BEKA panel lamps gain dust certification

BA390 intrinsically safe panel lamps from BEKA associates now have IECEx and ATEX dust certification in addition to their original gas approval. Permitting installation in all dust Zones, this additional certification further extends the applications for this extensive range of panel mounting LED lamps. Available in five different well defined …

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Innovative ams chip for X-ray detection heralds new era of lower-cost CT medical imaging

ams is helping to make computed tomography (CT) scanners substantially more affordable. Through ams expertise in sensor design and packaging, the AS5950 integrated sensor chip for X-ray detection will enable an improved CT detector for more detailed images at lower system costs. The AS5950 is a CMOS device that combines …

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2020 Demystifying EMC seminar announced

Rohde & Schwarz UK has announced that Demystifying EMC 2020, featuring an improved format with five presentation tracks covering a wide range of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) topics, will take place on 10th February 2020 at Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, UK. The content will cover aspects of product design, test, simulation, and regulations …

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ABB and Equinor sign major frame agreement for oil and gas operations worldwide

ABB has signed a new frame agreement to deliver safety and automation systems across Equinor’s installed base and greenfield projects worldwide, helping minimise cost, schedule and risk. The frame agreement continues more than three decades of collaboration, with ABB supporting Equinor to consider innovative opportunities in an era of greener, cleaner energy …

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BrightSparks 2020 initiative celebrates the talent and entrepreneurship of the UK’s young engineers

RS Components (RS) has announced it is partnering with Electronics Weekly for a fourth year to launch EW BrightSparks, an initiative to showcase the brightest and most talented young electronics engineers in the UK today. EW BrightSparks is designed to celebrate a group of young engineers who are making a difference …

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How close are we to autonomous cars?

In the past decade, progress continues in the development and deployment of autonomous driving technologies, as we see market leaders like Google’s Waymo have achieved the milestones in on-road testing of their self-driving fleets, and companies like Tesla announced ambitious plans to commercialise robotaxi services in geo-fenced areas by 2020. Meanwhile, we have also seen GM delaying its …

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Mouser Electronics and TE Connectivity examine newest trends in robotics in new eBook

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook in collaboration with TE Connectivity, highlighting new functions and applications in industrial robotics. In Solutions for Robots and Robot Control, engineers and subject matter experts from Mouser and TE offer in-depth articles on the latest robotics technologies in the manufacturing space. The eBook places a …

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Student engineers wanted for RGU study on mental health

A new academic study, conducted by Robert Gordon University (RGU), which is looking at the mental health of engineering students is seeking volunteers to take part in the research. The work is being led by Jo-Anne Tait, academic strategic lead in the School of Engineering at RGU, who is halfway through her PhD on …

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Measuring rainfall events for a waste water specialist

To ensure sewer systems are operating effectively, and to reduce the risks of blockages, water companies often carry out flow surveys within their networks. A flow survey will indicate how the sewer is performing day-to- day, as well as how it copes with the added water from rainfall events. During …

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