Features

Converging at the Edge

Should we be happy to embrace edge computing so soon after we got used to the cloud, IoT, Industry 4.0 etc…? The benefits of taking the large amount of repetitive data created by machines and automated systems and processing it locally are huge. Edge computing takes the pressure off existing networks, …

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Mouser Electronics displays new sensor tech at Sensors Expo 2019

Mouser Electronics will feature cutting-edge sensor technologies from leading suppliers at the Sensors Expo and Conference 2019, taking place June 25–27 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. The Sensors conference has established itself as the leading event in North America focused on sensors, MEMS, and related technologies within …

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Royal Holloway, University of London Opens state-of–the-art electronics laboratory using Tektronix solutions

Royal Holloway, University of London, has officially opened its new Beatrice Shilling Building which includes state-of-the-art teaching laboratories in partnership with Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of educational measurement solutions, and Rapid Electronics, one of the UK’s leading distributors of educational test equipment. The brand-new technology-led electronic engineering facility residing …

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RS Components completes nationwide ‘Tour de Branch’ bike ride to help fight the injustice of childhood cancer

RS Components (RS) embarked on an epic charity cycle ride on 8 June, covering 1,100 miles from Aberdeen to London, with an ambitious goal of raising £250,000 for Children with Cancer UK. More than 60 employees from RS took part in the ‘Tour de Branch’ challenge, which made its way …

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Guardian journalists use AQMesh to highlight air quality risks in London

Supporting the aims of Clean Air Day (20 June 2019), the Guardian has published a short film demonstrating the changing levels of pollution that children are exposed to as they walk to school in London. The film can be viewed here. The Guardian Cities team worked closely with their colleagues …

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Swedish IR sensor company JonDeTech to have the first order from Shortlink

The IR sensor manufacturer, JonDeTech Sensors, has received its first order from ShortLink. The order relates to presence detection in a dispensing system and is a first result of the cooperation agreement signed last fall regarding future development of new products based on sensor technology. ShortLink is a leading producer on the …

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Rockwell Automation opens new Electric Vehicle Innovation Centre in Silicon Valley

Rockwell Automation today opened a new 8,000 square-foot Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Centre at 111 North Market Street in San Jose, California, within its Information Solutions development facility. The centre will provide live manufacturing demonstrations, hands-on trials utilising new technology and events showcasing collaboration with industry experts and Rockwell Automation partners. Utilising augmented …

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Bosch Rexroth drive the focus on innovative automation solutions at this year’s Automechanika event

This year’s Automechanika event, held in Birmingham in early June, attracted thousands of visitors from across the automotive market. With a focus on vehicle production and the aftermarket, key themes of this year’s event included electrification, innovation and improved efficiency. As leading experts in factory automation, Bosch Rexroth were able …

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Sensors and Measurement: diminished revenue in first quarter

The AMA Association for Sensors and Measurement polls its 450 members every quarter on the economic development. After a successful result for the previous year with ten percent growth in revenue, the sensor industry falters somewhat in the first quarter of 2019, showing a decrease of one percent, as compared …

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New eBook from Mouser Electronics and Qorvo explores the future of 5G connectivity

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook in collaboration with Qorvo, offering an in-depth look at 5G connectivity and its implications for mobile broadband and a variety of new technologies and applications. In Harnessing the Power of 5G, experts from Mouser and Qorvo offer detailed insights on the steps being taken to …

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