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Distributors eye renewables

Ever-increasing demand for energy against a background of diminishing resources points clearly in one direction - renewable energies - and a growing number of organisations and businesses see this as the future.

How secure is secure enough?

Security is one key respect like quality that cannot be added in at the end of project; it has to be woven throughout the structure of a design, and it has to be seamless.

Linux and the first-time developer’s journey

Any electronic design engineer practicing today will be familiar with open source software. Nowadays, it is likely that the question of using an open source operating system is always on the agenda at a new project kick-off meeting.

Technology renewal

Today, there is a growing consensus that the economic model of production and the management of resources, goods and services, which puts short-term consumption ahead of a more sustainable approach, is fast coming to an end and is seen, by many, as no longer fit for purpose.

Front and Centre

The audio industry has changed dramatically in recent years and audio design engineers are using sound more creatively.

Robotics for All

Through the emergence of open source software and low cost development boards, we have already witnessed what can be described as a ‘democratisation’ of electronics.

5G and the security challenge

5G brings seemingly endless possibilities, but Alex Farrant, senior researcher at Context Information Security, warns that the right cyber security measures are just as important

Securing the supply chain

When figures point to millions of people worldwide being in need of humanitarian aid or assistance, then if emergency supplies are damaged, lost or miss-directed thousands can go without food or shelter for days and, ultimately, could end up dying.

Reality can wait

Since Ivan Sutherland demonstrated the Sword of Damocles half a century ago, head-mounted virtual reality (VR) systems have promised a bright future for human-computer interaction.

Transforming technology innovation

Xilinx has established itself as the dominant player in the FPGA market over the past few years and it’s a market which, according to analysts, could be on course to be worth in excess of $120billion by 2026.

Connected healthcare

Connectivity throughout healthcare is yielding huge benefits for the industry and patients alike, and is a trend set to continue and accelerate.

A healthy outlook for 3D printing

The healthcare market is adopting 3D printing for prosthetics, implants and medical devices at such a rate that the 3D printing materials market for the healthcare sector is expected to experience a CAGR of 20% between 2018 and 2025. A report by Frost & Sullivan forecasts that the market will be worth $568.5 million (around £450 million).

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