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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (also referred to as IoT), is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects.

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Industry 4.0

Commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is defined as the automation and data exchange within manufacturing and industrial technologies.

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Motion Control

Motion control is the combination of different technologies used to keep industry moving. From motors on the electrical to belts on the mechanical, a simple stop function or a precise detailed movement, the need for control is paramount.

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Connectors

Connectors are an essential component in almost every electrical and electronic device in the world. They are called upon to deliver power, signal and data in some of the most demanding environments.

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Robotics

Robotics can be considered the pinnacle of industrial automation, it’s where the disciplines of technology come together in the form of controlled operation. From motion control through to sensing, from machine safety to the vanguard of IoT, Industry 4.0 and beyond, robotics is very much in the ascendancy.

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Machine Safety

In the industrial world of today there is one thing that stands head and shoulders above all else, SAFETY. Whether this is safety relating to machines, industrial processes or right through to personal protection equipment, the need to comply has never been greater.

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Microcontrollers

There is no escaping the wide variety of microcontrollers out there and the myriad of applications they can inhabit and the effects that they have on our lives.

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Sensors

Sensors are often referred to as the eyes and ears of industry, from factory automation to process control the application of sensors seems limitless. Moving with the times sensors are constantly evolving and keeping pace with newer technology. They are faster, smarter and more integrated than ever before and with the advent of IoT and Industry 4.0 sensors are the first line gateway in providing key data for control and remote monitoring of the i

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Development Kits

PCB Development Kits are for all electronics engineers and ideal for the creative and driven pioneers in the developer and maker community to help them prototype their next design project.

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Arduino and Genuino

Arduino and Genuino are a series of open hardware single board computers. Designed with engineers, makers and hobbyists in mind, these great prototyping PCBs are ideal for creating interactive digital projects, engineering solutions and electronic designs.

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Wearables

The Technology you wear, such as a fitness tracker, is known as a wearable, and there is a rapidly expanding application list for these devices. Like the afore mentioned fitness tracker, smart watches are in abundance, action cameras, virtual and augmented reality tech is a growing player in the realms of wearable technology.

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Test and Measurement

Test and measurement is one of the more valued categories in electronics, but it’s said that it’s not the most glamorous. The simple matter of it all is, if you cannot assure yourself and potential customers that your latest electronic design actually works, then it’s not worth anything really. And if your design does fail to work, how do you find out exactly what is wrong with it?

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Building and Home Automation

We don’t have to wait, the smart home of the future is now upon us, innovators are taking all that building automation provides and moving it to the home environment.

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Electronics Design

Electronic Design is in essence, the activity responsible for all consumer, industrial, automotive and military based electronics systems we find today. All of the products we use on a daily basis such as digital watches, mobile phones, tablet computers, laptops, all of the electronic items we take for granted, were at one stage, nothing more than an idea that became an electronics design. Our own free software DesignSpark PCB has been used to cr

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Open source

Open source is a way of providing free access to software and to hardware designs that can be modified, studied and created by anyone, this includes the schematics, blueprints, logic designs and 3D CAD files. Using platforms like Github, Engineers can share, alter and make improvements.

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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (also referred to as IoT), is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects.