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Virtual keynote praises Autotest technology

 By Rick Nelson on September 16, 2014

St. Louis, MO. Autotest board chair Bob Rassa of Raytheon welcomed attendees to the conference's 50th anniversary during this morning's plenary session. The conference will henceforth resume its "Autotestcon" name. As for the one-year "Autotest" experiment, he said, "We tried it and didn't like it." He was followed by Autotest 2014...

 

 September's Features Online

 

September Special Reports


September Special Report

bullet By Tom Lecklider, Senior Technical Editor

Finding the happy oscilloscope medium

Midrange scopes provide nearly identical basic capabilities, but, it’s the unique features each manufacturer includes that may provide the most value.



 


 


September Special Report

bullet By Rick Nelson, Executive Editor

AUTOTEST spans legacy replacement to new systems.

Building and maintaining MIL/Aero electronic components, subsystems, and systems require an array of sophisticated bench and modular test equipment.



 


 

Web Exclusives:

Board test in a repair depot: bridging past and future

 By Luca Corli, Worldwide Sales Manager, Seica SpA on August 27, 2014

If you're used to a manufacturing environment, board test in a repair depot will look very different....



Creating a wireless test platform for industrial and academic research

 By Elizabeth Persico, Keysight Technologies Inc.* on September 10, 2014

Today, there are millions of transistors inside our pocket-sized smartphones. Their complement of radios covers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and multiple cellular standards. World travelers can connect, communicate, and rock out-anytime and anywhere....


 


 


2014 EE Salary Survey

 


 

Industry Update

SEMI posts August book-to-bill ratio of 1.04

September 18, 2014. North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.35 billion in orders worldwide in...



Keysight debuts UXM wireless test set

September 18, 2014. Keysight Technologies Inc. today announced new functionality enhancements to the E7515A UXM wireless test...



MU researcher develops water-based nuclear battery

September 17, 2014. From cell phones to cars and flashlights, batteries play an important role in everyday life. Scientists and...



BERT synchronization function supports 1-Tb/s technologies

September 17, 2014. Anritsu Company has introduced a 32-channel synchronization function for its MP1800A BERT that creates a...



Keysight, Stanford work to streamline students' experience

September 17, 2014. Keysight Technologies Inc. announced it is supplying its BenchVue software to Stanford University’s...



OEMs look to outsourcing of testing EMS providers

September 17, 2014. The proliferation of advanced electronic products and complex electronic content is compelling original...



Luceda Photonics gains funding for photonic IC design

September 17, 2014. Imec’s investment arm Fidimec and the Flemish spin-off investment fund SOFI I are investing EUR 340k in...



SEMI commends passage of Manufacturing Innovation Act

September 16, 2014. SEMI praised the bipartisan effort in the United States House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2996, the...



ISA100 wireless standard gains final IEC approval

September 16, 2014. The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today that ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011, "Wireless Systems...



PXI Express remote controller offers PCIe Gen 2 x8 link

September 16, 2014. ADLINK Technology Inc. today at Autotest announced the release of its new PCIe-PXIe-8638 high-performance PXI...





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