Tech Pioneer Innovating Supply Chain And IoT

Electronics devices and circuits have become increasingly miniscule, allowing all kinds of goods and products to become connective – powering the Internet of Things. But now they’re also set to become more flexible – literally – with the first flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs) being brought to market by PragmatIC. Scott White sees an application for [...]

2018-06-18T12:08:27+01:00April 24th, 2018|Industry news|

Mechatronics – Mechanics And Electronics Working Together

When electronics and mechanics meet we get mechatronics. A great example of this is your car - electronics drive the mechanics within most modern vehicles. Similarly, robots are clearly mechatronic systems; microcontrollers and PCBs control their mechanical functionality. Look around at your office or home and you'll find many more examples of mechanics and electronics [...]

2018-03-23T12:51:50+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Industry news|

How Do Electronics Manufacturers Really Add Value To The Supply Chain?

Electronic manufacturers are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding suppliers for their PCBs and box build assemblies. Or are they? While there are numerous suppliers and electronics contract manufacturers around the world vying for their business, how do they really add value to the supply chain? That’s one of the key differentiating factors [...]

2018-05-18T12:22:24+01:00February 20th, 2018|Industry news|

Top Tips for Entrepreneurs Looking to Launch a New Product

Have you, or your company, got a great product idea that you want to get to market? Every day around the world hundreds of people have those ‘eureka’ moments when an idea clicks and a new product concept is born. Out of those entrepreneurs and businesses many will fail to get the product off the [...]

2018-02-20T17:46:49+00:00January 15th, 2018|Industry news|

Advances in Technology: Staying the Same or Ever Evolving?

This Christmas there’s a good chance that you or a family member will receive (or have bought) new electronics as gifts. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales will have encouraged many people to buy new state-of-art technology, superseding their old tech that now will be recycled or thrown away. And if your stocking doesn’t [...]

2018-01-03T12:40:30+00:00December 21st, 2017|Industry news|

Is Sir Timothy Berners-Lee The Most Undervalued Man In The World?

On 6 August 1991, a 36-year-old British physicist, Tim Berners-Lee, published the world’s first ever website. It was pretty basic. High up in the Swiss Alps, in a CERN facility, the only people who could view this website were Tim and his colleagues. The website, which largely went unnoticed by the rest of the world, [...]

2018-01-02T12:08:30+00:00December 14th, 2017|Industry news|