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Last chance to enter oscilloscope competition

Last chance to enter oscilloscope competition

Just a quick post to say time is running out to enter our competition, giving you the chance to win a Rohde & Schwarz HMO1002 oscilloscope, worth at least £600. It closes end of play on Friday, 31 July…

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Smart steering wheel could wake drowsy drivers Read More
Saturated sensors! A 'living lab' for Internet of Things Read More
Playing skyscraper Pong in Philadelphia

Playing skyscraper Pong in Philadelphia

This one tickles my fancy. It’s not new, but resurfaced on twitter recently. Check out skyscraper Pong in Philadelphia, on the city’s Cira Centre, to mark the start of Philly Tech Week 2013…

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3D-printed robotic lamp follows moving objects Read More
Crowdfunding Watch: ‘Thinnest and Lightest’ solar charger Read More
Gadget Watch: Brilliant smart multi-card

Gadget Watch: Brilliant smart multi-card

CSR has drawn our attention to what could be a new product category: a “smart multi card” or “all-in-one smart card”. Basically, it is a connector between credit cards and smart devices, such as your phone…

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Securing the smartphone with Fieldbook Secure

Securing the smartphone with Fieldbook Secure

Want to feel totally secure with your smartphone? French firms Ercom (mobile test) and Logic Instrument (device maker) have announced they are collaborating on introducing “a complete secure smartphone solution” – ‘Fieldbook Secure’ is the name.

Doubtless it will generate interest – everyone wants secure communication for voice, messaging and data traffic…

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Action on the Disti DevBoard front

Action on the Disti DevBoard front

These days, the model of a major general distributor is to get as close to developers as possible. Think of the likes of RS and Farnell Element 14, with their respective community websites and their involvement in the actual production of Raspberry Pi computers. You can’t get much closer…

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Sony MESH Tag plug-and-play prototyping comes of age

Sony MESH Tag plug-and-play prototyping comes of age

There’s obviously something in the air when it comes to plug-and-play components for prototyping IoT applications. Small isolated chunks of functionality – a switch, a light, a motor – that connect together easily with the help of accompanying, Web-friendly software…

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