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Connectors

February 26, 2020 15:51

Is Disposable All Bad?

The issue of single-use plastics has become a hot topic, with good reason. But is the medical industry an exception? We look at medical connectors and see whether it is possible to make them disposable.

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DesignSpark Electrical Software

February 25, 2020 16:48

Are purpose built schematic design programs really much faster than generic CAD?

DesignSpark Electrical – powered by Solidworks, is an automated electrical schematic design software designed to dramatically improve engineering productivity compared to the most commonly used method in industry; general-purpose CAD software.

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Raspberry Pi

February 25, 2020 15:49

Analyze the Measurement Data on Cloud using Raspberry Pi 4 and Analog Discovery 2

In this article, you will learn how to collect the measurement data through Analog Discovery 2 and then store them on the ThinkSpeak cloud, using Raspberry Pi 4.

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DesignSpark Electrical Software

February 25, 2020 15:49

New DesignSpark Electrical and SOLIDWORKS Electrical product family

New partnership between Dassault Systemes and RS Components / Allied Electronics & Automation creates three levels of up-gradable schematic design tools for every level of usage.

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Automotive

February 25, 2020 14:49

Connecting Cars

Remember when the vehicle entertainment system was an AM radio and a cigarette lighter? We look at what is happening in the fast-paced world of automotive development and what we can expect to see very soon.

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Internet of Things

February 25, 2020 14:21

STMicroelectronics launch SensorTile for IoT industrial applications

Here is a first look at the new development kit from STMicroelectronics. STEVAL-STWINKT1, STWIN is aimed at condition monitoring and preventative maintenance and simplifies prototyping and testing of advanced industrial IoT applications.

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Test and Measurement

February 25, 2020 14:21

Choosing the correct DMM to meet your needs

So, you have an electrical design problem and need to choose the appropriate equipment to help resolve the issue. Or perhaps you are a scientist developing new material or electronic components and you need to measure its electrical characteristics

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Innovation

February 25, 2020 12:07

Disruptive Technology

Graphene is a material with near-magical properties. Now you can buy some of your very own – in a real product.

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Lift Off New Products February 2020

Here you can find selected highlights of new products launched during February. We have RF kits from Nordic, ultrasound imaging from ST Microelectronics, the iButton starter kit from Maxim and sensor kits from TE Connectivity and ON Semiconductor.

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Innovation

February 25, 2020 10:19

Jude's Vacuum Forming Hack - Recycling Plastic Milk Jugs

Jude Pullen shows how he modified a Mayku Vacuum Former (Formbox) to work with HDPE Plastic (recycled from Milk Jugs). Not only does this give a good mould quality, but resulting moulds are food safe, durable and can still be recycled after use.

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Competitions

February 24, 2020 15:49

Win €5000 in the ROIBOT igus Low Cost Automation Competition

Have you used igus Low Cost Automation? Tell us about your application and how our components helped you to reduce your ROI, for a chance to win a prize as well as an invitation including accommodation to the 2020 Automatica Show!

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Connectors

February 24, 2020 14:14

New standard for small connectors - Ethernet compatible ix Industrial™ (Hirose Electric)

The ix Industrial™ connector by Hirose features a small robust design for use in industrial environments. High-speed transmission of 10Gbps is possible, which greatly contributes to equipment evolution and smart manufacturing applications.

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