Tag Archive: electronic engineering

Oct
03

The real evolution behind the driverless car revolution

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There is no doubt that the revolution in personal transportation is coming – driverless cars will be the future. This revolution-in-the-making has been coming for some time, millions if not billions of dollars have been spent and there is much more research, development and most importantly, testing and proving to come. Personal transportation is so …

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Apr
20

Advanced Liquid Level Transmitter from MTS Optimized for Sanitary Tank Gauging

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MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC), has further extended its recently announced LP-Series of liquid level transmitters by introducing the Level Plus® SoClean level transmitter. Based on the company’s proprietary Temposonics® magnetostrictive technology, these accurate and robust devices are targeted specifically at sanitary tank applications within the pharmaceutical and food/beverage industries – …

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Apr
15

Increased use of monitoring technology will be key to the future of wearable technology

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Analysts at BI Intelligence have predicted that by 2019 the global wearable device market will reach a point where a staggering 148 million units are shipped each year – experiencing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of close to 35% between now and 2019. The organisation has identified 2 particular categories where uptake will be …

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Mar
03

Smarter Motor Control

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The face of industry is changing with a promise of highly connected machines that communicate, coordinate and make autonomous decisions. Speed, precision, smoothness and energy efficiency will be at the heart of Industry and the machines that drive it. The motors that move current generations of equipment often consume over 50 per cent of the …

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Feb
05

Wireless Charging gathers speed and gains awareness

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  Five years is a long time – especially in the technology business. Since the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) released the first version of the Qi standard in 2010, a quiet revolution has been taking place in wireless charging for handheld and wearable devices. According to leading market analyst firm, IHS Technology, 2015 will be …

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Feb
05

Doubling key figures-of-merit drives up efficiency in MOSFET-based designs

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The low voltage power Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) is the most widely used semiconductor switch.  When compared with other types of switch including Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBT) or thyristors the MOSFET will usually demonstrate better commutation speeds and also better efficiency at low voltages. When selecting a MOSFET for an application …

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Feb
01

Urgent and important automotive tasks require fast reactions and smart thinking

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“What is important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important.” – wise words indeed from Dwight D. Eisenhower – the 34th president of the United States of America. In so many aspects of life this is true and as a maxim it can allow us to manage our time more effectively. However, …

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Jan
28

Wireless charging – more benefits than you might realize

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Juice Jacking – it sounds like the latest health regime but nothing could be further from the truth. It’s ‘urban speak’ for unscrupulous people accessing your mobile devices at those plug-in charging stations you see in airports and other public places.   Is it real? No-one is really sure. Can it be avoided – absolutely …

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Jan
28

Fashion Just Got Smarter

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Two decades ago the concept of portable electronics was still to be properly explored, yet today it is recognised as a fundamental part of our day-to-day lives. We are entering a new phase in the progression of personal electronics, as the potential of wearable technology starts to become more apparent.   People regularly accessorize, complementing …

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Jan
25

Advanced MOSFET switching at the heart of automotive electronic advances

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The growth of electronic technology in automotive applications has been an ongoing trend for decades, and has helped to make the cars we drive today more comfortable, economical, affordable, easier to service and more reliable. No longer is this restricted to luxury vehicles from the quality brands – just about any vehicle manufactured in the …

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