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Autotalks and Datang Successfully Completed Chinese C-V2X Direct Communication Interoperability Testing (emsnow)
<p>Kfar Netter, Israel and Beijing, China – Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication solutions and China’s Datang, a leader in developing C-V2X communications standards and the provider of system solution of C-V2X, have successfully tested chipset-level interoperability of their respective solutions for C-V2X direct communication. The testing took place during the final week of June in Beijing. [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Multichannel logger records to PC or flash drive (EDN News)
Dataq’s DI-4718B measures temperature, pressure, flow, current, voltage, and more using DI-8B isolated signal-conditioning amplifiers.
Mycronic and Trans-Tec sign dispensing partnership (Evertiq)
Mycronic has signed a partnership with TransTechnology Pte Ltd. (Trans-Tec), a Singapore-based distributor, to market Mycronic’s product range of dispensing systems.
Marvin sends A-10/C Test Sets to Hill AFB ahead of schedule (Evertiq)
Marvin Test Solutions has completed deliveries, three months ahead of schedule, in support of the U.S. Air Force PATS-70A Program.
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project ends Space Race, July 17, 1975 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, a US Apollo capsule docked with a Soviet Soyuz capsule, marking the first time the two countries met in space, ending the Space Race.
5G manufacturing: Overcoming gNB test challenges (EDN Test and Measurement)
Before operators start capturing the new revenue streams from 5G, the industry must tackle what is perhaps the greatest challenge of all for the technology: manufacturing test.
Will AI come to the test industry? (EDN Test and Measurement)
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making incremental inroads into semiconductor test, but not into functional system test, at least not yet.
Test power supplies for efficiency to comply with regulatory standards (EDN Test and Measurement)
As we seek to reduce power consumption, we must comply with standards. The key is to make voltage and current measurements, calculate power, and minimize harmonics.
Link-budget calculations: Needed for 5G OTA testing (EDN Test and Measurement)
Testing of 5G mmWave devices introduces a new set of challenges related to over-the-air path losses.
MAP-E testing helps IPv6 carry IPv4 traffic (EDN Test and Measurement)
In a world out of IPv4 addresses but equipment still in use, ISPs need a mechanism for supporting IPv4 traffic over IPv6 networks. Learn how MAP-E helps and how to test it.
5G test gears up (EDN Test and Measurement)
As products emerge and networks assemble, the test-equipment industry must keep up with standards, production, and deployment.
Live wireless testing shows network weaknesses (EDN Test and Measurement)
Real-world feedback with a real product can often be critical to understanding how people are using your product.
TTI Launches New Comprehensive Military and Aerospace Resource Center (emsnow)
<p>Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components announced the company has a new central hub for market updates and product information on mil/aero technology.   TTI’s comprehensive Military Aerospace Resource Center provides up-to-date content from our mil/aero suppliers including links to white papers, MarketEYE articles, line cards, solution guides and [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
EMSNOW Analyst Insights: Dale Ford, Chief Analyst, Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) Part 2 (emsnow)
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Foxconn denies rumor of Chinese factory closures, says China Daily (emsnow)
<p>The world&#8217;s largest electronics contractor Foxconn denied it would close factories in the Chinese mainland to move in other countries on Wednesday. Moreover, on its official WeChat account, the company also refuted other rumors including mass layoffs, abandoning cooperation with Huawei, and standing with the US during the China-US trade dispute. Foxconn has been investing [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Atlantis lands, ending the space shuttle program, July 21, 2011 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, America’s 30-year-old space shuttle program was formally discontinued when shuttle Atlantis completed its 33rd and final mission, landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
8-channel scope aids vehicle diagnostics (EDN News)
The PicoScope 4823 oscilloscope from Pico Technology decodes serial protocols commonly used in vehicles, including CAN, CAN FD, and FlexRay.
Apollo 11 makes 1st manned landing on the moon, July 20, 1969 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Apollo 11 successfully made the first manned landing on the moon in the Sea of Tranquility, taking "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
What’s new on the fifth season of Formula E? (EDN News)
Formula E has always been a test bed for electric vehicle innovations. Let’s look at the technology innovations happening in the latest season of this electric race.
