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Functionally safe positioning with the LDRA tool suite

LDRA, the leader in standards compliance, automated software verification, software code analysis, and test tools, has announced that Renishaw, an engineering and scientific technology company with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare, has successfully applied the LDRA tool suite to certify its RESOLUTE FS optical encoder system as functionally safe to level SIL 2 in …

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Future Facilities wins Design Tools and Development Software Award at Elektra Awards 2018

6SigmaET, a thermal simulation CFD tool designed by Future Facilities, was last night announced as the winner of the Design Tools and Development Software Award at the Elektra Awards 2018. For more than 10 years, the Elektra Awards have celebrated excellence in technological innovation, recognising the very best achievements of the electronics industry, from …

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Premier Farnell demonstrate full range of 3D printing products with extensive new resources

Premier Farnell, the development distributor, is now demonstrating its comprehensive range of 3D printing and additive manufacturing products with extensive new resources, including a new dedicated area of the Farnell element14 website along with a series of webinars covering all aspects of the technology. The range of 3D printing solutions …

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IoTSF announces major update to the IoT Security Compliance Framework

The IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) announces ‘Release 2’ of its IoT Security Compliance Framework following user feedback of the previous release. A significant enhancement is a move to a risk based approach that gives the framework more flexibility and greater applicability beyond earlier versions, which were aimed at consumer-grade products. …

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Canonical 2019 IoT predictions – robotics, consolidation, security

By Jamie Bennett, VP of Engineering, IoT & Devices at Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu. 2018 has seen the Internet of Things (IoT) increasingly move from proof-of-concept to widespread production, with the number of connected devices owned by consumers growing from 35 per cent in 2017 to 44 per cent in September 2018. But …

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ByteSnap Design EV predictions for 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, engineers at award-winning electronics design consultancy ByteSnap Design have been wondering what the year ahead holds for the EV battery sector. Here’s the company’s forecast… Electric vehicle battery sizes are getting smaller Although EVs with larger batteries tend to dominate the trade press, counter-intuitively, we predict …

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Widely used CAT3 RJ11 and RJ14 connectors available in panel mount form from Cliff Electronics growing FeedThrough range

Cliff Electronics, comprehensive range of market leading FeedThrough (FT) connectors, supplied in the industry standard 24mm diameter XLR panel cut-out, now includes the very popular CAT3 RJ11 and RJ14 connectors offering users a panel mount option. The RJ11 and RJ14 are the most widely implemented connectors in telecommunications and commonly …

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Single-chip maXTouch touchscreen controllers enable 20-inch automotive touchscreens

Microchip announces a new family of single-chip maXTouch touchscreen controllers designed to address challenges in the design of modern automotive capacitive touch systems with screens up to 20 inches in size. As touchscreen displays in the car grow larger, drivers expect screens to operate with the same touch experience as …

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Advantech WISE-PaaS 3.0 facilitates data-driven industrial co-creation through digital transformation

Advantech, a leader in the global intelligent systems market held its first IoT Co-Creation Summit at Suzhou International Expo Centre. During the summit, Advantech introduced new features for WISE-PaaS 3.0 and shared a number of IoT solution ready packages (SRPs), based on WISE-PaaS, developed with numerous co-creation partners. The company …

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Rohde & Schwarz and Huawei conduct field trial precision latency measurements for 5G cellular V2X communication

Rohde & Schwarz and Huawei have successfully conducted cellular-based 5G V2X latency measurements in vehicular environments in field tests in Munich and Shanghai. The initial measurements have shown that it is possible to achieve delays in the millisecond regime in a 5G network, demonstrating a superior latency performance in comparison …

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