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VOTING EXTENDED UNTIL 5PM TODAY FOR ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020

The Electronics Industry Awards 2020 entries and nominations are in, collated, and ready for your scores. Now is your chance to choose the winners of these specialist industry awards by voting for your favourite on the Electronics Industry Awards website now. Voting couldn’t be easier, just use our user-friendly online voting …

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Densitron Squares up for Test and Measurement

Densitron, the global leader in innovative Human Machine Interaction (HMI) and display technology, today introduced a novel, square format 1:1 aspect ratio 4.0’’ Industrial Rugged TFT Module with exceptional features designed for operation in challenging environments. Aimed at instrumentation; handheld test and measurement applications; and niche security products, the module’s …

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Rolls-Royce reorganisation statement

In response to news this week of job cuts at Rolls-Royce, Andrew Bradley, Chair of the Aerospace Board at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, commented: “This week Rolls-Royce has announced plans to reduce its workforce by 9000, the vast majority of which will be in its Civil Aerospace division. This …

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Cadence Expands Design IP Portfolio with 56G Long-Reach PAM4 SerDes on TSMC N7 and N6 Processes

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of 56G long-reach SerDes IP on TSMC’s N7 and N6 process technologies. Hyperscale computing continues to be the main driver for very high-speed SerDes, and 112G/56G is a key enabler for cloud data center and optical networking applications. 56G connectivity is particularly …

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AMTE Power and Britishvolt sign MoU for UK’s landmark battery Giga Factory

AMTE Power and Britishvolt are pleased to announce plans to investigate collaborating to build the UK’s first full cycle battery cell GigaPlant, servicing the automotive and energy storage markets. Both parties have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) focussed on each other`s complementary ambitions to create and expand an onshore …

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Green Hills Software Adds Support for the Heterogeneous NXP i.MX 8 Application Processors in Airborne Safety- and Security-Critical Systems

Green Hills Software, the worldwide leader in high-assurance operating systems, has announced that its INTEGRITY®-178 Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing (tuMP™) RTOS now supports heterogeneous multicore operation on NXP® Semiconductor’s i.MX 8 applications processors across Arm® Cortex®-A72 and Cortex-A53 cores for airborne safety-critical and security-critical systems. Using the bound multi-processing (BMP) and …

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Winbond Top NOR Flash Memory Supplier Worldwide

Winbond Electronics Corporation, a global supplier of Flash memories and inventor of the popular Multi-I/O Serial Flash architecture, today announced it is now the top supplier of all NOR Flash memories worldwide. Based on recent market data from WebFeet Research, Winbond took the number-one NOR revenue position in 2019 with …

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u-blox reaffirms its commitment to traffic safety by making V2X easily accessible

u-blox, a provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced its latest contribution to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology: the VERA-P3 V2X module. Based on the u-blox UBX-P3 V2X chip, VERA-P3 puts automotive OEMs, Tier-1s, and manufacturers of traffic management infrastructure on a fast track to integrating V2X technology into their …

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Some positives among the COVID-19 gloom cannot disguise a hugely challenging year ahead for the UK connector industry

It has taken just a little under three months to turn what had the real potential to be a positive 2020 for the UK electronics industry into one that has shaken every business to the core. The shutdown in China, for example, has had a significant effect on the supply …

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Schneider Electric UK&I Case Study

Hitaltech enclosures have been part of Schneider Electric’s Mk I telemetry stations for 10 years. What made them choose Hitaltech for Mk II? About Schneider Electric UK and Ireland Schneider Electric manufactures telemetry stations for use in Process Automation, used extensively in the water industry. There can be dozens of …

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