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Free technical seminars in UK help engineers and managers build reliable, robust, secure systems

To help engineers and design teams meet the challenges of increasingly connected and complex embedded systems, LDRA has teamed up with QNX and its distributor Direct Insight to present free technical seminars that teach the latest design methodologies and techniques for ensuring safe and secure embedded development. Three seminars, to be offered in November in the U.K, will …

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Compact 5V, 10A synchronous Silent Switcher 2 buck regulator reduces heat, EMI & footprint in high power density applications

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC3310S, a 5V, 10A low EMI monolithic synchronous buck converter. The device’s fixed frequency peak current mode architecture is ideal for high step-down ratio applications that demand fast transient response. The LTC3310S uses the Silent Switcher 2 architecture with integrated hot loop bypass …

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Bosch announces industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor BHI160BP for wearables

At electronica Munich, Bosch Sensortec announces the BHI160BP, the industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor that utilises integrated inertial sensors to improve GPS location tracking. Always-on position tracking When used with a GPS or GNSS module, the BHI160BP enables users to take full advantage of pedestrian position tracking with up …

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Meyer Burger awarded contract from Chinese customer for its newest generation wafer inspection system

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd received the first order for its latest generation Wafer Inspection System, the WIS-08 shortly after launching the platform in the market. A leading PV manufacturer from China has ordered a total of 20 tools developed by Meyer Burger’s subsidiary, Hennecke Systems GmbH, to ensure reliable quality …

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Tektronix AFG31000 Arbitrary Function Generator now available from Farnell element14

Farnell element14, the development distributor, is now stocking the Tektronix AFG31000 Arbitrary Function Generator: a best-in-class waveform generation platformdesigned for the most demanding expectations on performance and versatility throughout the whole process of product realisation. The new AFG31000 series incorporates four industry firsts that result in an unprecedented user experience …

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ON Semiconductor unveils IoT solutions for wireless mesh networking, battery-less edge nodes and artificial intelligence

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, will be showcasing ultra-low-power IoT solutions at electronica 2018 featuring new IoT prototyping platforms based on the RSL10 radio system on chip (SoC). Two most recent additions to the portfolio of IoT platforms include the Bluetooth IoT Development Kit (B-IDK) and Energy Harvesting Bluetooth Low Energy …

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Maxim’s Go-IO drives intelligence to the digital factory edge

Designers striving to bring greater intelligence into Industry 4.0 digital factory equipment while meeting the stringent size and power demands of the programmable logic controllers (PLCs) inside can now turn to the new Go-IO reference design from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Go-IO, which packs 17 configurable IOs in a space …

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Anders highlight how custom displays offer a robust, accessible and flexible solution

Leading UK based display specialist Anders, design, develop, and deliver LCD touchscreen and embedded display technology. In this article, we learnthat as the company has transformed, their continued investment in engineering, supports the growing industrial need for customisationas a means for competitive advantage, both for Anders, and for the markets …

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Depth of vision

HORIBA Scientific has developed for QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging, Time-Correlated Single-Photon Counting (TCSPC) electronics to support its research into real-time computational 3D imaging and Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR); research which has the potential to result in faster, better quality and lower cost 3D …

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Business evolution keeps Anders on display

Display specialist Anders has enhanced the company’s engineering and support services to provide a completely comprehensive offering to support the growing demand for customiseddisplays for the industrial sector. There is a natural cycle in the technology industry. New technology is developed that has the potential to make large improvements to the …

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