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Emerald EMS Enhances Efficiency & Performance with IDENTCO Label Feeder

ELE Times - Mon, 07/17/2023 - 14:12

Emerald EMS, a renowned leader in electronics assembly, has taken a significant stride towards optimizing manufacturing operations at its Saline, MI location by acquiring the state-of-the-art IDENTCO ILP-45 Label Feeder through The Murray Percival Company. This strategic investment highlights Emerald’s commitment to exceeding customer expectations through cutting-edge technology and process enhancements.

The IDENTCO ILP-45 Label Feeder brings a range of benefits to their production line, including a remarkable reduction in operator manual labor, improved placement accuracy, accelerated labeling processes, and an overall increase in the output of finished PCBs. By integrating this advanced label feeder into its operations, Emerald EMS is poised to achieve new levels of efficiency and productivity.

As a customer-centric organization, Emerald EMS consistently strives to solve the most complex technical challenges while maintaining an unwavering commitment to flexibility. The company has built a reputation for assembling a passionate, talented, and technically-oriented team, resulting in successful partnerships with an array of remarkable clients.

The addition of the IDENTCO ILP-45 Label Feeder allows users to further optimize their investment in automation technologies. By automating the label placement process, the label feeder significantly reduces labor costs while ensuring maximum accuracy and efficiency. The seamless integration of the label feeder onto the existing pick-and-place equipment minimizes the need for additional floor space, making it a practical and space-efficient solution.

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“The acquisition of the IDENTCO ILP-45 Label Feeder represents our unwavering dedication to providing superior manufacturing solutions to our clients,” stated Randy Ferrell, Process Engineering Manager at Emerald EMS, Saline, MI. “By streamlining our labeling process, we anticipate a significant boost in productivity and operational excellence, ultimately delivering enhanced value to our customers. We appreciate our rep, The Murray Percival Company, for recognizing a need for this in our facility and bringing us a solution.”

IDENTCO, renowned for its industry expertise, has skillfully engineered the label feeder to exceed labeling requirements. When combined with the appropriate auto-apply labels, the IDENTCO ILP-45 Label Feeder ensures optimal performance, contributing to manufacturers’ pursuit of operational perfection and data delivery control.

With features like maximum label placement accuracy, flexible solutions for circuit board applications, and low maintenance costs, the IDENTCO ILP-45 Label Feeder aligns seamlessly with Emerald EMS’ mission to offer trusted solutions for high-reliability and mission-critical products.

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Altus Expands Portfolio with a New Cleaning Multitool System for Electronics Manufacturers

ELE Times - Mon, 07/17/2023 - 14:06

Altus Group, a leading supplier of capital equipment for the electronics industry in the UK and Ireland, is excited to announce the latest addition to its portfolio, the innovative AQUBE MV 3 One multitool developed by Kolb Cleaning Technology. The system is specifically designed to provide lower volume productions with multiple cleaning processes, providing a cost-effective alternative to purchasing several machines for each process in PCBA production.

This fully automatic system offers process-safe fine cleaning for screens, stencils, PumpPrints, and other flat products. Moreover, with an optional function package, it is also suitable for PCB assembly cleaning too. The AQUBE MV 3 One quickly and thoroughly eliminates contaminants such as SMD paste, SMD adhesive, conductive materials, flux, oil, grease, or dust. Its efficient configuration with two tanks and two independent circuits, along with ClosedLoop water treatment, ensures short throughput times, making it the economically perfect choice for smaller quantities of different cleaning materials.

Joe Booth Altus CEO said: “In the electronics industry, the importance of cleaning processes cannot be overstated. Altus understands this critical need and are pleased to add the AQUBE MV 3 One multitool to the portfolio.

“This innovative multitool optimises productivity while minimising costs, making it an ideal choice for businesses seeking to maximise efficiency. With its intelligent design and cutting-edge features, the AQUBE MV 3 One streamlines the cleaning process for various processes through PCBA production, ensuring the highest level of cleanliness by eliminating contaminants.”

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One of the standout features of the AQUBE MV 3 One is its intelligent connectivity, which allows seamless integration into Industry 4.0 environments. This feature enables networking for traceability, remote control, remote maintenance support, bidirectional machine-to-machine communication, machine-to-product communication, and integration into comprehensive monitoring systems. With its retractable touch screen and integrated industrial PC, the system offers state-of-the-art connectivity for advanced operations.

The Kolb AQUBE MV 3 One also offers a range of other key features that enhance its performance and versatility. Its two-tank system with two separate circuits ensures efficient cleaning processes, while the fully automated 4 Step process (cleaning, MediumWipe, rinsing, and CWA high-performance compressor drying) guarantees optimal results. The system’s vertical rotor system, equipped with ASYNCHRO spray rotors, ensures thorough wetting without any blind spots. Additionally, the integrated condensate recovery in the process chamber further enhances efficiency.

Designed for optimal productivity, the AQUBE MV 3 One boasts short cycle times offering the flexibility to use a cleaning/rinsing medium instead of water allowing for water-free operations. It also incorporates an EDGELESS design and VARIccess maintenance access, providing the highest capacity and easiest maintenance on the smallest footprint. Its robust construction enables it to withstand high temperature cleaning up to 80 °C, expanding its applications to a wider range of industries.

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Get ready for the bright future of Lighting & Electronics industry

ELE Times - Mon, 07/17/2023 - 09:53
  • Smart Lighting India Expo & ElectroTech Expo brings entire value chain of lighting and electronics technologies
  • Save the dates: 10-12 August 2023, Pragati Maidan in New Delhi
  • CEO Roundtable, India Lighting Summit & buyer seller program to deliver quality buyers and content at the co-located knowledge and networking forums

New Delhi: The highly anticipated trade fairs, Smart Lighting India Expo and ElectroTech Expo are taking place in New Delhi from 10-12 August 2023 at Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre. Bringing the entire value chain of lighting and electronics technologies, the co-located trade fairs will gather over 10,000 trade professionals and over 160 exhibitors in just three business days.

Attendees from across India can expect to source innovative solutions for LED lighting, architectural & decorative lighting, indoor/outdoor lighting, intelligent lighting systems, IoT smart solutions, smart controls, electronic components, and semiconductors industries and much more. Organised by Manch Communications in association with NAREDCO, under the aegis of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, the trade shows aim to accelerate technological advancements in the sectors.

Anuj Mathur, Managing Director of Manch Communications is excited about the developments, “We’re delighted with the tremendous response received from the industry. Our strategic partners, NAREDCO, IIID, CoA, and IGBC have been instrumental in assuring delegations from the core institutional buyers that our exhibitors are keen to meet.”

Leading global players are participating in the show such as LEDVANCE, Uniglobus (Polycab) Calcom, Panasonic Lumistar, Leap, Neelgiri, Goldwin LED, SSS technologies, Lytage, CellLife, Tektronics, Tejas, SR electro, Fakhri Metals, Shivani Transformers, to name a few.

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India Lighting Summit – Free-to-attend knowledge platform for all participants

Held concurrently with the trade shows on 10-11 August, the India Lighting Summit will focus on ‘Future of Lighting’ and will bring together industry leaders to discuss strategies and initiatives for growth of the LED lighting, smart lighting, and smart controls sectors.

Speakers from leading companies like Panasonic, Lighting Recipe Studio, Leap Info Systems, LACMA, NAREDCO, Uniglobus (Polycab), Havells, Hynetic, The Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) and others will shed light on the role of smart lighting in energy efficiency, opportunities and challenges for the smart lighting industry & sustainable technology, incorporating smart lighting for sustainable developments in India, smart and intelligent lighting controls for sustainability, and many other key topics.

CEO Roundtable – Exclusive by invitation event

In addition, an exclusive CEO Roundtable will be held alongside the India Lighting Summit on 10 August 2023 to cover live discussions on trends and opportunities in the business of Smart LED Lighting, Centre of Excellence for LED, Lighting, and allied Products viz. Solar, Storage (Battery), and Controls.

