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2022 ▾

26 April 2022: Feature Articles

  • Personality profile: Hitesh Pema
  • A2B is revving up over-the-air software management
  • Is it getting hot in here?
  • Company profile: Links Field South Africa
  • The $180 billion market for location-based media and entertainment


30 March 2022: Feature Articles

  • Sophisticated threats raise stakes in electronic warfare conflicts
  • How to choose the right soldering station for your needs
  • Effects of water and water vapour on conformal coating protection
  • Optical liquid analysis prototyping platform for ubiquitous sensing


28 February 2022: Feature Articles

  • Electronic component shortages for 2022 and beyond
  • Charting China’s meteoric chip sales trajectory
  • Security is key for effective EV wireless battery management


EMP 2022 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook: Feature Articles

  • EDMASA poised to reinvigorate SA’s electronics industry
  • From the editor's desk: Hurrying up, waiting or clinging on for dear life?
  • Reasons to clean circuit assemblies even when using no-clean flux
  • Successfully implementing low temperature soldering
  • Using big data to drive better productivity
  • Wearable devices place new demands on electronics


2021 ▾

24 November 2021: Feature Articles

  • One LoRa node to find them all
  • Products of the Year 2021
  • Personality profile: Doug Gunnewegh
  • From the editor's desk: Weather forecast – partly sunny, moderately windy, opportunities on horizon
  • Signal chain implementation for condition monitoring systems
  • World-first demo of wireless-powered 5G base station


27 October 2021: Feature Articles

  • Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink
  • Omnigo’s TestBench offers a reliable test base to meet a multitude of test requirements
  • Thermal management in high-performance RF and microwave PCBs
  • LPWAN markets and applications
  • SDR transceiver delivers big advances in frequency hopping
  • Installation considerations for open-frame and U-channel power supplies


29 September 2021: Feature Articles

  • Personality profile: Hannes Taute
  • A technical overview of three top LPWAN architectures
  • Wits researchers turn Jozi into live lightning research lab
  • Improving precision ADC signal chain design time with CTSDs
  • Prototype chip decodes any type of data sent across a network
  • Construction of world’s largest radio telescope arrays green-lighted


25 August 2021: Feature Articles

  • iCorp Technologies – ‘We don’t sell components, we provide solutions’
  • The LPWAN state of play in SA
  • Personality profile: Daniel Haywood
  • Optical design for ToF depth sensing cameras
  • Modern trends are shaping new power connectors
  • The evolution of heavy-duty connectors


28 July 2021: Feature Articles

  • Component shortages persist, but hope is in sight
  • Thermal profiling is integral to a process in control
  • Personality profile: Derick Smalberger
  • How to ensure end-to-end security for embedded systems
  • Why realistic voltage sources should be considered when designing a reliable power supply


23 June 2021: Feature Articles

  • From the editor's desk: All fall down
  • Personality profile: Tau Ndhleleni
  • Electronics light the road ahead for the agriculture sector
  • The dangers of gut-feel engineering
  • Designing better comms systems, from factories to operating rooms
  • Choosing the right approach for power supply selection and design


26 May 2021: Feature Articles

  • A tribute to Mark Schroeder
  • IBM shrinks chip geometries to 2 nm
  • Intel Agilex FPGAs deliver flexibility and agility for the data-centric world
  • Preparing for a 5G world
  • Reliable grounding methods for high-voltage power supplies


28 April 2021: Feature Articles

  • From the editor’s desk: We’re still just circling the problem of e-waste
  • Challenges for electronic circuits in space applications
  • Electronic warfare: Vying for control of the electromagnetic spectrum
  • Personality profile: Renato Martins
  • Preparing IoT designers for next-generation cyberattacks


31 March 2021: Feature Articles

  • Component shortages and how to mitigate them
  • Strength to the tech industry despite the pandemic
  • Is your dry storage J-standard compliant?
  • The power of 2D and 3D X-ray inspection
  • Beating the best with artificial intelligence
  • Multi-parameter vital signs monitoring is easier than ever before


26 February 2021: Feature Articles

  • 5G and IoT in 2021
  • Personality profile: Bossie Coetzer
  • The current state of GaN use for RF technology
  • Modern LIDAR systems promise sensing for every industry
  • How do fusion splicers work?


EMP 2021 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook: Feature Articles

  • The same old new normal
  • A comprehensive guide to X-ray inspection
  • SMT reflow oven-to-oven repeatability
  • A match made in car alarm heaven
  • Conformal coatings vs. encapsulation resins – making an informed choice
  • An introduction to counterfeit components and testing