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The technology at the core of Prince Harry’s Oura Health ring

There has been a mix of bemusement and intrigue this week as Prince Harry appeared alongside Meghan Markle on their tour of Australia wearing a mysterious black ring. Find out how Cypress' PSoC6 is at the heart of the Oura Smart ring.

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1 week ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode Six - From Calculations to Cyber

In the latest episode Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of cyber, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Ada Lovelace life and Bec desperately changes all of her passwords to something more complicated than 1234.

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Articles

2 weeks ago

History Makers Podcast - Now Available on Spotify

Our 5-star rated comedy podcast about technology is now available on Spotify, hosted by former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers alongside award-winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine.

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History Makers Podcast - Episode Five - From Wedgwood’s Wares to 3D Printing

In the latest episode Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of 3D manufacturing, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Josiah Wedgwood to life and desperately clings on to the concept of hope in a world obsessed by materialistic wealth.

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Electronics Design

3 weeks ago

EW BrightSparks 2019 - Celebrating the next generation of design engineers

RS Components and Electronics Weekly have teamed up again to find the most talented young electronics engineers in the UK. Nominations are open now.

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3 weeks ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode Four - Navigation

In the latest episode Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of navigation technology, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring John Harrison to life and Bec discusses why GPS would ruin the Wizard of Oz.

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Mechanical Software

2 days ago

Download the DesignSpark Mechanical v4.0 BETA

The BETA version of our DesignSpark Mechanical software v4.0 is available now. Join our BETA test group today.

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Open Source

1 month ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode Three – Computer Programming

In the latest episode Dr Lucy explains the origins of computer programming, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Grace Hopper to life and Bec works out whether C++ really is Fortran's evil cousin or just her best ever maths score.

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Innovation

1 month ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode Two - Artificial Intelligence

History Makers is a comedy podcast from DesignSpark celebrating technology and the Makers from history who made it all possible. Episode 2 is here, starring Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine. What would Mary Shelley make of Westworld?

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Wireless

1 month ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode One - Wireless Communications

History Makers is a comedy podcast from DesignSpark celebrating technology and the Makers from history who made it all possible. Episode 1 is here, starring Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine.

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Resource Centre

2 months ago

SOLIDWORKS RS Add-In

This add-in allows SOLIDWORKS® users to instantly download real engineering product 3D models to their SOLIDWORKS® assembly

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How an Engineer Makes Coffee. Featuring Cypress’ Alan Hawse.

It is a well-known fact that engineers are often fueled by coffee alone. Alan takes us through his well thought out and perfectly engineered method for producing his morning espresso.

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