One rewarding aspect of engineering is seeing where designs end up in applications. Electronic altimeters are such devices that have found their way into a number of interesting airborne use cases.
December 03, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
The US Space Force spends millions of dollars preventing spacecraft collisions in earth's increasingly crowded orbit. The Space Fence, powered by Wolfspeed's power amplifiers, aims to change that.
March 31, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Position trackers and position sensors are fundamentally different. Yet sometimes outside of engineering spaces, we hear the terms used interchangeably. Here's why the distinction matters.
January 18, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
The newest GPS satellites require an upgraded control segment for launch and control. Scheduled to launch in late 2018, the GPS III satellites need OCX. Let's take a look at what the OCX offers.
September 19, 2018 by Marie Christiano
Time is really important in electronics, being used in other measurements including the volt. Depending on the application, different ways of time-keeping may be required for electronic devices. Here’s a look at a few ways of time-keeping, and their applications.
June 27, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois