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Nordson ASYMTEK’s Vortik® Series of progressive cavity pumps dispenses one- and two-component fluids during electronics manufacturing (emsnow)
<p>Carlsbad, CA, USA &#8211; Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), a global leader in dispensing and conformal coating equipment and technologies, introduces the Vortik® Series of pumps that incorporates progressive cavity pump technology in a fully integrated dispensing system solution, complete with process controls for mass flow control and a patent-pending Automated Ratio Control [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
NCAB Group acquires Altus-PCB in USA (Evertiq)
Altus-PCB is a full-service supplier of PCBs based in New Jersey, USA, that has a business model similar to NCAB’s. Tee US company has a high level of technical expertise and sells mainly to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
PCB factories embrace AI (EDN News)
AI is poised to dramatically change PCB production processes, opening up a world of new possibilities.
Debug CAN/CAN FD buses with an oscilloscope (EDN Test and Measurement)
The CAN and CAN FD buses let automotive systems communicate. Many of today's oscilloscopes have decoding capabilities to help you find errors.
5G manufacturing: Overcoming gNB test challenges (EDN Test and Measurement)
Before operators start capturing the new revenue streams from 5G, the industry must tackle what is perhaps the greatest challenge of all for the technology: manufacturing test.
Will AI come to the test industry? (EDN Test and Measurement)
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making incremental inroads into semiconductor test, but not into functional system test, at least not yet.
Test power supplies for efficiency to comply with regulatory standards (EDN Test and Measurement)
As we seek to reduce power consumption, we must comply with standards. The key is to make voltage and current measurements, calculate power, and minimize harmonics.
Link-budget calculations: Needed for 5G OTA testing (EDN Test and Measurement)
Testing of 5G mmWave devices introduces a new set of challenges related to over-the-air path losses.
MAP-E testing helps IPv6 carry IPv4 traffic (EDN Test and Measurement)
In a world out of IPv4 addresses but equipment still in use, ISPs need a mechanism for supporting IPv4 traffic over IPv6 networks. Learn how MAP-E helps and how to test it.
5G test gears up (EDN Test and Measurement)
As products emerge and networks assemble, the test-equipment industry must keep up with standards, production, and deployment.
Tone dialing telephones are introduced, November 18, 1963 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, the Bell System introduced the first electronic push-button telephone system with touch tone dialing to customers in Pennsylvania.
Soitec & Applied Materials to develop next-gen SiC substrates (Evertiq)
Designer and manufacturer of semiconductor materials, Soitec, is entering a joint development program with Applied Materials on next-generation silicon carbide substrates.
Kurtz Ersa invests heavily in development to stay on top (Evertiq)
With more than 30 percent of its employees involved in research and development, the company is making sure that it is able to respond to its customers needs at all times.
BMW's new battery cell centre to handle everything from material to prototyping (Evertiq)
The BMW Group is looking fortify its position in the world of electric mobility and has pooled its many years of experience with battery cells and extensive knowledge in the field in a new Competence Centre.
Swissbit to stay on top of demand with new Berlin fab (Evertiq)
Back in late July of 2018, Swissbit AG, broke ground on its new R&D and manufacturing facility in Berlin with the aim of tripling the production capacity of location. Now its already up and running.
Cicor selected as production partner for drug delivery system (Evertiq)
Cicor announces that it has won a major new customer in the medical technology sector, one of the company's strategic target markets.
Mark Ogden of ASM Assembly Systems at SMTAi 2019 (emsnow)
<p>SCOOP&#8217;s Philip Stoten talks to ASM Assembly Systems Marketing Manager, Mark Ogden, about their recent acquisition of MES Provider, Critical Manufacturing, as well as other new software solutions expected to debut at productronica in November. They also explore trends in the US manufacturing market. Filmed on location at SMTAi 2019 in Chicago on the SCOOPstudio, [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="">Mark Og ...
