Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink 27 October 2021, Omnigo, CZ Electronics Manufacturing, Deman Manufacturing, Jemstech In light of the ongoing severe shortage of semiconductors globally, Dataweek asked a few local contract electronics manufacturers to share their experiences, but also for any positive spin they can give to the current state of affairs.
Thermal management in high-performance RF and microwave PCBs 27 October 2021, Conical Technologies, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services One of the many roles that a PCB has to perform is to channel heat from the underside of semiconductor devices through to the chosen heatsinking scheme as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Personality profile: Hannes Taute 29 September 2021 "You need to have energy and the right attitude to succeed – electronics distribution is all about building customer relationships and making sure your customers are taken care of."
A technical overview of three top LPWAN architectures 29 September 2021, Technews Publishing, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT Hopefully one day soon, enough broad network rollouts will come online that it will become a simple case of choosing the one that fits your application, and your pocket, just right.
The LPWAN state of play in SA 25 August 2021, RF Design, Technews Publishing, Altron Arrow, Otto Wireless Solutions, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT To help give our readers the low-down on what to be aware of and what to expect for the future, we consulted a few leading minds on the subject to get some of their insights and opinions.
Modern trends are shaping new power connectors 25 August 2021, Interconnection While it may sound counter-intuitive to use smaller connectors, it is possible to obtain a better total current rating with connectors that use a larger number of smaller terminals.
The evolution of heavy-duty connectors 25 August 2021, Phoenix Contact, Interconnection Tomorrow’s smart production demands smart components that can be assembled quickly, easily and economically to create customised solutions that can be delivered from batch sizes of one upwards.
Optical design for ToF depth sensing cameras 25 August 2021, Altron Arrow Optics play a key role in time-of-flight (ToF) depth sensing cameras and the optical design dictates the complexity and feasibility of the final system and its performance.
Microtronix revives mothballed Anyview factory 28 July 2021, Microtronix Manufacturing, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services This state-of-the-art production line is a dual-lane Panasonic line with 16 heads capable of running at well over 1 million placements a day.
Component shortages persist, but hope is in sight 28 July 2021, Microtronix Manufacturing, Technews Publishing The worldwide semiconductor shortage will persist through 2021, but is expected to recover to normal levels by the second quarter of 2022.