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Digitiser cards aid acoustic wave research in US

Digitiser cards aid acoustic wave research in US
The Acoustics Research Group at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Brigham Young University, USA is researching into the use of Time Reversal (TR) signal processing to focus waves sound with high amplitudes in a room. TR focuses waves to a selected location that converge from all directions to produce a virtual source of spherical waves and then diverge from that location.
20th September 2018

A light show to remember at London Design Festival 2018

A light show to remember at London Design Festival 2018
Starting back in 2003 the annual London Design Festival celebrates the design capital of the world. Taking place on 15th-23rd September, this year it has seen many different landmark projects and Victoria and Albert museum, from Alphabet, Time For Tea, Please Feed the Lions, to Dazzel, A Fountain for London and Memory & Light.
20th September 2018

Arrow seals EMEA deal with GaN Systems

Arrow seals EMEA deal with GaN Systems
Arrow Electronics has signed up to supply GaN Systems’ range of GaN (gallium nitride) transistors in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). GaN Systems’GaN power semiconductors offer high efficiency, small assizes and open up opportunities in applications from electric vehicles and renewable energy to industrial motor drives and consumer electronics.
19th September 2018


Mathematicians calculate the safest way home for pedestrians

Mathematicians calculate the safest way home for pedestrians
  Researchers at Cardiff University have developed algorithms to successfully predict the likelihood of road accidents, opening up the possibility of a mobile app to guide pedestrians along the safest instead of quickest route.
19th September 2018

Smart meter market expected to reach $10.4bn by 2022

Smart meter market expected to reach $10.4bn by 2022
  The global smart meter market is estimated to reach $10.4bn by 2022, driven by rising emissions, domestic energy resource constraints, ageing infrastructure and the growing demand and cost of electricity, according to the data and analytics company, GlobalData.
19th September 2018

electronica 2018: the electronics of the future

electronica 2018: the electronics of the future
The 'Internet of the Voice' is on the rise: sixty-two percent of UK consumers consider voice control of electronic devices important. Fifty six percent even want to enter into a humanlike conversation via smart voice assistants (e.g. Alexa, Siri). From an international point of view, the British are rather cautious with their conversation preferences. By way of comparison: 86% of Chinese want to talk to their electronic devices.
18th September 2018

Squoring acquisition bolsters Vector's software portfolio

Squoring acquisition bolsters Vector's software portfolio
Vector, the German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired French tool company Squoring Technologies. Toulouse-based Squoring specialises in monitoring software and system development projects in the aeronautics, aerospace, automotive, railway, and other sectors.
17th September 2018

Avnet Silica wins distributor of the year award

Avnet Silica wins distributor of the year award
It has been announced that Avnet Silica has received the ‘Distributor of the Year’ award from Nordic Semiconductor ASA, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in ultra-low power (ULP) and low power wireless communication. The ‘Distributor of the Year’ award was presented to Avnet Silica at Nordic’s recent annual sales conference.
14th September 2018

Developing the latest series of product ‘focus’ videos

Developing the latest series of product ‘focus’ videos
Actisense has developed a series of promotional videos focusing on their latest range of marine electronic products. Featuring Actisense Technical Support Engineer & Training Coordinator, Owen Vachell, the videos include product insights, installation advice and tips on utilising their full range of sophisticated features.
14th September 2018

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has teamed up with iconic BBC television show Blue Peter to offer children the chance to design and engineer aspects of their very own music video for British pop-rock band New Hope Club. Winners will get to meet the band, as well as actively participate in engineering the music video.
14th September 2018


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European Microwave Week 2018
23rd September 2018
Spain Ifema Feria De Madrid
Connected World Summit 2018
25th September 2018
United Kingdom Printworks, London
IoT Solutions World Congress 2018
16th October 2018
Spain Barcelona
Engineering Design Show 2018
17th October 2018
United Kingdom Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Maintec 2018
6th November 2018
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham