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Healthy growth predicted for electronics components, solid-state drives

18 October, 2017 by

BCC Research has released two reports into the future of the electronics components and solid-state drives markets, respectively, predicting continued growth for each.


3D matrix sensor wins British Engineering Excellence Award

16 October, 2017 by

Force sensor supplier Peratech has received the Electronic Product of the Year award at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs). The award was presented to Peratech for its 3D Multi-Touch Matrix sensor, based on its Quantum Tunnelling Composite (QTC) technology.


Massachusetts govt invests in flexible hybrid electronics

12 October, 2017 by

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a US$500,000 grant from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) to support research into flexible hybrid electronics (FHE).


Transportation innovation — autonomous robots compete for glory

11 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: National Instruments Aust Pty Ltd

In September this year, two dozen autonomous robots converged on the Great Hall at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) for the 7th Annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NIARC).


Lockheed Martin joins Australia's space race

10 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Lockheed Martin Australia Pty Ltd

Lockheed Martin is partnering with the University of Sydney and RMIT University to develop advanced technologies that will have significant implications for both defence and commercial space-based applications.


Electronex 2017 declared a success

04 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australasian Exhibitions and Events Pty Ltd

From 6–7 September, Electronex — The Electronics Design & Assembly Expo and Conference was held at the Melbourne Park Function Centre. Around 1000 trade visitors and delegates attended the two-day event, which alternates annually between Melbourne and Sydney, leading event organiser Australasian Exhibitions and Events (AEE) to declare the expo an outstanding success.


Wearable sensors market to hit $1 billion this year

29 September, 2017 by

The global market for wearable sensors is expected to record its first billion-dollar year in 2017, according to market research company IDTechEx.


Madison Technologies acquires Shepelec Instrumentation, expands IoT portfolio

26 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Madison Technologies

Madison Technologies has acquired the business and assets of Shepelec Instrumentation. The acquisition includes Shepelec's flagship industrial IoT product, the MultiPar Multi-IO Device.


Managing intelligent electronic devices via automated systems

20 September, 2017 by Matthew Oong, Business Development Manager – Energy Automation Solutions | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

As part of their recent funding for smart grid initiatives, utilities in the USA have been deploying large numbers of intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) to implement advanced automation systems.


Avnet announces acquisition of Dragon Innovation

19 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Components distributor Avnet has announced its acquisition of Dragon Innovation, expanding its portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production.


Funding for a flexible laminate to power electronics

14 September, 2017 by

A Canadian scientist is receiving federal funding that will help further develop a stretchable, flexible laminate that can provide power to a wide range of electronic devices.


Automated parking and more announced for Nissan LEAF

13 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

The 2018 model of the Nissan LEAF, the next generation of the company's zero-emission electric vehicle, includes an automated parking system utilising components from semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics.


ST Partner Program connects customers with qualified third parties

05 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has launched a Partner Program that connects customers with qualified technical specialists capable of strategically supporting their projects.


Mouser signs distribution agreement with robotics manufacturer

04 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics has entered into a global distribution agreement with ROBOTIS, a developer and manufacturer of modular robotics and specialised smart servos, industrial actuators, manipulators, open-source humanoid platforms and robotic development solutions.


Quantum computing company launched at UNSW

25 August, 2017 by

Australia's first hardware quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing, has been launched at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).


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