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Shielding and filtering are not independent of one another

I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked to fix an EMC problem, only to find that a shielding box has been designed or purchased to provide XdB up to fMAX.

Or a filter has been designed or purchased with a similar specification, but to reduce cost the filter has been mounted on a printed circuit board (PCB) inside the box, with a cable from it entering or exiting the box through a plain connector. Of course, we want to reduce the bill of ...

This girl can and did

Gender parity is said to be 200 years away and much progress still needs to be made. However, changes are happening and on International Woman's Day, we wanted to celebrate the progress we have made.

Is voice driving better product performance?

Out of the endless opportunities presented by AI, machine learning, and analytics, voice recognition software may be a business’ best prospect when it comes to understanding – and vastly improving – digital experience for users.

Predictions for the design industry in 2018

This year has proved to be another eventful one in the embedded systems space with far-reaching DDoS and ransomware attacks such as WannaCry; the onward advance of driverless cars, with greater uptake of trials around the world; and further mega-mergers in the semiconductor industry.

Brexit and UK Manufacturing?

Brexit negotiations continue to limp along with the European Parliament just casting their vote that there has been insufficient progress. And, things look a little bleak, with European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker stating that, “We cannot talk about the future without any real clarity.”

Metrology for nanotechnology

Brian McLay, metrology business manager of precision measurement specialist, Starrett, examines how precision metrology will support the rise of nanotechnology.

It’s hard for software developers to imagine life without GitHub

The software development platform and code sharing repository GitHub celebrates its 10th birthday in early 2018. Already, it’s hosted tens of millions of projects, racked up an enviable customer list and become home to what it claims to be the world’s biggest developer community, with 22million and counting.

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