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Seminar on component test at high frequencies

Keysight Technologies is holding a component and material test seminar at its offices in Winnersh, Reading on 10th February 2015. The seminar objective is to provide an overview of the state-of-art techniques used to measure the impedance and the dielectric properties of materials that are widely incorporated into…

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Online Linux designer certification gets easier

The Linux Foundation, the organisation promoting the take-up of Linux for development, has introduced a new self-paced Essentials of System Administration course (LFS201) as part of its Linux design certification scheme. LFS201 has been available previously as an instructor-led course in person or online, but will also…

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Imagination Creator CI20 hits production

Imagination Technology has revealed the production version of its Creator CI20 single board computer. Compared with the developers version, available for a few months, on-board flash is doubled to 8Gbyte and the PCB is now a rather striking purple. CI20 is Imaginations attempt to popularise the MIPS architecture (which…

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NI to help CERN adopt 64bit Linux

European lab CERN is working to standardise 64bit Linux as the operating system for all if its control systems, according to test firm National Instruments (NI). NI has been involved with CERN for many years, and NI’s LabView system design tool was used to develop control software for, amongst…

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Electronics patent of the month: Contact profiles for landline telephones

Michael Jaeger, patent attorney at leading UK patent and trade mark attorneys Withers & Rogers LLP, writes: GB Patent Number: GB2488459 Granted to:  BT PLC We increasingly use technology to connect our lives.  Like me, many of you will have a plethora of online accounts and a sometimes confusing array…

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Test expo to take-off at national space centre

The UK’s exhibition dedicated to test and measure, ElectroTestExpo will take place in March at the National Space Centre in Leicester. This free-to-attend event, which includes an exhibition and seminar programme, will take place on 25th March at the National Space Centre, Leicester. Exhibitors currently include: Tektronix…

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UK Device Developers' Conference 2015 gets new sponsor

Intelligent Display Solutions (IDS) is to be a lead sponsor of this year’s UK Device Developers’ Conference for engineers and computer scientists working in the development of intelligent systems and devices. The conference is to take place in Reading, Cambridge, Manchester and Uphall (Scotland) during May and June 2015…

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Pico Technology aims PC scope at bench engineers

PicoScope 3000D series PC oscilloscopes have up to 200MHz bandwidth, two or four analogue channels, plus 16 digital channels on the mixed-signal models, and an arbitrary waveform generator. Maximum real-time sampling rate is 1Gsample/s, memories range from 64 to 512Msample, and PC connection is via USB 3…

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