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  • Get Mannerisms, Gadget Master, the Daily and the Weekly, in newsletter form (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Let our content come straight to you! Easily digestible newsletter emails straight to your inbox.</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Get Mannerisms, Gadget Master, the Daily and the Weekly, in newsletter form</a></p> <p>Or just read more coverage at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Electronics Weekly</a></p>
  • Custom Interconnect Ltd installs a second Takaya Flying probe tester (Evertiq)
    UK-based Custom Interconnect has invested in another TAKAYA APT-1400F Flying Probe Test machine from Accelonix Ltd to compliment the first TAKAYA APT-1400F that they installed in late 2018.
  • NI and Konrad ink agreement to accelerate autonomous vehicle test (Evertiq)
    NI and Konrad Technologies (KT) have entered into a strategic agreement to develop test systems and solutions for autonomous driving software and hardware validation.
  • PCB Connect and Accent PCB join forces in the Netherlands (Evertiq)
    PCB Connect’s Dutch entity is taking another big step on the Dutch market with the signing of a Business Integration partnership with Accent PCB Nederland BV.
  • Capture solutions of already-debugged issues (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>How often do you have a déjà vu? Like you have seen an already-debugged issue before, and when you can’t recollect even after digging through e-mails for hours, you end up debugging the same issue, thereby re-investing the same amount of time again.</p> <p>Here are some facts to consider:</p> <ol> <li>Fixing a bug takes 30 times longer than writing a line of code.</li> <li>75 percent of a developer’s time is spent on debugging; that amounts to 1,500 hours a year.</li> ...
  • Iodine serves to propel satellite in space (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>For the first time, a telecommunications satellite has used an iodine propellant to change its orbit around Earth, reports the European Space Agency (ESA). Specifically, it has been used in an electric thruster that controls the satellite’s height above Earth. Iodine is described as being less expensive and simpler to use than traditional propellants. This ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • Shortage Caused by Explosive Growth in Mini LED Demand to Result in 5-10% Price Hike for LED Chips, Says TrendForce (emsnow)
    While major OEMs such as Apple and Samsung prepare to release their new notebook computers, tablets, and TVs that are fully equipped with Mini LED backlights this year, various companies in the LED supply chain began procuring Mini LED chips ahead of time in 4Q20, leading to an explosive demand growth for these chips, which [&#8230;]
  • Ed Rides The Upturn (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Now is the time I’d love to be back at my old stamping ground in the semiconductor business, Ed confides to his diary, there’s nothing to beat the beginning of an up-cycle when capacity is constrained, demand is surging and customers are on the phone begging for product. That’s when you can accede graciously to ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Ed Rides The Upturn</a></p> <p...
  • EMSNOW Up Close: Ken Law, Co-founder of PowerArena (emsnow)
    In this episode of EMSNOW Up Close, Eric interviews Ken Law, Co-founder of PowerArena, a unique application of AI to the human aspect of EMS. The discussion goes into detail about how and why the solution can eliminate bottlenecks and greatly improve efficiencies of the labor-intensive areas of the factory line. Using cameras and PowerArena&#8217;s [&#8230;]
  • Mining Industry Expected to Speed Up Investment in IOT Over the Next Three Years, Inmarsat Research Uncovers (emsnow)
    Majority of mining organisations reporting significant return on investment following period of increased deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions New research from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has found that mining businesses expect to invest a considerable portion of their IT budgets into the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next [&#8230;]
  • Voice evaluation kit leverages analog ML chip (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>Aspinity’s Voice-First Evaluation Kit (EVK2) demonstrates analog machine learning for always-listening edge devices with extended battery life. It features the company’s Reconfigurable Analog Modular Processor (RAMP) chip, which uses near-zero power to analyze raw, unstructured analog microphone data at the start of the signal chain to determine if voice is present prior to triggering the wake word engine.</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-imag...
  • Teardown: Aukey’s DRA1 dash cam (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>The exploding popularity of the dash cam product category is something that I admittedly didn’t see coming. Then again, though, given that I’ve worked from home versus commuting to an office each day for more than a quarter-century now, I’m not exactly the target demographic. The appeal, I gather from my research, is multifold:</p> <ul> <li>If you get into an accident with someone else, there’s video evidence of what <em>actually</em> transpired to assist in resolving ...
  • Most Read articles – RP2040, SpaceX satellites, automotive chips (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>There's the new Raspberry Pi RP2040, Lockheed Martin handing over the Orion spacecraft, the head of ARM China, more SpaceX success for StarLink launches, and special pleading from the US auto industry...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Most Read articles &#8211; RP2040, SpaceX satellites, automotive chips</a></p> <p>Or just read mo...
