News & Analysis
Offshore solar farms: a new trend that’s tough on cables and connectors
The world is now familiar with the concept of solar energy; an array of photovoltaic solar panels that turn the sun’s rays into electrical energy for personal and commercial use. Since 2007, solar farms began to migrate from land to the surface of water supply reservoirs such as dams and lakes. The benefits of floating photovoltaic (FPV) are numerous, including freeing up valuable or arable space on land, and reducing evaporation from water...
TE Connectivity surpasses face shield donation goal
TE Connectivity has produced more than 120,000 face shields to donate to medical workers around the world working the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19.
Councils splash out on mobile devices for remote working
London Councils have purchased a total of 7,792 new devices since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak to facilitate remote working, according to official figures obtained by Parliament Street Think Tank.
Jörg Doblaski takes on the role of X-FAB CTO
X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE has announced the appointment of Jörg Doblaski as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He fills the role of former CTO Dr. Jens Kosch, who is becoming an X-FAB Fellow and will serve as an adviser to the company’s CEO Rudi De Winter.
Key technologies defining smarter factories: data security
To conclude this blog series on smart factories, we will tackle the subject of protecting all the acquired data from hacking and industrial espionage. IoT devices are essential components of smarter factories, but they also represent a major threat to its data security. By Mark Patrick, Mouser Electronics
Ricardo recertified on the FTSE4Good index series
Ricardo has announced that the company has been reaccredited as a constituent of the FTSE4Good series index - the globally recognised benchmark of corporate responsibility, transparency, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
RECOM Power hires Martin Rausch as CTO
RECOM Power has announced that Martin Rausch has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Rausch has joined RECOM after six years serving as a Managing Director at TGW Mechanics where he managed the development and supply chain locations in Austria, China and the US.
Podcast: Episode #9 – The future of automotive
There are few industrial markets undergoing a more rapid change and experiencing the impact of technological innovation, than the automotive sector. Whether it be ADAS, electric vehicles, V2V and V2X, power train, or battery management, applications for electronics technology within the humble car know no bounds.
Tech4CV19 - The Call to Arms webinar
Tech4CV19 is a volunteer group of digital health and social care leaders helping to get the right healthcare tech to the right place. This webinar will introduce Tech4CV19, the call to arms to support both tech suppliers and care organisations during COVID-19 and share examples of companies who pivoted to provide additional support.
Silicon Labs strengthens commitment to Wi-SUN
Silicon Labs is deepening its commitment to Wi-SUN, an increasingly popular and widely deployed industrial mesh networking standard well suited for smart utility, smart city and IIoT applications.