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GreigRS

Robotics

June 22, 2017 14:41

Are you looking after your Robot?

When robots breakdown the costs to business can be in the £millions. A well planned preventative maintenance program should help avoid the unexpected.

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ChelseaBack

Internet of Things

June 22, 2017 11:04

Learning LoRaWAN Basics

Repeating the IoTUK Boost workshop and looking at LoRaWAN in further detail

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vermason

Workbench

June 22, 2017 10:48

Resistivity and Resistance in ESD Control

There is a lot of confusion out there as to what the difference is between resistivity and resistance. We get asked questions on a regular basis so hopefully this post will put an end to any misunderstanding.

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Ten22

Panel and Control Cabinets

June 22, 2017 10:25

Solving the biggest problems faced by Electrical Designers #3

When you start designing a project, do you have to look far and wide for product details? Online searches, paper catalogues, details from previous projects? How much time does the searching take in comparison to the actual designing?

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RobbieDunion

Technology Lifestyle

June 22, 2017 10:23

Colin Furze's Underground Beach Hut

The latest project from my favourite YouTuber Colin Furze, who has built a beach hut with a double basement on a British beach.

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Internet of Things

June 22, 2017 10:11

Develop Groundbreaking IoT Designs with the PSoC® 6 BLE Pioneer Kit

Develop ground-breaking designs for the IoT with the PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-062-BLE). This kit features Cypress’ PSoC 6 MCU: Purpose-built for the IoT, as well as a number of Cypress solutions to make next-generation IoT design easy.

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DesignSpark

Wireless

June 22, 2017 07:56

NFC Technology for Safety and Security

Using NFC to control secure access

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Wireless

June 21, 2017 07:52

What is 5G and What Does it Mean for the Future of 2G in the UK?

5G is coming, but when and what will happen to our 2G network in the UK?

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leonie

Articles

June 20, 2017 07:19

Chris Shaw - BrightSparks Class of 2017 Award Winner

Chris Shaw is the lead engineer at the company Sensible Object, makers of the technology game Beasts of Balance (now on sale in John Lewis and Harrods, amongst others).

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GreigRS

Internet of Things

June 20, 2017 07:17

Reduce Maintenance and Increase Up Time

Using IoT and Industry 4.0 to bring Smart Asset Management to existing infrastructure

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davecole

Newsletter Archive

June 19, 2017 09:00

Newsletter 12-06-17

This week, Top summer hacks, proximity sensors, tool free connectors and optimising software development.

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Josephine

News

June 19, 2017 07:44

Bourns Receives TTI 2016 Global Operations Excellence Award – Earns Highest Points Globally for Second Consecutive Year

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received TTI’s Global Operations Excellence Award.

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