EMSNOW’s Eric Miscoll with Brian Matthews, CTO of Bright Machines at Productronica 2019 (emsnow)
<p>EMSNOW Publisher Eric Miscoll is joined by Bright Machines Chief Technology Officer, Brian Matthews, in the SCOOPstudio to explore their brand new solution to the end of line manufacturing using software controlled robotics called micro-factories. Filmed on location at Productronica in Munich Germany by SCOOP, thanks to the kind sponsorship of Aegis Software, Cimetrix, Cogiscan, [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Silicon Wafer Area Shipments Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter, Reports SEMI (emsnow)
<p>MILPITAS, Calif. — Marking the fourth consecutive quarterly decline, worldwide silicon wafer area shipments totaled 2,932 million square inches in the third quarter of 2019, down 1.7 percent from the 2,983 million square inches shipped in the second quarter of the year and 9.9 percent lower than shipments during the same period in 2018, according [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="" ...
Gartner Forecasts Worldwide Public Cloud Revenue to Grow 17% in 2020 (emsnow)
<p>IaaS Secures Highest Growth in 2020 Due to Data Center Consolidation The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266.4 billion, up from $227.8 billion in 2019, according to Gartner, Inc. “At this point, cloud adoption is mainstream,” said Sid Nag, research vice president at Gartner. “The expectations [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="">Gartner Forecas ...
1st rover lands on the moon, November 17, 1970 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Lunokhod 1 became the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on an astronomical object beyond the Earth when it soft-landed on the moon.
Fleming patents vacuum tube, November 16, 1904 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, English engineer John Ambrose Fleming received a patent for the thermionic valve, better known as the vacuum tube.
Inventions that were almost ahead of their time (EDN News)
Sometimes an unrecognized capability has been close at hand, but doesn’t actually come to fruition until years, decades, or even centuries later.
Intel 4004 is announced, November 15, 1971 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Intel announced the 4004, the first general-purpose programmable processor on the market, and its chipset.
Nuvia closes series A, eyes data center servers (Evertiq)
Santa Clara semiconductor design startup Nuvia Inc., formed earlier this year by three former top Apple Inc. design executives, has closed its series A round with USD 53 million secured.
Keysight, FormFactor and CompoundTek to collaborate (Evertiq)
Keysight, FormFactor and CompoundTek, have formed a joint plan to provide an advanced photonics on-wafer testing solution to include automated alignment, simultaneous optical-optical and optical-electrical device tests.
Wireless Telecom buys Holzworth Instrumentation (Evertiq)
Wireless Telecom Group Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Holzworth Instrumentation Inc., a Boulder, Colorado-based provider of specialty phase noise analyzers and signal generators.
Mycronic's Thomas Stetter looks back at a successful year (Evertiq)
As the company is moving more and more towards becoming a full solutions provider, business is taking off and the numbers show very much confirms that the Mycronic's strategy is working.
EMSNOW Publisher POV from Productronica 2019 (emsnow)
<img width="300" height="225" src="" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="ems" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" srcset=" 300w, 640w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /><p>Fresh from his flight from Productronica, EMSNOW Publisher Eric Miscoll s ...
iNEMI Call-for-Participation Webinar (emsnow)
<p>First Level Interconnect Void Characterization Project Two sessions scheduled December 12, 2019 Flip chip electronic packages are commonly used to address today’s high-density interconnect needs. However, the formation of small voids (micro-voids) can occur in solder-based flip chip joints during the assembly process and these voids tend to grow after multiple reflows. This can be [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="">iNEMI ...
Virtual Engineering Center Awarded Major UK Nuclear Research Contract (emsnow)
<p>The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) has been awarded a contract to support Phase 2 of the Government’s Digital Reactor Design (DRD) nuclear research programme. The £3.6 million project, led by global project, engineering and technical services company Wood, is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to bring together experts from [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
mHospitals Launched in India to Enhance Healthcare Options for Rural Areas (emsnow)
<p>Dr. Ashutosh Tiwari is a technocrat, researcher and entrepreneur who has founded the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), one of the largest networks for advanced materials researchers. He is also the founder of VBRI , that offers smart technologies especially in the healthcare sector. Dr. Tiwari is one of the pioneers in the field [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Li-Fi: An attractive alternative to Wi-Fi (EDN News)
The wireless communication technology is implemented in a space by way of LED lighting assemblies that include signal-processing circuitry and firmware.
Apollo 12 hit by lightning at launch, November 14, 1969 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, NASA’s Apollo 12 launched and was struck by lightning as it began a successful mission to the Moon.
Help us fix a 1996 Design Idea (EDN News)
If you have a copy the March 14, 1996 EDN, please let us know.
