If you have been watching the Olympics, though it is hard to avoid whether you are a sporting fan or not, it cannot go unnoticed just the varying array of electronics devices and components that have gone into developing the supporting infrastructure surrounding the different venues. But to decide which aspect is the most pertinent degree is not an easy speculation, however power and lighting d evices would be very near the top of my list.
In this month's issue there is a selection of these article focuses including a look at some inspiring LED ideas that are emerging and how these are driving the dynamics of modern lighting.
There is also an interview for this month's cover story with Lumonic, a relatively recent start-up. The company has developed and built an innovative LED lighting solution with support from EBV Elektronik.
With the later edition of the military stepping in to reinforce security at the games it is only apt to mention our Mil/Aero & defence focus in this issue with an interview with Hypertac exploring the company's recent industry developments in this sector.
Also the problem of counterfeit components and the threat to the supply chain is discussed in an article from Maxim.
Power supplies and batteries are our key power focus with an article from Linear Technology discussing a new range of feature rich power supplies for telecoms and datacoms from the company.h
There is also a focus on enclosures in a feature special from Rittal exploring some important design characteristics worth considering when selecting the right enclosure for housing sensitive electronic equipment.
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