‘Master electronics’ is a new word that refers to everything from electronic signatures to the kind of electronics used in smart home devices. It’s a new definition for a term that hasn’t been widely used in tech circles, but one that should help define the field of electronics and its future.

Digital electronics are the latest frontier in a long history of technologies that allow us to create new things, but a new term is coming into use to describe the technology, one that many of us are just beginning to grasp.

It will have significant ramifications for our understanding of the technology and its uses.

Here’s what you need to know about digital electronics.