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Electronic Devices for Medical Applications: Safety, Reliability, and Biocompatibility Requirements
Electronics engineers working in industries that design equipment for the healthcare industry are responsible for ensuring their safety and reliability in line with standards of the medical industry. This article will explore the most critical considerations in designing electronics for medical use.
Comparing Current Sensing Techniques: Hall Effect, Shunt Resistors, and Magnetoresistance Effect Sensors
One of the sub-disciplines in electrical engineering is tests and measurements and for that reason, any EE should be interested in better understanding the way current flows through components in electrical circuits.
Electronic Sensor Technologies in Military Ground Applications
Modern military environments and warfare zones require the most sophisticated and reliable sensor technologies to communicate critical information about environmental conditions, as well as for positioning, target acquisition, weapon control, and intelligence gathering.
The UK Ministry of Defence Invests £2m in EOIR Sensor Technologies
The UK government has announced that the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded contracts to various respected organisations. The contracts will fund short and long-term investigations aimed at improving electro-optic and infrared (EOIR) sensor technology for military use.
ON Semiconductor and Geniatech Partner to Develop Sensor to Monitor Working Environments
American Fortune 500 companies Arrow Electronics and ON Semiconductor have partnered with Chinese tech-giants Geniatech to develop a multi-sensor online wearable device MuSeOn 1.1, that will enable real-time monitoring of employees in their working environment as a new safety measure.
Bosch Introduces Their Sensor Portfolio for Autonomous Vehicles
Finally, Bosch is entering the automated driving arena with its lidar sensors. According to the company, its sensor will be able to detect at close range and long-distance, covering automated driving at SAE levels 3 to 5 in both urban and highway driving scenarios.
Critical Engineering Skills For the Future: Readying for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the UK
Engineering is vital to the UK’s economy: it provides quality employment alongside some vital solutions to major global challenges. However, the UK, similarly to the rest of Europe, has been experiencing a skills gap. Faced with the fourth industrial revolution and more, will the UK have the volume of engineering talent it needs to remain a key player?
Evaluating an Innovative IoT Sensing and Communication Unit for Smart Farming
Researchers from the Technical University of Liberec (TUL) in Liberec, Czechia have developed an innovative, smart, farming-focused IoT sensing and communication unit—which has proven instrumental in precision agriculture.