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DesignSpark Mechanical Software

Design and make things in 3D like never before. DesignSpark Mechanical is a free mechanical CAD software, which enables users to rapidly prototype or reverse engineer any physical object.

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DesignSpark Electrical is our free electrical CAD software. This is a bespoke electrical CAD solution for engineering professionals looking to save time and create error-free designs.

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DesignSpark PCB is the world’s most accessible and comprehensive, full function, free electronics PCB design software, turning your circuit ideas into testable boards, faster.

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A handy iOS and Windows application that gives you quick and easy access to electronics design reference tools, product information and data and a suite of engineering calculators.

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October 25, 2016 10:14

Siemens IOT2020 - installing and testing Node-Red, MQTT and SQLITE3

Time to install some software to allow us to build a real open source Industrial Gateway This to me means Node-Red for control flows to be designed MQTT for publish and subscribe SQLITE3 for database functionality

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October 25, 2016 09:08

IOT2020 available for pre-order

IOT2020, the Siemens IIOT development platform Arduino compatible, now available for pre-order

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Test and Measurement

October 24, 2016 15:44

Thermal imaging selection guide

Helping you to select from over 60 major brand devices. Choose from over 60 thermal imaging cameras including the latest releases from major brands such as Fluke, Flir and Keysight.

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October 24, 2016 13:11

Getting Started with Gemalto (Cinterion) 3G Terminal Kits

Written to help purchasers of Gemalto Cellular 3G Terminal Kits make those first evaluative steps with the technology as pain-free as possible & confidently show their new device is performing as expected before exploring the many possibilities.

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Newsletter Archive

October 24, 2016 08:00

Newsletter 17-10-16

This week: Remote control with BRAVO-T868, Technology Megatrends, and get tough with MG Chemicals

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Electronics Design

October 24, 2016 07:52

Is there an alternative to the Lithium-ion Battery?

Lithium-ion batteries are very much in the news at the moment. Are there alternatives to this technology? In this article we look at a different approach.

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