  • The Tough World Of Mixed Signal (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>David Milne had a huge success with Wolfson Microelectronics taking it from a university design-house spin-off to become the best mixed signal fabless company in the world. Back in 2002, Milne summed up the mixed signal scene: “ST is strong, Zoran is big in DVDs, TI is the 900lb Gorilla in DSP, Philips should be ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">The Tough World Of Mixed Signal</a></p> <p>Or just...
  • Interesting PWM on Raspberry Pi RP2040 mocrocontroller (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>I am supposed to be on other duties this week, but cannot resist pointing you in the direction of the new Raspberry Pi in-house MCU, the RP2040. Much as I want to write chapter and verse about the hardware and development software, time limits to not allow, so I will restrict myself to pointing out ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Interesting P...
  • ASPs on the up (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Renesas, NXP, and ST are among semiconductor manufacturers which have hiked prices by between 10 and 20%, reports the Nikkei, while Toshiba has entered into negotiations with customers about settling higher prices. Soaring demand and lack of capacity are likely to drive prices higher for the rest of the year. The car industry is in particularly bad ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">ASPs on the up...
  • Whitepaper: ON Semi – IoT and Energy Harvesting Zigbee Green Power Switches (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>A new whitepaper available on Electronics Weekly details energy harvesting for remote switches using Zigbee, for example for use in Smart Homes and Buildings. Download the whitepaper » Written by On Semiconductor, with an IoT focus, it covers how best to achieve the benefits of wireless, battery-free switches. It writes: “These devices offer unparalleled flexibility for deployment within buildings ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="
  • GlobalWafers increases its offer for Siltronic (Evertiq)
    GlobalWafers says it has increased its all-cash takeover offer of Siltronic, by its subsidiary GlobalWafers GmbH, to EUR 140 per Siltronic share.
  • Helios to acquisition of BJN Technologies (Evertiq)
    Helios Technologies, a provider of engineered motion control and electronic controls technology, has acquired substantially all of the assets of BJN Technologies, an engineering solutions provider.
  • Arduino builds on the Raspberry Pi RP2040 (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Raspberry Pi launched its first microcontroller-class product yesterday – the RP2040 – and Arduino have now announced they are working with it for their own board, which will be the Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect. The RP2040 (right) was newly developed at the Raspberry Pi Foundation and the Pi Pico builds on it as a standalone ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Ar...
  • CML recertified according to ISO 9001:2015 (Evertiq)
    CML announces that CML Europe and CML Automotive GmbH have successfully passed the ISO 9001 recertification audit and have renewed the certification.
  • Thyssenkrupp invests in new Hungarian engineering centre (Evertiq)
    The German conglomerate is launching another electromobility-related development project in Veszprém, Hungary where the company will establish an engineering service centre with an investment of more than EUR 6 million.
  • Samsung plans $10bn 3nm Texas fsb (ElectronicsWeekly)
    <p>Samsung is planning to build a $10 billion 3nm fab alongside its existing fab in Austin Texas, reports Bloomberg. The plan involves financial help from the new US administration which is said to be currently under negotiation. The plan is to start building this year with manufacturing equipment to be installed in 2022 and first ...</p> <p>This story continues at <a rel="nofollow" href="">Samsung plans $10...
  • Filtronic wins UK defence contract worth over £1 million (Evertiq)
    The designer and manufacturer of antennas, filters and mmWave products, announces a significant contract win from a new major UK defence customer for the supply of battlefield radio communications hardware valued at over GBP 1 million.
