London leaves the most lights on in the war on Energy Waste

UK consumers leave 77 million lights, electronic devices or appliances on or on standby in the UK each day when not in use 90% of UK consumers have no plans to do more to improve their own well-being and that of the planet Over 11.8 million more devices and lights are left on or on standby when not in use each day in the South of England than in the North[1] London alone leaves 11 million lights and devices on unnecessarily – 3.3 per household – the largest number among…

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HUBER+SUHNER launch solution to combat flexibility issues in defense applications at Eurosatory 2018

Addressing the evolving technical requirements of the modern battlefield, the worldwide launch of the Spuma RS demonstrates high flexibility for mobile applications, while the new High-Power Limiters offer proven protection for sensitive electronics Paris, 4 June. Leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, is set to highlight its powerful new solutions designed for the rigors of Defense applications at Eurosatory 2018, in Paris, June 11-15. Spuma RS is the latest addition to the HUBER+SUHNER family of low-loss RF cabling. Designed for military vehicular and naval…

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HUBER+SUHNER introduces industry-first connector dedicated to RF-Energy applications

On display for the first time at IMS 2018, the RFEX is designed to offer faster, more precise cooking, reheating and warming Herisau, 31 May 2018 – Leading manufacturer of RF technology and components, HUBER+SUHNER, has announced it will showcase its RF-Energy connector for optimal power handling and performance, for the first time at IMS in Philadelphia, 10- 15 June. A first of its kind, the RFEX offers users a record low-cost solution for high volume RF-Energy applications. Designed to handle the mandatory high-power levels in peak demand applications and…

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Schneider Electric makes product selection ten-times faster

New online tool helps panel builders save time and avoid errors when configuring circuit breakers London, UK, 30th May 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in energy management and automation, has launched MyPact, a web-based product selector and ordering tool for low voltage (LV) circuit breakers. Accessible by desktop, tablet or smartphone, MyPact is compatible with the latest Schneider Electric products, including its Compact and Masterpact LV circuit breakers. When assembling a panel or board, panel builders can lose precious time by accidently selecting incompatible products. Often the mistake is…

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Thalia expands with new analog design engineering facility

CWMBRAN, UK and Hyderabad, India, 22 January 2018 – Thalia Design Automation today announced a significant expansion of its analog design engineering capabilities, with the opening of a new engineering center in Hyderabad, India. The new facility will initially be staffed by five experienced analog designers and EDA (electronic design automation) development engineers; based on current levels of customer demand, Thalia expects to grow this number to 25 within 12 to 18 months. The company’s expansion is driven by a recently completed funding round led by Mercia Fund Managers and…

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UltraSoC appoints Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli as Chairman

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, 24 October 2017 – UltraSoC today announced that Professor Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli has joined the company as Non-Executive Chairman, bringing the benefits of his significant experience in the electronics design industry. The appointment comes as UltraSoC drives accelerating adoption of its IP for debug during chip design, and of its embedded intelligent analytics capabilities for monitoring wider system performance on all processor platforms: in particular the open-source RISC-V architecture. UltraSoC’s technology is now enhancing safety, security and power for system design, in applications including automotive, enterprise IT, and…

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Thalia DA attracts fresh investment as semiconductor industry recognizes the analog IP reuse challenge

Existing investors re-commit as customer traction grows CWMBRAN, WALES, UK, 16 October 2017 – Thalia Design Automation today announced the completion of a $865k (£640k) funding round that will allow it to drive market uptake of its innovative methodology solutions for analog IP (intellectual property) re-use, design migration and derivative creation. With renewed commitments from the company’s existing investors, Mercia Fund Managers and Finance Wales, this latest funding round is a recognition of significant customer traction achieved by Thalia within the last 18 months, and the strong future potential of…

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pi-top launches new generation laptop to set kids up for future

The new pi-top modular laptop introduces a breakthrough combination of hardware, software and tools, creating an ideal electronic design platform for inventors, designers and makers of the future. London, UK, 13th October – Education technology company pi-top today launched a brand new modular laptop designed to make experimenting, coding and building electronics, simple and fun. The new pi-top laptop is a powerful platform that is ideal for both consumers and students and includes a “sliding” keyboard that allows users to access and engage with internal components and upgrade with kits…

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New Research Highlights Inventory Management Failings

Reading, UK — 25 April, 2017 — Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), today released independent research results which show inventory management is far from under control in consumer electronics businesses. Despite ongoing pressure from stakeholders to reduce operating costs, just one in five (19%) companies interviewed were ‘very confident’ that they have a 360-degree view on inventory at all times; more than half described themselves as ‘not particularly’ or ‘not at all’ confident in this area. The report, entitled “Channel Data…

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