Design Con 2015

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Steve Taranovich is a senior technical editor at EDN with 41 years of experience in the electronics industry. Steve received his MSEE from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York, and his BEEE from New York University, Bronx, New York. He is also chairman of the Educational Activities Committee for IEEE Long Island. His expertise is in analog, RF and power management with a diverse embedded processing education as it relates to analog design from his years at Burr-Brown and Texas Instruments. Steve was a circuit design engineer for his first 16 years in electronics. He then served as one of the first field application engineers with Burr-Brown Corp and also became one of their first global account managers, traveling to Europe, India and China.


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  • 01.14.2015
  • GreenPeak CEO discusses Smart Home at CES 2015
  • @JIHAIZ---Since Zigbee is being used here, the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) drops off significantly after 20 cm, plus Zigbee radios spend most of their time in sleep mode. Such low-power wireless products as Zigbee are nowhere near the RF radiation levels of cell phones.
  • 01.05.2015
  • Wearable, bracelet-sized development kits offer quick IoT development
  • @99guspuppet---It has open-source algorithms and the basic tools and hardware for designers to develop a proprietary product----The design engineers need to add whatever features they need otherwise PNI is designing the whole system in an overkill manner. PNI is enabling designers, not designing the product for them with this platform
  • 12.22.2014
  • LED Street Lighting helps limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • It's unfortunate that some people do take GHG to extremes, but it does exist (Ever been to China?), but I agree that we need to examine each case individually regarding re-lamping costs to see if it makes sense
  • 12.03.2014
  • A ‘Swiss Army knife’ of temperature sensing ICs
  • @LTrammell---I would say that their device, in this case, is pretty transparent to the sensor as well as making the necessary corrections for some sensors. I would not say that is the case for all LT products, but it is for many.