Easy four-quadrant multiplier using a quad op amp (EDN News)
This idea is a simple, modern take on a very old and very slick idea: balanced ring modulation.
Farewell dossier proves US tech and research stolen, July 19, 1981 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, documents collected by an engineer turned spy proved the Soviets had been stealing American technological research and development.
Kapsch opens new facility in Austin, Texas (Evertiq)
Kapsch TrafficCom has officially opened its newest facility in North America at the Metropolis Center (Met Center) business park in Austin, Texas.
Ontic signs license agreement with Meggitt Sensing Systems (Evertiq)
Ontic, a BBA Aviation company, has signed a new exclusive license agreement with Meggitt PLC for signal conditioners, military chip detectors, cockpit indicators and connector harnesses.
Airbag component roll off line in Vietnam (Evertiq)
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.’s production subsidiary in Vietnam, Toyoda Gosei Haiphong Co., Ltd. (TGHP), is beginning operations at its new Thai Binh Plant in July 2019.
Smart city and e-mobility: Transforming our automotive life (EDN News)
Many analysts say that smart cities will boost the adoption of electric cars.
Commission fines Qualcomm for engaging in 'predatory pricing' (Evertiq)
The European Commission has fined Qualcomm €242 million for abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets. Qualcomm sold below cost, with the aim of forcing its competitor Icera out of the market, the decision reads. This is illegal under EU antitrust rules.
Is high-quality streamed audio an oxymoron? (EDN News)
Will cost-effective upgrades to computer-based audio playback hardware deliver sufficient results to justify the prices paid for them, particularly with lossy-compressed music sources?
EMSNOW Analyst Insight: Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)’s Dale Ford (emsnow)
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New IDC Forecast Expects the Internet of Things Spending in Asia/Pacific* to Reach USD 398.6 Billion by 2023 (emsnow)
<p>SINGAPORE – The latest update of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide  reveals that the Asia/Pacific* region will be the global leader for Internet of Things (IoT) Spending in 2019 with around 35.7% of the WW spend, followed by United States of America and Western Europe with 27.3% and 21.2% of the WW IoT Spend [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Gartner Says Global Device Shipments Will Decline 3% in 2019 (emsnow)
<p>5G Phone Sales to Represent 6% of Total Mobile Phone Sales in 2020 and Reach 51% by 2023 Worldwide shipments of devices — PCs, tablets and mobile phones — will total 2.2 billion units in 2019, a decline of 3.3% year over year, according to Gartner, Inc. The mobile phone market is set to record [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="">Gartner Says Global Device Shipments Will Decline 3% in 2019</a> appear ...
Cirtronics Hosted Expert Robotics Panel at Robotics Summit and Expo in Boston, MA (emsnow)
<p>Cirtronics, a leading robotics contract manufacturer located in the Greater Boston Area, hosted a panel at the Robotics Summit and Expo in Boston, MA on June 5, entitled: Transitioning Robots from Design to Production. The panelists included Youssef Saleh, Founder and CEO, Ava Robotics; Matt Liba, Senior Director of Programs, FLIR Unmanned Ground Systems; and David [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Blockchain: Uses for engineers may happen someday (EDN News)
The distributed digital ledger technology is making waves in business applications, but not so much for engineering use cases. The technology is still too immature.
Intel is founded, July 18, 1968 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Intel was founded by semiconductor pioneers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, who left Fairchild Semiconductor to do so.
Semi content in electronic systems forecast to drop to 26.4% in 2019 (Evertiq)
IC Insights forecasts that the 2019 global electronic systems market will grow 4% to USD 1,680 billion. In contrast, the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to drop by 12% this year to USD 443.8 billion after exceeding the USD 500.0 billion level for the first time last year.
Toshiba Memory hits market with new name (Evertiq)
Toshiba Memory Europe GmbH will officially change its name to Kioxia Europe GmbH on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date.
Volvo and Samsung SDI place electromobility into joined hands (Evertiq)
Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group's electric trucks.