Delegations from leading trade bodies & associations

The shows will also be attended by buyer delegations from government and industry bodies, such as Luminaire Accessories Components Manufacturers Association (LACMA), Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), Architects Engineers and Surveyors Association (AESA Pune), Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Council of Architecture (CoA), Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), NAREDCO, and National Chamber of Industries and Commerce, UP.

“The growing lighting and electronics sectors present a tremendous opportunity to propel Indian government’s vision to become a $1 Trillion economy. Our trade fairs, Smart Lighting India Expo & ElectroTech Expo 2023 are set to augment the national strategies by presenting a trade platform for the entire LED lighting and electronics sector to convene over three days to develop business, network & learn from the industry professionals.” Concluded Mathur.

Visit Smart Lighting India Expo & ElectroTech Expo from 10-12 August 2023 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. For press information write to info@manchcommunications.in or visit www.smartlightingindia.com and www.electrotechexpo.com.

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First time driving a CRT: first spot

Reddit:Electronics - Sun, 07/16/2023 - 14:41
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I have been given a 1CP1 CRT and this is the first signs it works. Been thinking of making an NBTV (narrow bandwidth TV) monitor with it. I have schematics, and CD with test pattern signals (from NBTV.org) and 99% to basically all of the components. Just waiting for the PCB I designed to come from the Fab.

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Top 10 Thermistor Manufacturers in India

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 15:55

Between 2020 to 2030, India is highly expected to see a surge in the manufacturing and supply of thermistors and other electronic accessories. Leading manufacturers and suppliers in this segment are facilitating the advancement of temperature sensors to improve many functional efficacies of electronic and automobile products, hence thermistors have a huge role to play.  

Top 10 Thermistor Manufacturers In India

We have curated a list of the top 10 thermistor manufacturers in India to make things easier for suppliers, distributors, and importers of thermistors and additional accessories. 

Arcotherm Private Limited 

Arcothern is among the pioneer manufacturers and suppliers of thermistors, temperature sensors, CNC manufacturing components, aluminium, zinc die casting etc. It is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited company active in the electronics industry for the last 20 years. They manufacture all types of thermistors and specialise in NTC (-ve temperature coefficient) thermistors used as resistance thermometers in low-temperature. Arcotherm serves industries like – instrumentation, power and energy, oil and gas, home appliances, defence, space research centres etc. 

Deem Sensing Technology

Deem Sensing is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited company established in 2007. They are a leading manufacturer and exporter of electronic components and equipment. Their engineering solutions for automation systems, system integration, and rooftop solar solutions are top-notch. Deem’s product catalogue includes- NTC (-ve temperature coefficient) and PTC (+ve temperature coefficient) thermistors, springs and wire forms, etc. Deem’s NTC thermistors are used in devices like- refrigerator sensors, steel-capped sensors, long immersion sensors with connectors, flex-foil sensors, mini-chip sensors, etc., while PTC thermistor application includes- overload protection, heating, time delay for lighting, motor start pellets, etc. 

Sowparnika Thermistors and Hybrids Private Limited

Established in 2007, Sowparnika is among the leading NTC thermistor manufacturer and suppliers in India. They are an ISO 9001:2015 accredited and IATF and Zed Gold certified company. Sowparnika has also bagged MSME National Award 2022 for the Best Entrepreneur in Micro Sector. Some of their known products include- NTC thermistors, AC sensors, automobile batter, temperature sensors, surface temperature sensors, bimetal thermostats, ambient air temperature sensors, etc. Their disc-type NTC thermistors are known for their good thermal response and high precision qualities. 

Microtherm India Private Limited

Microtherm is a DIN ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 accredited company. They develop products like – temperature switches, temperature sensors, temperature fuses, thermistors, etc. Microtherm’s products apply to fields of electric motors and heaters, automotive, and sensors. They have also acquired the status of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) which helps in simpler logistic processes. 

Secure Meters Limited

Established in 1987 in Udaipur, Secure Meters is a major exporter in the UK, Australia, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, Sweden, Bangladesh, and Italy. Their range of products includes- multi-function panel meters, in-home displays, smart comfort, smart meter electricity, room thermostat, energy monitoring, etc. Secure Mass has successfully installed multiple products in over 50 countries. Secure is a technology-oriented firm that provides solutions in- electricity metering, billing and collection, gas-metering, billing, and collection, etc. Their product applications include- remote data acquisition, residential metering, distribution panels, and electric water heating. 

Svel Sensors and Controls Private Limited

Svel Sensors is an ISO 9001:2008 accredited company that manufactures and exports products like sensors, bead thermistors, thermistor probe assemblies, film sensing, heating, etc. Svel was established in 1995 in Pune, Maharashtra. Their range of bead thermistors includes-

  • Glass bead thermistors
  • Glass-encapsulated bead thermistors
  • Glass envelope thermistors
  • NTC thermistors
Exa-Thermometrics India Private Limited

Exa-Thermometrics is an ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, and ISO 14001:2015 certified manufacturing unit. They are premium manufacturers of NTC thermistor chips, glass-encapsulated chips, microchip-based thermistor probes, OEM customer-specific temperature probes, etc. They are also among the leading providers of NTC thermistor-based sensing solutions for HVAC, automotive, electro-domestics, life sciences, health and leisure, aerospace, biotech, defence, and electronic modules. 

Indus Technologies

Established in 2008, Indus is among the leading electronics distributors in India. Their services include- 

  • Complete BOM Kitting
  • Obsolescence Management
  • BOM Cost Reduction
  • Lend-time Reduction
  • Connector, Wire, and Cable Harnessing

They have regional offices in Chennai, Coimbatore, and Noida, and their product line includes- antennas, capacitors, encoders, resistors, sensors, power, thermistors, thermal management, transistors, etc. 

Thermosen Technologies 

As an ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 accredited company, Thermosen is a strong player in the electronic component industry. Their product catalogue includes- thermistor assemblies, NTC thermistors, PTC thermistors, RTD assemblies with applications in – air conditioners, washing machines, UPS, vending machines, coil winding protection, heat sink sensors, water boiler, industrial chillers, batteries, SMT, oil heaters, industrial flow, automotive, power, medical, and aerospace. Their range of thermistors includes-

  • Metal housing NTC thermistor
  • Dual NTC thermistor
  • Refrigerator NTC thermistor
  • Digital O/P temperature sensor
  • Aluminium housing NTC, NTC bead thermistor
Source Technologi 

Source started in 2004 and is actively working per industrial, commercial, and military standards. Building electronic components from the core, some of their products include- chip resistors, thermistors, ICs, diodes, film capacitors, chip ceramic capacitors array, chip ceramic capacitors, etc. Source works in the following domains- telecommunication, aerospace, medical, defence, automotive, and consumer electronics. Their clientele includes- Visteon, Amara Raja, HCL, Kaynes Technology, Larsen and Toubro Limited, Bharat Electronics, and D-link. 

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Top 10 Space-Tech Companies in India

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 15:40

India is growing and modernising by means of making significant advances in the space technology industry. With all of this innovation, they are gaining the attention of an increasing number of investors. The whole space expedition in India has been driven by ISRO, but the private sector has been cultivated to be a provider of components and sub-assemblies. With the Honourable Prime Minister’s historic statement in June 2020 to offer space to the private sector, this is now experiencing a fundamental change in perspective. Considering missions such as Mangalyan, SSLV, PSLV, Chandrayan, and others, India is focusing more on the Aerospace industry in order to be included among the top space tech nations in the world. A total of more than 100 active space startups are now operating, according to the Economic Survey of India, up from 1 in 2012. It is desirable to take a holistic approach on behalf of the entire government and have a single-minded focus on making this a success. This is our selection of the Top 10 Best Spacetech Startups in India to Watch in 2023.


