- EDN (magazine)
name = EDN
format = Paper and online magazine
foundation = 1956
ceased publication =
Reed Business Information
language = English
circulation = 134,025
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
ISSN = 0012-7515
website = [http://www.edn.com EDN Magazine]
ISSN0012-7515) is a magazine published by the Reed Electronics Group, an arm of Reed Business Information, which is a division of Reed Elsevier.
Originally called "Electrical Design News", the first issue was published by Rogers Corporation in May 1956. [ [http://www.edn.com/info/28960.html What does "EDN" Stand For? -- EDN website] ]
With a circulation of over 134,000 in North America alone [ [http://www.reed4success.com/BPA/BPA_FILES/002.pdf BPA Statement for EDN North America circulation (PDF file)] ] , EDN also publishes Asian, Asia/China Network, China, European, and Japanese editions.
The magazine is published 26 times per year. It caters to the working electrical engineer and covers new technologies and electronic component products at an engineering level. Columns managing engineers and engineering projects, technical issues faced in the design of electronic components and developing technologies.
Every other issue features a column called "Prying Eyes" which disassembles a popular consumer product and investigates the technologies that enable it.
The "Reality Check" column runs in each issue and takes a look back at a recent technology innovaction and the promises it made, comparing the hype to the state of the technology today. The "Design Ideas" department features several reader-submitted designs that are innovative or novel solutions to constrained design problems.
Once each year, the magazine publishes a "Movers and Shakers" additional issue which interviews luminaries in the field. It also includes regional market forecasts and front runners in leading product areas.
The editor-in-chief is
Matthew Millerwith the editorial offices of the magazine in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.
In May 2006, EDN won three awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. [ [http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/060525/20060524005139.html?.v=2 EDN Honored with Three National Awards from the ASBPE] ] The Best Regular Department of the Year award went to "Prying Eyes".
* [http://www.edn.com/ EDN Website]
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