News & Analysis
Season 5 – Episode #5: Test and Measurement Mines the Channel Part 2
Following the news that National Instruments has introduced its distribution network and appointed Farnell as a global distributor, this week’s podcast focuses on the recent progress of NI’s new sales organisation, as well as the benefits that it has brought to both customers and distributors.
Make UK apprentice ambassadors meet to discuss skills
West Midlands mayor, Andy Street, heard the views and concerns of the region’s apprentices, when he visited Make UK ’s Technology Hub in Aston, Birmingham, to meet the latest cohort of engineering apprentices and Make UK’s apprentice ambassadors.
Socionext's new cloud tag to Utilise ZETA communication
Socionext Inc., ZiFiSense and Techsor have announced that the companies have jointly developed a new IC "SC1330", designed for ZETag, a next generation Cloud Tag that utilises ZETA communication protocol. The SC1330 incorporates signal processing unit which supports “Advanced M-FSK” modulation method, next-generation ZETA standard, and digital circuits including RISC-V CPU and various interfaces, all into a single chip to ac...
Call for £40m investment to realise UK’s net zero goal
EngineeringUK is calling on the government to use next week’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) as an opportunity to invest £40mn annually in careers provision for students in schools and colleges in England to enable more young people to understand the opportunities available in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers.
Winning the cybersecurity race
Kiera Sowery attended a panel discussing the importance of keeping up with the cybersecurity race at DSEI, the defence technology exhibition at London’s ExCel Centre. The panellists explored the education pathways into the defence industry.
Aerial Work Platforms Market to grow at a CAGR of 6%
A recently-published report by Fact.MR reveals that the global aerial work platforms market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period (2021 to 2031), surpassing nearly US$16 billion by 2031. Growth is spearheaded by the ever-increasing scope of infrastructure projects across such countries as China, India, Brazil, and Mexico.
Improved range data needed to enable mass EV adoption
Report by EPM Advisory Council finds industry collaboration and EV-centric design critical to delivering experiences that will convince anxious car buyers to make the switch
Charity achieve dream of racing at Silverstone
North west-based digital marketing agency Aqueous Digital has helped charity Speed of Sight provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for blind and disabled people to be able to race round the legendary Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire.
Procurement report airs supply chain concerns
Sustainable and ethical procurement has emerged as a business pressure in RS Components’ 2021 Indirect Procurement Report ‘From Disruption to Recovery’.
Fang-tastic! element14 unveils Halloween competition
With Halloween looming element14 has launched a competition for its community members to take the customary costumes to the next level by incorporating wearable electronics into their design.