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The Vision Show comes to Boston

 By Rick Nelson on April 13, 2014

The Vision Show convenes in Boston this week with the goal of helping attendees employ vision technology to improve processes, reduce waste, find results faster, improve decision making, reduce errors, improve quality, increase safety, and stay compliant with regulations. Several exhibitors and participants have provided previews of what they...


 April's Features Online


April Special Reports

April Special Report

bullet By Tom Lecklider, Senior Technical Editor

Measuring and Simulating Bombs Bursting in Air

Very large, sudden shock pulses generally have little effect on the actual vehicle structure but can damage electronic assemblies mounted nearby.



April Special Report

bullet By Rick Nelson, Executive Editor

Bench and Modular Instruments on the Radar

A variety of instruments, turnkey systems, and software meet the challenges posed by today's radar and related MIL/Aero and satellite applications.



Web Exclusives:

Serial Bus Decoding and Applications

 By Tom Lecklider, Senior Technical Editor on April 15, 2014

Although most digital scopes offer serial bus decoding and/or triggering functions, the capabilities and buses addressed vary widely....

Not sci-fi: Creating meaningful on-demand labs for remote students

 By Elizabeth Persico, Agilent Education Program Manager on April 9, 2014

Back in the late '70s and early '80s, many of us indulged in a certain recreational activity that provided an escape from school work. It was called reading....



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Industry Update

Tektronix debuts IBIS-AMI S-parameters modeling

April 15, 2014. Tektronix Inc. today announced that it has extended the capabilities of the analysis system on its MSO/DPO70000...

OptimalTest becomes Optimal+

April 15, 2014. OptimalTest today announced that the company has changed its name to Optimal+. The new name reflects an evolution...

Agilent announces 8-channel 8-bit PCIe Gen2 digitizer

April 15, 2014. Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced an eight-channel version of its U5309A 8-bit single-slot PCIe Gen2...

GOEPEL simplifies i.MX5x processor programming and test

April 13, 2014. GOEPEL electronic has announced the availability of special VarioTAP model libraries for universal processor...

IHS says industrial electronics chip market rebounds

April 13, 2014. Powered by the freshly fueled gears of reviving economies, the global market for semiconductors used in...

GL Announces Enhanced Voice and Data Testing

April 12, 2014. GL Communications Inc. has announced the release of its enhanced Voice and Data Testing Solutions: VQuad,...

EXFO launches next-generation multimodule platform

April 12, 2014. EXFO Inc. has announced the launch of the FTB-2 Pro Compact Platform, a compact platform for high-speed,...

IPC releases "Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard"

April 10, 2014. IPC–Association Connecting Electronics Industries, working in partnership with the Automotive Industry...

Four-channel 500-MHz ScopeMeter acquires 5 GS/s

April 10, 2014. Fluke Corp. has introduces the Fluke 190-504 Series II 500-MHz ScopeMeter Portable Oscilloscope, which offers a...

Overcoming structural uncertainty in computer models

April 9, 2014. A computer model is a representation of the functional relationship between one set of parameters, which forms the...

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