Community http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25749/more en Are CubeSats Adding to Space Junk? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/are-cubesats-adding-space-junk <div class="node-body blog-body"> “CubeSats are supposed to come down within 25 years. However, there is no enforcement of this rule.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/secondary-emissions">Secondary Emissions</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/are-cubesats-adding-space-junk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/are-cubesats-adding-space-junk#comments Blogs CubeSat NASA PhoneSat Space Space Junk Secondary Emissions Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:21:00 +0000 137061 at http://electronicdesign.com The Future of STEM Education: MathWorks and the Maker Movement http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/future-stem-education-mathworks-and-maker-movement <div class="node-body article-body">At Maker Faire 2014, Electronic Design talked to Paul Kassebaum at MathWorks to discuss the latest in STEM education and the maker community’s impact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/future-stem-education-mathworks-and-maker-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/future-stem-education-mathworks-and-maker-movement#comments Trends & Analysis Interviews Dev Tools Embedded virtual instruments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:56:00 +0000 135941 at http://electronicdesign.com Designing the Industrial Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/industrial/designing-industrial-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">Termed the fourth industrial state, the "Industrial Internet" has led to the rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)--the integration of more complex devices, machinery, and systems with networked sensors and software.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/industrial/designing-industrial-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/industrial/designing-industrial-internet-things#comments Contributing Technical Experts Communications industrial Test & Measurement National Instruments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 134761 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>We all have an aspect of our job that&rsquo;s the most enjoyable. For me, it&rsquo;s hearing how our customers and partners are solving today&rsquo;s&mdash;and increasingly tomorrow&rsquo;s&mdash;engineering challenges. Each year, in preparation for my keynote at our annual user conference (<a href="http://www.ni.com/niweek/">NIWeek</a>), I work with leaders from some of our top customers who join me on the keynote stage to share their experience. This year was no exception.</p> UWB: Still a Viable Wireless Option http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option <div class="node-body blog-body">I only mentioned the WiMedia Alliance’s multi-band (MB)-OFDM form of UWB and its continued usefulness. However, two other companies reminded me that there are other methods of UWB that are still around.</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/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/uwb-still-viable-wireless-option#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:54:00 +0000 134731 at http://electronicdesign.com ADCs Feel the Need for Speed http://electronicdesign.com/communications/adcs-feel-need-speed <div class="node-body article-body">As communication technology attempts to put more information in the existing bandwidth, there’s been a dramatic rise in special applications of broadband infrastructures utilizing ultra-high-speed data converters. This article covers several applications as well as what the future may hold for consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/adcs-feel-need-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/adcs-feel-need-speed#comments ADC Contributing Technical Experts Communications Components DACs Power Texas Instruments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 132951 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A with Verific’s Rob Dekker on Parsers, Elaborators http://electronicdesign.com/interviews/qa-verific-s-rob-dekker-parsers-elaborators <div class="field-byline"> Rob Dekker, CTO &amp; Founder, Verific Design Automation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Rob Dekker about EDA, synthesis, parsers, and elaborators and why focusing on core competency is a recipe for success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interviews/qa-verific-s-rob-dekker-parsers-elaborators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interviews/qa-verific-s-rob-dekker-parsers-elaborators#comments Interviews EDA Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 132461 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s The Difference: PCB Routing Then and Now http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-pcb-routing-then-and-now <div class="field-byline"> Charles Pfeil, Engineering Director, Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="field-deck"> Obstacles continue to impede success in fully automating the PCB routing process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article explores the obstacles confronted when attempting to fully automate the routing process, and provides a background for our future, which must include a continual improvement in route quality and productivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-pcb-routing-then-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-pcb-routing-then-and-now#comments Contributing Technical Experts Boards What’s The Difference Between… EDA Mentor Graphics Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:36:00 +0000 131361 at http://electronicdesign.com 6 Things You Need to Know about Apple’s New iPhone 6 and Watch http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you missed Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch, here are the top 6 things you need to know.</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/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/6-things-you-need-know-about-apple-s-new-iphone-6-and-watch#comments Blogs Communiqué Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:14:00 +0000 129341 at http://electronicdesign.com Electric Cars Revisited http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electric-cars-revisited <div class="node-body blog-body">My view is that electric vehicles (EV) are not appropriate for most of us. However, more progress has been made than I thought. </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/electric-cars-revisited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/electric-cars-revisited#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:27:00 +0000 128321 at http://electronicdesign.com Disney Supercomputer Renders Big Hero 6 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/disney-supercomputer-renders-big-hero-6 <div class="node-body blog-body">Looking for a supercomputer? Disney’s using one to create its latest animated movie, Big Hero 6. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/disney-supercomputer-renders-big-hero-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/disney-supercomputer-renders-big-hero-6#comments Blogs alt.embedded Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:29:00 +0000 128141 at http://electronicdesign.com