- Using Wi-Fi to detect dangerous concealed objects
15 August 2018, Electronics Technology
American university researchers have come up with a way of using Wi-Fi signals to detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals concealed in bags, backpacks or other luggage. The collaborative, peer-reviewed ...
- Wits researchers make carbon nanotube discovery
13 June 2018, This Week's Editor's Pick, Electronics Technology
Researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have found ways to control the spin transport in networks of the smallest electrical conductor known to man.
- Evolution of home technology from connected to proactive
16 May 2018, Molex-Connector & Interconnect Div., Electronics Technology
The idea of ‘home’ has evolved greatly over the millennia. Over the last decades, technology has transformed homes into hubs of functionality – centres of entertainment, environmental management, work, ...
- Wits researchers demonstrate quantum teleportation of light
15 November 2017, News, Electronics Technology
Quantum communication over long distances is seen as the future of information security and has been demonstrated in free space and fibre with two-dimensional states, recently over distances exceeding ...
- Tiny Bluetooth low energy module
15 November 2017, NuVision Electronics, Electronics Technology
Silicon Labs introduced what was the industry’s smallest Bluetooth low energy system-in-package (SiP) module with a built-in chip antenna. Available in a tiny 6,5 x 6,5 mm package, the BGM12x Blue Gecko ...
- Xilinx all programmable RFSoCs
15 November 2017, Avnet South Africa, Electronics Technology
Xilinx announced delivery of its Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC family, an architecture integrating the RF signal chain into a system-on-chip (SoC) for 5G wireless, cable Remote-PHY and radar. Based on 16 nm ...
- PSoC 6 microcontrollers for IoT
15 November 2017, Future Electronics, Electronics Technology
Cypress Semiconductor unveiled PSoC 6, its newest microcontroller (MCU) architecture that is purpose-built for the Internet of Things (IoT). The architecture is built on ultra-low-power 40 nm process ...
- PolarFire FPGAs from Microsemi
15 November 2017, ASIC Design Services, Electronics Technology
Microsemi unveiled the cost-optimised PolarFire field programmable gate array (FPGA) product family, delivering what the firm claimed
as the industry’s lowest power at mid-range densities with 12,7 ...
- LTE Cat M1/NB1 multi mode module
15 November 2017, RF Design, Electronics Technology
u-blox’ SARA R410M 02B is a configurable LTE Cat M1/NB1 multi mode module with worldwide coverage. At release, it was claimed to be the industry’s smallest module (16 x 26 mm) to offer both LTE Cat M1 ...
- Low-profile 2,4 GHz antenna
15 November 2017, iCorp Technologies, Electronics Technology
Antenova commenced shipment of a new 2,4 GHz antenna, Zenon, the first in the company’s Reflector series. This family of antennas is engineered to operate without de-tuning on metal surfaces – or where ...
- Multi-pixel gas sensor
15 November 2017, Electrocomp, Electronics Technology
Based on Sensirion’s innovative MOXSens technology, the SGP multi-pixel gas sensor offers a unique combination of long-term stability and multi-pixel technology that opens up new possibilities for environmental ...
- LED-based touch sensor display
15 November 2017, Mimic Components, Electronics Technology
Visual Communications Company developed a capacitive touch sensor display that provides a cost-effective, intuitive interface to ease and accelerate user interactions. The LED-based CTH Series capacitive ...