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Competitions

1 week ago

Vlog For A T-Shirt #VloggingDay

Saturday 10th August is #VloggingDay so RS Components and DesignSpark are offering you the chance to get your hands on an exclusive t-shirt in return for a short 1-2 minute vlog of you talking about technology.

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Motion Control

1 week ago

Engineering the perfect cup of tea

As engineers we love a good cuppa, but how do you ensure the perfect cup of tea every time? Alan has found a solution using the brilliantly versatile K4 drive system from ebm papst, using each drives precision to make 'The engineers cup of tea'.

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TUM Hyperloop Wins SpaceX 2019 Competition

The students of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) Hyperloop team won their fourth consecutive competition at a top speed of 288 miles per hour (463 km/h).

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5G

1 month ago

Made in 5G - Exploring the future of 5G in manufacturing

Digital Catapult has launched research into the impact of 5G on the UK’s manufacturing sector, uncovering the potential of 5G technology for industry and setting out recommendations for 5G to tackle connectivity challenges.

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Electronics Design

1 month ago

Microchip European MASTERs Conference September 2019

Registration is now open for the Microchip European MASTERs Conference 2019. Running from September 17-19 in Berlin, it's the 5th consecutive year for this prestigious event. Find out more.

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Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Raspberry Pi 4 v Raspberry Pi 3B+

It's been three long years since the Raspberry Pi 3 was launched, but now it has been completely upgraded and re-engineered to produce the fastest and most powerful Pi, which could be ready to finally replace your desktop PC.

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Connectors

1 month ago

Entrelec have a planned approach to terminal blocks

Entrelec recognises that in the world of terminal blocks, there is certainly a lot to chose from. Making sound judgments on the right connector for your control panel is something that shouldn't be left to chance. Time for Connector Geek.

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Sensors

2 months ago

HTU21D the small digitial humidity sensor that is big on performance

Humidity and Temperature are two of the most commonly measured variables in our environment. Within manufacturing, transportation building services or storage sector certain levels must be maintained for safety, health or quality-related reasons.

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Connectors

3 months ago

TE Connectivity’s ENTRELEC SNK Series is put to the test

Here we take a look at a few tests you don't usually see performed on connectors.

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Podcasts

3 months ago

Cast Spotlight: The DesignSpark Podcast

Put a face to the voice and find out more about the cast of our brand new comedy series about technology "The DesignSpark Podcast", which launches on Monday 20th May. It's time for TechLOLogy.

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LED Lighting

2 months ago

Osram IREDs deliver the means for smart device Biometric Identification

With Osram infrared LEDs (IREDs) its possible to create your own unique security code for smart devices. The utilisation of biometric identification will allow you to use your own unique features to keep your personal items secure. Find out more

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Electronics Design

3 months ago

EW BrightSparks 2019 - Top 30 Electronic Engineers Under 30

For the third consecutive year, RS Components and Electronics Weekly have joined forces to find and celebrate the new generation of electronic engineers, with a panel of judges selecting the top 30 electronics engineers under the age of 30 in the UK.

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