04 December 2017 Jeff Hastings BrightSign LLC

Fans in Digital Signage Players Are a Lose/Lose Proposition

Jeff Hastings of BrightSign has some interesting ideas on why fans should not be used in digital signage, and how to avoid using them.

Fans in Digital Signage Players Are a Lose/Lose Proposition
20 November 2017 Maxine Hewitt Alpha Micro Components

Making light work of 'wireless wires' for the Internet of Things

Maxine Hewitt of Alpha Micro Components looks at how ready designed and built RF modules can help bring connected products for the Internet of Things to market faster.

Making light work of 'wireless wires' for the Internet of Things
06 November 2017 Markku Rihonnen 4D Systems

What to consider when incorporating an intelligent touch screen display into your product

Gone are the days of rotary switches, push buttons and seven segment displays. Incorporating touch screen displays into embedded designs is the trend, accelerated of course by consumer adoption of the smartphone.

What to consider when incorporating an intelligent touch screen display into your product
23 October 2017 Scott Soong Pervasive Displays

What makes e-paper the best display technology for Makers?

Scott Soong of Pervasive Displays discusses how e-paper technology is contributing to the world of makers rather than just major companies enabling makers to utilise its advantages in projects based around Raspberry Pi and other single board computers.

What makes e-paper the best display technology for Makers?
02 October 2017 Miguel Fernandez Avnet EMEA

Too good to be true - the cost of counterfeit electronics and how to avoid them

The issue of counterfeit electronic components is one that has troubles the electronics industry - using them can have some major issues, everything from being removed from a preferred suppliers list to a reduction in quality.

Too good to be true - the cost of counterfeit electronics and how to avoid them
18 September 2017 Mike Logan andersDX

Should I consider AMOLED?

LED technology is now being used for many applications not envisaged years ago. One variant of LED technology namely AMOLED, active-matrix organic light-emitting diode, technology is a form that is being used increasingly.

Should I consider AMOLED?
04 September 2017 Mark Patrick Mouser Electronics

Refining IoT Technology to Address Demands of the Healthcare Market

The Internet of Things, IoT is destined to affect many areas of everyday life - we expect it will include many areas like smart meters, remote control of lighting, but what about the healthcare market . . .

Refining IoT Technology to Address Demands of the Healthcare Market
21 August 2017 Ian Crosby Zytronic

Multi-touch viewpoint

The human machine interface is evolving at a rapid rate - it has evolved froth e simple interfaces of a few years ago to highly sophisticated screens and panels that can detect gestures and multiple touches.

Multi-touch viewpoint
14 August 2017 Jeff Hastings BrightSign LLC

Is Your Digital Signage Network At Risk? Time to Check Your OS

Security on many issues is of paramount importance - poor security can lead to embarrassing outcomes as discovered on some digital signage in Washington DC, but it emphasises the issue that security on any item connected to the Internet including signage is very important.

Is Your Digital Signage Network At Risk? Time to Check Your OS
24 July 2017 Andreas Laute Melexis

Wide CFAR transceiver enables Sub-GHz IoT

One key requirement for many Internet of Things transceivers is the carrier frequency acceptance range or CFAR as transmitters may not always have a very accurate carrier frequency generation scheme.

Wide CFAR transceiver enables Sub-GHz IoT
10 July 2017 Clive Beech Plessey

As Expectations for LED Lighting Grow, So Must Advances in Fabrication Technology

LED technology has advanced a long way in recent years - from he small LED indicators used years ago, LED lighting is now a major technology providing everything from television displays to domestic and commercial lighting as well as having many automotive applications.

As Expectations for LED Lighting Grow, So Must Advances in Fabrication Technology
26 June 2017 Mark Patrick Mouser Electronics

Autonomous Cars – End of the Year or Not Yet Near?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has predicted that his company’s cars might be able to drive across the US autonomously as early as the beginning of 2018. Is this ambitious goal possible?

Autonomous Cars – End of the Year or Not Yet Near?
12 June 2017 Patrick Osterloh Toshiba Electronics Europe

A Custom SoC Design Alternative to ASIC and FPGA

New solution for high performance, low power and low system cost bridges the gap between ASIC and FPGA technology, providing significant benefits

A Custom SoC Design Alternative to ASIC and FPGA
05 June 2017 Nick Robins Alpha Micro Components

A flexible approach to better antennas

For the Internet of Things to become as ubiquitous as forecasts suggests, a lot of Things are going to need Internet connections, many of them wireless.

A flexible approach to better antennas
22 May 2017 Mark Patrick Mouser Electronics

Perpetual Motion Machines - Always Giving 110%

The perpetual motion machine is something that has been sought by inventors from the very earliest days of science . . . . but does the concept have links to the IIoT?

Perpetual Motion Machines - Always Giving 110%

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