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Single Pair Ethernet is the key technology for the factory of the future

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is growing at a rapid pace. Experts agree that Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) will be one of the key technologies that significantly shapes the success of the IIoT. The factory of the future requires high data streams and the industrial sector needs connectivity which …

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Anritsu introduces first VNAs to specify 43.5 GHz performance in K-Connector environment to address emerging high-frequency applications

Anritsu Company introduces a 43.5 GHz frequency option for its 2- and 4-port ShockLine MS46122B, MS46322B, MS46522B, and MS46524B vector network analysers (VNAs) with guaranteed specifications using Anritsu’s Extended-K type connectors and components. The ShockLine family becomes the first VNA to support specified 43.5 GHz functionality in a K-connector environment, creating …

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USB Type-C Port switch from diodes incorporated enables latest mobile devices to continue supporting legacy data and audio signals

Diodes Incorporated announced the PI3A6386 USB Type-C multimedia port switch, designed to enable manufacturers to continue supporting legacy data and analog peripherals through USB Type-C ports. As a result of the adoption of USB Type-C ports in mobile phones and tablets, manufacturers are removing other ports such as USB 2.0 …

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Trio of appointments give A.C.E. the platform to hit £10m sales

A trio of strategic appointments is helping a Telford precision manufacturing specialist deliver a 40 per cent boost in sales. Advanced Chemical Etching (A.C.E) has strengthened its management team by recruiting Carwyn Howells and Peter Kirwan as Production Manager and Head of Plant and Facilities respectively, with the duo key …

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Lacuna Space achieves major milestone for LoRa in space

Lacuna Space is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the first phase of testing in its mission to provide complete global coverage for LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) to anywhere in the world, no matter how remote. Lacuna Space is at the forefront of satellite …

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Analog Devices’ new multi-channel, mixed-dignal RF converter platform

Analog Devices, Inc. has introduced a mixed-signal front-end RF data converter platform that combines high-performance analog and digital signal processing for a range of wireless equipment such as 4G LTE and 5G millimeter-wave (mmWave) radios. ADI’s new AD9081/2 MxFE platform allows manufacturers to install multiband radios in the same footprint …

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congatec boards with 8th Gen Intel Core Mobile processor

congatec announces that its brand new embedded versions of the 8th Generation Intel Core Mobile processors (codenamed Whiskey Lake) are now available on COM Express Type 6 Compact modules, 3.5 inch SBCs, and Thin Mini-ITX motherboards. OEM customers benefit from an instant performance boost of up to 58 per cent …

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u-blox redefines IoT security with 5G-ready cellular module and chipset for low power wide area IoT applications

u-blox, a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets, has announced the SARA-R5 (https://www.u-blox.com/en/product/sara-r5-series) series of LTE-M and NB-IoT modules for low power wide area (LPWA) IoT applications, its most advanced, secure and highly integrated cellular product. The module, built on …

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Construction industry call for direct employment welcomed by JIB

Influential business leaders from across the construction sector have called for direct employment to be implemented across the supply chain, in order to avoid the significant skills shortages facing the industry. The ‘Future Skills Report’, published by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC), sets out actions to ensure that the sector …

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Anglia wins fifth TDK distribution award

Anglia Components has received its fifth TDK European Distribution Award in 2018 in the local distribution category, an outstanding achievement over the six years in which the Awards have been presented. Anglia previously won awards in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017, giving it the best track record amongst TDK’s 18 local …

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