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 South Africa, 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 South Africa, 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.
Locally developed electronic circuit builder for students 25 November 2019, K Measure, News K Measure, creator of the award-winning Seebox engineering education solution, has created a new innovation to enable quick and easy electronic circuit-building. The SeeBlocks electronic circuit creator ...
Solar-powered bakery developed at UJ 26 June 2019, Power Electronics / Power Management When used as a tool for community development, the Solar Bread Box becomes a self-sustaining, economy stimulating, job creating and skills development platform.
How to design AC-DC power supplies for long life 26 June 2019, Accutronics, Power Electronics / Power Management There are many things that impact the life of a power supply, overstressed components being the main one. All components have a life that is affected by temperature; some components are more strongly ...
The ultimate wireless mesh for Industrial IoT in SA? 29 May 2019, Altron Arrow, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT Analog Devices’ SmartMesh could help with predictive maintenance of the largely metal and concrete buildings which include industrial plants, data centres, commercial buildings, bridges and tunnels.