Electronic Specifier Articles
ES to welcome new Managing Editor Paige West
Paige West will shortly be welcomed into the Electronic Specifier Team at the end of February 2022. Paige has been the Group Editor at IML Group, looking after publications DPA (Design Products & Applications) magazine, PBSI (Panel Building & System Integration) Magazine, and the IoT-focused website Connectivity, and she has been with IML (Industrial Media Limited) for the last 7 years.
CES 2022: trends to watch
Year after year CES inspires and fascinates tens of thousands of attendees with the latest in technology innovation. Electronic Specifier rounds up the technology trends to look out for in 2022.
Robots are becoming more human
Robotics has become a crucial part of the modern world, influencing employment, education, and exploration. People have always wondered when robotics will become advanced enough to blur the line between humans and machines. As Devin Partida explains, while technology still has a long way to go, advancements in robotics are suggesting that we can look forward to a future where true humanoid robots and artificial life could become a ...
The future of warehousing: automation and robotics
The rise of e-commerce is underway and impacting our highstreets – even before the rise of COVID-19. Andrew Richardson, Copywriter working with liquid gas operators Flogas, discusses how the shift from physical shops towards online spending has accelerated by an average of five years.
How smart technology is helping the manufacturing industry
Andrew Richardson, Copywriter working with liquid gas operators Flogas discusses how in the world of manufacturing, the way things are produced has changed dramatically over the years. From the first moving assembly line created, through to the modern-day invention of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s safe to say that manufacturing methods have evolved quickly.
2022 set to be '2021 revisited' for distribution
Ring out the old, ring in the new – or more like ring out the old, ring in the old. You will struggle to find anyone who doesn’t foresee 2021's long lead times, allocation and price rises (though not as steepling as in 2021) continuing into 2022. This piece by Mick Elliot covers the thoughts of four industry executives in electronics distribution.
Top 5 IoT products from December
Electronic Specifier takes a look at the top IoT products to have been released in December.
Top 5 power products in December
Electronic Specifier takes a look at the top power products to have been released in December.
The gender bias in mobility
Mobility is evolving at a rapid rate and needs constant reimagining and discussion. Many of the speakers in attendance of MOVE 2021 at the ExCel, London, inspired new and innovative approaches to understanding mobility, particularly for women. Beatrice O'Flaherty discusses.
How are drones saving lives?
The use of drones is becoming increasingly common. Specifically, drones are being used by the emergency services to save lives. Electronic Specifier takes a closer look at the role drones play in saving lives across the globe.
Top 5 communications product stories in December
Electronic Specifier takes a look at the top communications product stories to have been released in December 2021.
Telecom infrastructure trends 2022
A new approach to towers, growth of neutral hosts, and an expansion of private networks. Those are three strong trends to consider in telecom infrastructure for next year. This according to Fergal Lawlor, CEO at antenna solutions provider Alpha Wireless.
Spearheading Uber's electrification
In 2019, Uber committed to fully electrifying its fleet of vehicles in London by 2025. On top of this, the company has pledged a succession of other electric vehicle (EV) commitments across the globe. This includes becoming 50% electric in seven European cities by 2030. By 2040 it claims that will be net zero. How practical are these promises, and what is Uber doing to bring about change?
Should we fear AI?
There have been incredible advancements in AI over the last decade. For years, AI has created both fear and excitement over the concept of machines becoming more and more capable. However, how far is too far and where should we draw the line?
Remote robotics in COVID times
Perhaps the most major catalyst for the production of robotics has been the world’s response to COVID-19: lockdowns and their resultant rise in home-based working have, by necessity, led to the improvement of many areas of robotics – particularly the remote-controlled field of medtech known as ‘telerobotics’.
The increasing relevance of data in mobility
Whilst attending MOVE 2021 at the ExCel in London, I had the chance to speak to a range of mobility startups, as well as well-established companies in the industry, to learn about new data trends and revolutionising technology.
Top 5 power products in November
Electronic Specifier takes a look at the top power products to have been released in November.
Top 5 sensor products in November
Electronic Specifier takes a look at the top sensor products to have been released in November.
Top 5 communications product stories in November
Electronic Specifier takes a look at the top communictions product stories to have been released in November 2021.
Smart heroes and even smarter villains
The global market for smart hospitals is estimated to reach £83.5bn by 2026.