How do fusion splicers work? 26 February 2021, Lambda Test Fibre-optic fusion splicers are highly accurate machines which are able to automatically align and join fibre-optic cores with sub-micron accuracy.
The current state of GaN use for RF technology 26 February 2021, RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT Challenges for predicting the growth and penetration of GaN technology in certain markets come from the extent of the research and development being invested in.
Personality profile: Bossie Coetzer 26 February 2021, Rugged Interconnect Technologies, News “Understanding product knowledge is power. I started reading any magazine that was available with articles discussing embedded products, including microprocessor technologies and bus architectures.”
What is device management and why should you care? 25 November 2020, Trinity IoT, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT When device management is implemented alongside a centralised interface, companies can update firmware or software, without the need to manually perform each update in the field.
The A to Z of A2B applications 25 November 2020, Altron Arrow, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT An A2B device’s support for up to 32 channels of downstream audio and upstream audio on the network facilitate the distribution of multiple channels of different audio content within a single system.
What makes good connector design? 25 November 2020, IPD Electronics, Interconnection It’s important to remember that your connector may have physical design constraints like a minimum wire gauge or number of contacts, so it’s vital to consult with your connector supplier early in the process.
Personality profile: Dereck Styane 25 November 2020, Phoenix Contact, News “We do try and develop people and promote them from within the company, so I savour people’s personal growth that I’ve overseen.”
Why you don’t take ‘touch’ for granted 30 September 2020 The key criteria for choosing the right sensor control IC
Touch has become an incredibly intuitive way for people to interact with high-tech devices. In just a few short years after the first ...
Ask your PCB supplier about reliability, not just capability 28 October 2020, Elmatica, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services Make sure to discuss combinations and how your solution affects risk of failure with the multiple heat cycles required to assemble the product, and the risk of failure in the final application.
How you can help your EMS partner 28 October 2020, Jemstech, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services If you want a good quality, reasonably priced product in a quick turnaround time, always communicate your assembly requirements effectively with your EMS partner.
Practical experience with PCB robotic soldering processes 28 October 2020, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services Over the past few years there has been a lot of discussion over the need for higher temperature materials and expanding the use and knowledge of high temperature assembly techniques.
TRX welcomes Hannes Taute as new MD 28 October 2020, TRX Electronics, News We delve into his background, what his plans for TRX Electronics are, and how he envisions what the future of the local electronics industry will look like.
Personality profile: Hosia Matlou 28 October 2020 “To make a success in the very niche electronics manufacturing market, I believe it’s important to have experience in both engineering and business management.”
Stability in turbulent times 28 October 2020, Omnigo Omnigo’s Pieter de Nysschen discusses the importance of staying positive and motivated during these hard times when the whole world seems to have been turned upside down.
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.