Algorithmic trading made easy
Since the millennium algorithmic trading has been gaining traction and is now widely used by investment banks, pension, mutual and hedge funds, that may need to spread out the execution of a larger order or perform trades too fast for human traders to react to. A study in 2019 showed that around 92% of trading in the foreign exchange market was performed by trading algorithms rather than humans. However, systems that are deployed today are by no ...
Reduce overheads and down-time with OT to IT convergence
The convergence of IT technology into OT machinery opens the door to a world of transparency and risk mitigation not normally available in the industrial space, and reducing down-time, overheads and operation issues are just some of the benefits to making the transition into an Industrial IoT integrated OT installation. Matt Lundberg, Technical Lead, Industrial IoT, Impulse Embedded explains.
Machine learning code in an embedded IoT node
Internet of Things (IoT) networks operating in dynamic environments are being expanded beyond object detection to include visual object identification in applications such as security, environmental monitoring, safety, and Industrial IoT (IIoT). Rich Miron, Applications Engineer at Digi-Key Electronics explains.
PCIM Europe 2021 to be held exclusively in digital form
At the beginning of February, the decision was made to postpone the PCIM Europe to late summer following talks with exhibitors and partners. In light of the ongoing pandemic and challenging situation, numerous industry players have been hesitant to commit to an on-site event. For this reason, Mesago Messe Frankfurt has decided to hold a digital event only.
Messe München cancels and postpones more trade fairs
The current pandemic situation makes it impossible to reliably plan for upcoming international in-person trade fairs in the first semester: therefore, having consulted closely with its customers and partners, Messe München is canceling f.re.e 2021 and INHORGENTA MUNICH 2021. LASER World of PHOTONICS 2021 will be postponed to 2022.
The benefits of equipment rental in uncertain times
Unprecedented, uncertain and unchartered territory. 2020 has been nothing short of unique, disrupting the way almost everything is done. A positive that can be taken, however, is that we can now learn how to adapt to unforeseen circumstances and make processes stronger. Of course, we’ve all dealt with volatile economic, social, and natural disasters before, but the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed us to think of new ways of doing business...
Mentors needed for disadvantaged young people in STEM
In2ScienceUK, a social mobility charity which helps young people from low-income and disadvantaged backgrounds gain practical insight into the STEM sector, is calling for academics and professionals to enrol in its mentoring scheme after it was awarded a £96,745 grant from the Cadent Foundation to expand its programme.
Automation is key to growing UK productivity
Recently, Balloon One performed some data analysis to see how successfully the UK is using automation within industry in comparison to other countries around the world. And, according to the findings, the country is not only lagging behind when it comes to automation, but its productivity is suffering as a result.
The RISC-V open-source extensible ISA gathers momentum
New instruction set architectures don't come about very often in the semiconductor processor industry. The last significant change saw Arm develop cores and sell them as an IP license, in an instant changing how leading vendors of that era go about designing processors. Now, in a time of trade-wars and a pandemic, the availability of an open-source, royalty-free, extensible ISA is proving to be a transformative and disruptive force. By Mark Patr...
International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021
The last 12 months have hit the working population hard, with UK redundancies tripling in the final quarter of 2020 compared to quarter one, and 3.9 million people on furlough schemes as recently as December 2020. As the STEM sector celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Thursday 11th February, we get the lowdown on why she 19-year-old Abby Clark from Crook in County Durham, opted for an apprentice course in Applied Science...