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MIT course to smooth transition from big data to decisions

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Ninety percent of the world’s data has been created in the past few years, and professionals are struggling to translate such data into actionable insights, according to organizers of the online course “Data Science: Data to Insights,” from MIT Professional Education. The six-week course begins October 4. The course is a team effort developed in conjunction with MIT’s Institute for...
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Speaker cables keep the Fi Hi

At least at low frequencies, dynamic loudspeakers present a low resistance load to an amplifier, so it’s important to use heavy gauge wiring for...

RMAs and yield management systems in semiconductor manufacturing

Internet of Things (IoT) is more than a buzz word now; with the focus of almost all the big companies like Intel and Cisco,...

IMS 2016 sees chips and instruments targeting mmWave applications

The International Microwave Symposium 2016 took place May 23-26 in San Francisco. Organizers said that 635 companies presented their products and services on the...

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Divide and Conquer: Hierarchical DFT for SoC Designs

Cut test pattern count and DFT time with a hierarchical DFT methodology with pattern retargeting. Hierarchical...

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3 Hidden Oscilloscope Specs That Really Matter

All oscilloscopes are listed with specifications like sampling rate, bandwidth, and voltage range, but are those the best specifications to use when you choose...

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Pursuing commonality and extended life cycles

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The more things change the more they stay the same. That seems particularly true in the arena of military/aerospace test. Things are certainly changing,...

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The loads are simulated, but the connections are real

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During development of a battery-powered device, the flexibility that a variable power supply provides can be very useful. You can set the voltage to...

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The loads are simulated, but the connections are real

During development of a battery-powered device, the flexibility that a variable power supply provides can be very useful. You can set the voltage to...

MEMS Product Focus: MEMS get hot as IoT gains steam

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) represent a mature technology that recently has received renewed interest because of the growth in Internet-of-Things (IoT) activity. MEMS are segmented...

Research Insights: Biomedical engineers shine light on blood-glucose levels

“Noninvasive glucose sensing is a Holy Grail of diabetes mellitus management,” write Professor Vladislav Yakovlev and his coauthors at Texas A&M University’s Department of...

Pursuing commonality and extended life cycles

The more things change the more they stay the same. That seems particularly true in the arena of military/aerospace test. Things are certainly changing,...

IoT, supply chain take center stage at SEMICON West

SEMICON West took place July 12-14 in San Francisco, with the co-located imec Technology Forum (ITF) held July 11. Luc Van den hove, president...

LAN power sensor represents new category of RF, microwave instrument

Traditional power-meter solutions typically consist of the benchtop form factor with a separate power sensor that is changeable to adapt to different applications based...

Flexible Electronics: Heterogeneous integration boosts sensor systems

Flexible electronics technologies are showing promise in applications ranging from home healthcare to aerospace. To realize the benefits, organizations including SEMI FlexTech and NextFlex...

EMC Gaskets: Sealing against EMI and the environment

EMC gaskets are available with combinations of properties to address virtually any application. Metal finger stock made from beryllium-copper (BeCu) or stainless steel (Figure...

EE – September 2016 Product Picks

Magnetics lab kit The new RF Magnetics Lab Kit helps educators bring practical, hands-on experience into their classrooms and instructional labs. The kit contains a...

Two-fold strategy will drive digital society

To contend with the digital society, CEA-Leti is pursuing a twofold strategy, according to Marie Semeria, CEO. In an interview and subsequent presentation at...