Awais Ahmed and Kshitij Khandelwal launched Pixxel in 2019, and their company is focused on constructing a constellation of 24 to 30 tiny Earth-imaging satellites that would enable them to continuously and in real-time monitor the planet. By supplying real-time data and analytics, this technology is anticipated to change sectors including agriculture, mining, and urban planning. To help it achieve its major goals, Pixxel has also obtained sizeable financing from investors, such as Techstars and IvyCap Ventures. The firm mainly focuses on two things: creating the infrastructure and developing the technology needed to deploy a constellation of satellites.

Bellatrix Aerospace

Private Indian aircraft maker and small satellite business Bellatrix aircraft is based in Bangalore. Rohan Ganapathy, Nuthan Prasanna, and Yashas Karanam launched the business in 2015. The Chetak rocket from Bellatrix Aerospace was decided to be launched. The Bellatrix’s Aeon engines feed the two-stage rocket, which is fuelled by liquid methane. The business declared plans to use water as the fuel for an electric propulsion system in 2019. Bellatrix ceased production on their Chetak rocket on February 9, 2022, according to a tweet by Rohan. Bellatrix and Skyroot Aerospace made their collaboration official on February 8, 2021.

Astrome technology

In order to improve internet availability and affordability for individuals in developing nations, Neha Satak and Prasad HL Bhat launched Astrome Technologies. Their SpaceNet technology, which can tenfold each satellite’s data-carrying capacity and provide remote populations with internet speeds of up to 400 Mbps, aims to do this. This technology is intended to benefit everyone by bridging the digital divide and providing underserved communities with access to high-speed internet. Through their hardware innovation in phased array antennas and their software innovation in beam-forming and beam-steering, Astrome is continually developing the next generation of Millimeter-Wave Wireless solutions. In order to provide low-cost internet access, it has also made a debut with a local E-band radio.

Skyroot aerospace

Skyroot Aerospace is a private aircraft manufacturer and supplier of commercial launch services with its headquarters in Hyderabad, India. The business was started in 2018 by Pawan Kumar Chandana and Naga Bharath Daka, both of whom were engineers and scientists at ISRO. They design and manufacture rockets, propulsion systems, and satellite platforms for a range of applications. A variety of tiny launch vehicles that are specifically made for the market for small satellites will be developed and launched by the company. It is the first rocket launcher in the nation. On November 18, 2022, the company successfully introduced “Vikram 1”.

Agnikul Cosmos

AgniKul Cosmos, an Indian aerospace business, is situated at IIT Madras’ National Centre for Combustion R&D (NCRD). The company plans to create and launch its own small-lift rockets, such as the Agnibaan, which can deliver 100 kg of cargo into a 700 km-wide orbit. After the business constructed and launched its first rocket in 2021, it has started providing launch services for satellites weighing up to 100 kg. AgniKul and the Department of Space entered a framework agreement in September 2021 enabling AgniBaan, a two-stage small-satellite launch vehicle, to be developed with access to ISRO facilities and technological expertise.

Dhruva space

Dhruva Space is developing small satellites for the commercial, governmental, and academic industries. The company provides a full range of ground-based, orbital, and launch technical solutions. Dhruva Space Private Limited is a private aerospace company in Hyderabad, India. The company was established in 2012 by Sanjay Srikanth Nekkanti and provides whole space solutions for individuals and organisations that wish to put their own little satellites into orbit. They provide a variety of services, including ground station upkeep, sourcing launch providers, and designing and building unique satellites.

Vesta space technology

Vestaspace Technologies, situated in Pune, was founded by Arun Kumar Sureban in 2018. The company specialises in building tiny satellite systems for commercial and academic purposes. Vestaspace Technology also develops mission management and monitoring software, and the business has launched a constellation of nano-satellites into low-Earth orbit. The company offers skilled radio-based surveillance and communication services as well as wireless connection for Internet of Things applications. The company has a cooperation with ISRO and is creating audacious strategic goals for global expansion.


Satellize, a firm that specialised in producing miniature satellites for customers, was founded in 2016 by Kris Nair and Ashhar Farhan. Being the first commercial firm in India to have a satellite in space, Satellize, then known as Exseed Space, achieved history. The fourth stage of the PSLV-C45 rocket from Satellize successfully launched AISAT, also known as ExseedSat-2. The company’s major focus is on the “assembly, integration, testing, and operation of satellites,” with its main purpose being “democratising space exploration.”


One of the earliest aerospace startups in India was TeamIndus, which was established by Rahul Narayan, Indranil Chakraborty, Sameer Joshi, Dilip Chabria, and Sheelika Ravishankar in 2010. The business was founded in order to win the 2007-announced Google X Lunar Prize. The Lunar X project awarded TeamIndus $1 million for successfully testing its landing technique. The company and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) entered into a commercial launch contract in December 2016 for their quest to land a spacecraft on the Moon.

Kawa space

Kawa Space, a company in space technology, is dedicated to creating critical infrastructure and software for space applications. The company was started by Kris Nair in 2018. For clients in a variety of industries, including agriculture, financial services, government, and risk management, it develops and runs sophisticated earth observation satellite constellations. The Kawa Platform, which is their primary product, is an intelligence platform that uses an API to provide geographic insights to IT teams all around the world. By developing space systems that are easy to deploy, they hope to reduce the need for major financial investments and lead time. It had sent one satellite into orbit in the year of its founding, and 18 more were in the works. Kawa Space wants to open up access to satellite imagery for everyone.


Space industry manufacturing is a difficult and complex process. Due to the high level of technology and accuracy involved, a significant amount of funds is required. The startup ecosystem in space is on the rise, with the first phase of businesses poised to become unicorns in the near future. A strong and positive government commitment, ISRO and IN-SPACe guidance, and mutual engagement of new and existing industry participants on the ISpA platform will undoubtedly lead to massive growth in the Indian space sector headed by our entrepreneurs.

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Top 10 Battery Scooty Manufacturers in India

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 15:24

In recent years, there has been a significant rise in the demand for motorcycles and scooters in the market. This upsurge can be credited to the affordability and convenience that these forms of transportation offer. Furthermore, the emergence of electric two-wheelers has led to a sustainable revolution, providing an eco-friendly alternative. In this article, we will analyze the leading electric two-wheeler companies in India, focusing on their market share.

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1. Ather Energy

In a market largely dominated by traditional petrol and diesel vehicles, Ather Energy Pvt. Ltd., an Indian startup, stands resolute in its dedication to providing environmentally friendly transportation solutions. Their primary objective is to offer a cutting-edge electric scooter that not only delivers outstanding performance but also enhances the overall riding experience. Moreover, Ather Energy places significant emphasis on establishing a robust charging infrastructure to meet the increasing demand for electric vehicles in India.

2. OLA Electric 

Headquartered in Bangalore, Ola Electric Mobility is a prominent Indian manufacturer of electric two-wheelers. It emerged as an independent entity in 2019 and commenced the delivery of electric scooters in December 2021. Presently gearing up for a public listing, the company recently experienced a remarkable 17,121% increase in its authorized share capital. The Ola S1 model, drawing inspiration from the Etergo AppScooter design, garnered significant acclaim as one of the noteworthy electric two-wheeler launches in India in 2021. Impressively, in 2022, Ola Electric Mobility achieved remarkable sales, reaching an impressive figure of 108,130 units. This outstanding performance enabled them to capture a significant market share of 17.57%.

3. Hero Electric

Hero Electric, a renowned electric motorcycle manufacturer in India, holds a prominent position in the industry. With a wide range of models, including the popular Optima, Flash, and Photon, Hero Electric offers a diverse selection of electric bikes to meet various customer preferences. Among these options, the Optima stands out as a favoured choice due to its remarkable features. It provides an impressive single-charge range of up to 50 km and reaches a top speed of 25 km/h, making it a standout option for customers.

