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Rigol Rolls New Spectrum Analyzer at DesignCon

January 31, 2018

Rigol Technologies will roll out a new spectrum analyzer for Internet of Things (IoT) applications at the DesignCon 2018 Expo in Santa Clara, CA this week.

Call for Speakers Opens for The Battery Show in Novi, MI

January 31, 2018

The advisors of The Battery Show (TBS) Conference, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology (EVT) Conference, and Critical Power (CPE) Conference, invite presenters to submit speaking proposals for the event conferences, to be held September 11-13, 2018.

Track topics for this year’s conference will include but are not limited to:

Manufacturers: Invest in Training for Digital Factory Jobs

January 30, 2018

American manufacturers need to step up and invest in training and education for a new breed of digital factory jobs, otherwise those jobs will leave the country, an expert will say at the upcoming Pacific Design & Manufacturing conference.

Printed, Carbon-Based Motion Sensors Eyed for Affordable, Advanced Wearable Tech

January 30, 2018

Though the adoption of wearable technology is on the rise, there is still much room for improvement for these types of devices as 2018 begins, with better components, form factors, and materials all the subject of research.

The First Steps Toward Robot Automation

January 29, 2018

The first few steps in introducing robots – or any other automation technology – are crucial to ensuring the overall success of plant automation. A botched early step can cause management to back away from the financial investment needed to automate plant processes. Companies that don’t have the proper engineering staff inhouse, can bring in a systems integrator to make sure the early steps toward automating the plant are sound and form a foundation for the next steps in the automation.


DoE Research Into Motion of Water Molecules Paves Way for Liquid-Based Electronics

January 29, 2018

Like air, water is one of our most important natural resources, something we need so fundamentally that most of us take it for granted and rarely give a thought to how it is assembled or functions on a physical level.