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Effect of modeling approach on climate change focused life cycle assessments for a contemporary smartphone device
Life cycle assessments (LCA) of consumer electronics and beyond are usually performed and reported very differently. As a result it is often difficult to assess the robustness, variability and transparency of reported LCA ...
Welcome to Our CES Show Issue [Notes from the Editor]
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Electricity in a Climate Constrained World [Book Review]
This latest study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on world electricity consumption, its current status, and the most likely developments we are going to see during the next few years. If you are familiar with ...
The Innovations and Inventions of Steve Jobs [IP Corner]
Much of the world of patents is shrouded in layers of legal mysticism, semantic nuances, and subtle complexities. Those of you who are regular readers of "IP Corner" will know that I often try to explain the principles ...
Repairability Smackdown II: iPhone versus iPhone
Following our award-winning article last January , I thought it might be time to have another repair "smackdown," courtesy of Kyle Wiens and the iFixit repair gurus. But what could we do that would equal our previous ...
Kickstarting Collaboration [Notes from the Editor]
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The Patent Prosecution Process [IP Corner]
Patents are legal documents, but they capture and preserve rights to important engineering ideas. For this reason, they are very important to the corporations and research institutions that employ engineers. And as a ...
A Lexicon of Patent Jargon [IP Corner]
Often when I am doing work related to patents and IP, I find myself talking a different language. It is a strange legal dialect that patent lawyers have developed over many years. Now while its original purpose was ...
Broadening Our Horizons [Notes from the Editor]
As many of you will be aware,IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine evolved from the quarterly newsletter of the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society. Jim Farmer edited the newsletter before I took over from him during 2010. ...
PTP/IP adapter design and connectivity techniques for legacy imaging appliances
PTP/IP is an emerging connectivity standard for networked imaging appliances. It combines the ease of use and seamless connectivity of Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) with the ubiquity of TCP/IP networks. In this paper we ...