4. Okinawa Autotech

Having been founded in 2015, this company has established a strong foothold in the electric two-wheeler sector. It achieved remarkable sales of 101,366 units in the year 2022, securing the second position and capturing a market share of 16.47%. The company’s future strategy entails the annual introduction of three new electric scooter models and expansion into e-motorcycle manufacturing. Okinawa has successfully launched multiple electric two-wheeler models catering to diverse price ranges. Significantly, their intelligent scooters are complemented by a proprietary smartphone application, elevating the overall customer experience.

5. TVS

TVS Motor Company Ltd holds a significant position in the two-wheeler industry, ranking third in India and among the top ten globally. It boasts a remarkable market presence in emerging regions such as Latin America, South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. With its dedicated electric vehicle division, TVS Electric Mobility, comprising a team of over 600 engineers, the company is actively spearheading the progress of EV technology. To further fortify its standing in the electric vehicle sector, TVS Motor Company has formed a strategic partnership with BMW Motorrad for the collaborative manufacturing of electric vehicles.

6. Bounce Infinity E1

The scooters manufactured by this company showcase a unique retro design, distinguished by a torch-shaped headlight and dashboard module that add to their distinctive allure. These scooters offer riders affordable choices, with prices ranging approximately from Rs. 45,099 to Rs. 70,499. Featuring a 1.9 kWh battery capacity, they require approximately 4 to 5 hours to attain a complete charge, ensuring convenient usability.

7. Ampere Vehicles

Based in Chennai, Ampere Electric is an e-bike manufacturer that provides a varied range of models, such as the Zeal, Reo, and Magnus. Among these offerings, the Zeal has gained popularity as a preferred option due to its notable features. It proudly offers an impressive range of up to 75 km on a single charge and attains a top speed of 25 km/h.

8. Simple One

With a contemporary design, this electric scooter manufacturer presents an exceptional range within its segment, reaching up to 300 kilometres. Equipped with an advanced touchscreen-enabled dashboard, remote access capabilities, geo-fencing functionality, and a wide range of other cutting-edge features, the scooter offers a truly state-of-the-art experience. Furthermore, it is offered in a captivating assortment of colours, catering to a wide range of preferences.

9. Pure EV

Pure EV, a startup specializing in electric scooters, has quickly emerged as a significant player in the Indian market, garnering recognition and establishing a strong presence. Their lineup of environmentally friendly and innovative products has received recognition for their outstanding quality and performance. By prioritizing the accessibility of its offerings to a diverse range of customers, Pure EV is making a noteworthy impact in the electric vehicle industry.

10. Bajaj Auto

Bajaj holds the notable distinction of being the world’s third-largest motorcycle manufacturer and the second-largest in India. The company has reaffirmed its dedication to promoting a cleaner environment by emphasizing its focus on electric vehicles (EVs) and compressed natural gas (CNG) as cleaner fuel alternatives. As a publicly listed company, Bajaj has achieved a market capitalization of Rs 1,05,000 Crores. In January 2020, the company introduced its first-ever e-scooter, the Chetak, which offers two variants: Urbane and Premium. Since its introduction, this electric vehicle has enabled Bajaj to capture a market share of 4.02% in the electric two-wheeler segment.


The electric bike market in India is undergoing an extraordinary transformation fueled by the leading electric bike manufacturers within the country. These manufacturers are actively shaping the future of transportation through their innovative solutions, sustainability commitments, and focus on user experience. As an increasing number of consumers embrace electric mobility, these companies are leading the transition towards a greener and more efficient two-wheeler industry in India. With their persistent efforts, we can anticipate exciting advancements in the electric bike market, fostering a cleaner and eco-friendly mode of transportation.

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Wearable Technology and the Future of Electronic Developments

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 14:36

Wearable technology started with the watch enabling individuals to tell the time, initially in the 1500’s via a necklace worn device, and later in the 1900’s as the wristwatch. Pulsar’s calculator wristwatch was the first consumable wearable device to achieve global success. Fast forward to the 21st Century and we now see computer technology integrated into so many parts of daily life. In the year 2000, the first Bluetooth headset was sold and 2004 saw the launch of the Go Pro. 2013 heralded the development of Google Glass, the first voice operated optical head mounted display with hands free internet access with Augmented Reality and the ability to capture images. Amazon’s first Echo-Loop was launched in 2019, a sleek design enabling users to make payments, manage stress and inspire innovation. Connected wearable devices are expected to have reached over 1.1 billion worldwide by 2022 with the change from 4 to 5G. Pioneers have successfully extended and enriched the functionality of clothing, harnessing the electronic functions used in everyday life and incorporating them into devices and accessories that can comfortably be worn on the body.

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Athletics has been one of the areas to really benefit from wearable technology with numerous devices able to monitor an athlete’s output; movement, heart-rate and performance alongside environmental conditions and potential health risks. The wearable technology market has been steadily increasing over the past few years with the huge popularity of fitness trackers, monitoring diet, exercise, sleep and movements. Some devices will even prompt the wearer to move after a sedentary position for 20 minutes as prolonged sedentary behaviour has long been associated with health concerns. Prompts to improve posture have been effective in studies illustrating positive changes of behaviour. The future may hold many further collaborations between clothing manufacturers and technology companies inputting smart sensors with 5G technology and enabling closer connections between humans and the IoT. In a recent study by Statista from 2019, the most popular areas of the world for wearable technology are China, USA, India, UK and Germany with the largest market share of 36.4% falling into the age group 25-36 years’ of age.

Regular users of wearable technology tend to be on the lookout for the latest and greatest versions of their favourite gadgets.  The use of Smart Watch by Apple has become a way of life for many. As well as telling the time, it is a ‘phone, capable of receiving emails, recording noise levels, track heart rates and so much more. Similar technology is used to alert family members of potential falls and accidents of vulnerable loved ones, allowing them to live alone but retain a degree of independence. This is becoming particularly significant with an ageing population.   

The Moodmetric Smart Ring is destined for exponential growth in 2020 as it is capable of stress measurement and management, payments, vehicle access and control of other smart devices. A monumental amount of features for such a small device. Mental health issues are currently very topical and a ring that can help to measure stress as a key earlier indicator of depression could prove invaluable to the medical profession.

Triathlete swimmer looking at sport watch app using smartwatch during triathlon. Swimming man running out of ocean swim checking heart rate on smart watch. Professional athlete training for ironman.Triathlete swimmer looking at sport watch app using smartwatch during triathlon. Swimming man running out of ocean swim checking heart rate on smart watch. Professional athlete training for ironman.

Just considering the medical profession a little further, the options are endless. Just think for a moment about the kind of wearable devices (still in the prototype stage) that could be specifically designed for the prevention of disease and maintenance of good health such as weight control, blood pressure monitoring and monitoring of physical activity. Data gained from the wearable device could have a direct impact upon a clinical decision regarding medication etc. There are arguments in favour of more wearable tech for these kinds of devices to improve patient care and reduce costs to the NHS. As the devices are still at prototype phase, there is still a long way to go in terms of patient acceptance, security and confidentiality, ethics and the Artificial Intelligence (AI) required to cope with the data outputs.  The ‘big data’ that these devices are capable of collecting and utilising with AI could revolutionise the treatment of some extremely serious conditions such as heart diseases, Parkinson’s and Diabetes. In short, wearable technology can help significantly with health management, but the questions of security, ethics and acceptance by the user still remain. 5G will also play a huge part in the volume of data that can be transmitted and communicated to numerous hospital devices at the same time.

