Cobham clinches MoD GNSS anti-jam contract
Cobham Aerospace Connectivity has been awarded a contract by the UK MOD’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) to research Advanced Anti-Jam techniques for the protection of navigation signals received from the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).
2020 trends in thermal challenges in the LED industry
New research from Future Facilities, maker of the 6SigmaET thermal simulation software, has revealed the top challenges and trends in the LED industry for 2020.
Sensors are at the heart of robotic mobility disruption
“Disruption is coming to our streets and cities” said Pierre Cambou, Principal analyst, Imaging, at Yole. “Mobility has defined the way humans have organised their society for ages and our world is currently being reimagined around a new generation of robotic vehicles. They appeared insignificant two years ago when we published our first report on the matter, today they are on the brink of changing the world as we know...
Hot performance and cool operation for EV motors
The market for Electric Vehicles (EVs) is set to exceed $1,000bn by 2030 but potential consumers are still concerned with range, cost and safety. Whilst this draws attention initially to the battery, an equally important factor and unifying component of electric vehicles is the electric motor and its effective thermal management.
Isolation pods to rescue COVID-19 patients in remote areas
Three European Air Forces have deployed single patient isolation pods to rescue COVID-19 patients from remote areas. In record time, the EpiShuttle is now in service with The Scottish Royal Air Force, The Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Royal Danish Air Force and the German Air Ambulance DRF.
Acquisition expands IoT wireless platform
Silicon Labs has announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Redpine Signals to acquire the company’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth business, development center in Hyderabad, India, and extensive patent portfolio for $308 million in cash. This acquisition will expand Silicon Labs' IoT wireless platform.
Sealed miniature pushbutton switches deliver performance
C&K has developed a sealed miniature pushbutton switch that offers an extended operating life to 50,000 cycles on FP11 & FP21 version. The FP Series is completely sealed via an O-ring between the actuator and bushing, preventing contamination. The sealing also enables automated soldering and cleaning, saving significant time and money during the assembly process.
Collaboration for automated stem-water measuring system
Kerlink and Saturas have announced that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its automated stem-water measuring system technology commercially.
Timesaving functions with ESW EMI test receiver
The Rohde & Schwarz ESW is an EMI test receiver with outstanding RF characteristics for the measuring range from 1Hz to 44GHz. With its high dynamic range und measurement accuracy, it meets the highest requirements in EMI compliance testing and fulfils the most stringent requirements for all relevant EMI standards such as CISPR, EN, MIL‑STD-461, DO‑160 and FCC.
Plug and play switch system for RF test processes
Ranatec has developed a brand new plug-and-play switch system for RF test processes. The RF2018B solid-state switch box with a highly robust DC - 6GHz RF frequency range is an easy to install and easy to use system designed for high volume test and measurement. Requested by Ranatec customers, the newly developed product will be sold by Ranatec and Ranatec partners, worldwide.