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Free industry 4.0 seminar set for February in Minden
OEM design engineers and engineering managers are being invited by Future Electronics to attend an ‘Industry 4.0’ seminar on February 22 2017 in Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The all-day seminar is intended for engineering professionals at companies working in the field of industrial and factory automation. It is also open to final-year engineering students.
IoT solution lined up for Embedded World
A true “sensor to cloud” solution allowing users to more easily evaluate their product in the IoT world will be presented by Future Electronics at Embedded World in Nuremberg (March 14-16 2017). The Future Electronics IoT Solution Platform provides cloud storage, security and dashboard analytics designed to be an out of the box solution for fast and easy evaluation allowing embedded developers to tailor the cloud service to the specif...
Industry 4.0 demoes lined up for electronica 2016
Demonstrations of the latest security, cloud connectivity and power technologies for Industry 4.0 will be showcased by Future Electronics at electronica in Munich (November 8-11). The distributor’s stand will feature pods showing technologies grouped into three themes: Experience Security, Experience Power and Experience the Cloud.
Europe wide seminars focus on IoT security
A series of ‘Secure Wireless Sensor Node’ seminars across Europe in May and June is being organised by Future Electronics in conjunction with World IoT day. With the explosion in IoT edge nodes, from feeding information about the health of a patient to the health of a pot plant; the data collected and analysed can reveal valuable insights that allow for more pro-active and streamlined decisions and activities.
Distribution pact covers 'breakthrough' technology
Future Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with semiconductor start-up Ambiq Micro. Founded in 2010, Ambiq Micro has developed breakthrough technology based on a patented Subthreshold Power Optimised Technology (SPOT) platform that reduces the amount of power consumed by semiconductors.
Gas sensors get global distribution platform
Cambridge CMOS Sensors has stepped onto a global distribution platform. It has signed a franchise agreement with Future Electronics that makes CCS’s compact, low-power gas sensors available to the mass market of industrial and consumer electronics OEMs served by Future Electronics globally.
Free Bluetooth Low Energy Workshops tour Europe
Future Electronics will stage a series of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technical workshops run jointly with Cypress Semiconductor in February, March and April at various European venues. At the workshops, design engineers will have the opportunity to implement a sensor system with BLE connectivity based on Cypress’s PSoC 4 BLE programmable system-on-chip.
Live Internet of Things demo set for electronica
An Internet of Things demonstration will be the centrepiece of Future Electronics presence at electronica in Munich (Nov 11-14) The distributor has teamed up with Semtech and Microchip Technology, to deploy an ISM-band IoT network using LoRa technology, providing wireless connectivity across most of the Munich area with only a few gateways (base stations) during electronica week.
Evaluation kit aids touch sensitive designs
Future Electronics has added to the development boards on its FTM Board Club website. The latest offering is the capacitive sensing evaluation kit from Cypress Semiconductor now available free to design engineers.The CY3280-MBR3 CapSense MBR3 Evaluation Kit helps designers to evaluate the third generation of Cypress Semiconductor’s capacitive-sensing technology. It can be used to develop CapSense button designs, and to implement proximity s...
Design engineers get free Nucleo board offer
Future Electronics is making the new range of STM32 Nucleo prototyping boards from STMicroelectronics available free via its FTM Board Club website for design engineers. The Nucleo boards are compatible with ARM’s mbed application development platform. They also include ST Morpho extension headers to allow access to all of the microcontroller’s on-chip peripherals, and Arduino headers which accept shields from the extensive Arduino ec...
Choosing the right Road TO Success
Selecting a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) begins with an appreciation of its benefits, fundamental features and basic taxonomy; the cost incurred even when selecting a no-cost option. Daniel Stegeran, Technical Solutions Manager for Future Electronics (Romania), discusses in detail in this article from ES Design magazine.