Electronic manufacturing and design: news and opinion

The challenges facing unmanned vehicle design

Unmanned vehicles are in the news again Just before Christmas 2018, hundreds of flights were cancelled at Gatwick Airport following reports of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) – or drones as they are better known – being repeatedly sighted near the...

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Time to start getting over Brexit?

Chris Wootton, CEO, Chemigraphic Times are changing for the UK and its place in manufacturing, globally. Whilst it is unclear what the exact nature and repercussions of Brexit will be, it’s clear that OEMs and the EMS industry as a whole is taking urgent...

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Best practice in managing a product’s end of life

Apple’s announcement in November 2018 that is was to cease the reporting of iPhone sales volumes really worried investors. A flattening of sales, combined with doubts over Apple’s projected innovation, impacted on its stock price. Around the same time,...

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From art to science – the development of the PCB

We recently outlined the evolution of the PCB after it emerged to replace point to point connections on a chassis in the years following World War II.Here we’d like to trace the key moments in recent years that our brief history did not allow us space...

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Is the future of manufacturing additive?

The potential uses for 3D printing were widely misunderstood when it first appeared on the scene. Tech pundits and futurologists joined forces to proclaim that 3D print would usher in a consumer revolution, as individuals took control of the means of...

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How is 3D printing freeing up design space?

“If by some miracle some prophet could describe the future exactly as it was going to take place, his predictions would sound so absurd, so far-fetched that everyone would laugh him to scorn.” Arthur C. Clarke, author, speaking in 1964   Science...

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A short history of the PCB

As PCBs increasingly shrink in size, their capabilities, power and importance continue to grow.Space travel, the consumer electronics boom and many ground-breaking (and life-saving) medical devices are quite simply unimaginable without the humble PCB.The...

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