3D Printing Is the Future of Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing (emsnow)
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Plexus Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results (emsnow)
<p>Record quarterly revenue of $800 million during the fiscal third quarter of 2019 GAAP diluted EPS of $0.81 Initiates fiscal fourth quarter 2019 revenue guidance of $760 to $800 million with GAAP diluted EPS of $0.81 to $0.91, excluding any non-recurring charges NEENAH, Wis.&#8211; Plexus (NASDAQ: PLXS) announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 29, 2019, and guidance [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Cashing in on lessons in electronic design, part 2 (EDN News)
The pressure of delivering a faster product with new features can destroy the product itself.
Laser pioneer Gordon Gould is born, July 17, 1920 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Gordon Gould, a physicist who played a major role in inventing the laser, was born.
DRAM Capex to plunge 28% in 2019 (Evertiq)
One of the significant questions facing the IC industry in the second half of 2019 is if and when the DRAM market will rebound.
IEEE and HKN presence in Africa: The sparks of technology (EDN News)
The IEEE and the IEEE-HKN, the honor society of IEEE, have a strong presence in Africa.
Apollo 11 launches, July 16, 1969 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, NASA’s Apollo 11 left Earth on a mission that would see the first humans walk on the moon.
‘Project Bullet’ sets transcontinental speed record, July 16, 1957 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, “Project Bullet” saw Marine Major John Glenn take off in a Vought F8 Crusader on a transcontinental flight that would break then speed records.
LTE modules empower massive IoT networks (EDN News)
Outfitted with a Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem chipset, the ME310G1 and ME910G1 modules from Telit enable large-scale LTE-M and NB-IoT deployments.
Nuvation supplies Battery Management Systems for Iron Edison’s Solar Energy Storage Solutions (EDN News)
Iron Edison selected Nuvation Energy’s Low-Voltage Battery Management Systems for use in their lithium iron phosphate battery system for residential solar energy storage applications
Simulate system hardware before it's built (EDN News)
Hardware-in-the-loop simulation systems from Bloomy Controls let you simulate sensors and actuators for testing control electronics.
Measure humidity with an RH bridge and digitally-programmable capacitor (EDN Test and Measurement)
An AC bridge circuit can be used to measure the unknown capacitance of a sensor, such as a relative humidity sensor.
Build an instrument-control library for Python (EDN Test and Measurement)
Downloadable code provides examples for a Keithley 2400 source-measure unit.
Eye diagrams: The tool for serial data analysis (EDN Test and Measurement)
Eye diagrams can provide insight into the performance of a serial data link. While engineers have used eye diagrams for decades, oscilloscopes continually get new features that increase its value.
Low-cost design: When best practice is too expensive (EDN Test and Measurement)
A signal integrity simulation and analysis reveals how the designers could violate common design rules to cut costs and still produce a working board.
The pitfalls of power-rail noise measurements (EDN Test and Measurement)
Noisy power-rail measurements can ruin your day and wreak havoc on system performance. Fortunately, you can mitigate noise from those measurements.
Tryout: Joulescope Precision DC Energy Analyzer (EDN Test and Measurement)
The Joulescope, now a Kickstarter project, lets you measure voltage and current consumed by many an embedded or IoT system, then calculate power and energy consumption. It's a DMM and oscillograph.
Control the sample rate of digitized signals (EDN Test and Measurement)
Use decimation and interpolation to change the sample rates of digitized waveforms. Doing so will result in cleaner waveforms or smaller file sizes that reduce processing time.
R&D initiative looks to solve energy and climate problems (EDN Test and Measurement)
A proposed R&D program to address climate change and the inevitable fossil-fuel problem uses existing technology.
Perovskite improves solar-cell efficiency (EDN Test and Measurement)
Solar cells have been increasing in efficiency since their invention. Perovskite looks to provide the next increase at a reasonable cost.
Models reveal problems in electronics enclosures (EDN Test and Measurement)
The enclosures around your electronics must survive impacts, high temperatures, and general abuse. Models can uncover hidden defects not visible inside your molded parts.
Repair: HP 34401A capacitor failure (EDN Test and Measurement)
In another case of failed capacitors, this classic meter needed some power-supply capacitors replaced, and the diodes that came with them.
EDN visits a calibration lab (EDN Test and Measurement)
At Transcat's Rochester, N.Y. lab, we gave an HP 34401A DMM a checkup. The meter's readings were disappointing, but it was a worthwhile reality check.