Embroidering electronics into the next generation of “smart” fabrics

    This article was originally published on The Conversation. Archaeology reveals that humans started wearing clothes some 170,000 years ago, very close to the second-to-last ice age. Even now, though, most modern humans wear clothes that are only barely different from those earliest garments. But that’s about to change as flexible electronics are increasingly woven into what are being […]

    Electronics Development, Test, and Verification of Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems for Space Applications

    Electronics Development, Test, and Verification of Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems for Space Applications Your mission: The Institute of Space Systems in Bremen designs and analyzes future spacecraft and space missions (launchers, orbital and exploration systems, and satellites), and assesses them with regard to their technical performance and cost. It applies state-of-the-art methods of multi-disciplinary […]

    Fireside Ventures backs consumer electronics startup boAT

    Consumer-tech lifestyle startup boAt said on Thursday it has received Rs 6 crore ($900,000) in funding from early-stage venture firm Fireside Ventures. The startup, operated by Imagine Marketing Pvt. Ltd, was launched in 2016 by Aman Gupta and Sameer Mehta and is pitching itself as a lifestyle brand. It sells consumer electronics products such as […]

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    Molex Presents Heilind Electronics with 2017 Molex Distributor of the Year Award

    Hong Kong Heilind Electronics Inc. has been awarded the “2017 Molex Distributor of the Year Award” from Molex, a globally recognized provider of electronic solutions in a wide range of industries. The 2017 Molex Distributor of the Year award recognizes Heilind as a valuable partner with excellence in demonstrating sales achievements with operational management. Heilind […]

  • Gibson files for bankruptcy to ditch electronics, focus on guitars

    A man admires a 1955 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop guitar belonging to David Gilmour of Pink Floyd (R) and a sunburst Fender Stratocaster formerly owned by Jimi Hendrix (C) at the ‘Travelling Guitars’ exhibition at the Cite de la Musique in Paris October 10, 2006. Benoit Tessier / Reuters Yesterday Gibson Brands filed for Chapter 11 […]

    National electronics policy to be finalised in second half of FY19: Sources

    The government is expected to bring, this financial year, an ambitious national electronics policy that seeks to position India not only as production hub to serve the booming domestic market, but also for exports. The proposed policy that spans diverse areas ranging from medical electronics to mobile phones and automotives will underscore India’s growing manufacturing […]

    Quick Hit: Darkglass Electronics Alpha·Omicron

    Keeping the two-is-better-than-one mantra going, Darkglass Electronics’ Alpha·Omicron is a somewhat scaled-back version of the company’s Alpha·Omega preamp released last year. It’s essentially the same engine, with its two separate distortion circuits, but the new pedal offers a smaller footprint and $100 off the original’s price tag. The 3-band EQ and additional outputs found on […]

    Larson Electronics LLC Releases 45 KVA Power Distribution System with Voltage Selector Switch

    KEMP, Texas, April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Larson Electronics LLC, a leading industrial lighting company, released a power distribution substation that converts 480V AC three phase current into three phase 208Y/120V AC and features a rotary switch allowing step-down voltage selection. This portable power distribution system makes it safe and easy to tap into […]

    Stretchable, twistable wires for wearable electronics

    A new conductive “felt” carries electricity even when twisted, bent and stretched. Credit: Matthew Catenacci The exercise-tracking power of a Fitbit may soon jump from your wrist and into your clothing. Researchers are seeking to embed electronics such as fitness trackers and health monitors into our shirts, hats, and shoes. But no one wants stiff copper wires […]

    New technique of “sewing” crystals together to herald new electronics

    WASHINGTON, March 8 (Xinhua) — American scientists have found a new technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to create atomically-thin fabrics. The study, published on Thursday in the journal Science, has opened up new possibilities for flexible LEDs or atom-thick two dimensional circuits that work both horizontally and […]

    Heat switch developed for electronics

    Schematic of the thermal switch showing the (a) ON-state with the liquid metal droplet bridging the heat source and sink and (b) OFF-state with liquid metal removed from the channel. (c) Side view image of the fabricated thermal switch device. (d) The ON and OFF thermal resistance circuits based on a 1-D heat transfer model. […]