Technology Spotlight

New Electronics' Technology Spotlight section focuses specifically on the latest technological developments within the electronics sector. Whether innovative new design or theoretical concepts, our Technology Spotlight articles will keep you informed of advances within the electronics industry.

MultiSIM BLUE Upgrade

Advanced, integrated circuit simulation tool for FREE download. Powered by NI, MultiSIM BLUE includes schematic capture, simulation, PCB layout, BOM-to-cart capabilities using only one integrated tool.

Exhibition nears sell-out as visitor registration opens for EDS 2016

Nearly all the exhibition stands at the 2016 EDS event have been allocated and visitor registration is open for the UK's largest exhibition and conference for the design engineering community. EDS combines the Engineering, Electronics and Embedded Design Shows, which return to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on 19-20 October.

Comprehensive Protection for LEDs

More and more companies and public bodies are now using LED lighting due to current regulations and the benefits they offer in terms of cost and energy efficiency. Nevertheless, they must also be protected against environmental influences, especially in the outdoor area, when used in neon signs or street lighting. Furthermore, the interfaces to the outside world must also be taken into consideration in order to offer sustainable solutions.

BEEAs 2016 – Submission deadline date extended

We're pleased to announce that the deadline for entries into this year's British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) has been extended until Friday 29 July – so don’t miss out on your moment in the spotlight! Open, choose a category, and get entering – it’s as easy as that!

New KRL series – High power ‘I’ sensing

The KRL range of resistors utilises metal foil technology in order to achieve greater current and power handling capabilities. The low ohmic resistance values available and very stable temperature coefficients make them ideal for current sensing applications.

Smart Connector: Making the future safer

Nicomatic will be demonstrating an innovative solution to enable the wire and cable network to detect faults before they occur at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow. Electrical cable interconnect solutions (wire & connectors) take a more and more important role inside on-board systems in defense, avionics & space applications.

New IP69K M12 outdoor connectors from binder

New from binder is the M12 A-coded connector designed specifically for outdoor use and it is waterproof and dustproof to IP68, IP69k. The M12 Outdoor withstands high-pressure washing and offers high levels of resistance to UV, temperature fluctuations, acid rain, salt spray, ozone and other pollutants.

A new dimension in outdoor cabling components from Telegärtner

TOC stands for Telecommunications Outdoor Connectors and offers cabling professionals the reliability and flexibility they need for toughest applications. The handy, easy to install Telegärtner TOC connectors are used for data- and telecommunications in mobile radio, process-, utility- and traffic automation, or security applications but also in the harsh environment of machine and plant engineering.

Only three weeks left to enter the BEEAs

There is not long left to enter the British Engineering Excellence Awards - the deadline for submissions is 15th July 2016. Reward those that go the extra mile in the workplace and enter your stars in British engineering for free today.

Full HD PCI Express Mini Video Capture Card from RDS

The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe solution is a PCI Express mini video capture card based on H.264 hardware compression delivering high definition recording and low CPU consumption. The addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI or VGA input sources provides greater flexibility for monitoring, archiving or analysing HD video content. Call RDS on 01959 563 345 for more details.

Free Trial: Demo of GUIX and GUIX Studio-Create Elegant User Interfaces

Download our free trial and you can be developing elegant user interfaces in minutes. GUIX is Express Logic's advanced, commercial grade GUI software, designed specifically for deeply embedded, real-time and IoT applications. GUIX Studio is a full-featured WYSIWYG design tool, which allows developers to easily design their GUI on the desktop and automatically generate code to be exported to their target

Transcend’s Industrial-Grade SuperMLC microSD Memory Cards Balances Performance, Endurance and Price

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend ), a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade products, is proud to announce the release of the industrial-grade SuperMLC UHS-I Speed Class 1 (U1) microSD cards. Between SLC and MLC NAND flash, Transcend’s exclusive SuperMLC technology features a cost-effective solution yet with nearly equivalent performance to SLC NAND flash. These newly-released SuperMLC microSD cards boast high-performance, exceptional endurance and wide temperature tolerance (-40°C to 85°C) at affordable prices, ideal for industrial applications such as medical devices, surveillance systems and POS terminals.

Artesyn’s MaxCore Platform: Innovative PCIe Microserver

The Artesyn MaxCore™ platform offers a versatile and dense architecture to achieve maximum compute and media processing density. You can use Artesyn microserver cards and PCI Express acceleration cards and standard 3rd party PCIe cards to build a platform for SDN/NFV, virtualized multiscreen video, OTT, WebRTC, VoLTE, and other high performance networked computing applications. Industrial applications include semiconductor manufacturing, while military and aerospace applications include radar and sonar.

congatec significantly lowers the price threshold for 64bit x86 computing

congatec, a leading technology company for embedded computer modules, single board computers (SBCs) and embedded design and manufacturing (EDM) services, has introduced new and highly cost-effective versions of its existing COM Express and Qseven modules as well as Mini-ITX boards. They are all equipped with the strategically low-priced, long-term available Intel® Atom™ x5-E8000 processor.

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