Alix Paultre

Alix Paultre, Army veteran, and was a signals intelligence soldier on the East/West German border in the early 80's. He started as an editor in this industry at Electronic Products magazine in 1998. He is based in Germany.

Powering the Next Generation of Automotive Systems

The automobile has been a force in society ever since Carl Benz fired up his first one-cylinder two-stroke engine in 1879. Benz and Wilhelm Maybach started their business with the firm goal of creating a self-propelled wheeled conveyance. They commercialized motorized transport and changed the way people saw the world. Notably, their success lay in…

The Changing State of Industrial Power

It is obvious that all of society is traveling the learning curve of new technologies and their attendant functionalities, but the business-driven industrial sector differs from the consumer segment in its motivations for upgrading the technologies it deploys. One doesn’t buy a new process line because it is what all the cool factory owners are…

The State of Machine Vision

Technology development is being driven by market pressure from the creation of functionalities enabled by technology development. From smart facilities and buildings to smart vehicles and roads, solutions based on the latest core technologies are empowering designers in the creation of advanced industrial products. There is no precision in any system without some kind of…

Energy Generation and Storage in the Smart Grid

There is a great deal of disruption in the power industry as a whole, from the circuit board to the grid. Every innovation on the device and product side of the fence must be eventually addressed by the energy delivery side. Advanced technologies provide both opportunities and challenges to engineers at every rung of the…