Women taking the lead in engineering 31 August 2020, News Alaris Antennas is an engineering company specialising in the design and production of (often) customised antennas for electronic warfare. This is not an industry that typically attracts women to steer ...
Personality profile: Mervyn Stocks 30 September 2020, Denver Technical Products Mervyn Stocks, the founder and MD of Denver Technical Products, started his career as a learner technician, worked at some well-known companies in the industry before setting out on his own.
Forbatt SA invests in South Africa 30 September 2020, Forbatt SA, News Forbatt SA is set to offer an improved service to the industry by making sure it has the products and solutions the industry needs, as well as a new showroom.
How 5G will influence autonomous driving systems 1 September 2020, Concilium Technologies, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT Wireless communication technologies like 5G offer three major benefits: safer roads, more efficient traffic routing and more in-vehicle convenience.
The pivotal role of supercapacitors in powering IoT 30 September 2020, Avnet Abacus, Power Electronics / Power Management With tens of billions of IoT nodes now in the process of being deployed across the globe, there are concerns about how all this hardware can be powered in a practical and environmentally friendly manner.
Company profile: Omron Electronics 30 September 2020, Omron Electronics, News Omron Electronics can trace its history back to 1933 and the company has been represented in South Africa since the 1960s, promoting the vision of Enabling Innovation in Manufacturing through Automation.
Check out Dataweek’s new-look website 29 January 2020, Technews Publishing, News Our technical design elves have been locked away in our basement for months, improving the visual design and functionality of the Dataweek website.
V2X: The future of vehicle communications 29 January 2020, Avnet Silica, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT A recent report by Juniper Research forecasts that more than 62 million vehicles will be capable of vehicle-to-vehicle communication by 2023; up from just over 1,1 million in 2019.
High-performance IoT SoCs with dual processors 29 January 2020, RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT Nordic Semiconductor’s new nRF5340 high-end multiprotocol system-on-chip (SoC) is the first member of its next generation of nRF5 Series SoCs.
The nRF5340 builds on Nordic’s proven and globally adopted ...
What differentiates EMS companies EMP 2020 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Omnigo, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services One of the major factors that differentiate electronics manufacturers from each other is the quality of the product that they deliver to the client and the time frame that they deliver the product within.
How to use spot mask for wave soldering and conformal coating EMP 2020 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Testerion, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services Mask is applied over the open through-holes on a circuit board in the wave soldering process to make sure they stay open. This is necessary because without mask, any contact area on the bottom of the PCB will be fluxed and subsequently soldered.
Next-gen UV cure conformal coatings increase performance and speed up production EMP 2020 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Vepac Electronics, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services Electronic circuits are becoming ubiquitous in modern life. Everywhere one looks, more and more processes that were once isolated and manual in nature, are being automated and now connected as the Internet ...
Implementation of environmentally sound cleaning EMP 2020 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Quamba Technologies, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services The number of cleaning machines to be acquired was estimated based on the substrate surface that would need to be cleaned in the course of one year, adding a safety margin of 30%.
Process defect guide on QFN/LGA and bottom mounted components EMP 2020 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services A guide by Bob Willis of assembly defects that can occur with these components, which should help newcomers and expert users alike.
Design considerations for powering remote Bluetooth beacons 25 November 2019, Avnet Silica, Power Electronics / Power Management One of the most exciting low-power wireless technologies to emerge in the last couple of years is Bluetooth beacon technology, which involves placing small electronic beacon devices at points of interest that broadcast packets of information via Bluetooth low energy to the smartphones of passers-by.
Battery Technologies Conference 2019 25 November 2019, News Batteries are a critical enabler of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, powering technology in products from laptops and handheld devices to electric vehicles and renewable energy storage.