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Making devices pack a more powerful punch 24/03/2014

Power is back when it comes to industrial system performance and efficiency. We're no longer upgrading power supplies or changing out capacitors to increase efficiency. Power management is now the critical component at system level. You must have the right components at the board level, the right topology at the circuit level, the right communications interfaces and the right command structure; it goes all the way ...  Read More

Powering ahead 01/07/2013

Too often in the past, electronics industry initiatives have been announced only for them ...

Power project to threaten UK? 29/04/2013

The market for industrial power components is believed to be worth $130billion a year and ...

John Hayes talks WorldSkills 06/09/2011

Minister John Hayes talks to Findlay Media about Apprenticeships, craftsmanship and why ...

Powering change 09/08/2011

Gone are the days when energy consumption was the last thing on a designer's mind. ...

Happy New Year UK electronics – now get ... 18/01/2011

In my mind, 2011 brings a wealth of opportunities for "UK electronics", especially for ...

Richard Noble's Bloodhound Project diary 04/01/2011

Late again – but it's the end of the year and we are going strong! The sheer intensity of ...

When ignorance really is bliss 26/10/2010

The other day in a conversation with a power engineer I had cause to reflect on how ...

Speak up for UK electronics design 06/08/2010

Following yesterday's comment that UK designers seem reluctant to promote themselves and ...
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Electronic designers 05/08/2010

Thales and Intellect's INSTINCT-Technology Demonstrator 2 project is an ideal opportunity ...

Too much inventory? 02/08/2010

Distribution has experienced more than its fair share of pain during the last couple of ...

Bloodhound SSC's cockpit instruments 26/07/2010

Bloodhound SSC's cockpit instruments:

Richard Noble's Bloodhound Project diary 18/06/2010

I apologise – my web updates always seem to be late and I feel I am letting you down! The ...

New BEEAs category announced 15/06/2010

A new BEEAs category has been announced - Mechatronic Design of the Year.

Andy Green's Bloodhound Project diary 17/05/2010

We've been talking about the move from 'research programme' to 'build phase' for the last ...

Manufacturing is a priority 17/05/2010

Now the political horse trading is over, it's time to get on with running the country ...

Hoping for change 06/05/2010

On the day when the country goes to the polls, regardless of our various political views, ...

Web power 30/03/2010

As we head towards April, Christmas seems like a distant memory, but you may recall the ...

Engineering Knowledge 04/11/2009

While looking online for some training material, I stumbled across a website reporting ...

Lack of support 02/11/2009

Most of my Saturday morning was spent on the telephone. You see, I was trying to cancel a ...

Communication breakdown 19/10/2009

Last week's Anti Counterfeiting Forum, organised by UKEA and The Electronics Component ...

Careful with that axe Gordon 18/09/2009

UK electronics needs all the support it can get if it market leaders are to emerge from a ...

It ain't over 'til it's over 17/08/2009

Japan today declared that it has emerged from the recession with its first quarter of ...

Divide and conquer, or… 11/08/2009

Divide and conquer is a valid strategy for solving complex problems. In essence, one ...

Countering counterfeits 10/08/2009

Counterfeit components are estimated to cost the UK electronics sector as much as ...

The UK is a good place to do electronics 24/07/2009

Reviewing the state of the UK electronics industry in the latest issue of New Electronics ...

Backing the future 14/07/2009

One of the things which has been high up the Electronic Leadership Council's (ELC) list ...

Engineering Tales 03/06/2009

While studying for my English A' Levels, despite every cell in my body telling me not to, ...

Regulated power? 15/05/2009

Power supply specialists will no doubt be raising an eyebrow at a report which calls for ...

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