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      GDPR and the ‘chain of trust’ in IoT security (11/09/2017)

      With General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into full enforceable effect in May 2018, two years after it was approved and adopted by the EU, regulators will have the power to fine companies up to €10m, or 2% of annual global revenue (whichever is greater), for failure to handle customers’ personal data in adherence with the regulations. This article explores why this legislation’s scope overshadows almost every aspect of IoT security. Whether it is health tracking,

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      Driving brand recognition with enhanced MCU graphics capabilities (30/08/2017)

      Brand is everything when it comes to selling products for customers to buy – and more importantly – continue to buy. Anything with a screen is expected to have a polished look and feel and be easy to use. With the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), more and more simple devices now feature interactive display screens, presenting design challenges for engineers.

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      Embedded vision: look and identify (25/08/2017)

      Embedded vision is proving more and more popular across a range of industry sectors, and is increasingly requiring FPGA-based hardware acceleration to alleviate processor workload. This article outlines the challenges and solutions involved, and explains how an ADAS demonstration unit works.

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      Keeping autonomous vehicles on the road to success (04/04/2017)

      There was a virtual traffic jam of automotive brands and other tech heavyweights announcing their latest self-drive car initiatives at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, with everyone from BMW to Hyundai announcing they were investing heavily in driverless vehicle technology. 

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      Operational benefits (05/01/2017)

      Mary Tamar Tan from Microchip Technology explains how using op amp modules with other peripherals in 8-bit microcontrollers can reduce production costs and produce more efficient circuits.

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      Investment brings rewards for EMS (03/11/2016)

      Electronics can be integrated into any device you can think of.

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      Reinventing the spring-loaded probe pin (03/11/2016)

      By reinventing and fully automating the manufacturing process, spring probe pins can now deliver high performance at price of a stamped contact for high density, fine pitch applications.

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      The commercialisation of the classroom (03/11/2016)

      OK, I admit it. I’m at least partly to blame for what’s going on now…

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      How GaN will enable the tech of tomorrow (03/11/2016)

      Silicon is currently used to build power devices across a wide range of power electronic designs – from consumer adapters to server power supplies to automotive.