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What caught your eye this week?

The Electronics Weekly team share their picks of the week, in terms of announcements, developments, product releases, quotes or anything else in the wider world that caught their eye in the last seven days…

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Comment: Patents seek to reduce server farm energy consumption

Growing use of cloud-based server farms is causing Internet energy consumption to soar and innovators are turning their attention to energy-saving technologies, writes Matthew Howell, patent attorney at Withers & Rogers.

The demand for cloud-based IT infrastructure is growing and with that, power consumption from data centres…

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What caught your eye this week?

The Electronics Weekly team share their picks of the week, in terms of announcements, developments, product releases, quotes or anything else in the wider world that caught their eye in the last seven days…

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Football fans in anti Wi-Fi protest

This one made me smile. Normally people welcome a Wi-Fi service, not actively protest against it.

The fans at PSV Eindhoven are so committed, apparently, to supporting their football team they don’t even want the option for any distraction within the stadium.

The Guardian writes:
Supporters’ groups believe…

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Guest Post: Electronics (collaborative) design (part 2)

In the second of a four part series Benjamin Jordan – Senior Manager, Content Marketing Strategy, Altium – considers different aspects of electronics design: tool-supported collaborative design, design file and release data management, preserving design details, and smaller form-factor pressures…

Previously, in Part 1, I outlined why the need for…

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Elektra 2014 Product Innovation Award – Readers’ Choice

This is your chance to shape the destination of an Elektra 2014 Award. We are looking for readers’ votes in the Product Innovation category, which is sponsored by Avnet.

Electronics Weekly editors have selected six intriguing and innovative product technologies. You are invited to vote for the product which you…

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Guest Post: Electronics (collaborative) design (part 1)

In the first of a four part series Benjamin Jordan – Senior Manager, Content Marketing Strategy, Altium – considers different aspects of electronics design: tool-supported collaborative design, design file and release data management, preserving design details, and smaller form-factor pressures…

It’s not surprising that as products become more sophisticated…

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Picture Gallery – AMS analogue process fab

There’s a new picture gallery on the site to highlight, I’m pleased to say!

A recent visit to AMS, the analogue and sensor specialists based in Graz, gave a chance to see the company’s specialised process fab, situated next to its HQ in an historic Schloss, no…

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Rohde & Schwarz sponsors the Elektra Design Team of the Year award

We are very pleased to highlight another sponsor for the Elektra Awards 2014: Rohde & Schwarz is sponsoring the Design Team of the Year award.
This Award category is open to OEMs and design houses involved in product development projects. Entries should include the description of a development project which…

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