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LED Lighting

May 26, 2020 10:20

ON Semiconductor Connected Lighting Platform Provides Head Start for Advanced Solutions

A first look at the LIGHTING-1-GEVK development platform and PoE module.

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Coronavirus - Covid-19

May 26, 2020 08:10

Overcoming Isolation

Never before has it been easier to empathise with members of our vulnerable communities and relate to what it actually means to live in isolation.

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Coronavirus - Covid-19

May 22, 2020 10:41

The Clap For Carers DIY Air Horn

After noticing that my neighbours had resorted to pots and pans for the weekly #ClapForCarers, I decided to engineer a homemade air horn to show my appreciation for the NHS and key workers each week.

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Catching a Bus: Basic Serial Communication Part 4, I2C

Most modern peripheral device chips, such as sensors and motor drivers, communicate with a controller via a serial data bus. Microcontrollers usually support one or more of four basic types: UART, SPI and I2C. How do they work and which to choose?

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Industry 4.0

May 21, 2020 08:12

Industrial Security Part 4: About Digital Certificates, CAs and Elliptic Curves

It’s time to find applications for the concepts we’ve learned in part 1 to 3. Digital signatures and certificates are such applications which are elementary for secure internet connections.

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Simplify railway field maintenance with R&S®Scope Rider RTH user apps

Although oscilloscopes are basic instruments, maintenance tasks sometimes require very specific measurements that are not standard functions. For instance, the R&S®RTH-K38 user scripting option allows engineers to simplify railway field maintenance.

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Test and Measurement

May 20, 2020 09:48

Use Digital Discovery and Python to test MEMS Accelerometer

We will use Digital Discovery, a 32-channels USB Logic Analyzer & 16-channels Pattern Generator, to test a MEMS accelerometer with an I2C interface. Python script is used to read and graphically present the data.

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LED Lighting

May 20, 2020 08:59

How Quantum Dot is improving LED lighting applications.

A step towards new LED components for the general lighting market - Quantum Dot technology delivers outstanding efficiency values, even at high colour rendering indexes with Osram’s OSCONIQ S 3030 Quantum Dot.

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Connectors

May 20, 2020 08:57

The Non-Military User's Guide to Military Connectors - Part 2

This is part two of a series of stories in which we investigate why military specification connectors might be useful for industrial customers. Plus, our top tips for saving money on MIL-spec connectors.

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Students

May 18, 2020 11:53

Student Innovation - DEVELOPMENT OF A PORTABLE PATIENT MONITORING SYSTEM

The following report covers the development, production, testing and analysis of a Raspberry Pi vital signs patient monitoring system, intended to be used in less economically developed countries.

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Students

May 18, 2020 11:46

University of Southampton Eurobot 2020 team project update

Eurobot is an autonomous pick and place robotics competition founded in 1998. This article describes the progress for a Eurobot 2020 competition entry made by a team of students from the University of Southampton.

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Industrial Sensing Products from STMicroelectronics

A short focus on key industrial sensing products from our partners STMicroelectronics. Here we cover a number of recent introductions which are aimed at prototyping and evaluation for use in industrial settings.

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