Electronics light the road ahead for the agriculture sector 23 June 2021, Technews Publishing, Opto-Electronics Many horticultural installations are now moving away from traditional sources to LEDs, not only due to their high efficacy but because one can dynamically change the spectrum of the same luminaire without swapping the lamp source.
Preparing for a 5G world 26 May 2021 The 5G network will be able to slice flexibly parallel connections, sized to best fit the level of service users request, and offer the best cost/performance compromise.
Reliable grounding methods for high-voltage power supplies 26 May 2021, Vepac Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management Proper ground connections between a power supply, AC mains input and the application’s load are essential for stable, reliable operation, but for HV (high voltage) supplies this is even more crucial. ...
Personality profile: Tau Ndhleleni 23 June 2021, News Being competitive in the industry is something that every company will need to focus on. This can be done in a variety of ways, with one trend pointing toward the supply chain as more businesses aim to avoid constant price reduction.
The dangers of gut-feel engineering 23 June 2021, Spectrum Concepts, News The human brain is very good at understanding the world around us. An everyday example can be found when driving a car. An experienced driver will be able to judge how large their car is and how close ...
Designing better comms systems, from factories to operating rooms 23 June 2021, Altron Arrow, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
At the base of Industry 4.0 is reliable communications infrastructure. This infrastructure enables decision makers to extract data from machines, field devices and factories. Ensuring reliability in ...
From the editor's desk: All fall down 23 June 2021, Technews Publishing, News The Internet of Things (IoT) can help mitigate the consequences of load shedding, but paradoxically it could also be one of the biggest victims of the knock-on effects.
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.”
Personality profile: Renato Martins 28 April 2021, Altron Arrow “Spending more locally will create jobs, which in turn will have more people paying taxes, which in turn will create more opportunities.”
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.