Looking into these developments, generally speaking, there are two huge challenges when designing a functioning wearable device – will the device behave/interact/collect data as required, and the second challenge, will the device continue to function when exposed to the environments in which it is designed to function. For example, a temperature sensor on a static device will have to withstand the temperatures within that immediate environment and any thermal shock or cycling that may take place. A temperature sensor as part of a wearable device has the added consideration of physical interactions; the device will be moved, worn, may see impact, may be flexed and potentially exposed to a number of additional elements, such as water or chemicals, for example. It is therefore imperative that these devices are protected accordingly to ensure reliable performance when utilised in their end-use environments.Auto EV India

Protection for the exposed electronics/components of the wearable device can be afforded in the form of Encapsulation Resins or Conformal Coatings. The variety of potential applications can also generate another challenge and that is to select the most suitable protection compound. As we have already concluded, the wearable device is likely to collate and transfer data, whether it be direct to another device or system or via a sensor to record changes in information gathered. This connection to other devices may operate via radio waves and therefore any protection compound used, must allow RF signals to be transmitted without any interference. In addition to this, the environmental conditions and general use of the device must be considered in order to produce a full picture of its working life.

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To enable a better understanding of likely performance and simplify the selection process, it is possible to draw on experience from other industries and technologies. For instance, if we think of a wearable device that can be worn by a swimmer to monitor heart rate and general health when in the pool, it is immediately understood that this device must still work when immersed in water. Any changes in temperature will be minimal but quite rapid and the frequency and length of time the device could be immersed in water is an unknown quantity.  It is therefore a sensible assumption that the device will be required to be constantly operational when immersed in water. This application can be likened to that of a sonar buoy used in marine applications where sensors are utilised for providing vital information about the sea environment. In this case, the device will have to send an RF signal and operate when constantly immersed in salt water; a similar environment to that of the wearable health tracker worn by the swimmer. Trackers used on sea or river dwelling creatures to study habits and behaviour must also receive similar consideration.

As a company, Electrolube effectively utilises and compares the information and knowledge gained from other industries. For example, salt water is generally more corrosive than the water found in a swimming pool and therefore the application experience gained from the sonar buoys will show the performance of a device protected with a suitable potting compound in a similar but more aggressive environment. This is obviously just one example of many different considerations; the degree of flex and toughness of the device, the operating temperature range and the possibility of any chemicals coming into contact with the device are all possible factors to take into account during the selection process. Thinking about all of these properties and not forgetting the need to allow connectivity and information transfer, there are many properties such as the dielectric constant, salt mist resistance, shore hardness and elongation at break that can be used to find the optimal product for in-use testing.

It is clear that each application of wearable technology will have its own criteria in terms of performance, environment and expected use and in all cases, a reliable and accurate response is required from the device. Whatever the application, the wearables market is definitely a hot topic and right now, technology is shaping our lives more than ever. Home working and perhaps more importantly, home schooling, is changing before our very eyes as technologies such as podcasts, videos with flipped classrooms and the myriad of apps, games, AR/VR and simulations available on wearable devices become part of the educational system that the new generation are facing.

The concept and new developments in this field are what will continue in the future and with the variety of devices possible will come the vast array of requirements which will define the need for suitable protection medium. Wearable technology is designed with the intention to make everyday tasks easier and more accessible. It will encourage different methods of interaction and communication, again increasing our mobility within the electronic world and thus shall further enhance relationships and collaborations in this field.

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From edge to cloud: The critical role of hardware in AI applications

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 14:13
The rise of generative artificial intelligence The blog explains artificial intelligence and automation in technology

AI is quickly becoming ubiquitous now. The world has woken up to the power of generative AI and a whole ecosystem of applications and tools are quickly coming to life. It is becoming increasingly important in various industries, including healthcare, finance, and transportation.

All this has a tremendous impact on the digital value chain and the semiconductor hardware market that cannot be overlooked. The apps and tools have to gather, process and deliver back data to the consumer with minimal latency. This also has to happen at scale given the rapidly emerging ecosystem.

Hardware innovations become imperative to sustain this revolution. As I think about AI growth and its impact on hardware systems and silicon roadmap, my own journey as a content creator using Midjourney for art or chatGPT for editorial help (like for this blog), certainly helps with the big picture.

F1_eggs_basket_AIImage by Midjourney, Inc. So what does it take on the hardware side?

An increased demand for high-performance computing for cloud data centers

AI workloads require specialized processors that can handle complex algorithms and large amounts of data. This has led to the development of new processors, such as graphics processing units (GPUs), field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and custom AI silicon that are optimized for AI workloads.

Memory and storage

The vast amount of data generated by AI workloads requires high-capacity storage solutions that can handle both structured and unstructured data. Solid-state drives (SSDs) and non-volatile memory express (NVMe) enable faster data access and processing.

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Wired connectivity as the binding thread

Computing speeds loosely measured as a function of Moore’s Law does not scale with the burgeoning data needs from AI. This means that the interconnects between computing units processing in parallel become critical. Wired connectivity is also the lynch pin between the computing devices, the GPUs, storage and memory. The rise of AI means that the network is the computer, and connectivity its lifeline.

Wireless at the edge

It goes without saying that our digital experiences today are wireless. To this end, it is important that our wireless broadband networks are capable of handling high-speed low latency data at scale. Cellular technologies and Wi-Fi work in a complementary manner to meet this demand. 5G deployments continue to improve cellular network capacities and provide top speeds. Wi-Fi innovations, together with the newly available 6 GHz band, have culminated in Wi-Fi 7 that directly addresses the issue of edge latency while ensuring top speeds.


With the increasing use of AI, cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important to protect against cyber threats and attacks. This requires specialized hardware and software, such as intrusion detection systems and encryption technologies.

At Broadcom, we’ve always sought to connect everything. That’s our mission – to have a world connected by Broadcom. We are very proud of the fact that 99% of the World’s data passes through at least one Broadcom chip. For us, the AI hardware needs are in the continuum of what we do every day. Our wired connectivity powers hyperscalers’ data centers, and operator networks. At the edge, our wireless broadband solutions power your homes and bring data to your hands. Our software solutions provide the layer of security required. We love that AI is disrupting the status quo, and are proud to provide critical hardware to enable this.

Before I close, let me also briefly preview some of the innovation we focus on.

Advanced manufacturing processes: These are vital for the production of AI hardware. The use of 7-nanometer and 5-nanometer manufacturing processes creates smaller and more powerful chips. Our chips carry higher data loads, and deliver the low latencies needed for AI.

Custom designs: We innovate data center storage and connectivity solutions that are optimized for specific AI workloads.

Power efficiency: Complex workloads require larger amounts of power, which can lead to increased energy costs among other things. This is an area of focus for both our wired and wireless chips. For example, on our Wi-Fi chips used in phones, we steadfastly work on radio optimizations and architectural modifications each generation with an eye to disruptively lower power consumption.

These are just a few examples of our innovation focus. In a series of follow-up blogs, we are hoping to further delve into what Broadcom has to offer as AI takes off.

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Empowering Surveillance Cameras To Capture A Scene Without Being Heard

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 13:32

The blogs show how to overcome the problem of jerky motion caused by conventional stepper motor controllers in pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) surveillance cameras. Unfortunately, stepper motors also have the undesirable reputation of being amongst the loudest – for example, if you’ve ever watched a 3D Printer in action, you possibly noticed how the motors audibly whine. For stepper motors to be effective in surveillance camera applications, this audible noise must be reduced dramatically, otherwise, an intruder would quickly be alerted to a camera’s presence, allowing them to take evasive action. The noise produced by a stepper motor may even interfere with the audio feed accompanying the camera’s video signal. This blog discusses the two main contributors to stepper motor noise – vibration and current ripple – and conventional approaches to overcoming them. It then considers additional improvements made by Analog Device’s Trinamic team, enabling the much smoother and quieter stepper motor performance required for effective surveillance camera operation.

