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Lift Off New Products January 2020

Let's take a look at some of the products that kicked off our new year. We include the latest from STMicroelectronics, Microchip, Maxim, Renesas and Digilent. With so many new launches happening it wise to check out RS Launchpad also.

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Internet of Things

January 20, 2020 16:32

Hands on with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano

Compact low-cost module delivers CUDA compute power for AI projects and more.

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Connectors

January 20, 2020 15:51

CAT7A Connection Modules

What happens when one or more cables are damaged when re-laying or you find out that they are too short for the new plans? An efficient, space-saving connection module solves the problem economically.

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3D Printing and Design

January 20, 2020 15:33

Which Ultimaker S5 Material Station setup is right for you?

Thanks to the Material Station, you can now load your Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle with both regular and support materials, ensuring your prints come out stable and ready for action.

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Raspberry Pi

January 20, 2020 14:54

Designing a Raspberry Pi Based Intelligent Ultrasonic Bat Detector App

Machine learning can be used to help show if there are bats roosting in old buildings that are due for demolition. The Raspberry Pi 4, with 4Gb of RAM, proved to be up to the job, presenting the data as a bar-chart in near real-time.

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Industry 4.0

January 17, 2020 15:17

How to Turn Your Pi Prototype Into a Phenomenon: Considerations for Industry 4.0

Pi’s GPIO pins are designed for driving low current devices such as LEDs however, so is it possible to connect to the I/O necessary for industrial environments?

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Microcontrollers

January 17, 2020 09:38

Rapid Prototyping with Microchip 8-Bit Microcontrollers - Part 2

Taking an idea from discovery to prototyping, and eventually to the creation of an end product can be a challenging proposition. The prototyping platform one chooses is of paramount importance – it can impact both discovery phase and final production

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Connectors

January 17, 2020 09:38

Molex providing solutions for Connectivity and Modularity

The connector world is consistently updating, whether its the need for more information in the connected age or smaller footprints delivering more power, one thing is true the connector has to perform and perform well. Here we take a closer look.

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Innovation

January 16, 2020 13:31

Meeting Sustained Overvoltage Protection with Hybrid Drop-In Replacement

While circuit protection is known to be a basic requirement for AC and DC power line devices, there isn’t a common protection solution for all applications.

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Articles

January 16, 2020 12:40

Ask The Expert - Respiratory PPE with 3M

There are an estimated 12,000 deaths a year linked to ill-fitting respiratory equipment. We caught up with George from 3M to find out what products and techniques can be used to ensure that workers stay safe, including those with facial hair.

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Internet of Things

January 16, 2020 11:25

Building a Spresense Powered Smart Security Device Part 4: GNSS and Storage

This series of posts demonstrates how the advanced capabilities of the Sony Spresense can be put to use in creating a low power security device for asset monitoring and tracking.

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Internet of Things

January 16, 2020 09:45

EMC & EMI Precompliance Testing

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing is a critical part of any product development journey. EMC testing aims to eliminate or at least reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) below certain limits.

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