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Wireless
26th February 2020
Incorporating data management into the IoT

The Internet of Things is the new technology today that will reshape data management, translated and kept across different industries and fields. It is also said from reliable sources, such as the government-sponsored NCBI website, that the Internet of Things is also one of the more popular and thriving networking architecture today that helps interconnect data, smart gadgets and other transmission across the globe in just a blink of a second, wi...

Aerospace & Defence
24th February 2020
Tech solutions in the wake of 2019 shootings

There were four shootings at US military bases in 2019. Since 1993, there have been more than 20 shooting incidents at armed forces installations. One especially deadly week left five dead at two separate facilities in Hawaii and Florida. Here, author Kayla Matthews explores how tech can offer a colution to the 2019 shootings, in order to try and prevent more in the future.

Medical
24th February 2020
AI in healthcare electronics and devices in 2020

Over the past few years, new applications of AI have rapidly spread through the medical field, changing the way scientists perform research, doctors run hospitals and patients receive treatment. Some scientists have already used AI tools to develop new vaccines and diagnose patients. Now, AI is poised to revolutionise another sector of the healthcare industry — medical devices.  By Kayla Matthews

Production
20th February 2020
Five ways real-time analytics can improve manufacturing

Manufacturers are continually looking for ways to improve efficiency and output, not just to increase profits but also to streamline operations and lower costs. Many new and emerging technologies have helped make optimisation possible, mainly through automation and a wealth of insights. By Kayla Matthews

Events News
19th February 2020
High profile cancellations at embedded world

Following a string of other companies withdrawing from embedded world 2020 amid COVID-19 fears, Mouser, Arrow and Digi-Key have all announced the cancellation of their exhibits at the show. Other companies to have cancelled include: STMicroelectronics, Cypress Semiconductor, NXP, Renesas, Microchip, Arm, Silicon Labs, On Semiconductor, Swissbit, Xilinx, and ROHM Semiconductor.

Design
19th February 2020
Internally Vs externally clocked isolated sigma-delta modulator

Isolated sigma-delta modulators have been proven to provide very high accuracy and robust current and voltage sensing in noisy industrial motor application environments. There are two types of isolated sigma-delta modulators. One with an internal clock signal and the other that receives the clock signal from an external source. 

Events News
13th February 2020
MWC cancelled amid coronavirus fears

It has been announced that following a spike in coronavirus cases and multiple exhibitors pulling out of the event, Mobile World Congress (MWC) has been cancelled. The show was due to be held between 24th and 27th February in Barcelona, expecting around 100,000 attendees to the event from 200 countries, with approximately 6,000 of that number expected from China. 

News & Analysis
11th February 2020
International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Today, 11th February 2020, recognises the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. It’s clear to see that over the past 15 years, much effort has been made to inspire and engage women in science. Yet there is still work to be done, as research shows less than 30% of researchers across the world are women.

Tech Videos
7th February 2020
Video: isolated gate drivers & noise immunity

In power electronics, isolated gate drivers are used to drive IGBT and Power MOSFETs. With the emergence of SiC and GaN, power electronics are operating at higher frequencies to increase system efficiency and reduce system size and costs. The increase in frequency results in higher switching noise or commonly known as common mode transient, dv/dt. 

Industries
3rd February 2020
Augmented reality and the hospitality industry

It’s proving progressively more difficult to find an area of our daily lives that technology hasn’t enhance in some way shape or form. Intelligent, innovative solutions are making us all more efficient as we go about our day-to-day lives. Everything from dining out to staying in hotels has been brought in line with the digital age, and augmented reality is one of the top emerging tools being used within the hospitality sector.

Medical
31st January 2020
Solvent dispenser designed for medical tubing assembly

Technomed, a subsidiary of Tecnoideal, and a leader in machinery and services for medical plastic tubing assembly, will unveil the DS-Vision, its most advanced solvent dispenser for the bonding of medical tubing, at the MD&M Trade Show in Anaheim, California, on February 11th, 2020.

Aerospace & Defence
31st January 2020
Munich Airport successfully reduces CO2 emissions

The international climate protection organisation CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has again recognised Munich Airport (FMG) for its highly effective climate protection efforts. For the third consecutive year, Munich Airport has achieved ‘Leadership Level’ and earned an ‘A-‘ rating in the ‘Climate Change’ category. 

Security
31st January 2020
93% of mobile transactions blocked as fraudulent in 2019

Ninety-three percent of total mobile transactions in 20 countries were blocked as fraudulent in 2019 according to a report on the state of malware and mobile ad fraud released today by mobile technology company, Upstream.

Production
30th January 2020
3D printing a catalyst for Industry 4.0

The variety of technologies compromising Industry 4.0 are now numerous, but it is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), advanced industrial robotics (AIR), and 3D printing that are the driving forces behind the fourth industrial revolution, which is reorganising manufacturing and supply chains. Quocirca’s Louella Fernandes explains.

Tech Videos
30th January 2020
Compare isolated gate drivers and noise immunity

Isolated gate drivers are used to drive power semiconductors, such as IGBTs and power MOSFETS, in inverters, motor drives, UPS, and EV charger. The gate drivers are used to provide galvanic insulation between the control circuits and the high voltages. Watch the video to learn more about the basics of isolated gate drivers and noise immunity.

Latest
30th January 2020
Tech sector calls for greater support from Parliament

MPs and policymakers will be urged at a dinner at the Houses of Parliament to re-focus efforts to boost the UK’s manufacturing and technology sectors after a lengthy period of uncertainty caused by the prolonged discussions over Brexit.

Power
3rd January 2020
Isolated gate drivers and EMI noise

In power electronics isolated gate drivers are used to drive power semiconductors like IGBTs and power MOSFETS. The gate drivers are used to provide galvanic isolation between the control circuits and the high voltages. They are also used for level shifting to provide high gate voltage and current to switch the IGBT. In industrial applications like inverters and motor drives, EMI noise will be generated by an inductive mode-like motor. The n...

Analysis
19th December 2019
What’s next for the IoT? A look ahead to 2020

No longer limited to just computers, tablets and smartphones, the Internet of Things (IoT) has steadily been gaining traction across various industries. Amongst other sectors, remotely controlled applications are helping to automate solutions and solve numerous problems for health, energy, automotive and retail.

Analysis
19th December 2019
5 trends to transform the electronics industry by 2030

So, were coming to the end of the decade, and what an era it’s been! Over the last ten years we’ve uncovered so many revelations within the electronics industry. Some being 5G, the iPad and electronic-car charging stations. We look ahead at some of the trends which look set to dominate the electronics industry in the forthcoming decade.

Analysis
19th December 2019
Predictions for the telecoms industry in 2020

As we approach 2020, we gauge some predictions on the telecoms industry from a number of key industry influencers. From 5G spectrum and roaming, to indoor coverage and the potential demise of Huawei; Cobham Wireless, Amdocs, BICS and Parallel Wireless share their thoughts on next year’s big trends.

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