  • President Biden Gets to Work, and the NAM Responds (emsnow)
    As President Joe Biden took office yesterday, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) took a pragmatic stance, calling this new political era “a time for healing.” As NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons put it, “Today, manufacturers recommit ourselves to be part of the solution—to be part of the healing process. We invite all Americans to [&#8230;]
  • Annual Outlook at Virtual ISS 2021 Point to Global Economic and Chip Industry Growth (emsnow)
    MILPITAS, Calif.  – The global economy will return to pre-pandemic growth levels in 2021 as the world begins an uneven gross domestic product rebound, marking the start of an expansion that will see the semiconductor industry grow to $1 trillion in chip sales in the early 2030s, speakers at the Virtual SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) last [&#8230;]
  • NOTE grows further within medtech (emsnow)
    NOTE has begun cooperation in electronics manufacturing with a well-established large international medtech company, a leader in its field. Batch production will begin during the first half of 2021 at NOTE&#8217;s plant in Estonia. The potential in the collaboration is significant and sales are estimated to amount to approximately SEK 85 million on an annual [&#8230;]
  • Samsung Foundry Certifies Analog FastSPICE Platform from Siemens for Early Design Starts on 3nm GAA Process Technology (emsnow)
    Siemens announced that its industry-leading tools for the verification of analog/mixed-signal (AMS) circuits are now qualified for early design starts on Samsung Foundry’s new 3nm Gate All Around (GAA) process technology.  With this certification, customers can now verify their early-stage AMS designs using the Analog FastSPICE™ (AFS) platform on Samsung’s most advanced process technology. Samsung’s [&#8230;]
  • Indium Corporation Announces Reflow Fundamentals Webinar (emsnow)
     Indium Corporation’s Kim Flanagan, Technical Support Engineer, will host an InSIDER Series webinar on reflow fundamentals in two sessions on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (2 p.m. British Time) and Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (2 p.m. British Time). Soldering defects in SMT can arise from three main areas: design, materials, [&#8230;]
  • Industrial Sensing Solutions Available at TTI (emsnow)
    Fort Worth, Texas –  TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, offers a wide range of industrial sensors, including load cells, pressure sensors, RTDs, thermocouples, proximity sensors, photoelectric and laser sensors, and more. TTI’s Sensor Technology Resource Center is a great place to find the newest products for industrial sensing, white papers and [&#8230;]
  • Electrified Vehicles: The Race to Mass Adoption (emsnow)
    <img width="300" height="200" src="" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="AdobeStock" loading="lazy" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" srcset=" 300w, 1024w,
  • Design precaution: Leave nothing floating (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>Sometimes really long and large requirement documents can be boiled down to a couple of key ideas. Consider <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">NASA Handbook 4002a</a>, where we find the following diagram (on page 30).</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img loading="lazy" class="size-full wp-image-4474284 aligncenter" src="
  • Intel expands in Poland (Evertiq)
    The US chipmaker is preparing to expand its operations in the Polish city of Gdańsk. The company will be constructing its sixth building at its campus in the city.
  • Murata completes new Okayama production building (Evertiq)
    The Japanese company’s production subsidiary, Okayama Murata Manufacturing, initiated an expansion of its operations in Setouchi City with a new production building in December 2019. Now the building stands complete.
  • Wireless BMS aims to improve EV reliability (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>A wireless battery management system (BMS) from Texas Instruments enables automakers to reduce electric vehicle (EV) design complexity and improve reliability. TI requested functional safety authority TUV SUV to independently evaluate the quantitative and qualitative error-detection performance of its wireless BMS functional safety concept, as well as the feasibility of achieving ASIL D certification by automakers.</p> <p><img loading="lazy" class="aligncenter size-ful...
  • CMOS image sensors: 5 major process techniques (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>Innovations in CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology continue to enhance digital imaging landscape. While the demand has been driven by smartphone makers, leveraging enhanced photo-taking capabilities to differentiate their devices from the competition, there is also a growing market for applications in the automotive, security, medical, and manufacturing sectors.</p> <p>The tiny CMOS image sensors, comparable in function to the human eye’s retina, now rival what could on...
  • Implementing physical reliability in digital designs (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>Using computer models to simulate product behavior was first used mainly to replace hardware prototyping to assess design performance at the end of the development cycle. However, with increasingly powerful computational resources, digital design is increasingly used earlier in the design cycle to predict the zero-hour nominal performance and to access reliability.</p> <p>Reliability is “the probability that a system will perform its intended function without failure, ...
  • 6 core capabilities an IoT device needs for basic cybersecurity (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>Ensuring the cybersecurity of an IoT device can seem a daunting challenge. Innumerable options exist for choosing what security features to implement as well as methods for implementation. Fortunately for developers, there is now a baseline of device capabilities that can provide a starting point for consideration.</p> <p>The US National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has released two documents that provide guidance on cybersecurity for IoT developers. The ...
  • Handheld VNA works up to 26.5 GHz (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>A two-port vector network analyzer (VNA), the ZNH from Rohde &amp; Schwarz performs cable and antenna analysis, along with full S-parameter measurements. It can help detect and remedy defective RF cables and communication system components up to 26.5 GHz. A built-in receiver step attenuator at both ports protects the analyzer from overloading.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-wpel-link=...
  • Using an op amp as a comparator (EDN News)
    <div class="pf-content"><p>In previous articles—<a href="" data-wpel-link="internal">Common op-amp circuits</a>, <a href="" data-wpel-link="internal">Op amps do integration</a>, and <a href="" data-wpel-link="internal">The practical op-amp differentiator is quite versatile</a>—we looked at some classic op amp circuits. These circuits use...