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      How modern connectivity, autonomous driving and power applications are growing T&M industry (09/10/2018)

      Frost & Sullivan summarise how 5G, autonomous driving, IoT, data centres, power applications, and new high-speed digital standards are the growth engines of the electronic T&M equipment market for the next five years.

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      Coping with the EU Radio Equipment Directive in the automotive industry (08/10/2018)

      The wireless world is having a significant impact on the automotive supply chain. As levels of connectivity increase, and the automotive industry introduces ever-more complex and convergent technologies, so too does the compliance process become increasingly intricate and unpredictable – as this piece discusses.

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      ADAS simulation technology: keeping drivers ‘in the loop’ (05/10/2018)

      The next generation of vehicles will feature high levels of connectivity. As this piece from Ansible Motion explains, how drivers react to technology intervention will be a crucial element for the acceptance of the connected car...

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      High-accuracy temperature measurements in any environment (07/09/2018)

      Although temperature measurement is a common requirement for many applications, developers face significant challenges in ensuring highly accurate results. In this tutorial, Digi-Key Electronics explains how overcoming these challenges often leads to complex designs and extended design cycles – but also how new measurement devices are helping reduce the complexity.

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      Q&A with Qoitech founder: optimising energy consumption for IoT devices (05/09/2018)

      After working on field testing with many partners, Qoitech CEO Vanja Samuelsson (VS) and her team identified a common need for a compact, flexible, everyday measurement tool. Reluctantly, Samuelsson founded Qoitech, a Sony Group start-up, to develop and bring to market their Otii solution: a comprehensive toolkit for energy optimisation of IoT devices. EPDT Editor Mark Gradwell (MG) interviewed VS to learn more about Otii…

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      Board approval: the benefits of PCBA testing (03/09/2018)

      The majority of electronic devices rely on printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) – and it is critical that these are properly tested to identify any production or component faults, as this piece explains…

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      Test engineering – an essential luxury? (01/08/2018)

      Many professionals lament that ‘test engineering’ is often considered a poor relation to the other engineering activities undertaken during an electronics product's lifecycle. But this is only true if you see test as the only ‘non-essential’ part of the design and production process...

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      NIWeek 2018: Future faster… (10/07/2018)

      NIWeek, NI's annual global user conference, brings together thousands of industry professionals to learn about the NI software-centric platform for accelerating productivity in T&M systems. 'Future faster', 2018’s theme, focused on accelerating time-to-market through open-platform systems, powerful software and improved networking capabilities.

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      Put to the test: T&M sector investment stands strong (03/07/2018)

      The global T&M industry has been gathering momentum, driven by a strong underlying market and increasing mergers and acquisitions (M&A), volumes and valuations. As this piece maintains, global M&A involving T&M companies have hit a record high – with the UK reinforcing its position as the second largest market.