Written by Engineers …for Engineers

Speeding instrument setup, control, and communication

Experts and novices alike can use a helping hand when making measurements. Many test-and-measurement companies offer software tools with their instruments, helping to speed...

Forging a bright future for IC and package quality

Vendors are taking a variety of approaches to boosting semiconductor quality and reducing time to market. Offerings range from instrument modules in PXI and...

Advantages of digital switching in programmable AC power sources

Programmable AC power sources have been widely used to implement and support numerous product test procedures over the years. They provide the test engineer...

Embedded design includes medical emphasis

ESC Boston and BIOMEDevice took place May 3-4, touting software tools, components, and test equipment for embedded designs, with the BIOMEDevice event adding a...

The future of electronics is flexible

From liquid lenses to e-textiles, flexible technologies are poised to have a significant impact on the electronics industry. From academic research into adaptive eyeglasses...

The evolution of Industry 4.0, through the eyes of the PCB...

Industry 4.0—known to some as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or smart factory—promises to transform the manufacturing and production infrastructure in profound ways....

Innovations extend from components to telehealth

This issue’s product roundup covers the gamut from components to systems for medical applications. Making news in the former category, AVX said it has...

ECAD maker balances functionality, collaboration

Engineers need to leverage modern technologies and manage projects, and Altium’s goal is to create the functional, cost-effective ECAD tools designers need to accomplish...

EE – July 2017 Product Picks

28-GHz 5G test system Building upon the vendor’s capabilities in the design and supply of remote radio units for 4G mobile networks, the Millimetre-Wave 5G...