PAM4 error detector reaches 116 Gbits/s (EDN News)
Anritsu's MP1900A signal quality analyzer covers data rates above the 112 Gbits/s seen in today's designs.
The Changing Face of Chip Component Damage (emsnow)
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1st laser designs are outlined, November 13, 1957 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history and according to a 38-year patent fight, the laser was invented by Gordon Gould.
Turing Machine paper is published, November 12, 1937 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Alan Turing published a paper on what would later be renamed the Turing Machine, an abstract engine that provided the fundamental concepts of computers.
16-bit AWGs sport rugged industrial housing (EDN News)
At home in manufacturing and automated industrial environments, Rigol’s DG2000 series of AWGs comprises 50 MHz, 70 MHz and 100 MHz models.
Kit supports energy-harvesting IoT designs (EDN News)
The Renesas RE01 evaluation kit explores energy-harvesting applications driven by the company’s RE01 Group of 32-bit embedded controllers.
Einstein patents a refrigerator design, November 11, 1930 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, physicists Leó Szilárd and Albert Einstein received a patent for an absorption refrigerator that didn't require electricity to operate.
TOF sensors increase sensing distance (EDN News)
E3AS-F series reflective-type photoelectric sensors from Omron employ time-of-flight detection at sensing distances of up to 1500 mm.
The computer virus is born, November 10, 1983 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, a graduate student introduced a self-replicating code that could gain control of a system, which became known as a computer virus.
Einstein wins 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, November 9, 1922 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Albert Einstein was recognized for his work on the photoelectric effect.
Push-button bathroom fan switch design supports timed operation (EDN News)
This push-button fan switch design includes a timed automatic shut off, connections to the mains, and other minor changes from previous Design Ideas.
Jack Kilby is born, November 8, 1923 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, one of the most influential inventors in modern electronics, Jack Kilby, was born.
Design for reliability: You have the tools (EDN Test and Measurement)
You have numerous options for simulating, analyzing, and documenting reliability issues. Use them and take action to minimize risk.
Statistics reveal signals from noise (EDN Test and Measurement)
Statistics and histograms let you see through the random parts of the data to extract meaningful information from chaotic noise effects.
Measure amplifier compression with Hot S-parameters (EDN Test and Measurement)
When an amplifier goes into compression, standard measurement methods produce wrong answers.
Blockchain: Uses for engineers may happen someday (EDN Test and Measurement)
The distributed digital ledger technology is making waves in business applications, but not so much for engineering use cases. The technology is still too immature.
Measure humidity with an RH bridge and digitally-programmable capacitor (EDN Test and Measurement)
An AC bridge circuit can be used to measure the unknown capacitance of a sensor, such as a relative humidity sensor.
Build an instrument-control library for Python (EDN Test and Measurement)
Downloadable code provides examples for a Keithley 2400 source-measure unit.
Eye diagrams: The tool for serial data analysis (EDN Test and Measurement)
Eye diagrams can provide insight into the performance of a serial data link. While engineers have used eye diagrams for decades, oscilloscopes continually get new features that increase its value.
Low-cost design: When best practice is too expensive (EDN Test and Measurement)
A signal integrity simulation and analysis reveals how the designers could violate common design rules to cut costs and still produce a working board.
The pitfalls of power-rail noise measurements (EDN Test and Measurement)
Noisy power-rail measurements can ruin your day and wreak havoc on system performance. Fortunately, you can mitigate noise from those measurements.
Tryout: Joulescope Precision DC Energy Analyzer (EDN Test and Measurement)
The Joulescope, now a Kickstarter project, lets you measure voltage and current consumed by many an embedded or IoT system, then calculate power and energy consumption. It's a DMM and oscillograph.
Control the sample rate of digitized signals (EDN Test and Measurement)
Use decimation and interpolation to change the sample rates of digitized waveforms. Doing so will result in cleaner waveforms or smaller file sizes that reduce processing time.
R&D initiative looks to solve energy and climate problems (EDN Test and Measurement)
A proposed R&D program to address climate change and the inevitable fossil-fuel problem uses existing technology.
Perovskite improves solar-cell efficiency (EDN Test and Measurement)
Solar cells have been increasing in efficiency since their invention. Perovskite looks to provide the next increase at a reasonable cost.