Overcoming problem No. 1 – Vibration

By design, a stepper motor moves through a fixed number of mechanical steps – typically 200 full steps per revolution – corresponding to 1.8 degrees per step.  They have traditionally used “full-stepping” control where stator phase coils are energized to generate magnetic fields that push the rotor to the next full step (represented by the alternating-colored notches at the rotor’s edge in Figure 1). However, when transitioning between steps, the rotor is not subject to any form of control, and this causes jerking which transfers into the motor housing, resulting in mechanical vibrations that produce audible noise.

pastedimage1684501623033v1.png-746x756Figure 1: Internal mechanics of a stepper motor

Microstepping – a form of controlled movement between full steps – is the first stage in solving the problem of noise caused by vibrations. This involves having the motor driver generate a precise control current to move the rotor to an intermediate position between each full step. The most common approach is to use 16 microsteps per full step i.e., a 1/16 microstep. While this reduces vibrations, it does not eliminate them completely. Seeking to further improve on this, Analog Devices’ Trinamic team developed a much higher resolution motor driver with 1/256 microsteps. This results in exceptionally smooth movement between full steps, dramatically lowering the level of vibration, and hence the level of noise produced.  Figure 2 shows the incremental benefits of increasing resolution. With full-step control, the change in drive current is rapid, leading to oscillations around the target value. As the number of microsteps increases, oscillations begin to decrease, and the current waveform moves closer to the ideal sinusoidal shape required for smooth motion.

pastedimage1684501695484v2.png-1084x542Figure 2: Comparing motor currents for various step resolutions Overcoming problem No. 2 – Current Ripple

Building on the benefits of microstepping, the second stage is endeavoring to make the motor control current as sinusoidal as possible. The conventional current-mode approach allows the motor driver to monitor and adjust the current, and to change MOSFET switching frequencies. Unfortunately, constantly changing the switching is necessary because stepper motors nearly always produce a few millivolts of measurement noise, but this has the unwanted side-effect of producing audible noise.

Analog Devices’  Trinamic team solved this problem by developing a voltage (instead of current) control approach called  StealthChop, which performs pulse width modulation (PWM) of the control voltage. Using a fixed frequency prevents the audible noise caused by changing the switching frequency. Figure 3 compares the motor coil voltages using current control versus Stealthchop. With StealthChop there is no visible frequency jitter in the motor control voltage.

pastedimage1684501792997v3Figure 3: Comparing motor coil voltages for StealthChop (left) vs. using a current mode approach (right)

Furthermore, apart from reducing audible noise, StealthChop produces a sine wave with a much smoother profile, providing the extra advantage of further reducing vibrations. For an effective PTZ surveillance camera, using StealthChop with 1/256 microstepping represents the optimal approach for low noise and vibrations.

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Keysight Introduces High Density Source Measure Unit to Speed Semiconductor Characterization

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 13:05
  • Speeds time-to-market with flexible software options, simplified system integration and synchronization, and application-specific measurement capabilities
  • Scalable, compact solution that gives digital development engineers up to 20 source measure unit channels in a 1U form factor
  • Reduces costs by integrating pulser and digitizer functions with conventional source and measure functions for an all-in-one solution

Keysight Technologies, Inc. introduces the PZ2100 Series High-Channel Density Precision Source Measure Unit (SMU) Solution, a new SMU solution giving digital development engineers 20 precision SMU channels within a 1U rack space to speed the characterization of integrated circuit (IC) designs.

While innovation cycles are shortening and digital standards are evolving, designing a semiconductor component or device and delivering it to market remains a time-intensive, technical process. Digital development engineers must connect and test multiple ports on a single device-under-test (DUT) throughout the design cycle to troubleshoot and characterize the performance of the IC. Without high-density, automated characterization solutions, engineers risk slowing their delivery timelines as they validate with complex, multiport designs using complicated and low-density test setups.

Keysight’s PZ2100 Series SMU addresses this risk by giving design engineers a high-density SMU solution that is scalable to 20 SMU channels in a compact 1U rack configuration. The solution also speeds time-to-market with flexible software options, simplified system integration and synchronization, and application-specific measurement capabilities, allowing them to focus more time on characterization and less on synchronization.

The PZ2100 Series SMU delivers the following benefits:
  • Single-box solution – Saves time by simplifying channel stacking and synchronization to remove integration and coding complexity. The user-friendly GUI accelerates test prototyping, debugging, and troubleshooting while the PathWave IV Curve Measurement software enables quick measurements and synchronization without programming.
  • Scalable, compact, and flexible – Saves rack space by offering up to 20 SMU channels in a valuable 1U full-width form factor that does not require cooling spacers when stacked. Available in five SMU module options that are configurable and upgradeable.
  • All-in-one SMU module – Reduces cost by integrating pulser and digitizer functions with conventional SMU functions, such as precise DC voltage and current sourcing and measuring to meet emerging requirements without additional instruments.

Toshio Kimura, General Manager for Furukawa Electric’s Next Generation Components Development Department, Next Generation Photonics Business Innovation Project Team, said: “By embedding Keysight’s PZ2100 High-Channel Density Precision SMU into our test system, it increases our test throughput for developing and mass-producing optical components for broadband, long-distance transmission. In addition, it helps us reduce our test system footprint with up to 20 channels of SMUs installed in a 1U rack space. This flexible, scalable, and modular solution can also accommodate future test needs, helping to reduce overall test costs. Keysight’s extensive product portfolio and metrology expertise drives our business success, allowing us to continue to lead the optical component industry.”

Carol Leh, Vice President and General Manager for Keysight’s Electronic Industrial Solutions Group’s Center of Excellence, said: “With options that scale up to 20 SMU channels, the PZ2100 Series offers five times more channel density than equivalent SMUs, making it the highest channel density SMU in a 1U form factor in the market. Combine this with the PathWave IV Curve software for quick, programming-free IV measurements, and you have a solution that allows you to focus more of your time on actual characterization and less time on synchronization and system bring-up.”

  • Keysight PZ2100 Series High-Channel Density Precision Source Measure Unit
  • Keysight University PZ2100 SMU Learning Resources

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Introducing Pulsonix Version 12.5: Empowering PCB Designers with Enhanced Features and Efficiency

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 12:21

Pulsonix, the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company delivering technology-leading PCB design solutions, announces the release of Pulsonix Version 12.5, a significant update that brings a host of new features and enhancements to the PCB design industry. This latest version reinforces the Pulsonix commitment to delivering cutting-edge tools that empower engineers and designers to optimize their workflows, accelerate time to market, and achieve remarkable design excellence.

Animated 3D Folding for Flexi Boards

One of the standout features in Pulsonix Version 12.5 is the introduction of animated 3D folding for flexi boards. Designers can now visualize their flexi board designs with bends and curves that can be seen moving in real time using realistic animation. With the ability to add bend regions to PCB designs, engineers can dictate how the bending will be performed in the 3D Viewer, providing a visual confirmation of the board’s behavior. These bend regions define the size, direction/angle of the bend, and include Component and Via Keep Out areas for Design Rule Checking (DRC) purposes.

Expanded Export Options

 In response to customer feedback and industry demand, Pulsonix Version 12.5 introduces an expanded range of export options. In addition to the STEP format, users can now export their designs as STL files, providing an alternative option for importing into mechanical CAD systems and 3D printers. Additionally, an export can now be defined as a single merged entity for both STEP and STL formats, significantly reducing the internal file complexity where individual PCB entities are not required. This flexibility enables seamless collaboration and integration between PCB design and mechanical design teams.

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Enhanced Graphics and Performance

Pulsonix Version 12.5 harnesses the power of GPU acceleration to deliver improved graphics performance, even with off-the-shelf computer hardware. Users now have the ability to control the level of hardware acceleration, balancing quality and performance to meet their specific requirements. The update also introduces the capability to draw dynamic items, such as display clearances and interactive routines, using GPU graphics. These enhancements further enhance display performance, ensuring a smooth and efficient design experience.

