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Thermco Systems continues growth strategy by opening new UK manufacturing facility

Thermco Systems (Thermco), a leading manufacturer of equipment for the semiconductor, power devices, MEMS, LED and photovoltaic sectors, has announced its expansion into a second manufacturing facility in West Sussex. The acquisition of the new plant is part of Thermco’s planned growth strategy, implemented to support increased demand for its flagship …

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Future Electronics moves office to Futian District in Shenzhen, China

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to announce the relocation of their Shenzhen office to the Futian District of Shenzhen, China. This new location is a key part of Future’s significant and ongoing investment in China, and is aimed at continuing the company’s strong growth …

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RS Components stocks graphic display controllers for development of HMI applications

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor,has introduced two new graphic display controller ICs from Bridgetek that target the development of next-generation graphics displays for human machine interface (HMI) applications. The BT815/816 controllers are the third generation of embedded video engine (EVE) devices. Delivering support …

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Future Electronics holds Advanced Engineering University 2018

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, held AEU ‘18 from Monday, November 5th through Friday, November 9th at their corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada. Advanced Engineering University (AEU) is Future’s premier event for training the members of its Advanced Engineering Group on the latest technologies and applications …

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Clevios HY E – the secret behind foldable touchscreens

Foldable smartphones, tablets and screens are finally becoming a reality. Now there is a need for robust conductive materials in touch displays so that the new technology will function reliably – materials like the new Clevios HY E from Heraeus Electronic Chemicals. For a display to be foldable at all, …

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Advantech’s Global Gaming HQ, in Newcastle, UK Centre gears up to meet higher demand

Advantech, a leader in global intelligent systems, announced the expansion of its Advantech-Innocore facility in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK. The gaming division, Advantech-Innocore, who are a leader in embedded computer products, design and manufacture some of the market’s most advanced PC products tailored specifically for their industry. The expanded Advantech-Innocore facility, located …

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Getting more for less

By Darren Hobbs, Vice President of the ASIC and IP Division of Adesto Technologies It’s often said that good things come in small packages. Certainly greater power provision from ever-decreasing package sizes is a familiar concept in many areas of the electronics sector. There are always pressures on designers to …

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microLED display technology for AR lands CES 2019 honour for Plessey

Plessey, a leading developer of award-winning optoelectronic technology, today announces that it has been named a CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honouree in the Embedded Technologies category. The company has been recognised for its monolithic microLED displays – which, compared with incumbent technologies, deliver seven times greater light output, five times …

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IoT growth: facing up to the challenges

By Edel Griffith, Technical Marketing Manager in the ASIC & IP Division of Adesto We’re all familiar with the stories of exponential growth in the world of the Internet of Things (IoT). Millions upon millions of devices are expected to be attached to the cloud within the next few years. …

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Adopting consumer technologies in the industrial sector – the challenges and opportunities

By Dermot Barry, General Manager of the ASIC & IP Division of Adesto Traditionally, there has been clear blue water between the diverse application areas for electronic products, primarily because each sector had its own requirements and its own criteria. As well as commercial pressures, factors such as safety and …

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