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Microprocessors, sensors get bombing victim back on the dance floor

 By Rick Nelson on April 19, 2014

As the Boston Marathon is set to get underway Monday, the Boston Globe has an article on how MIT scientists were able to get Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a victim of last year's finish-line bombing, back on the dance floor. Haslet-Davis, a professional ballroom dancer whose left leg was partially amputated after the bombing...

 

 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....


 


 


2013 EE Salary Survey

 


 

Industry Update





DI-160 is 8-channel event, state, and count data logger

April 19, 2014. DATAQ Instruments has announced the release of the DI-160 event, state, and count data logger. At $299, and with...



Integrating sphere calibration standard debuts

April 19, 2014. Gigahertz-Optik has introduced the ISS-17-VA integrating sphere source calibration standard for spectral radiance...



Yokogawa introduces arbitrary/function generators

April 19, 2014. Yokogawa Corp. has announced the introduction of two new arbitrary/function generators, the FG400 Series. The...



Altium joins AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture Alliance

April 18, 2014. Altium Ltd., a provider of 3-D PCB design and embedded-software development tools, has joined the AUTOSAR...



Women take center stage at IMS2014

April 17, 2014. Intel Labs Vice President and Director of Integrated Computing Research (ICR) Dr. Vida Ilderem will serve as...



Intertek announces five $10,000 STEM awards

April 17, 2014. Intertek, a quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, today announced the first recipients of awards...



Agilent Reference Solutions speed test-system development

April 17, 2014. Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the availability of Reference Solutions, a combination of hardware,...



Clamp AC current sensors serve energy management

April 17, 2014. TDK Corp. has announced the development of the CCT series of clamp AC current sensors, whose two types are rated...



IHS reports sensor hubs make big gains

April 16, 2014. Sensor hubs that offload tasks from power-hungry application processors and let mobile devices like smartphones...



Mahr Federal to debut video measuring microscope

April 16, 2014. Mahr Federal announced it will introduce the MarVision MM 320 Video Measuring Microscope, the flagship product...





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