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Historic WWII aircraft awaiting restoration

Historic WWII aircraft awaiting restoration
The historic airplane that led the D-Day invasion embarked from England on June 5, 1944. It was recently discovered in a boneyard and the Commemorative Air Force foundtionis looking to restore the craft.  The Douglas C-47, “That’s all, Brother”  was fitted with a primitive form of airborne radar to guide the formation to an accurate drop.
30th June 2015

AT4 acquisition strengthens DEKRA IoT test services

AT4 acquisition strengthens DEKRA IoT test services
DEKRA is to acquire the Malaga-based test company AT4 wireless. The deal enables DEKRA to complete its range of testing services for wireless communication and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and it will strengthen its expertise for the future in Industry 4.0 and Automotive 4.0. 
29th June 2015

Metrawatt buoyed by Seaward acquisition

Metrawatt buoyed by Seaward acquisition
UK electrical safety testing specialist, the Seaward Group has been acquired by Metrawatt International. Seward becomes part of Metrowatt’s GMC Instrumentation Division, a group of separate specialist T&M manufacturing businesses based in Germany, Switzerland and the USA and with a global international sales network.
29th June 2015


Silicon micro-explosions for better superconductors

Silicon micro-explosions for better superconductors
Laser-induced micro-explosions in the common computer chip material, silicon, could lead to simple processes for developing superconductors and high-efficiency solar cells and light sensors. A team of scientists from Australian National University has been studying their micro-explosions for a year.
29th June 2015

Evaluation kit demos energy harvesting switch technology

Evaluation kit demos energy harvesting switch technology
An updated Evaluation Kit 2.0 has been developed by Cherry Industrial Solutions to demonstrate it’s Energy Harvesting Switch Technology. The kit, containing an energy harvesting generator, rocker switch and a snap-action switch, receiver with antenna, USB cable and receiver manual, provides users with a functional demonstration of the Cherry technology and the ability to test key parameters, including signal strength and range, in their own application.
29th June 2015

Imaging solutions find focus in Europe

Imaging solutions find focus in Europe
Acal BFI has completed a new European distribution agreement with PixeLINK, to include UK, Ireland, Germany, Benelux, Italy, Spain and the Nordic region. PixeLINK develops and manufactures of off-the-shelf, OEM, and custom industrial imaging solutions.
29th June 2015

Evolution not revolution

 What the world’s consumers want. By Dianne Kibbey, Global Head of Community, element14.
29th June 2015

Using current to grow tiny tech

Pioneering research from the University of Southampton using electrical currents to grow materials that could create tiny tech the size of atoms will be on show at the Royal Society’s annual Summer Science Exhibition, which opens to the public this week (Tuesday 30th June 2015).
29th June 2015

NASA's under-ice rover goes for a dive with the fish

NASA's under-ice rover goes for a dive with the fish
NASA researchers are calling the robot the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration. It would typically float and have wheels that could roll along on the underside of ice. While underwater, the rover would take images and collect other data to help scientists understand the important interface between ice and water.
26th June 2015

Stretching thin crystals for better solar cells

Stretching thin crystals for better solar cells
  Stanford researchers have developed a semiconductor crystal with a variable band gap which means, among other potential uses, this variable semiconductor could lead to solar cells that absorb more energy from the sun by being sensitive to a broader spectrum of light.
26th June 2015


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