• How to Power and Control Brushless DC Motors

    Brushless motors Brushless motors are increasingly becoming popular and rapidly taking over the roles that were previously played by brushed motors. This can be attributed to the brushless motor’s mode of commutation. Unlike its brushed counterpart, the brushless motor is electronically commutated. This makes brushless motors very efficient.       It ...
  • How to Secure the Internet of Things (IoT) with Blockchain

    Cyber Security The vulnerability of IoT was laid bare in 2016 when the world was subjected to the most powerful DDOs attacks ever witnessed to date. The infamous Mirai botnet was used to conduct a DDOs attack on Brian Krebs website and OHV, a hosting company in France. A cyber-attack ...
  • Smart Sensors Fulfilling The Promise Of The IoT

    The promise The Internet of things promises to make life simpler, exciting and a lot more fulfilling for every consumer by interconnecting the world around them. The fulfillment of this dream lies in the quantity and quality of actionable information. This brings out how crucial sensors are in IoT; they ...
  • IoT Ultra Low Power

    Ultra-Low Power Microcontrollers for IoT

    Ultra-power (ULP) microcontrollers have undergone an immense transformation in the past 25 years. The ULP industry has put in a lot of effort toward energy conservation. There has been an increased emphasis on battery-powered applications and options to embody wireless connectivity. This push to improve the efficiency of ULPs resulted ...
  • Omron RFID System

    Omron UHF RFID System V780 Series

    The RFID technology The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology has been in existence for more than fifty years now. However, it was not until recently when the cost of manufacture of RFID devices fell significantly. This reduction in price has led to the increasing popularity of RFID technology. RFID is ...
  • LED Lighting for Horticultural Applications

    Horticultural lighting In 2017, horticultural lighting consumed 5.9 terawatts of power which is equivalent to 61 tBtu. If all horticultural was to be converted to LED technology today, horticultural lighting would consume 3.6 terawatt hours or 3.7 tBtu. Simply put, we would save 40% of the energy that would have ...
  • Omron Automation and Safety

    Innovation driven by social needs In 1995 Omron developed the world’s unmanned train station system as a response to a social need, this move went ahead to cement one of their core principles “Innovation driven by social needs”. This principle has gone ahead to put Omron at the top as ...
  • Wireless communication technology for Every IoT Design

    Wireless communication and IoT The lifeline of IoT lies in the ability of IoT devices to transmit and receive information. A wireless communication is the ideal form of communication for IoT. However, IoT devices do not send and receive data in the exact same way hence different connectivity options have ...
  • Logic Controller: Modicon M221

    The best-in-class performance The Modicon M221 just raised the bar higher as far achieving benchmark performance while improving profitability is concerned. It is the most complete Modicon controller. It requires minimal while offering tremendous versatility. This controller is used for controlling simple machines. The Modicon M221 logic controller has various ...
  • Electronic Connector Types-Enrgtech LTD

    Enabling communication Connectors are the backbone of machine to machine communication. Electronic connectors are electro-mechanical devices whose purpose is to quickly and easily join electrical terminations hence creating electrical circuits. They create connections between cables, circuit boards, and electronic components. At Enrgtech, we offer numerous connectors of a variety of ...