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IoT: The Peter Pan of technology?

IoT: The Peter Pan of technology?
As the IoT becomes more mainstream, there’s no denying that people are growing accustomed to using connected devices as part of their everyday lives. Whether it’s consumers with smart meters and fitness monitors, or businesses benefiting from smart office buildings, IoT - like all disruptive tech - has become absorbed into our daily personal and work lives. By Anthony Sayers, Internet of Things Evangelist at Software AG
13th September 2019

Competition set to attract savvy FPGA developers

Competition set to attract savvy FPGA developers
A competition to find the most innovative and imaginative FPGA-based designs in Europe has been launched by Arrow Electronics. To encourage a wide participation, Arrow is offering a development board free-of-charge to each entrant who submits a verified project plan.
13th September 2019

Raltron Electronics joins Sigfox Partner Network

Raltron Electronics joins Sigfox Partner Network
Raltron Electronics Corporation is now a member of the Sigfox Partner Network. The fast growing ecosystem helps companies find the optimum solution for their specific IoT deployment use case. SigFox is a narrowband cellular based wireless communications that has been developed to provide connectivity for M2M and IoT devices.
13th September 2019


Semiconductor company secures financing to fund future growth plans

Semiconductor company secures financing to fund future growth plans
Nexperia, an expert in discrete and MOSFET components and analogue & logic ICs, has announced the successful raise of $1,500 million equivalent of senior credit facilities. The proceeds will be used to refinance the existing outstanding debt and to partly finance the acquisition by Wingtech Technologies, a listed Chinese computer and telecom equipment manufacturer.
13th September 2019

Brits excited by 5G but fearful of driverless cars and AI

Brits excited by 5G but fearful of driverless cars and AI
A new survey of 2,000 UK adults, commissioned by Studio Graphene, has uncovered the public’s perception towards different modern technologies. Biometrics, 5G and wearable tech came out as top of the list of modern technologies the UK consumers are most excited about, in the survey which was asked to 2,000 UK adults. Conversely, 43% of UK adults are worried about the problems that may arise from driverless cars, which is significantly higher than fears around any other technology – the next most worrisome was AI at 24%.
12th September 2019

Successful proof-of-concept with IFE&C equipment

Successful proof-of-concept with IFE&C equipment
Kontron has announced that it has signed a new contract to supply integrated In-flight Entertainment & Connectivity (IFE&C) equipment to a major Europe airline specialising in leisure and charter travel. The initial phase of this fleet-wide deployment calls for systems to be installed on the airlines' 100+ Boeing aircraft in time for the company's busy 2020 spring and summer schedule.
11th September 2019

The turning point of the collaborative robots market

The turning point of the collaborative robots market
A report investigates the collaborative robots market and provides critical insights for the forecast period of 2019 to 2029. As per the findings of the report, the global collaborative robots market is anticipated to experience substantial growth over the forecast period due to multiple driving factors such as, growing adoption of automation in end-use industry and reduction in labour cost coupled with high precision work and high regional demand for collaborative robots.
11th September 2019

Why do only one in four Brits trust Alexa?

Why do only one in four Brits trust Alexa?
“Alexa – Okay Google – Hey Siri” have become commonplace sayings with over a fifth of British homes now housing a voice activated smart speaker according to EY. This includes the incredibly popular Amazon Echo, as well as Google Home and Apple HomePod. However, the majority of Brits are still concerned about their privacy when using a voice assistant device.
10th September 2019

Highlighting the latest developments in underwater robotics

Highlighting the latest developments in underwater robotics
Industry experts are set to take to the stage to discuss the latest innovations in subsea technology at Subsea UK’s Underwater Robotics conference this month (September). The annual one day event will examine the new technology being developed by the industry and the benefits that using innovative robotics can bring to underwater operations.
10th September 2019

European electronic components market trends – Q2 2019

European electronic components market trends – Q2 2019
The European Distributor electronic components Total Available Market (DTAM) has unexpectedly declined in the second quarter of 2019, according to the report here from Adam Fletcher, Chairman of the International Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA). 
9th September 2019


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