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Top tips on how to build a robotic hand

Top tips on how to build a robotic hand
  Ben Lopez checked out some of the Jameco's submitted projects when he found the Robotic Hand Kit by designer Anshul Sanam. He thought it was a great kit for getting started with motors, sensors or even animatronics. Lopez wanted to take on the challenge of making a hand. Here, he gives his top tips on how to build a robotic hand.
15th February 2018

Advancing NB‑IoT

Advancing NB‑IoT
The first operators to roll out a commercial Narrowband IoT (NB‑IoT or LTE Cat NB1) network in the US, are u‑blox and T-Mobile US who have partnered up for the project. The multi‑mode SARA‑R410M‑02B is now certified for use on T‑Mobile’s network. A NB‑IoT only variant, the SARA‑N410‑02B, will also be available.
9th February 2018

Part of the first wave of OPNFV verified solutions

Part of the first wave of OPNFV verified solutions
The Linux Foundation has recently announced the OPNFV Verified Program (OVP). Designed to simplify adoption of commercial NFV products, OVP establishes an industry threshold based on OPNFV capabilities and test cases. Guest blog written by Charlie Ashton.
8th February 2018


Spectre and Meltdown: how to respond in the embedded world

Spectre and Meltdown: how to respond in the embedded world
You could describe the last few weeks as a whirlwind of speculation and revelations around a new set of security issues known as Spectre and Meltdown. Collectively, these issues impact most of the major processor architectures and implementations, prompting the cross-cutting question: ‘What should I do about these issues?’ Guest blog by Tim Skutt.
29th January 2018

What is needed for a PCB assembly?

What is needed for a PCB assembly?
As PCB assemblers, manufacturing is all about taking data from you and delivering good working circuit boards. Well, it can be just data - as in full turn-key, or data plus some parts, and PC boards - as in a partial turn-key or a kitted job. By: Duane Benson, Chief Technology Champion at Screaming Circuits.
23rd January 2018

Telstra complete NFV PofC with Titanium Cloud Platform

Telstra complete NFV PofC with Titanium Cloud Platform
Recently completing a proof-of-concept (PoC) program, Telstra worked with the Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualisation platform. The project showcased interoperability between the Titanium Cloud platform, DellEMC servers and several virtual network functions (VNFs). Guest blog by Charlie Ashton.
22nd January 2018

An Authorised Distributor's perspective on industry consolidation

In the July 2017 issue of Electronics Specifier - Product magazine ecsn chairman Adam Fletcher adopted an engineer’s perspective to examine the recent unprecedented level of consolidation activity within the semiconductor industry. In the second part of his overview Fletcher discusses the impact of consolidation on the supply network from the perspective of his Authorised Distributor members.
15th January 2018

Celebrating 70 years of the transistor

Celebrating 70 years of the transistor
In 1947 three engineers working for Bell Labs in New Jersey, US, achieved something that had a transformative impact on the technology industry, and the entire world. John Bardeen, Walter Houser Brattain, and William Bradford Shockley invented the first transistor and so ushered in the silicon age. By David Harold, VP Communications, Imagination Technologies
15th January 2018

Modernising your industrial control system?

Modernising your industrial control system?
Digital Transformation. The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Next Generation Industrial Control. Industry 4.0. Enough buzzwords for you? If you are modernising your industrial control system, here are six critical requirement you need to address. Guest blog written by Jeff Gowan.
12th January 2018

Intel architecture support for VxWorks 653 multi-core edition

Intel architecture support for VxWorks 653 multi-core edition
An important milestone was passed by the VxWorks 653 Multi-Core Edition the addition of a new architecture to the list of fully supported platforms. Guest blog by Stephen Olsen.
10th January 2018


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