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Mighty minis

If you’re looking for high-performance control of DC brushed, brushless and stepper motors across multiple axes, the typical enclosed DIN-rail mounting box might be your first thought. But INMOCO’s ... more

NASA's new manned spacecraft for deep space flight enabled by Intersil technology

Intersil, a provider of power management and precision analog solutions, has announced that 16 of its radiation-hardened ICs were onboard the Dec. 5th, 2014 maiden voyage of NASA's Orion spacecraft, ... more

Refreshing math skills at the Technical University of Vienna

After high school, many graduates take advantage of their new-found freedom to seek employment or travel before continuing their formal education. When they return to their studies, they often come ... more

Swiveler ICP industrial accelerometer is added to five working day delivery program

PCB Piezotronics, working in vibration, acoustic, pressure, force and torque sensors, has added its 607A11 Swiveler ICP industrial accelerometer to the company’s five working day delivery programme. ... more

Supporting young minds through Engineers Week sponsorship

Mouser Electronics, the global authorised distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has announced that once again it will be a major sponsor of National Engineers Week (E-... more

The European Space Agency completes successful first launch and retrieval of the IXV spacecraft

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions division extends its congratulations to the European Space Agency (ESA) on today’s historic first launch and retrieval of the Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV), ... more

Ethernet/IP events for prospective users and vendors coming to Stuttgart and Copenhagen

ODVA has announced that it has launched its 2015 series of seminars and training courses on EtherNet/IP, a proven industrial automation communications technology based on standard Ethernet and ... more

Strategic funding supports production of flexible integrated circuits for the ‘Internet of Things’

Ultra-thin and low-cost flexible microcircuits, incorporated into mass-market objects and packaging, are poised to provide consumers with real-time information about every aspect of their environment.... more

Precision aerospace engineers choose new tube bending technology

Unison has won a significant order for tube bending machinery from the precision aerospace engineering company, Supercraft. The machinery will help Supercraft to expand operations at its new ... more

Re-using standard IT technology – the right way

The demand for intelligence in machines is permanently on the rise. Recent IoT and Industry 4.0 trends accelerate this demand. Development in this area is cost-intensive and time-consuming. Engineers ... more

Title of ‘UK Broadline Distributor of the Year 2014’ awarded for top sales performance

Avnet Abacus, a European interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributor and a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, has been selected as ‘UK Broadline Distributor of the ... more

Pentathlon GB team gains new sponsor

tesa UK is helping British athletes in their bid to compete in international competitions, including the Olympics, by becoming official tape suppliers to the Pentathlon GB team.

The company, ... more


A couple of years ago I gave quite a few talks around the theme of what happens when Moore and Metcalf collide. The answer, some would say, is the “Internet of Things.”

Maybe, but that’s wrapping ... more

igus manus awards 2015 open for entries

Polymer specialist igus is calling all design engineers to submit details on their latest plastic plain bearing applications for this year’s manus competition for a chance to win prize money of €5,... more

New power supply heatsink construction patent

TDK has announced that TDK-Lambda UK’s power supply heat-sink arrangement patent application has been approved by the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Power supplies designers utilise a variety of ... more

Royal College of Art students benefit from 3D creative design technology

Dassault Systèmes has entered a long-term relationship to sponsor incorporation of the CATIA Creative Design portfolio in the Vehicle Design curriculum at the Royal College of Art (RCA). The 2-year ... more

Follow the yellow brick road to Industry 4.0

I hereby crown Industry 4.0 this year’s automation industry buzzword. Launched by Siemens at the Hannover Messe two years ago, the concept refers to the computerisation of traditional industries ... more

New online shop - ordering made easy

Murrelektronik presents a new online shop: very modern and incredibly easy to use. With only a few clicks you reach the right product and proceed to ordering.

Search and find, compare products, ... more

Established networking company is rebranded to focus on embedded intelligence

Thirty-four-year-old networking expert B&B Electronics today emerged as B+B SmartWorx. While continuing the tradition of developing mission-critical network connectivity technology for remote or ... more

Southern Manufacturing 2015: seminar programme extended

The ever-popular seminars at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2015 will now consist of 28 sessions delivered over the three-day event, which takes place at FIVE, Farnborough from February ... more

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