Flex Power Modules launches new website
Flex Power Modules has announced the launch of its newly revamped website. With a modern design aligned to its parent company’s branding, the new website has many new features to enhance overall user experience, navigation and search.
British manufacturers offer to help fight COVID-19
The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has issued a call to manufacturers seeking support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components as part of the response to COVID-19.
AR to transform infrastructure management
The development of augmented reality (AR) as a tool to manage and visualise hidden infrastructure management assets has taken a major step forward following the announcement of a partnership between two technology companies. MGISS, a UK geospatial specialist, has partnered with Canada-based vGIS to transform traditional GIS, BIM and CAD data into AR visualisations.
Shortage of alcohol-based fluxes due to coronavirus
The spreading coronavirus is impacting on the production of alcohol-based fluxes for electronics manufacturing. Rising prices and even sold out stocks are the latest developments. Water-based or hybrid fluxes, with low alcohol additions, are moving into focus as a market-independent alternative for use in electronics production.
TE Connectivity acquires majority share of First Sensor AG
TE Connectivity has completed its public takeover of First Sensor. TE now holds 71.87% shares of the company.
X-FAB expands its SiC capacity
X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE continues to drive the adoption of silicon-carbide technology forward by offering SiC foundry services at the scale of silicon.
Oxford’s app for remote learning for home schoolers
Distance learning is nothing new, in that the children of farmers and those in rural and regional areas have undergone distance learning, originally over ham radio, for decades. Meanwhile, home schoolers have been able to take advantage of the technology for many years, too.
Smart 5G patrol robots to fight coronavirus
As part of its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, China is using 5G patrol robots developed by Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot using Advantech technology to monitor mask wearing and body temperatures in public places.
Universal Robots strengthens UK presence
Universal Robots is today announcing a new partnership with Dundee-based distributor, SP Automation & Robotics. This is Universal Robots’ first partnership with a Scottish distributor and represents a clear commitment to further strengthening its UK presence.
Boosting universities stricken by coronavirus
A technology platform being used by some of the world’s leading universities is being rolled out as a front line tool in the fight to maintain control of admissions amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Access Platform (TAP) provides a virtual environment in which prospective university students can interact with ambassadors who are already studying courses at a given university.