Advanced Technology Rules and Imports

Pulsonix Version 12.5 introduces new technology rules and imports that provide greater precision and control over designs. Users can now define thermal and teardrop rules by layer and area, allowing for more detailed and accurate designs. The software also enables the generation of QR codes as a font style, eliminating the need for external imports and allowing QR codes to be added to electrical layers seamlessly. The ability to export and import complex rules via CSV files simplifies the creation and integration of rules from external systems, enabling faster and more efficient design processes.

Enhanced Revision Control

The updated Pulsonix Vault in Version 12.5 brings significant enhancements to the management and organization of design files. Generic files that are not design or library specific, such as Gerber and Excellon NC Drill files, STEP models, and Bill-of-Materials (BOMs), can now be stored as part of the Vault system. This inclusion of generic files allows for better versioning and centralized access to important project documentation. Additionally, hyperlinks within the Vault’s Attribute list can now be executed directly, enabling easy access to associated web URLs, PDF files, and other documents.

Further improvements have been made to the Pulsonix Vault, including the ability to import full or partial libraries directly, enhanced column sorting and order, splitter controls in the browser window, improved performance for finding components by footprint or symbol, and additional filtering capabilities in the check-out dialog. These updates, along with numerous other enhancements, ensure a more efficient and streamlined experience when working with the Pulsonix Vault.

“We are excited to introduce Pulsonix Version 12.5, a feature-rich update that reflects our dedication to empowering PCB designers with state-of-the-art tools,” said Bob Williams, Marketing Director for Pulsonix. “We believe that the animated 3D folding for flexi boards, expanded export options, improved graphics performance, advanced technology rules, and the enhanced Pulsonix Vault will greatly enhance the capabilities of our users and streamline their design processes.”

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Unwrap Surprise Upgrade Life with Hisense 120” Laser TV and New Range of 4K TVs

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 11:57
  • Indulge in a truly exceptional visual experience with Laser TV (Tricroma Laser technology) along with a massive 120” ALR screen, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and Filmmaker Mode for a complete Cinematic Experience.
  • Immerse yourself with Tornado QLED E7K Pro, featuring 240Hz HRR (High Refresh Rate) Panel offering ultra-low latency, Game Mode Pro – HDMI 2.1, AMD Free Sync Premium, ALLM, VRR for Best Gaming Experience. Additionally, Dolby Vision IQ HDR and Dolby Atmos make this TV a complete Entertainment Package.
  • Surround yourself with Tornado 3.0 A7K with JBL Speaker system, built-in Woofer, Dolby Atmos along with Google OS opens limitless entertainment possibilities.
  • Entertainment made Effortless with A6K, Google TV with 120Hz HRR (High Refresh Rate) Panel, Dolby Vision Atmos, Hands-Free Voice Control and advanced gaming features with Game Mode Plus- ALLM, VRR, eARC, for richer viewing experience.
  • Hisense brings an inaugural launch offer providing a comprehensive 3-year warranty on Laser TV and 4 years of comprehensive warranty for the first seven days on E7K Pro, A7K and A6K with attractive launch offers from 15th July onwards.

Hisense India, a leading consumer electronics and home appliances company, proudly presents its highly anticipated range of four new exceptional televisions. This range includes the groundbreaking Laser TV, which offers an unrivaled visual experience with a 120″ Ambient Light Rejection screen with AI-driven real-time optimization. The E7K Pro is a Gaming Powerhouse with a 240Hz HRR (High Refresh Rate) QLED Panel, Dolby Vision IQ HDR, and Dolby Atmos Sound with a built-in powerful woofer. These televisions, along with the Tornado 3.0, A7K, and A6K models, offer an extraordinary “Unwrap Surprise Upgrade Life” experience. They feature exceptional visual and powerful audio experiences, AI Sports Mode, 4K UHD resolution, and much more, setting new industry standards. Each meticulously crafted model ensures an exceptional visual and audio experience, transforming the living room into a Home Theater.

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The 120” Laser TV 120L9HE and Tornado QLED E7K Pro are being launched exclusively on Amazon on Prime Day Sale, while Tornado 3.0 A7K will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from July 15th.  Additionally, the A6K model will be available in all leading E-commerce and retail stores.

Pic - Mr. Pranab Mohanty Ceo Hisense India

Mr. Pranab Mohanty, CEO of Hisense India, stated, “At Hisense, there is a great emphasis on understanding the core of consumer insights, and our studies have identified a shift towards home entertainment in Indian families, with advanced technology, theater-like big screens, high bass with quality sound, and increased family time with home entertainment solutions. These insights have excited us to design products with cutting-edge technology, superior quality, and immersive entertainment for tech-savvy consumers. Our flagship products, Laser TV, along with E7K Pro, A7K, and A6K, are designed to deliver these needs and create an unparalleled viewing experience that brings the magic of exceptional entertainment right into the heart of their homes.”

Specifications and Features:

The flagship 120″ Laser TV, the 120L9HE from Hisense, offers a truly immersive home entertainment experience. With its 120″ Massive ALR screen and features like Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Film Maker Mode, and 40W powerful front-firing speakers, this TV takes sound immersion to a whole new level, providing a cinema-level blockbuster audio-video experience right in the living room. Additionally, the Trichroma Laser technology provides a 107% BT.2020 Super Wide Color Gamut for a richer color experience.

The TV incorporates eye protection technology with TUV-certified blue light technology, ensuring a safe and comfortable viewing experience for extended periods. Its unique design and outstanding construction aesthetics make it a true centerpiece of any room, adding elegance to the entertainment setup.

Furthermore, the Laser TV boasts over 1900+ applied patents, showcasing Hisense’s commitment to innovation and advanced technologies. With MEMC technology and 4K UHD picture quality, it delivers a breathtaking 120-inch big-screen experience, providing stunning visuals with 3000 ANSI Lumens brightness. The anti-glare technology integrated into the ALR Screen blocks 85% of glare, enhancing the viewing experience even in brightly lit environments. Get ready to immerse yourself in a whole new world of entertainment with the Laser TV from Hisense.

The Tornado QLED E7K Pro is the ultimate gaming TV designed to take gaming experiences to new heights. Its 240Hz HRR Panel ensures smooth gameplay, while Quantum Dot Colors provide over a billion shades of vivid color, immersing players in stunning visuals. The TV features HDMI 2.1 support, Game Mode Pro, AMD FreeSync Premium, VRR, ALLM, and a powerful built-in woofer, offering a superior gaming and TV viewing experience. Additionally, the E7K Pro supports Dolby Vision IQ and Dolby Vision-Atmos, delivering immersive sound and a captivating viewing experience. With MEMC technology and AI Sports Mode, the E7K Pro provides an unrivaled entertainment package that caters to both gamers and entertainment enthusiasts alike.

The A7K, with its 120Hz HRR panel, offers an extraordinary visual experience accompanied by JBL sound, a 61W Built-In Woofer, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos technology. Its precision color reproduction delivers unparalleled picture quality, while the AI Adaptive Depth and Pixel Tuning technologies further enhance the visual experience. With Game Mode Plus, AI Picture, Adaptive Light Sensor, and AI Sports Mode, the A7K TV proves to be a true entertainment powerhouse. Additionally, it features VIDAA Smart OS, an ultra-slim bezel-less design, and compatibility with various smart home platforms such as Google Home, Apple AirPlay, Apple Home, and Alexa Built-In.

A6K, powered by Google TV, brings 4K quality visuals and AI Adaptive Depth technology for an enhanced viewing experience. It supports all HDR formats, including Dolby Vision and HDR10+, ensuring stunning image quality and vibrant colors. With features like Game Mode Plus – ALLM, VRR, and eARC, the A6K delivers exceptional gaming experiences with low latency and smooth visuals. Additionally, it offers multiple voice control options, such as Far Field Voice Control, including Alexa built-in, and VIDAA Voice.

