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    LED’S FOR VERTICAL FARMING: THE ULTIMATE BUYING GUIDE

     Vertical farming With urban agriculture gaining traction, the number of indoor growers has grown substantially. This growth can be attributed to rising of the world’s population against the dwindling size of arable lands and the water sources to support conventional farming. Traditionally, urban agriculture was characterized by greenhouse crop production. ...
  • digital signal processor

    INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSORS

    Digital signal processing Have you used your cell phone lately? How about room correction in your hi-fi system? Well then, you have already witnessed Digital Signal Processing (DSP) in play. Digital signal processing is the process of digitizing real-world signals like temperature, audio, and pressure and then manipulating them mathematically ...
  • 3D-Printing

    FORMLABS TO SHIFT TO 3D PRINTING FOR MANUFACTURING

    Formlab and 3D printing Formlabs is a Boston-based startup that started off as a crowdfunded venture half a decade ago. Its first product was the Form 1. Form 1 was designed to bring down the price of stereolithographic printing to manageable levels. It was a true hack. Despite a few ...
  • CORRELATION OF ARRHENIUS BEHAVIORS IN POWER AND CAPACITY FADE IN LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES

    Lithium-ion batteries Lithium-ion batteries have become the most preferred option for powering consumer electronics in the recent past. Other technologies like electronic cars are also considering adopting them as their primary means of powering their products. Lithium-ion batteries have high energy density, require very minimal maintenance and have very low ...
  • WHY DO YOU NEED A DC MOTOR CONTROLLER?

    DC motor controller Remote controlled cars are every kid’s dream toy. Well, some adults too still derive pleasure toying around with them, you can never outgrow then really. The ability to rapidly accelerate, decelerate, make crazy turns and in some instances flips, is what makes these toys worthwhile. At the ...
  • An Electronic Converter For Large Wind Turbines Will Soon be Available

    More wind power to the power grid By the close of 2016, the global wind power capacity had exceeded 486 gigawatts. This capacity is set to grow even further in 2017. As if responding to this growth, engineers and researchers from the Public University of Navarre have come up with ...
  • DIGITAL ISOLATION TECHNIQUES

    The growing need for digital isolation There has been an aggressive growth of internet and telecommunication infrastructure in the recent past. As a result, there has been a growing demand for digital control techniques in power systems of telecommunication and networking equipment. Digital control offers numerous advantages including flexibility, low ...
  • THE LMS6002D: WORLD’S FIRST PRORAMMABLE RF IC

    Profound engineering versatility Imagine being able to rapidly prototype systems of various levels of complexity operating in any wireless standard whether CMDA, WiMax, LTE and HSPA and frequencies of between 300MHz to 3.8GHz using a single RF chip. Well, imagine no more. Lime Microsystems LTD just made that dream come ...
  • SENSORS: TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

    What is a sensor? You see that phone you are holding in your hand? It has built-in sensors. Your PC, laptop, refrigerator, and outdoor security lights also incorporate sensors in their operations. Sensors have become an integral part of our everyday life from the devices we use at home to ...
  • 10 Ways To Secure IoT Devices

    Magnitude of growth The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing very rapidly with an estimated 5.5million new devices being connected to the internet every single day. More and more devices at home and in businesses are getting connected to the internet. According to Gartner, 20 billion devices will be connected ...