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Distributed Control – A Key Enabler for Smart Industry

The basic concepts behind Smart Industry is making manufacturing more efficient, more intelligent and aware, and more connected. In order to enable these concepts, there are a wealth of development efforts...

Livewire: Wire Together, Make Your Circuit Live

A review on malavida.com terms Livewire as “a sophisticated electronic circuit board design and simulation software.” Stephen Smith, a user from the UK says, “I am currently using Livewire during my...

How To Select The Right Touchscreen Panel

Today there are almost 20 different technologies that revolve around touch panels. And there are millions of end products that use touch panels for navigation. We have come a long way...

PCSCHEMATIC Automation: Focus Only On Designing Your Electrical Systems

Every design out there started off on a piece of paper. The glasses you might be wearing, the watch you do not use to tell the time anymore, the lampshade under...

Flying Drones Can Be Great Fun

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, were originally developed for military purposes. These are aerial vehicles without a pilot, which are controlled either from ground using radio controllers or are...

Solve Electrical Circuits With Solve Elec

Solve Elec, as the name says, is a software that makes the task of dealing with electrical designs a lot easier. Right from the circuit stage, analysis, to finally getting a...

An Introduction To EDA Tools (Part 1 of 2)

Electronic design automation (EDA) is a software tool used for designing electronic systems. Electronic circuits can be designed and synthesised on a computer using these tools. We can observe the behaviour...

MicroPython: The Python For MCUs

The power of Python is well-known and widely accepted. Easy to learn and systematic to script, the effortless way to express complex behaviour is what makes this language tick. Here we...

SimPy, To Simulate With Python

Real-life activities are a constant interaction between components and their environment. A discrete system is no different, constantly taking part in process after process, all the while involved with other systems...

Choosing The Best Soldering-De-soldering Workstation

Soldering irons are most often used for installation, repairs and limited production work in electronics assembly. These can be commonly seen in any electronics environment. But with the confluence of automation...