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June 7, 2018 9:51 am
John Gilmore, Vice President, Linmore LED
In recent years, LED lighting has emerged to offer workplaces and residences an alternative to traditional fluorescent lighting. Having said that, LED lighting also promises to radically change the high-speed...
June 6, 2018 10:12 am
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
Although there are plenty of whipper snappers who stand in line for hours to get their hands on the latest consumer gadget, your columnist is not one of them, as evidenced by my 55-inch 3D-capable TV — you...
June 6, 2018 9:45 am
ECN Staff
Industry experts answer the question: What alternative energy sources pose the biggest competition to traditional energy...
June 5, 2018 9:23 am
By Christian Fell, VP of Technology and Custom Solutions, Posital
With the growing interest in small distributed sensors and other electronic devices aimed at collecting data for new applications—including the Internet of Things (IoT)—more attention is being paid to technologies...
June 5, 2018 9:30 am
Nico Chalvin, VP Enterprise IoT Marketing, Gemalto
The way we consume energy is changing fast. On average, people own between three and four connected devices that are charged at home, work, airports, and coffee shops. People are increasingly driving...
June 4, 2018 10:53 am
Cary Eskow, VP, Avnet LightSpeed
An optical Time of Flight (ToF) sensor is a device that measures distance using light. Because ToF sensors are a low-cost “contactless” technology, possess excellent long-term stability, are available in extremely...
June 4, 2018 10:48 am
Mike Horton, CTO, ACEINNA
Pressure sensors today are almost as common as op-amps were in the 1990s. Applications span from consumer smartphones to precision control instrumentation in the world's most sophisticated process...
June 4, 2018 10:25 am
Alix Paultre, Contributing Writer
The spread of advanced automation technology in manufacturing is advancing rapidly, with facilities — both old and new — implementing the latest in smart manufacturing and intelligent robotic systems. The...
May 10, 2018 10:11 am
Sheri DeTomasi, 5G New Radio Solutions Lead,
The initial 5G New Radio (NR) specification was released by the Third-Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) standards committee in December 2017. 5G chipsets have started to appear, so as a result, the race...
May 9, 2018 11:33 am
Paul Pickering, Technical Contributor
In 2017, the global population was 7.56 billion. However, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, there were around 7.8 billion mobile subscriptions at the end of 2017, for a penetration rate of 103 percent...
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