Monthly Archives: November 2015

Renishaw’s inVia confocal Raman microscope connects to Bruker’s Dimension Icon AFM

Renishaw is an experienced supplier of integrated Raman-AFM solutions, having offered them for over 16 years. The latest addition to the range of instruments it supports is Bruker’s Dimension... - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Changing industry standards for OEMs Enginers & contractors: one year on!

In 1998, Google was founded, the first Apple iMac was introduced and the legendary Windows ’98 was released by Microsoft. In a less glamorous but equally important corner of industry, a new commission was being formed to revise the complex IEC 60439 industry standard, which governed the safety and performance of electrical switchgear assemblies. Although [...]

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Leti to Present Six Invited Papers, Report CoolCubeTM Progress and Host Workshop on IoT at IEDM 2015

CEA-Leti will present six invited papers at the 2015 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) Dec. 7-9 in Washington, D.C., share the latest results in its new CoolCube program and host a... - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Report productronica 2015 – “The world’s leading trade fair where the future is the present!”

On its 40th anniversary, productronica featured plenty of innovations including augmented reality, robotics in electronics manufacturing and the productronica innovation award. Some 38,000 visitors from nearly 80 countries took part in the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Electronics Development and Production. The share of visitors from Asia was up considerably. Falk Senger, Managing Director at [...]

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Functional and safe — the new IKA® A 10 basic mill

The new A 10 basic batch mill from IKA® offers a lot of extras for increased safety and ease of use. The mill operates only when the cover is closed and can only be opened when at a standstill. A quick-stop function further increases safety for the operator. A membrane keyboard makes operation easy, while [...]

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Energy efficient obsolete technology has a new name.

You may already be familiar with the phrase ‘Eco Obsolete Technology’ (EOT), but you may not be aware of what it refers to or how it came about. The phrase was created by obsolete automation components supplier, European Automation as a way of referring to obsolete technology that is energy efficient and therefore compliant with [...]

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Applications requiring multiple smultaneous signals drive demand for advanced signal generators.

The increasing sophistication of consumer electronics, rising acceptance of 4G, and the constant introduction of innovative products all contribute to the growth of the signal generator market. Signal generators have evolved from mere continuous wave devices to advanced modulation devices with superior software control, modulation capabilities and user interfaces. These improvements, along with the use [...]

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How long can this go on?

Breaking Moore’s Law – Can technology maintain its current pace of growth? With its depth of only 6.7mm, the iPhone 6 holds more processing power than was used by NASA at the time of the 1969 moon landing and over four times that of the Mars Curiosity Rover. Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of European Automation, [...]

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“What 35 years in engineering has taught me!”

Brian Booth, VP of the Water Treatment Innovation Platform of global water, energy and maintenance solutions provider with NCH Europe shares what he has learned. Brian Booth of NCH Europe I’ve worked in the engineering industry for the last 35 years, starting out as a chemist in the water treatment sector in 1985. One of [...]

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#EMrex On top of the world!

Pic tweeted by @NewEngControls Unfortunately we were unable, in any detail, to follow this years Emerson User Group love in. It took place high up in the Rocky mountain city of Denver (CO USA) and certainly looked like a very full programme with the usual enthusiastic plethora of tweets submerging our twitter feed, such as “Great [...]

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