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      What’s in your healthcare monitor?... (01/08/2020)

      Consumers are increasingly interested in monitoring their own health, due to both increased health awareness and the ability to use monitoring to prevent or treat various diseases.

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      Online event calling for greater diversity in UK engineering roles to be hosted by RS, in collaboration with the IET (23/07/2020)

      ‘REflect’, a digital event hosted by RS Components in collaboration with the IET, will show how organisations that tap into the talents of diverse ethnic groups can help address the UK engineering skills shortage.

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      Obituary: George English, an electronics industry stalwart, 1935-2020 (18/07/2020)

      The Leadership Group of electronics industry trade association, the Electronic Components Supply Network (ecsn) was saddened to learn of the death of George English, founder of G. English Electronics Ltd. (GELEC). George died in the ‘Hospice in the Weald’ (Kent) on 1st July 2020, aged 85, after a short illness. George will be sadly missed by his wife, Elizabeth, and children, Susan, David & Tracy, and his six grandchildren.

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      EPDT July 2020 issue (inc. Embedded & Mil/Aero features + IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement) now available online (03/07/2020)

      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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      How to COVID-19-proof your electronics design projects (01/07/2020)

      It’s fair to say that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of work will probably never be quite the same again. The coronavirus crisis has brought about challenges for electronics design teams – whether in-house or among partners. And while there are plenty of tools & resources for office workers in terms of remote working, communications & collaboration, what about challenges & solutions more specific to design engineers & electronic product development?...

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      Case study: Developing military oscillators… (01/07/2020)

      Over the years, UK-based manufacturer of quartz crystals, oscillators, filters & frequency components to the electronics manufacturing industry, Euroquartz has witnessed the demise of crystal manufacturing in the UK as, one by one, other companies have closed production facilities. Read how Euroquartz followed a different approach to maintain an ITAR-free, UK-manufactured source of surface mount military clock oscillators.

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      ecsn Chairman’s intro: Keeping this show on the road (01/06/2020)

      The primary concern for members of the Electronic Components Supply Network (ecsn) throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic has been the avoidance of infection for the people they employ, their families & the wider community. Here, ecsn Chairman, Adam Fletcher discusses how the UK electronic components sector has reorganised during the current crisis – and outlines the measures ecsn members have taken to date to “keep the show on the road”...

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      Farnell supports customers & supply chain in fight against COVID-19 (01/06/2020)

      The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a huge impact on the way businesses operate & how they interact with customers. As Rob Rospedzihowski, President, EMEA Sales at electronic components distributor, Farnell tells us, one challenge has been in the way that distributors manage their supply & demand criteria to ensure vital products are delivered as quickly as possible to the people who need them most.

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      How Digi-Key is innovating to strengthen customer support through the COVID-19 pandemic (01/06/2020)

      The COVID-19 pandemic & subsequent stay-at-home orders designed to limit its spread have caused sweeping changes to all aspects of life, including the global economy, the way companies do business & international supply chains.