Price and Availability

These cutting-edge TVs offer an “Unwrap Surprise Upgrade Life” experience. To delight customers, Hisense has introduced a special inaugural price of INR 499999/- for Laser TV, along with a comprehensive 3-year warranty for the first seven days on Amazon. The Tornado QLED E7K Pro is priced starting from INR 49999/-, the Tornado 3.0 A7K is priced starting from INR 47999/-, and the A6K is priced starting from INR 28999/-. Additionally, there is a comprehensive 4-year warranty for the first seven days on these models. Laser TV and E7K Pro are Amazon exclusive products, while A7K is exclusive to Flipkart for purchase. A6K, on the other hand, is available on both Flipkart and Amazon.

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CUI Devices Expands Dc Fans and Blowers Lines with New Smaller Frame Sizes

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 10:53

CUI Devices’ Thermal Management Group today announced the continued expansion of its dc fans and blowers product lines with new smaller frame sizes. CUI Devices’ dc axial fans now offer frame sizes as small as 20 x 20 x 6 mm, along with expanded airflow ratings from 0.33 to 382 CFM. Its centrifugal blowers also offer smaller frame sizes now down to 35 x 35 x 7 mm with airflow ratings from 0.57 to 44.2 CFM.

These new models include a range of sleeve bearing and ball bearing options as well as CUI Devices’ omniCOOL bearing system that provides enhanced longevity and performance compared to traditional fan designs. In addition to being highly economical, models with a C, CF, BG, or BF suffix offer industry-best lead times as low as 12 weeks.

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All models come as standard with auto restart protection, including additional options for tachometer signal, rotation detector, and PWM control signal. Available with rated voltages of 5, 12, 24, or 48 Vdc, these dc fans and blowers feature multiple speed ratings from 1500 up to 25000 RPM and static pressure ratings from 0.02 up to 3.82 inH2O. Outside of its standard offering, CUI Devices can also deliver custom dc fan or blower solutions to meet a variety of forced air cooling needs.

CUI Devices’ new dc fan and blower models are available immediately with prices starting at $4.04 per unit at 500 pieces through distribution

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US-based Cilio Expands Global Footprint with Acquisition of AutomationFactory.AI

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 10:18

To expand global footprint, focus on innovation and build the engineering team

US-based Cilio Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions to installers, contractors, retailers, and manufacturers within the home improvement industry today announced the acquisition of Noida-based, end-to-end digital transformation and product development firm, AutomationFactory.AI. With the acquisition, the new entity would become Cilio Automation Factory (CAF), Cilio’s global engineering hub focused on innovation for the field service management space.

Cilio supports over 20,000+ active Installers, Manufacturers, and Distributors across the US market and has built and supported systems for companies like Caesarstone, IKEA, LG, Lowes Home Improvement, and others across four continents. As Cilio forges ahead with its mission of optimizing the last mile of customer experience (CX) for the home improvement channel, Cilio Automation Factory will play a critical role in the product development and systems integration work required to tackle this complex problem. Cilio Automation Factory will be centered in India, doubling the engineering talent at Cilio, with aggressive plans for additional growth.

We are absolutely thrilled to be completing our integration with our Automation Factory partners,” said Rick Olejnik, President of Cilio Technologies. “I have worked with the technology leaders of Automation Factory for several years, including some significant recent projects for our enterprise clients. The software engineering capability on this team is top notch and together we have the most powerful R&D organization in the home installation field service management industry.”

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We are proud to become part of Cilio, a leader in SaaS-based field service management technology,” said Amit Bana, Co-founder of Automation Factory. With our combined teams working on the industry-leading field services automation platform, we expect to make swift progress integrating Cilio with all the major home improvement retailers and manufacturers.”

In parallel, CAF will continue to support and expand its existing systems integration business and clientele. Building custom solutions for Cilio customers will be a key opportunity among many others to expand digital transformation consulting, project delivery, and talent augmentation services. The CAF business unit will also lead the charge in serving the South Asian home goods installation industry, with an addressable market valued over $10 billion and growing 10% annually.

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The North America Underground Mining Vehicle Market is estimated to be worth US$ 8,795.08 million by 2033: Future Market Insights, Inc.

ELE Times - Sat, 07/15/2023 - 10:08

The North America underground mining vehicle market is anticipated to attain a valuation of US$ 4,891.72 million in 2023 and is estimated to reach US$ 8,795.08 million by 2033, trailing a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period.

Rising investment in mining and industrialization, coupled with the adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, is driving the growth of the North American underground mining vehicle market. Automation in mining vehicles offers numerous advantages such as enhanced safety, fuel efficiency, productivity, maintenance, working conditions, vehicle utilization, and reduced driver fatigue.

A rising shift toward electrically operated vehicles in underground mining is expected to boost the market growth. Diesel emissions from traditional vehicles contribute to greenhouse gases and climate change. Various commercial vehicle sectors are adopting innovative electric designs to enter the expanding market. Projections suggest that by 2030, around 58% of automobiles in the United States will be electric, driven by lower prices of minerals like lithium used in battery systems and inverter technology.

The implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the underground mining sector enhances productivity and offers lucrative opportunities for the North American underground mining vehicle market. IoT enables unmanned vehicles to operate autonomously, communicating with each other to optimize efficiency and reduce fuel expenses. Additionally, IoT facilitates predictive maintenance, identifying equipment servicing needs in advance. This integration of IoT in mining activities improves operational efficiency and drives market growth for underground mining vehicles.

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Key Takeaways
  • The United States’ underground mining vehicle market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period.
  • The demand for underground mining vehicles in Canada is expected to grow with a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period.
  • By equipment type, the ground support segment is projected to grow with a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period.
  • Mexico is expected to grow with a CAGR of 5.8% throughout the forecast period.

“The integration of the Internet of Things in the underground mining sector is expected to present new opportunities for market expansion during the forecast period,” comments an FMI analyst

Competitive Landscape

The market for North America underground mining vehicles is highly competitive, with numerous prominent industry players making substantial investments in increasing their manufacturing capabilities.

The key industry players are Caterpillar Inc., Sandvik AB, Epiroc AB, Komatsu Ltd., Boart Longyear Ltd., Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hermann Paus Maschienfabrik GmbH, Timberland Equipment, Getman Corporation, Kovatera Inc., Maccaferri Inc. Liebherr Group, Sany Heavy Industry Co. Ltd., Volvo Construction Equipment, Astec Industries Inc, J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd. (JCB), Normet, Maclean Engineering and Marketing Co., J.H. Fletcher and Co.

Some key developments in the North American underground mining vehicle market are:
  • In February 2022, Sandvik AB obtained a USD 213.3 million contract from BHP Group Ltd for underground mining equipment and automation products at the Jansen Potash project in Canada. The delivery of equipment is scheduled to commence in Q3 2023 and continue until 2026.
  • In October 2021, Komatsu Ltd. collaborated with Proterra Inc. to electrify their next-generation underground mining machines. Proterra will provide its H Series battery system technology for the development of battery-electric LHDs, drills, and bolters for underground hard rock mining. This collaboration enables Komatsu to offer zero-emissions mining solutions in underground hard rock operations.
  • In September 2021, Caterpillar launched several new offerings, including a battery-electric loader, electric and diesel drive technologies, and expansions to its automation platform. The electric Cat R1700 XE Load Haul Dump (LHD) provides 100% battery-electric propulsion, while the portable Cat MEC500 Mobile Equipment Charger enables fast charging.

In March 2021, Liebherr unveiled the T 274, a 305-ton mining truck. The T 274 features a powerful dynamic braking system of 4,500 kW/6,035 HP, enabling efficient operation during downhill hauls.

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