Analog Devices announces condition-based monitoring development platform

Analog Devices, Inc (ADI) has introduced a complete condition-based monitoring (CbM) development platform designed to help accelerate condition monitoring hardware, software, and algorithm development. CN0549 provides mechanically secure, wide bandwidth sensor data with robust, high fidelity data acquisition.  The development platform’s open source software interfaces simplify connectivity from embedded systems …

Read More »

PPM Test increases test and measurement industry reach

PPM Test has appointed Australia-based Faraday to provide distribution and technical support of PPM Test products across Australia and New Zealand. The agreement sees Faraday expanding their existing test and measurement product offering with the addition of PPM Test’s Sentinel 3 and point2point units, which enable EMC aircraft testing and …

Read More »

Six steps to the connected factory

The phrase ‘smart factory’ was first coined in 2011 at German trade exhibition, the Hanover Messe. The term describes a highly digitalised environment in which machinery optimises and operates autonomously. Yet, despite being in our vocabulary for almost a decade, smart factories are not yet commonplace. Here, Stefan Reuther, Chief …

Read More »

MTC trials private 5G network for manufacturers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is to trial a purpose-built private 5G network aimed at helping manufacturers boost productivity. The MTC is launching its 5G capability in partnership with partners West Midlands 5G (WM5G) and Worcestershire 5G (W5G) along with technology partner BT. The private network will be installed at the …

Read More »

Dave Oakes celebrates 20 years at Powelectrics

Congratulations to Dave Oakes, who is celebrating 20 years at Powelectrics! Dave merged Oakes & Co with Powelectrics in February 2001, becoming the company’s Sales and Technical Director. For those of you who can remember February 2001 …  Atomic Kitten were Number One in the charts with ‘Whole Again’ and …

Read More »

Inspiring young people is the key to closing skills gaps

According to Engineering UK, in 2019 only 39 per cent of young people aged 14 to 16 said they knew what they needed to do in order to become an engineer. A lack of knowledge about relevant pathways into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects can discourage people from …

Read More »

Rohde & Schwarz Demystifying EMC 2021 schedule announced

Rohde & Schwarz has published the program for Demystifying EMC 2021, happening for the first time as an all-digital event. Spanning three days from 9th to 11th February 2021, the conference will be hosted from the virtual floors of a digitised Rohde & Schwarz headquarters. The program comprises live keynote …

Read More »

Farnell adds Festo to expand automation technology range

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, is now stocking a wide range of pneumatic automation products from Festo. Festo is the performance leader in a range of industries including electronic equipment manufacturing, light assembly, automotive, life sciences, pharmaceutical and food processing and packaging. …

Read More »

Siemens unearths student talent with virtual competition to design sustainable connected transport system

Siemens has unearthed the next generation of engineering, technology and business talent through an innovative, virtual competition which challenged students to design a smart, sustainable and interconnected transport system. The two-day hackathon-style event, dubbed ‘Siemens SustainaCity Racer’, involved 60 promising students from 11 of its partner universities including: Birmingham, Sheffield, …

Read More »

ZARGES Cases solutions for vaccine transportation

ZARGES, the hazardous goods case specialist, is putting the spotlight on safety with its transportation solutions which are safe for use at very low temperatures. As the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccination begins to be rolled-out nationwide, much thought has been given to safely transporting the inoculation, with both the Pfizer and …

Read More »