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Archive for December, 2011

Only Connect: Workshop tools and cool, cute videos

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.As an end of term edition of my Blog I am going to give you my list to Santa for tooling…

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COMs Insider: Graphics the key to innovation in embedded apps

Welcome to the latest post in the series COMs Insider by Bob Pickles, Congatec UK territory manager.Time-to-market and total-cost-of-ownership (TOC) are critical for success even in relatively long-lived market segments. This has enabled computer modules to establish a strong foothold since they allow…

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Google searches for the function of love

Digging around Google blogs the other day, looking for material for the Eyes on Android blog, I came across an interesting snippet…Did you already know that you can type sums into the Google search box and the result will be calculated? You did? Well, Google has now extended this…

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And the (Elektra 2011) Winner is…

I hope a good time was had by all at the Plaza Park Hotel last night, and a big thank you to the RBI Events team that ran such a good show so smoothly. Thanks, also, to all the event sponsors who helped lift the Awards event to a new…

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Tonight is the night for the Elektras

Tonight is the night for the Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2011! The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London Hotel is the venue for the awards ceremony and Christmas party!You can be sure the winners of this year’s industry awards will be featured on the site tomorrow, followed by…

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Welcome to a new LED Luminary!

We are very pleased to say that we have a new expertly-qualified luminary blogging for us on the LED Luminaries blog.Paul Ward is Opto Product Manager at the distributor Farnell and his first post is: Will Binning be consigned to the Bin?He looks at how ANSI is…

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Only Connect: Guitar wiring

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.Because it’s getting close to Christmas I thought I would let you into a secret. I am a massive guitar…

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OhmArt Cartoon: Releasing the magic smoke

Time for another in our series of posts featuring the excellent electronics cartoons from OhmArt! Check out more on Barney’s blog, too…This one is about a tragic moment in a component’s existence…

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Only Connect: NASA-standard quality

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.Last week I set you a little test on your soldering skills and, on the same subject, have you ever wondered…

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Programmable solutions zone updated for Arria V

Don’t forget to bookmark our programmable solutions zone, sponsored by Altera – www.electronicsweekly.com/programmable-solutions-zone You will find a range of content – videos, app notes, product announcements, event details – concerned with programmable solutions, and we are constantly updating it.New content on the Zone includes:Video – Arria…

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