Communiqué http://electronicdesign.com/blog/2864/feed en Electronic Music Hell http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electronic-music-hell <div class="node-body blog-body">It is a major process to pack, unpack, set up and tear down each time you perform but you can’t not do it. The electronics has become the backbone of the music business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electronic-music-hell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electronic-music-hell#comments Blogs Communiqué Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:47:00 +0000 124701 at http://electronicdesign.com Will Electric Cars Ever Be Practical? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical <div class="node-body blog-body">They are relatively simple, silent and clean. But they are still fraught with a batch of problems that keep them from going main stream.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/will-electric-cars-ever-be-practical#comments Automotive Blogs Communiqué Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 122471 at http://electronicdesign.com One of My Favorite Conferences http://electronicdesign.com/blog/one-my-favorite-conferences <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week (August 4-8) National Instruments held their annual NIWeek conference in Austin, TX. This was the 20th NIWeek and it proved to be another happy event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/one-my-favorite-conferences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/one-my-favorite-conferences#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:38:00 +0000 121031 at http://electronicdesign.com Have You Bought a Tablet Yet? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-you-bought-tablet-yet <div class="node-body blog-body">Virtually all of my colleagues, family and friends already have tablets. Many have had them since Apple introduced the iPad in 2010. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-you-bought-tablet-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/have-you-bought-tablet-yet#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:34:00 +0000 119991 at http://electronicdesign.com Is the End Near for CDs, DVDs and MP3 Files? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/end-near-cds-dvds-and-mp3-files <div class="node-body blog-body">Most market sources say that digital music from CDs, DVDs, and MP3 downloads are in decline. That does not mean less interest in music.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/end-near-cds-dvds-and-mp3-files" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/end-near-cds-dvds-and-mp3-files#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:37:00 +0000 118701 at http://electronicdesign.com Getting Rid of Cable: Good Luck With That http://electronicdesign.com/blog/getting-rid-cable-good-luck <div class="node-body blog-body">Just recently I decided to get rid of one of the cable boxes in our guest bedroom that was never used. With the cable bill that includes a VoIP phone and high speed Internet almost hitting $200 per month, it seemed like a good way to cut expenses</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/getting-rid-cable-good-luck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/getting-rid-cable-good-luck#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:19:00 +0000 117221 at http://electronicdesign.com Whatever Happened to Power Line Communications? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/whatever-happened-power-line-communications <div class="node-body blog-body">Power line communications (PLC) is the technology that uses the ac power line as the medium for the transmission of digital data. It has been around for decades and is now a highly developed wired communications alternative. I have not heard much about it lately and wondered what was happening.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/whatever-happened-power-line-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/whatever-happened-power-line-communications#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:57:00 +0000 115741 at http://electronicdesign.com What Do You Know About DSP? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-do-you-know-about-dsp <div class="node-body blog-body">I first learned of DSP in the 1960’s when we processed geophysical seismic ground readings from geophones recorded on magnetic tape to find specific signal shapes and frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-do-you-know-about-dsp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-do-you-know-about-dsp#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:20:00 +0000 114941 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Connect Anything to the Internet http://electronicdesign.com/blog/how-connect-anything-internet <div class="node-body blog-body">Get ready for a wave IoT products and services. My first impression was that IoT was a gimmick. I have always been of the opinion that even if you can do something technologically doesn’t mean that you should. However, now that I have experienced IoT, I am a believer and supporter. A cool technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/how-connect-anything-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/how-connect-anything-internet#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:18:00 +0000 114021 at http://electronicdesign.com Make More Electronics: The DIY Business is Booming http://electronicdesign.com/blog/make-more-electronics-diy-business-booming <div class="node-body blog-body">Now over the past several years there has be a major increase in those interested in building, hacking and playing around with electronic things. There is serious interest in making robots and experimenting with the Arduino and Raspberry Pi embedded computers. Electronics seems to be fun again.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/make-more-electronics-diy-business-booming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/make-more-electronics-diy-business-booming#comments Communiqué Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:48:00 +0000 113391 at http://electronicdesign.com Outrageous! Experience is no qualification to teach EEs. http://electronicdesign.com/blog/outrageous-experience-no-qualification-teach-ees <div class="node-body blog-body">This week (June 15-18) is the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) annual conference. Each year college educators get together and pontificate about their latest courses, curricula, labs and methods</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/outrageous-experience-no-qualification-teach-ees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/outrageous-experience-no-qualification-teach-ees#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:11:00 +0000 112871 at http://electronicdesign.com Do you REALLY want a driverless car? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/do-you-really-want-driverless-car <div class="node-body blog-body">Google’s driverless cars are in the news again. This time it is a tiny two seater with no steering wheel or pedals. And the speed tops out at about 25 miles an hour.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/do-you-really-want-driverless-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/do-you-really-want-driverless-car#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:03:00 +0000 112101 at http://electronicdesign.com 16FSK: Unexpected Benefits http://electronicdesign.com/blog/16fsk-unexpected-benefits <div class="node-body blog-body">The modulation scheme 16FSK is pretty unusual and not widely used. Yet it is now available in a new IC from CML Microcircuits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/16fsk-unexpected-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/16fsk-unexpected-benefits#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:04:00 +0000 111611 at http://electronicdesign.com 50 Years of BASIC Programming http://electronicdesign.com/blog/50-years-basic-programming <div class="node-body blog-body">Can you believe it? The BASIC programming language is 50 years old this month. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/50-years-basic-programming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/50-years-basic-programming#comments Blogs Communiqué Tue, 27 May 2014 13:54:00 +0000 111131 at http://electronicdesign.com 10 Essential Skills for EEs http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-essential-skills-ees <div class="node-body blog-body">Ten Essential Skills for Electrical Engineers is a 245 page soft cover from IEEE Press/Wiley by Barry L. Dorr is directed primarily at students studying EE in college. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-essential-skills-ees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-essential-skills-ees#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 19 May 2014 19:27:00 +0000 110441 at http://electronicdesign.com