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Technology predictions for 2021 from Keysight
In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented public health crisis – the coronavirus pandemic. This has impacted all sectors of society and forced enterprises, small businesses, governments and private institutions to pivot, in some cases extensively, to accelerate digital transformations and rethink the way innovation is achieved. So what are the technology predictions for 2021?
Podcast: Episode #20 - An insight into connector technology
In this latest edition of the Electronic Specifier Insights podcast we speak to Sam Bennett, New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager at Harwin. Sam will discuss his journey at the Southampton-based company and his involvement in the design and development of Harwin's new Pitch Power Connector family.
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics announces return
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2021 plans to go ahead as a two day event on October 6th and 7th at the Farnborough International Exhibition Centre. The show had previously been postponed from the spring due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. In a further announcement, the organisers have confirmed that the 2022 show will return to its usual dates in early February next year.
Hybrid electric vehicles: a short-lived opportunity?
Full hybrid electric vehicles (hybrids that have electric-only driving, but do not plug-in), have seen continued growth throughout the COVID-19 pandemic despite the hit the car market has taken overall.
Strategic alliance to simplify edge analytics for IIoT
Crosser and Advantech have announced that they have initiated a strategic alliance to empower global industries with Advanced Edge Analytics. The strategic alliance includes an initiative to have Crosser Edge Analytics software pre-installed on new Advantech IoT systems in order to reduce the complexity and speed up the time from idea to proof of value in Industrial IoT.
Number of public sector digital users grows by over 10% during pandemic
The first UK lockdown sparked considerable new interest and uptake in digital apps and services supplied by the Government, according to research conducted by SAS.
6G communications: The trillion dollar battle commences
This webinar shares some findings from the major new IDTechEx report, '6G Communications Market, Devices, Materials 2021-2041'.
Cadence acquires NUMECA to expand system analysis
Cadence Design Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NUMECA International, a specialist in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), mesh generation, multi-physics simulation and optimisation.
Altra Motion and MTEK form strategic partnership
Altra Motion has formed a strategic partnership with factory intelligence and software specialist, MTEK. Following Altra’s acquisition of motion control companies Kollmorgen, Thomson and Portescap, the alliance with MTEK supports Altra’s ongoing commitment to continue moving up the technology spectrum, offering more advanced solutions to its customers.
Raspberry Pi Pico enters the microcontroller market
The first product built on Raspberry Pi-designed silicon - Raspberry Pi Pico – will be available at distributor Farnell from January 25.