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      12 electronics industry predictions for 2020 from ByteSnap Design (17/01/2020)

      Frontiers in the tech space have continued to expand during 2019 – with advances in deep learning accelerators, smart materials, AI, autonomous vehicles & cloud computing – to name just a few. But what can we expect from the electronics product design industry in terms of growth & trends during 2020?

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      Editor's comment: Will 2020 be the year of 5G?... (06/01/2020)

      Happy New Year! It seems like industry has been talking about 5G for almost a decade. But as the first 5G network switch-ons took place in the UK & around the world in 2019, accompanied by early 5G handset releases – and with many more roll-outs scheduled for this year – will 2020 finally be the year of 5G?...

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      Guest intro: Understanding the Fourth Industrial Revolution (06/01/2020)

      As electronics, intelligence & connectivity continue to proliferate throughout consumer & industrial products & infrastructure, EPDT sister title, Connectivity covers how to get the best out of the 4th industrial revolution (4IR) & the IIoT. And as it celebrates its 2-year anniversary, we’ve invited Connectivity Editor, Paige West to write this guest editorial intro to EPDT's biannual IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement...

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      Bluetooth SIG unveils LE Audio, the next generation of Bluetooth audio, at CES 2020 (06/01/2020)

      Announced at #CES2020, next-gen LE Audio will enhance Bluetooth audio performance, improve battery life & connectivity, add support for hearing aids & introduce Audio Sharing.

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      EPDT January 2020 issue (inc. Embedded & Mil/Aero features + IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement) now available online (06/01/2020)

      This month’s issue, now available in print or digital editions, contains features on Embedded technologies and Military & Aerospace applications, plus EPDT's twice-yearly IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement.

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      7 Industry 4.0 trends for 2020 (03/01/2020)

      Industry 4.0 is making manufacturing more productive & profitable than ever before. Jos Martin, Senior Engineering Manager at provider of mathematical computing software, MathWorks tells us about 7 major trends he expects to see in 2020 to help professionals foresee the technologies that will define the next decade – and where factory of the future is headed.

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      Taking the first steps to connectivity (03/01/2020)

      In this article, Paul Streatfield, Strategic Product Manager at industrial automation experts, Bosch Rexroth explores how & why sensors provide the ideal starting point on the journey to digitalisation – and shares advice on how to realise the business benefits of the internet of things (IoT).

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      12 billion IoT devices – and why design engineers should care... (03/01/2020)

      According to Gartner, it was expected that by 2020 there will be more than 12 billion IoT sensors & devices in use. The market is ever growing, with applications in everything from flight path optimisation & tracking production in oil fields to robotic control & vertical farming.

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      IoT pushes frequency control to new dimensions (03/01/2020)

      Much has been written about the Internet of Things (IoT), but what does it mean for users & manufacturers of frequency control products, asks Shaun Mellors, Director at AEL Crystals. IoT or Industry 4.0 represents the rapidly expanding concept of universally linked systems communicating together via the internet, usually with little or no human intervention, often referred to as the fourth industrial revolution.