All companies today must ask if they want to disrupt or be disrupted. Engineers are often the ones expected to inform on technology trends and suggest solutions. Sound familiar? At RS Components we are committed to accelerate in this area. We want to share this journey with you and will use DesignSpark as the springboard for many of our upcoming innovations.
This Innovation Hub will discuss digital technology trends and what the future could look like. The world of IoT/Industry 4.0, Cloud, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain are all underpinned by Data and Analytics. We will share behind-the-scenes insight into select projects at RS, aiming to add value to you in new and unique ways. We will invite you to participate in exclusive proof-of-concept testing and we will share our learnings with you to inform your own innovation efforts. Join us on the journey to the unknown, tell us what is good or bad, what you believe the future to be and what influences your daily life, your industry and the products you design and use
Augmented Reality in EngineeringWhilst there’s a huge amount of hype around Virtual Reality currently, led primarily by tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Sony; it is sometimes easy to overlook Augmented Reality. This article looks at the future of AR in engineering
Rise of the Smart Cams“They’re coming!” No, they’re already here. And get ready to see a lot more of them, as the hardware needed for a Smart Cam is becoming very affordable and its applications are near endless.
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Without knowing more details, you may want to select stepper motors driven from their own drivers such that you can control your independent drive and synchronised drive requirements by the software.
William B. Shockley was responsible for the development of the transistor. He worked on semiconductors to control and amplify electronic signals, with John Bardeen and Walter Brattain.
Nikola Tesla for the AC electricity supply grids that power the modern world, X-ray imaging and the first remote control!
Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn for the TCP/IP protocol and architecture...
Alexander Graham Bell, John Logie Baird, James Watt, Alexander Fleming... and of course John Davie the man credited with the creation of the deep-fried Mars Bar
@Boss 100% agreed - I love looking at his old drawings and sketches too. It's astounding how far ahead of his time he was! Thanks for sharing :o)
In 1971 the UK joined a very select group of countries by sending an artificial satellite into Earth orbit using a UK-built rocket. Then it gave up. Until now. Are we on the brink of starting again, this time launching from home soil?
There is a myriad of amazing inventions that have shaped the world we know today, from the obviously huge game-changers, like the wheel and electricity; to subtler, but nevertheless, vital inventions like the electric traffic light and the steam iron
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As a STEM Ambassador in the UK, I was keen to support RS Components’ inaugural STEMFest event last week – and it was so much fun I was very pleased I did!
IHS ‘Ready to Grow’ Horticultural LED Grow Lights named as Innovative New Product Winner at HTA National Plant Show
Intelligent Horticultural Solutions (IHS) was thrilled to be announced the Innovation winner in the New Product Showcase at the HTA National Plant Show, which took place on 18-19 June 2019 at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry.
The Spresense is a powerful instrument which supports the neural network and more. This article will demonstrate how to recognize your own hand sign with Spresense.
There are many open sources on the internet that are about AI, including handwritten digit recognition, but how could we build our own data-set?
The Open University students' Rocket-1 is in New Mexico being prepared for the Spaceport America Cup competition this week.
SpaceX has just launched 60 satellites into low Earth orbit as a test run for a future ‘constellation’ containing as many as 12000. Before that a CubeSat, KickSat-2 put 105 tiny ‘Sprite’ satellites into orbit. Isn’t Space too crowded already?