Lighting http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25773/more en Low-Power Wide-Area Networks Gain IoT Footholds http://electronicdesign.com/power/low-power-wide-area-networks-gain-iot-footholds <div class="node-body article-body">Low-power, wide-area networks are expected to replace satellite and cellular networks in future industrial and commercial systems. A recent report estimates that they will generate service revenues of $27 billion by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/low-power-wide-area-networks-gain-iot-footholds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/low-power-wide-area-networks-gain-iot-footholds#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Lighting Communications Power Systems Wireless Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:55:00 +0000 862761 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>A technician installing a smart meter, one of the earliest applications for low-power wide area networks. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;EPB Electric Power).</p> Call for Projects Focused on Advancing WBG Semiconductors http://electronicdesign.com/power/call-projects-focused-advancing-wbg-semiconductors <div class="node-body article-body">The PowerAmerica Institute recently issued a call for projects to help reduce manufacturing costs and increase the availability of WBG semiconductors in power electronics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/call-projects-focused-advancing-wbg-semiconductors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/call-projects-focused-advancing-wbg-semiconductors#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Trends & Analysis Lighting Mobile Components Power Wed, 04 Nov 2015 17:55:00 +0000 861281 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The Energy Department foresees the rapid uptake of WBG semiconductors in industrial motor systems, which today consume about 70% of the electricity consumed in U.S. manufacturing. (Image courtesy of Parys via Thinkstock)</p> 25 Quotes from the 2015 Engineering Salary Survey http://electronicdesign.com/trends-analysis/25-quotes-2015-engineering-salary-survey <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers have a wide range of opinions about the status of their profession, so here are a few written responses that did not appear in the final draft of Electronic Design's 2015 Engineering Compensation Survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/trends-analysis/25-quotes-2015-engineering-salary-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/trends-analysis/25-quotes-2015-engineering-salary-survey#comments 4G Automotive Hot Topics Defense IoT Energy Trends & Analysis Lighting Analog Medical Boards Mobile Robotics Communications Components Dev Tools Digital ICs Displays Electromechanical Embedded FPGAs Interconnects iOS Memory Microcontrollers Microprocessors Passives Power Power Sources Systems Test & Measurement WiFi Windows Wireless Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:00:00 +0000 861021 at http://electronicdesign.com The Future of Printed Sensors Depends on Advanced Manufacturing http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/future-printed-sensors-depends-advanced-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">Large public-private investments are pushing printed sensors out of research and development and toward the mass production phase, according to new research.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/future-printed-sensors-depends-advanced-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/future-printed-sensors-depends-advanced-manufacturing#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Lighting Mobile Electromechanical Embedded Microprocessors Wireless Mon, 26 Oct 2015 04:20:00 +0000 860891 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Large array of photodetectors printed on a flexible plastic sheet (Image courtesy of IDTechEx).</p> Groups Endorse Common Framework for the Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/iot/groups-endorse-common-framework-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">The EnOcean Alliance and Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) recently signed a liaison agreement to promote common frameworks for connecting IoT devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/groups-endorse-common-framework-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/groups-endorse-common-framework-internet-things#comments Hot Topics IoT Lighting Communications Electromechanical Systems Wireless Wed, 21 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +0000 860751 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="EnOcean">EnOcean</span>&nbsp;Alliance has developed a standard for building automation based on the principles of wireless energy harvesting. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Where is the Microdisplay Market Headed? http://electronicdesign.com/displays/where-microdisplay-market-headed <div class="field-byline"> Swapnil Nanir and Ravi Rajiv, MarketsandMarkets </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OLED displays are gaining momentum in microdisplays due to their benefits and extra added features, in addition to outpacing the well-known LCD and LCoS display technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/displays/where-microdisplay-market-headed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/displays/where-microdisplay-market-headed#comments Automotive Lighting Mobile Displays Passives Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:35:00 +0000 859951 at http://electronicdesign.com 2015 Engineering Compensation Survey: It's Not All About the Money http://electronicdesign.com/salarysurvey <div class="node-body article-body">According to the nearly 3,000 electrical engineers that participated in Electronic Design’s 2015 Compensation Survey, the engineering profession is in a period of transition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/salarysurvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/salarysurvey#comments 4G Automotive Defense IoT Energy Trends & Analysis Android Lighting Analog Medical Boards Mobile Robotics Communications Dev Tools Digital ICs Displays DSPs Electromechanical Embedded FPGAs Interconnects iOS Memory Microcontrollers Microprocessors Passives Power Power Sources Test & Measurement WiFi Windows Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:00:00 +0000 859401 at http://electronicdesign.com Dialog's Atmel Move Targets Integrated Systems for Industrial IoT and Smart Homes http://electronicdesign.com/iot/dialogs-atmel-move-targets-integrated-systems-industrial-iot-and-smart-homes <div class="node-body article-body">In an attempt to increase its position in embedded processing and industrial sensors, Dialog Semiconductor has agreed to purchase Atmel Corp. for approximately $4.6 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/dialogs-atmel-move-targets-integrated-systems-industrial-iot-and-smart-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/dialogs-atmel-move-targets-integrated-systems-industrial-iot-and-smart-homes#comments Automotive IoT Trends & Analysis Lighting Boards Mobile Communications Embedded Microcontrollers Systems Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:05:00 +0000 859321 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>With Atmel&rsquo;s expertise in microcontrollers, Dialog&nbsp;expects&nbsp;to move more significantly into the&nbsp;industrial IoT and smart home&nbsp;sectors. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Top 10 Employers in Electronic Design: 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-10-employers-electronic-design-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this latest Electronic Design image gallery, we count down the Top 10 in our list of the 50 best employers in electronic design for 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-10-employers-electronic-design-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-10-employers-electronic-design-2015#comments Automotive Defense IoT Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Robotics Communications Companies Digital ICs Embedded Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:08:00 +0000 844871 at http://electronicdesign.com Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design: 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Despite a slight drop in income growth, the top companies on our list continue their investment in R&D. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite a slight drop in income growth, the top companies on our list continue their investment in R&D.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/top-50-employers-electronic-design-2015#comments Automotive Defense IoT Energy Lighting Medical Mobile Robotics Communications Components Dev Tools Digital ICs Embedded Power Systems Test & Measurement Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:06:00 +0000 843901 at http://electronicdesign.com