Farnell to host free webinar on 2021 IoT Trends with findings from exclusive new global research

Farnell is hosting a free webinar on IoT Trends based on information gathered in Farnell’s third annual global IoT survey. More than 2,000 respondents provided first-hand insights into the world of IoT, including the most popular technologies and applications for IoT design, the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into IoT …

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Laser Components Detector Group joins University of Arizona as an Industrial Affiliate

Laser Components Detector Group has joined the prestigious Optical Sciences Center (OSC) of the University of Arizona as an Industrial Affiliate (IA) and is listed as an Associate Partner by the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences.  Shankar Baliga, senior product manager, will serve as the coordinator and contact …

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Vision Components marks 25th anniversary

The German embedded vision pioneer Vision Components celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2021. The year was duly kicked off with a major product launch: VC picoSmart, currently the world’s smallest embedded vision system. The anniversary will also be marked by a webinar series and a hackathon under the motto, ‘There …

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New polishing technique improves finesse of Fabry Perot etalons

Optical Surfaces reports on the development of a new polishing technique that has been shown to reproducibly improve the spectral filtering capability (finesse) of Fabry Perot etalons. For over two decades – Optical Surfaces has supplied precisely matched Fabry-Perot etalon pairs to Table Stable Ltd. (Mettmenstetten, Switzerland) for use as a …

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Renishaw inspires future female engineers with all-female work experience week

To encourage more female secondary school students to consider a career in engineering, Gloucestershire-based global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, held its first ever all-female virtual work experience week in April 2021. The week was part of Renishaw’s virtual engineering work experience scheme, which will host 140 students in years 10 …

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STMicroelectronics honoured with prestigious IEEE Milestone for historical “Multiple Silicon Technologies on a Chip” achievement

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) presented STMicroelectronics with an IEEE Milestone for its groundbreaking work in the super-integrated silicon-gate semiconductor process technology combining the high-precision analogue transistors from a Bipolar process, with the high-performance digital switching transistors from a CMOS process, and with the high-power DMOS (BCD) …

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Rohde & Schwarz selected to deliver passenger security scanners for Heathrow Airport

Rohde & Schwarz today announced that it has been chosen to supply the R&S QPS201 Quick Personnel Security (QPS) scanners to Heathrow Airport, reducing wait times for passengers and enhancing security checkpoints. R&S QPS201 scanners will be rolled out across the airport, ensuring that all passengers, staff and contractors accessing airside locations are scanned …

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Bringing zero touch measurement to UK & Irish manufacturers

Industrial metrology supplier The Sempre Group has partnered with advanced metrology solutions provider DWFritz Automation. As part of the partnership, The Sempre Group now supplies DWFritz ZeroTouch, a range of high-speed, automated non-contact measurement systems. The product complements The Sempre Group’s extensive range of metrology equipment and software, adding another …

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Concave spherical mirrors for Schlieren Imaging

Drawing upon its uniquely stable manufacturing environment – Optical Surfaces routinely produces the highest quality concave spherical mirrors for Schlieren Imaging systems in a range of materials including fused silica, Zerodur and ClearCeram. Over the years – the company has produced concave spherical mirrors for Schlieren imaging applications looking at …

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Anritsu and Verkotan collaborate to deliver 5G OTA test services for mobile devices

Anritsu and Verkotan are to collaborate to produce new test services for manufacturers of 5G mobile devices. With the rapid roll out of 5G networks, there is a growing need for performance tests for 5G devices. Verkotan is meeting this need using Anritsu’s MT8000A 5G communication tester, offering Specific Absorption …

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