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Best Web Browser for Roku

Roku stick has transformed the face of entertainment since its launch in 2008. With the introduction of smart TVs and android TVs, you can now stream content on your TV through the Roku device. Roku has also launched a Roku Box, Roku TV, besides their stick. The Roku Box works as a standalone streaming device … Read more

Best Flash Player Alternatives

Adobe Flash Player is necessary for running different applications and services including websites, flash games, and multimedia files. Unfortunately, Adobe has discontinued Flash Player which has prompted web browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox to come up with their own substitute. With these Flash Player alternatives, you can open content that requires the … Read more

Will 20cm SiC Wafer Be The Next Standard?

Silicon carbide (SiC) has a lot of potential to replace silicon in many applications, a significant one being in the automotive industry, especially for battery-operated electric vehicles. To reduce the cost of producing SiC devices, which is quite high, SiC fabs are moving from 15cm (6-inch) to 20cm (8-inch) wafers. The semiconductor silicon carbide (SiC), … Read more

What’s the Difference Between Analog and Digital Circuits in PCB Design?

What you’ll learn: Analog circuit design guidelines. Digital circuit design guidelines. Differences in the guidelines between the two. Several products in the electronics industry require both analog and digital printed-circuit-board (PCB) designs. The design requirements for analog circuits and digital circuits vary and the PCB engineer must follow corresponding guidelines while designing the circuit board. … Read more

Top-Heavy Capacity

One year earlier the share was 56% and back in 2018 it was 53%. A decade ago, the share held by the top five was about 40%. The industry continues to get more top heavy regarding the composition of companies fabricating ICs. This analysis comes from Knometa’s recently released Global Wafer Capacity 2022 report. Combined, … Read more

First Light Achieves Fusion Energy

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> First Light Fusion (First Light) has confirmed that it has achieved fusion. The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) independently validated the achievement. The fusion achieved by the Oxford University fusion spin – out is the first to use projectile technology. The goal of First … Read more

TSN Synchronized Real-Time Over 5G

congatec is pleased to introduce new Computer-on-Modules for 5G connected smart factories and industrial automation at Smart Factory & Automation World, Coex Hall C, Booth C522. Designed to simplify and accelerate the development of collaborative robotics and material handling systems, the smart mobility platforms from congatec are suitable for deployment in outdoor temperatures from -45 … Read more

Industrial Cobots on the Move… Everywhere

This article is part of the 2022 Electronic Design Forecast issue What you’ll learn: What are the differentiating factors separating cobots from industrial robots? What industries today are taking advantage of cobots? Specifics on the expanding cobot market. Cobots or collaborative robots have revolutionized the manufacturing industry. Their case studies of process efficiency, cost reduction, … Read more

Industry 4.0 Can Boost Implementation Of Semiconductor Manufacturing

A. Definitely! Many factors are associated with the shortage of semiconductors. For example, in the automotive industry, companies like Toyota have done really well while others have not. What worked for Toyota is the good visibility in the semiconductor supply chain. The automotive manufacturers usually buy modules from Tier 1 organizations, which are usually similar … Read more

Report Highlights Demand for Industry-led IoT Security Guidelines

The Internet of Things (IoT) and the data it collects are allowing us to work and live connected lives like never before. IoT devices are unlocking innovation that is digitizing all industries. While traditionally the rate of IoT security adoption has lagged behind the pace of digital transformation, recently we have seen an industry-wide effort … Read more