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Tektronix Unveils Powerful New Oscilloscope Family

Publish Date: June 6, 2017
Following a massive multi-year development effort, Tektronix, Inc. today rolled out a new oscilloscope platform aimed at an increasingly complex breed of electronic design challenges in industrial, automotive, and consumer applications.

Putting Smart Tech on Old Machines

Publish Date: June 6, 2017
Most manufacturing equipment is designed and deployed to last at least a couple decades. In that timeframe, tons of important new technology is introduced. Many manufacturers seek ways to derive the benefits of advanced-manufacturing technology without having to replace existing equipment that remains in fine working order. Yet many of the existing machines were simply not designed to support new technology.

Smart Automation Prompts Need for Skilled Workforce

Publish Date: June 5, 2017
Can advanced manufacturing deliver a clear ROI? This may be an especially thorny question when it comes to retrofitting a plant with aging assets.

6 Steps to a Successful Simulation Software Upgrade

Publish Date: June 5, 2017
Users of commercial FEA and CFD software are provided with a link to download the new release of their software once or twice a year. In more than two decades of supporting analysts, I am frequently asked, “When is the ideal time to upgrade to the latest version?”      Engineers fall into several categories:

Manufacturers Gain from IoT But Slip on Security

Publish Date: June 2, 2017
According to the data from a recent study, manufacturers are seeing significant gains in productivity and profitability from using IoT technology. Yet the study also found manufacturers are overlooking two critical pieces that could derail their progress: cybersecurity and R&D tax credits.

Vibrating Wristwatch Could Aid Parkinson’s Sufferers

Publish Date: June 2, 2017
A Microsoft Corp. researcher has built a prototype wristwatch that offers hope for sufferers of Parkinson’s Disease.

Putting Smart Tech on Old Machines

Publish Date: May 30, 2017