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4 months ago
My next PLC might just be from Phoenix Contact, the PLCNext is an open-source ecosystem-based controller ripe for IoT applications.
5 months ago
The ongoing need for equipment to fight Covid-19 is providing innovation and outpourings of support the world over. I thought I'd share a few thoughts and highlight an article that got me thinking about wider global challenges to deliver healthcare.
Using a 3D printed valve, a snorkel mask can be converted to a ventilator mask. The Charlotte valve allows snorkel masks to be retro-fitted to hospital ventilators.
About 7 years ago during a 3D printing forum, one designer/inventor expressed that the rise in use of 3D printers would one day help to fight against a disaster. His theory was that designs could be shared and printed locally at the point of need.
7 months ago
With the Covid-19 pandemic currently inflicting a state of crisis around the globe, I guess many of you like me are interested to find out how engineers and technology can help fight this disease.
10 months ago
The new 18th edition of BS7671 has been out for over a year now and one area that still raises the most questions is that regarding surge protection devices.
10 months ago
Are you choosing the most suitable MCU? With claims of super low power consumption, it pays to investigate a little bit further. How does the MCU perform in the real world and what are the considerations needed to match your application?
11 months ago
Available from Cypress is ModusToolbox™ Software Environment. An integrated design environment and development tool which enable developers to create IoT applications efficiently and with ease.
11 months ago
The connected smart factory delivers value streams in terms of data and process flow efficiency. Ind 4.0 is reliant on access to real-time quality data, transferring this from factory floor to the enterprise layer is where TE Connectivity comes in.
Connect to the cloud with this Renesas voice control design combination. Achieve accuracy and stability for humidity and temperature levels within the home and workplace, discover more.
Remote monitoring and control systems offer the ability to view and interact with data from sensors. This can be used to improve processing and automated control whilst provided information back to the enterprise layer.
Monitoring the flow of fluid and gas is paramount to many industrial applications. In this winning combination reference design, Renesas look at a design solution to monitor flow whilst accessing data via an Ethernet connection.