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Lattice sensAI receives its fourth award in 2019 at Electronics Industry Awards

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has been named winner of the Internet of Things Product of the Year at the Electronics Industry Awards held in London, UK. This marks the fourth industry award that Lattice sensAI has received in 2019. Lattice sensAI is a complete technology stack that combines modular FPGA development kits, neural …

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TTI helps design engineers leverage machine vision, cobotics and IAQ monitoring

TTI has released three new whitepapers to help design engineers take advantage of the latest technologies that optimise industrial applications and environments. The papers explore machine vision and the way it is applied to user interfaces, discuss cobotics as an enabler for increased production flexibility and look at the role …

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William Hughes acquires JK Metrology

Spring, wire form and assembly specialist, William Hughes, has expanded its range of specialist services for the manufacturing industry with the acquisition of JK Metrology & Quality Services of Liskeard, Cornwall. JK Metrology is a well established metrology and quality consultancy for ISO 17027, ISO 9000 etc. and offers a …

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ACOEM expands its smart cities presence through acquisition of Air Monitors

ACOEM Group has accelerated its international expansion plans with the acquisition of Air Monitors, the exclusive distribution partner of ECOTECH products in the United Kingdom. Air Monitors represents many of the world’s leading environmental technology manufacturers and is recognised by leading government and industry bodies for its expertise in air …

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Analog Devices wins prestigious UK industry award for automotive power management product

Analog Devices has won the 2019 UK Electronics Industry Automotive Product of the Year Award for its LT8708 series bidirectional synchronous buck-boost DC/DC controllers. According to the Electronics Industry Awards judges, the LT8708 ‘shows innovation and demonstrates technical capabilities and usefulness that stand out from other automotive products’. The award …

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Rittal forms global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens for Edge and IoT initiatives

Rittal has formed a new global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens to develop intelligent edge data centre solutions for smart industries, smart cities, smart retail, energy and utility companies, and public sector organisations. The new ‘Intelligent Edge Data Centre’ (IEDC) is a highly configurable, data centre solution that enables …

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NIST presents first real-world test of new smokestack emissions sensor designs

In collaboration with industry, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have completed the first real-world test of a potentially improved way to measure smokestack emissions in coal-fired power plants. The researchers are presenting their work this week at the 2019 International Flow Measurement Conference (FLOMEKO) in …

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Machine vision: pick and place with Flir thermal imaging cameras

Machine vision inspections using visual cameras can occasionally cause recognition problems if the product and background have too little colour contrast. In such cases, thermal imaging cameras can be a practical solution – especially if the product has a different temperature than the transport medium. In many cases such temperature …

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Mouser Electronics honoured with two awards from TE Connectivity

Mouser Electronics has received two Business Unit Distributor of the Year awards from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors. TE presented the Americas 2018 Application Tooling Business Unit Distributor of the Year and Data and Devices Business Unit Distributor of the Year awards to Mouser executives at TE’s Regional …

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All-round hygienic solutions for the meat industry

At the IFFA, the leading exhibition for the meat industry held in Frankfurt, Rittal presented complete system solutions for enclosures, power distribution and climate control technology, appropriate for both hygienic and non-hygienic zones of production. It included Rittals comprehensive ‘Hygienic Design’ range of stainless steel housings, enclosures and climate control …

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