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Making a difference

The Maker movement has been described as a genuine alternative to traditional forms of manufacturing, allowing individuals to gain access to digital fabrication facilities, share knowledge through online platforms and open source technologies and use platforms like crowdfunding to finance innovation and scale-up their businesses.

The boom continues

Despite economic and political uncertainties, distribution within the UK remains relatively strong, and distributors are in an upbeat mood.

An introduction to using Linux on embedded single-board computers

Most of the more powerful compact form-factor single-board computers (SBCs) run one of the popular Linux distributions designed for use with these embedded boards. While there isn’t a specific version of the Linux kernel for embedded applications, the difference from a PC or desktop device running Linux is usually very small.

Together, WiE can change the world

Engineers are fundamental to shaping the lives of every man, woman and child. International Women in Engineering Day celebrates this inclusivity and marks an opportunity to extend it.

Sustainable healthcare

Health, social care and medical research are all witnessing profound change at the hands of technology. Could digitalised healthcare help to transform the provision of services?

Solid State Cooling

US based Phononic’s thermoelectric technology is proving truly disruptive in the usually staid world of cooling technology.

Overturning convention

By streamlining work-in-progress data management it’s possible to provide organisation, traceability and greater accountability.

State of play

In this roundtable NE takes a look at the changing nature of test and measurement, and the impact that National Instrument’s LabVIEW NXG has had on the engineering community.

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