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The Emerging Role of Mexico in the Electronics Supply Chain
In this insightful discussion, Andrew sheds light on Mexico's distinctive edge in electronics production. Furthermore, he provides us with a comprehensive comparison of the logistical aspects between Mexico and China's production processes.
New Opportunities for PCB Education with John Watson
John Watson talks about the importance of education for designers, what it's like working with students, and what new opportunities there are for PCB designers in today's market.
Making Smart Wearable Devices Smarter
Making wearable smart devices smarter, is one of the heavily invested research in the tech industry today. Henry Crendall talks more about it in this episode.
Reverse Engineering: Is it Worth it?
Pierce Design’s Ethan Pierce will share his insight into reverse engineering with PCEA. We will also discuss firmware reverse engineering.
PCB Manufacturing: Then and Now
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Gene Weiner, a true gem in the industry! This is a rare opportunity to learn from an expert who has helped shape the electronics industry for more than 60 years now.
Promoting the Electronics Industry to the Next Generation
Charlene Gunther, the Senior Director of the IPC Education Foundation talks about IPC’s efforts to involve students in engaging activities that will introduce the electronic industry to them as early as high school.
Security on CAN bus with Ken Tindell
A lot of interesting facts about cyber security and automobile hacking that you would not want to miss! Watch through the end and make sure to check the additional resources below.
Achieving Diversified Electronics Supply Chain
In this episode, we continue the discussion on diversifying the electronic supply chain. Our guest Case Engelen the CEO of Titoma shares his insight about moving some of the manufacturing to other Southeast Asian countries and South America.
A Lookback to the Evolution of the PCB Industry with Happy Holden
Happy Holden, a legend in the PCB Industry and one of our favorite Altium Industry Expert contributors gives us a trip to his 53 years of experience in the industry.
Power Testing PCB
In this episode, Zach is talking with the co-founders of FixturFab, Duncan Lowder and Joe Selvik about power testing the PCB using automated test fixtures and turnkey systems.
The Exciting Path to Mechatronics Engineering
Fergus Downey, Ph.D. student and research assistant at Curtin University in Western Australia (WA), is joining us in this episode and sharing his journey to becoming a Mechatronic Engineer. This will be a fun episode! Fergus will discuss his involvement with the Binar Space Program and give us an overview of CubeSat
3D Printed Circuit Boards for Fast Prototyping
Sean Patterson joins us to share the technology behind DragonFly IV®, the multi-material 3D printer for electronics fabrication. He will walk us through its current capabilities, and how it can bring your electronic prototypes to the next level. Watch this episode or listen on the go.
Mastering Your PCB Design Tool as the Industry Evolves with Stephen Chavez
This is a not-to-be-missed episode with a very respected electrical engineer, Stephen Chavez! Stephen encourages and motivates PCB designers like you to keep learning and succeed in the electronics industry.
Troubleshooting EMC Immunity: How to Identify and Resolve EMC Problems
Most PCB Designers wear many hats, and one of them is to solve EMC problems. How can you acquire this skill that is not offered in the university? Watch now or listen on the go!
Taking Simulation to a New Dimension
Tarun and Keshav Amla from Avishtech join us in this OnTrack episode to discuss about PCB stackup simulation.
Four Commonly Held Myths of EMC Design
“Don't gap your ground plane, there's never really a good reason to do that.” Dr. Hubing our guest for today is an EMC expert with 30 years of experience in the industry. Watch this episode or listen on the go now.
Solder Formula for High Quality and Reliability PCB
Listen or watch through the end. This is a great opportunity for PCB designers to learn about soldering products that are used for printed circuit board assembly.