u-blox brings smart altimeters to aerial athletes
u-blox has announced that its GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology is being used in a smart altimeter for skydivers, paragliders, wingsuit pilots and other aerial athletes. Dekunu Technologies’ Dekunu One SmartAlti is a body-worn altimeter that provides a similar quality of information about a user’s altitude and position in the sky as pilots receive in their cockpits.
Royal Air Force invites industry participation in DSEI 2021 Aerospace Zone
The Next-Generation Air Force will take centre stage at the DSEI 2021 Aerospace Zone as the Royal Air Force seeks industry input on the technological developments that will drive aerial dominance.
Motorists’ smartphones may help keep roads safe
Motorists with smartphones could help highway chiefs maintain road quality by sending ‘crowdsourced’ data from their mobiles that would allow engineers to assess when carriageway repairs are needed, according to a new study.
ENACFIRE launches its E90 wireless earbuds with Qualcomm
ENACFIRE has announced the UK and US launch of the ENACFIRE E90 Bluetooth wireless earbuds. With premium audio quality, a playtime of up to 48 hours using the charging case, Type-C charging and an IPX8 waterproof rating, the E90 earbuds offer all the functionality needed for keeping fit and maintaining motivation.
Op amps drive 12-bit ADC
In stock now at Mouser Electronics are Texas Instruments’ TLV915x operational amplifiers (op amps) and ADS7128 12-bit analogue-to-digital converter (ADC).
Dipole antenna covers frequency range from 698 to 6000MHz
In stock now at Rutronik UK is a new range of ultra-wideband dipole antennas for 5G applications from PulseLarsen.
Fyusion announces automated vehicle inspections solution
Fyusion, which enables the creation of 3D images with deep AI understanding, has announced its entry into the vehicle inspection market with the launch of Fyusion Inspect, a fully automated vehicle inspections solution, damage analysis and condition reporting tool built on its pioneering ALIS AI platform.
Spectra Group launches SlingShot Tactical Operations Centre System
Spectra Group has announced the addition of a new product to their portfolio: the SlingShot Tactical Operations Centre System (STOCS). Spectra’s STOCS adds additional capability and operability to the already hugely successful SlingShot tactical satellite communications system.
Digital payments fraud surges during pandemic
Amid coronavirus-driven lockdowns and social distancing, proliferating mobile apps and online channels have proven vital lifelines. US mobile banking grew 50% in the first half of 2020, new registrations spiking 200% in April alone. Burgeoning online shopping and contactless payments propelled record e-commerce sales.
Top five green materials for electronics
When going 'green' with electronic products, the goal is to minimise energy use and have less of an environmental impact than traditional electronics. This could mean less energy used while mining materials and manufacturing the device, or it could mean that lifetimeusage of the products made from these materials requires less energy. Here, Jordan Flagel, guest author at Matmatch, explains which green materials are t...