Things They Don’t Teach You in EE School” generated numerous responses, covering a wide range of related topics. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ee-schools-not-blame-most-ees-are-self-taught" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/ee-schools-not-blame-most-ees-are-self-taught#comments Boards Power Sources Test & Measurement Wireless Communiqué Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:30:00 +0000 877451 at http://electronicdesign.com 7 Critical Things They Don’t Teach You in EE School http://electronicdesign.com/blog/7-critical-things-they-don-t-teach-you-ee-school <div class="node-body blog-body">Where did you acquire the core knowledge that has made you successful in your career? Answer: probably not at college.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/7-critical-things-they-don-t-teach-you-ee-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/7-critical-things-they-don-t-teach-you-ee-school#comments Boards Power Sources Test & Measurement Wireless Communiqué Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:15:00 +0000 876781 at http://electronicdesign.com UPDATE: The Shack Is Back http://electronicdesign.com/blog/update-shack-back <div class="node-body blog-body">Many of you had strong opinions (both positive and negative) regarding Radio Shack's comeback strategy.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/update-shack-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/update-shack-back#comments Blogs Communications Wireless Communiqué Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 876411 at http://electronicdesign.com The Shack Is Back http://electronicdesign.com/blog/shack-back <div class="node-body blog-body">Radio Shack re-emerges as a major DIY/Maker player, while Heathkit continues to meander. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/shack-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/shack-back#comments Blogs Communications Wireless Communiqué Tue, 24 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000 875961 at http://electronicdesign.com Have Communications Data Rates Really Maxed Out? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-communications-data-rates-really-maxed-out <div class="node-body blog-body">The goal of most communications technologies over the past decades has been, and continues to be, increasing the data rate. But how fast can we actually go?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-communications-data-rates-really-maxed-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-communications-data-rates-really-maxed-out#comments Mobile Communications Communiqué Tue, 03 May 2016 16:34:00 +0000 875001 at http://electronicdesign.com Drones, the FAA, and Bluebonnets http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-faa-and-bluebonnets <div class="node-body blog-body">Of all the new technologies we have been seeing lately, drones appear to be the most useful, versatile, and successful. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-faa-and-bluebonnets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-faa-and-bluebonnets#comments Robotics Wireless Communiqué Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:54:00 +0000 874591 at http://electronicdesign.com Have Smartphones Peaked? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-smartphones-peaked <div class="node-body blog-body">All products have a natural life cycle, and it appears that smartphones are beginning to reach the plateauing phase.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-smartphones-peaked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-smartphones-peaked#comments Mobile Communications Memory Wireless Communiqué Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:18:00 +0000 872681 at http://electronicdesign.com Wireless 101: Basic Physics of Radio http://electronicdesign.com/blog/wireless-101-basic-physics-radio <div class="node-body blog-body">With all the wireless design activity going on these days, one wonders just how many engineers are actually educated in wireless principles anymore.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/wireless-101-basic-physics-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/wireless-101-basic-physics-radio#comments Wireless Communiqué Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:07:00 +0000 871571 at http://electronicdesign.com The Future of AM Radio http://electronicdesign.com/blog/future-am-radio <div class="node-body blog-body">Can you believe AM radio is still around? Seems so retro, but it is still useful. Nevertheless, AM radio has been in decline for years, with many AM stations going out of business each year.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/future-am-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/future-am-radio#comments Communications Communiqué Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:16:00 +0000 868561 at http://electronicdesign.com What You Need To Know about Standards http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-standards <div class="node-body blog-body">Standards. Sounds boooooring….. doesn’t it? It could be if standards were not so important.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-standards#comments Automotive IoT Energy Medical Mobile Communications Power Communiqué Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:08:00 +0000 867691 at http://electronicdesign.com The Internet of Things: Hype, Hope, or Hit? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/internet-things-hype-hope-or-hit <div class="node-body blog-body">Are you sick and tired of hearing about the Internet of Things (IoT) yet? Most of you have probably been inundated with articles, e-mails, and blogs about IoT products, webinars, software, conferences, market studies and services. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/internet-things-hype-hope-or-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/internet-things-hype-hope-or-hit#comments IoT Communiqué Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:57:00 +0000 864511 at http://electronicdesign.com 3 New Versions of Ethernet You Should Know About http://electronicdesign.com/blog/3-new-versions-ethernet-you-should-know-about <div class="node-body blog-body">From its humble beginnings in 1973 as a 2.92 Mb/s coax bus to today’s 10 Gb/s twisted pair and 100 Gb/s fiber versions, Ethernet has more room to grow and change.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/3-new-versions-ethernet-you-should-know-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/3-new-versions-ethernet-you-should-know-about#comments Communications Ethernet Communiqué Tue, 08 Dec 2015 20:20:00 +0000 862671 at http://electronicdesign.com Too Much Information? Here’s What to Do http://electronicdesign.com/blog/too-much-information-here-s-what-do <div class="node-body blog-body">Is your brain about to explode from too much information input? Mine is. It is one of the hazards of living in today’s so-called information society....</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/too-much-information-here-s-what-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/too-much-information-here-s-what-do#comments Communiqué Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:22:00 +0000 861601 at http://electronicdesign.com